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Old 07-29-2010, 03:01 AM #81
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Trevor - did you get ahold of the software to do this? Or are you using the ci / constant current mode at 0.46? Judging by your lock light I'm guessing CI with i 0.46?

I'll give this a shot tonight too.

Either way not bad. Not 15mW, no. But not bad for what it is.
I used the 0.8 version of the Vuemetrix to do this. It mostly works, but not all commands are supported and it complains rather loudly (by loudly I of course mean visually ). I'm going to open up a copy in a disassembler and "fix" it to shut up. I'll upload that once I've done it.

I've gotten this to output as high as 30mW briefly under very strict conditions, and 23mW for a longer duration, but it still dropped quickly (both at ~480mA)... I think these are just really, really thermally touchy.

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I would like to state that mine is now officially working correctly
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Not yet Trevor! As soon as I clear this SACD Author system off my workbench I'll go at it. Most I had was ~15mW for a little while, at 580mA, but it was certainly a short while.

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I finally got a working unit. I had to RMA my first (and that took awhile), but this last one lights and stays lit. I haven't set it up to be measured yet and it looks like something needs alignment, but it gives laser light

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Cool, Dave -- Really can't wait to see what happens with yours... Looks like we have our own mini 488 'thing' going on here in spite of 445 :P
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Update! There's an easy way to get the 0.8A version of WinVue to connect to the smart PSU.

1) Use my COM test tool to connect, send cs0>, i 0>, l1>, then disconnect.
2) Open WinVue and connect to the controller. You'll get a ton of diagnostic info and control options. You can even do LIV (PIV) graphs.

aryntha: When you do this, would you check to see if you can get a response from your primary (diode) TEC? Mine doesn't seem to work; I'm thinking there may just be a thermal sensor for monitoring diode temperature? Or mine is broken?

EDIT: Also a possibility - the dumb PSU's may be using different TEC drivers from the computer-controlled ones.

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Trevor,

Very cool - I'll give this a try tonight -- And no I haven't been able to get the TEC in my head to operate; so I don't think yours is broken, but I was under the impression that there was supposed to be a working TEC in the head.. so it may just be an addressing issue as you said..
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655nm:LOC 254mW ∙ OLIKE 221mW ∙ Yob 320mW
638nm:Sanyo 40mW ∙ HL63133 200mW ∙ PGL3C 463mWpk ∙ ML520 700mW
633nm:JDS1145 HeNe 28mW ∙ JDS1145 HeNe 26mW
612nm:MG 05LOR151 HeNe 3mW ∙ REO LSTP 3mW
609nm:REO LHOR 1mW
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532nm:PGL3C 150mW(180pk) ∙ PGL3C 578mWpk ∙ PLC 440mWpk
515nm:JDS 221420GL ArI 30mW
510nm:52mW DG#2 ∙ 50mW 26650 DG
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476/480nm:Nichia Diode 28mW
473nm:PGL3A 45mW(80pk) ∙ PGL3C 110mWpk ∙ PGL3C 95mWpk ∙ RPLB-25 60mWpk
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458nm:JDS 2214VL ArI 8mW ∙ JDS 2214VL ArI 12mW ∙ RHD Diode 1.7W
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Trevor,

Very cool - I'll give this a try tonight -- And no I haven't been able to get the TEC in my head to operate; so I don't think yours is broken, but I was under the impression that there was supposed to be a working TEC in the head.. so it may just be an addressing issue as you said..
According to the FAQ, there's two - but I can only get the one on the crystals to operate. I guess there could be a number of possibilities in play:
  • Different TEC controllers in the black PSU than in the smart PSU.
  • In my case, a chunkier TEC in the 15mW rated model that a 5mW PSU can't drive.
  • Dead diode TEC in the head.
  • No TEC on the diode, only a temperature probe.
  • My long KVM cable is dropping too much voltage (this is the only cable I have that has 15 straight-through non-grounded pins).

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Hey guys
Looks like you're looking for a brand new 488nm?!
You should take a look right there: Home
It's pretty impressive, a fiber LASER technology at 488nm with a 1W output power!
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Azur,

While I want to thank you, I guess, for the advertisement of your company (note, that should be done appropriately, not disguised as an actual suggestion) - i'm sure your response wasn't actually aimed at us.

We're hobbyists here. I'm not sure you even read any of the posts except found "488nm" and figured you could advertise.

Here's the question:

Are your 488nm systems in the range of $15,000-$30,000? Or more like $50,000 to $100,000.

For 1w of 488nm, I can't see it being any less than that.
...Either way, nobody here would be in your market.

I'm sure your lasers are great. Really. But if you're looking for medical and scientific institutions to purchase them, here isn't the place to do so.

Now, if you could get LPF members discounts on your, shall we say "scratch and dent" equipment, that's another story. But I'm *guessing* this was a hit-and-run advertising posting, without actually finding out what LPF is about.
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808nm:OLIKE 200mW ∙ JETL PLC 600mW(682pk)
780nm:OLIKE 120mW
685nm:18650 47mW
671nm:PGL3M 281mW DPSS ∙ PGL3C 278mW
655nm:LOC 254mW ∙ OLIKE 221mW ∙ Yob 320mW
638nm:Sanyo 40mW ∙ HL63133 200mW ∙ PGL3C 463mWpk ∙ ML520 700mW
633nm:JDS1145 HeNe 28mW ∙ JDS1145 HeNe 26mW
612nm:MG 05LOR151 HeNe 3mW ∙ REO LSTP 3mW
609nm:REO LHOR 1mW
604nm:REO LSTP 2mW
594nm:Rigel 3mW ∙ LG PGL3C 15mWpk ∙ Lasos 7512 3mW ∙ CNI MGL3 58mWpk
589nm:CNI PGL3C 106mW ∙ CNI PGL3C 85mW
561nm:CNI PGL3C 30mW(41pk)
556nm:CNI PGL3C 20mW(22pk)
544nm:JDS1675P HeNe 2mW ∙ REO LHGR 2mW ∙ Lasos 7786 2mW
532nm:PGL3C 150mW(180pk) ∙ PGL3C 578mWpk ∙ PLC 440mWpk
515nm:JDS 221420GL ArI 30mW
510nm:52mW DG#2 ∙ 50mW 26650 DG
488nm:Nlx DPSS 7mW ∙ JDS 2214 ArI 40mW ∙ JDS FCD488 DPSS 25mW
ML:MG 65A106025 ArI ML 115mW
476/480nm:Nichia Diode 28mW
473nm:PGL3A 45mW(80pk) ∙ PGL3C 110mWpk ∙ PGL3C 95mWpk ∙ RPLB-25 60mWpk
465nm:DTR NDB7676 2.03w
458nm:JDS 2214VL ArI 8mW ∙ JDS 2214VL ArI 12mW ∙ RHD Diode 1.7W
452nm:Osram SM 47mW
445nm:Yob 1410mW ∙ Polaris 156mW ∙ PGL3C 1200mW ∙ DTR-EHG 32650 2136mW
405nm:Yob 630mW ∙ Qfox 750mW ∙ JETL PLC 780mW
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All right, sorry, i really thought it could interest you because most of the time people just don't know that this kind of high power laser do exist! But there is no problem at all, if you're not interested in! I was just thinking that you could be amazed by this special laser, anyway, i wish you the best Aryntha
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