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What do you guys think so far? Man I hope DDL gets enough people for a GB on those Phazor diodes...I'm all ready for one! The circuit is mounted to the box as a heat sink. I think I may press the AixiZ module into an aluminum heat sink or, maybe try the brass module from Meredith. I'll wait for the LD before I drill the mounting hole. Come on Phazor diodes!!!
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:23 AM #2
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The driver board has a small green LED light....I can use heat shrink tubing to connect some fiber optic cable to the LED. Perhaps I'll drill a hole in the aluminum box and cut it off flush with a hot razor....I know, not necessary...but a pretty cool idea huh?
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whered you get the battery holder(s)??
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:49 AM #4
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whered you get the battery holder(s)??
Those battery holders were dirt cheap at Digikey. I found them doing a search but I don't have the Digikey part number now. I should have saved the link. I know it was Digikey though....I just got them in the mail today. If you find them, post the link! I'll do the same if I find them...
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These are single cr123 battery holders with tabs on the back if you want to solder them up in series.
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You are my hero, i've been trying to find a good battery holder for the CR123's but all I found was crap. I'm so buying like 5 of these next week. Thank you.
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I think I may press the AixiZ module into an aluminum heat sink or, maybe try the brass module from Meredith. I'll wait for the LD before I drill the mounting hole.
Looks like a cast aluminium box, right? Just make sure the module has good thermal contact with it, you wont need additional heatsinking really.
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Old 11-01-2007, 02:48 AM #7
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Looks like a cast aluminium box, right? Just make sure the module has good thermal contact with it, you wont need additional heatsinking really.
Thanks! I figure a little extra heatsinking won't hurt though...I want to run the LD at maybe 350mA.
*I did decide to use the fiber optic lighting, here's another picture...
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Nice job. This is why we post our ideas here. I like to make them smaller but with limited duty cycle. You have a monster what with those cells and housing !!!
Some may want to look at this for labby projects too. Lots of heatsinking here.

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thats a very good idea! did you make or buy the driver circuit?? i really wanna see this thing running!
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nice

i have somthing similar going on here are a couple of pics
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and

now all i need is the diode and i am set.
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Nice job. *This is why we post our ideas here. *I like to make them smaller but with limited duty cycle. *You have a monster what with those cells and housing !!!
Some may want to look at this for labby projects too. *Lots of heatsinking here.

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Thanks Mike, I figure for the Phazor diode, the more heatsinking the better!

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thats a very good idea! did you make or buy the driver circuit?? i really wanna see this thing running!
This driver I bought from e-bay...it cost me 40 bucks. This was before I got the parts to make Daedal's circuit which I just finished! Shouldn't have wasted the 40 bucks! Oh well, I'll just have to make a different one for DDL's circuit! I'll try and find a smaller box to mount it in...
(This circuit I just finished is built with a 2 ohm 1 watt resistor and a 10 ohm pot giving a range of 104mA up to 625mA! - per advice from DDL)

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Hey rubberband! Nice job! That's just about the same thing... Are you waiting for one of the Phazor diodes as well?
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