Fun parts inside old parts

By CrustyOldGeezer
Jan 16, 2008
  1. Before you throw out your old, dead hard drives, dismantle them and recover the magnets inside.

    Some of the most powerful magnets known to man are inside.

    A couple of cute little motors too, but they don't like to come out easily.
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    I agree, just don't put the magnets together with your fingers in the middle of them !
  3. CrustyOldGeezer

    CrustyOldGeezer TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 24

    Next all I need to do is get the destructions to build a generator with them.

    Any electrical geniuses in the forums?
  4. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    go to
    someone made a nice laser show with the servo and platters from old hard drive
    this thing connect to the audio output check it out
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