Just Look at this Print

5 12 2011

All photos.

Previously I tested out the electron gun and I didn’t see a beam on the phosphor. I wanted to rule out the possibility that there WAS a beam, but it wasn’t hitting the phosphor screen. By moving the screen closer I can see the beam no matter where it is pointed.

So I designed and printed this sweet phosphor holder:

I have a small piece of broken phosphor glass from the CRT. I used the excellent OpenSCAD polygon editor to make a form fitting mount:

In real life:

That was easy!

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