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Old 10-17-2012, 09:23 PM #1
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Default Looking for help with an IR build

I am wanting to make an IR laser and so far I am not finding many places to get IR diodes. I would like it to be in a standard TO-18 package and not C-mount unless someone knows a good way to mount them in a standard C6 heatsink. I am hoping for an output in the hundreds of milliwatts and a wavelength of 808nm or smaller so it can be slightly visible.


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Tell me you're kidding.....

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Default Re: Looking for help with an IR build

I am not kidding you. I don't want to buy a diode off ebay because I don't trust how easy it would be for someone to lie about the specs and I don't want to have to deal with trying to resolve the issue. Yes, I know any website could lie but that's why I am asking for sources from people who have had good experiences. If someone has a suggestion on a good source that doesn't feel like mocking me I would much appreciate it.
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-445nm -3.04W - 9mm@2.2A - Ultrafire L2
-445nm -2.95W - M140@2A - "Hyperion" Black Ice/Flash Freeze hybrid
-445nm -2.2W - M140@1.8A - Aurora C6
-445nm -1.93W - M140@1.8A - Blue Ice by yobresal
-450nm -1.67W - PLTB450@1.7A - Survival Laser S4
-488nm ~25mW - "The Beast" JDSU Argon Ion
-520nm -132mW - PL520@390mA - Minisabre V2
-532nm -374mW - Skylaser HL532 300mW
-532nm -90mW - SD-303
-532nm -110mW - 50mW FastTech Module - DTR Skyray
-543nm ~.3mW Melles Griot HeNe
-638nm -1.3W - ML501P73@1.5A - Survival Laser S4
-638nm -1W - ML501P73@1.4A - Ultrafire WF-602C
-650nm -324mW - 3.8mm OpenCan@428mA - C6
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I am not kidding you. I don't want to buy a diode off ebay because I don't trust how easy it would be for someone to lie about the specs and I don't want to have to deal with trying to resolve the issue. Yes, I know any website could lie but that's why I am asking for sources from people who have had good experiences. If someone has a suggestion on a good source that doesn't feel like mocking me I would much appreciate it.
OMG.... you don't want to take a chance on eBay for ~ $4 to $8
delivered to your door from Asia..

Since you are too lazy to do your own research and need to
respond with a snide remark I'll go out of my way to SPOONFEED
you. (This time only).

I've dealt with Snoctony many times before for over $2K of Lasers
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Default Re: Looking for help with an IR build

If you ever harvested a DVD burner you should have a 780nm IR diode next to the usual 660nm red diode. You can push it to 150mW output.

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If you ever harvested a DVD burner you should have a 780nm IR diode next to the usual 660nm red diode. You can push it to 150mW output.

Pictures of a 780nm laser build
Dude, I totally forgot about that. Now I need to go hunt down that dead burner I stashed somewhere. Lol, thanks.

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All I wanted was a source someone knew was reputable, which you gave me one and I am thankful. I was not asking to be spoonfed anything. I am not trying to start some flame war but you really come off as rude when I was not being so in any way. I do my own research all the time as others know and I have a logical reason to ask about a reputable source. Thanks for the link and recommendation.
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Some of the collection:
-405nm -811mW - S06J@490mA - Aurora C6
-445nm -3.04W - 9mm@2.2A - Ultrafire L2
-445nm -2.95W - M140@2A - "Hyperion" Black Ice/Flash Freeze hybrid
-445nm -2.2W - M140@1.8A - Aurora C6
-445nm -1.93W - M140@1.8A - Blue Ice by yobresal
-450nm -1.67W - PLTB450@1.7A - Survival Laser S4
-488nm ~25mW - "The Beast" JDSU Argon Ion
-520nm -132mW - PL520@390mA - Minisabre V2
-532nm -374mW - Skylaser HL532 300mW
-532nm -90mW - SD-303
-532nm -110mW - 50mW FastTech Module - DTR Skyray
-543nm ~.3mW Melles Griot HeNe
-638nm -1.3W - ML501P73@1.5A - Survival Laser S4
-638nm -1W - ML501P73@1.4A - Ultrafire WF-602C
-650nm -324mW - 3.8mm OpenCan@428mA - C6
-650nm -128mW - 3.8mm OpenCan@200mA - C6 (Mohgasm JAD)
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