DIY Vibrating Body Massager mod
Bored on a Satuday morning, I contemplated on what use I could get out of some spare parts I’ve got.
My latest salvaged item was the RF-370CA-15370 motor that I pulled apart from a working VCR. It looked powerful and I was itching to use it on some project.
I tried it with 5V at first, and it buzzed happily! I then connected it’s rotating axle with an off-center crown to test it’s vibrating capabilities… Yup. Perfect. With a 9V battery I couldn’t even hold it still. That much vibration.
Hmm… time to build a cheap as chips vibrating body massager thingy.
We already had a manual roller body massager. Good for back aches. Bought it a while ago from Jumbo, costs just 1.5 euros.
I couldn’t bother taking my dremel out, so I warmed-up a screw with a lighter and melted away the plastic. I then finished it up with an exacto knife.
I soldered the cables to the switch
The motor with the slightly off-center bit and the 9V battery. I used hot-glue to fix them inside the massager.
That was it. The finished product looks the same externally (minus the switch)
It works very well as a back massager. Don’t get any naughty ideas.
For 1.5 euros + 2.40 euros for the battery, it can rival easily some commercial models.