6A44.10 - Blackboard Optics - Total Internal Reflection
Video Credit: Jonathan M. Sullivan-Wood
The blackboard optics unit is pretty self explanatory, however there is a pamphlet on its use with the unit and in the file. Do Not run the power supply for the light bulb over 12 volts.
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