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shoorick



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shoorick
maybe, make a camera with Nipkow's disk? Wink

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nipkow_disk
Post 09 Dec 2009, 06:07
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edfed



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edfed
hard disk plates seems to be all in the same dimensions.
every plates from any normal drive (sata, ata, chs, lba) have this dimensions: (in millimeters)
Image
Very Happy
Post 09 Dec 2009, 06:24
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YONG



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edfed wrote:
have you ever opened a hard drive to see how it works?
Yes, quite a few times. Razz

To me, there are two useful components:
(1) a couple of truly strong magnets and
(2) one or more thin, shiny plates.

I use (1) as super strength noticeboard magnets and (2) as lightweight, unbreakable mirrors.

Wink
Post 09 Dec 2009, 07:58
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shoorick



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3) power connector (very handy for usage in hobby electronics Wink )
4) some of 8051/52 were found on old hdd-s Wink
5) aluminium cover can be used for temporal (=forever) storing of screws or as asher to those who smoking Wink

btw, some latest hdd may have plates made of glass Wink
Post 09 Dec 2009, 09:44
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