Laser pointer discussion. Read/write reviews of laser pointers and laser pointer companies. Learn about all types of laser pointers and lasers





Welcome to Laser Pointer Forums! If you are looking for a laser pointer or want to compare different laser pointer companies, you may want to check out the LPF Laser Pointer Company Database. The link will open in a new window for your convenience.








Green Laser Pointers by Category Blue Laser Pointers by Category Red Laser Pointers by Category
Yellow Laser Pointers by Category Violet Laser Pointers by Category Orange Laser Pointers by Category
Top Laser Pointers by Power - 1 Watt+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 500mW+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 250mW+
Laser Pointer Database High Power Laser Pointers Laser Pointer Diodes
Laser Technology Laser Pointer Parts Lasers by Wavelength
Top 10 Laser Pointer Companies Laser Pointer Company Database Visible Beam Laser Pointers


One laser store meets all your needs

























Go Back   Laser Pointer Forums - Discuss Laser Pointers > Lasers > Experiments & Modifications



LPF List of Laser Pointer Companies (link opens new window)



Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-18-2007, 07:56 PM #1
marks47's Avatar
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 108
Rep Power: 10
marks47 is on a distinguished road
marks47 marks47 is offline
Class 1M Laser
marks47's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 108
Rep Power: 10
marks47 is on a distinguished road
Default ?Diode removal from Aixiz housings

I got one of my two out last night, but didn't really want to destroy the diode in the process. Any suggestions for getting them out of there? Is there a particular tool that anyone recommends? Perhaps for those little tiny holes? I used the butt of my xacto blade and whacked the bladeless tip with a screwdriver, but that smashed the diode to smithereens. When I tried to pry the diode out via the little divots or holes, it just broke the tip of the xacto blade I was using...



marks47 is offline   Reply With Quote







LPF List of Laser Pointer Companies (link opens new window)







Old 10-18-2007, 09:17 PM #2
rog8811's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Berkshire UK
Posts: 2,749
Rep Power: 193
rog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond repute
rog8811 rog8811 is offline
Class 3B Laser
rog8811's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Berkshire UK
Posts: 2,749
Rep Power: 193
rog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond reputerog8811 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: ?Diode removal from Aixiz housings

4 out of the 5 I have removed have been usable. I hammer them out using a PVC hex spacer (standoff), the type used with self tap screws to mount printed circuit boards.

I hope that helps

Regards rog8811
__________________
See all of my videos on Vimeo
http://www.vimeo.com/4454150

Lots of tutorials and information on lasers
http://www.rog8811.com/

In the land of the blind the one eyed man..... is most likely holding the laser
rog8811 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2007, 09:26 PM #3
Class 1 Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 51
Rep Power: 15
morganclay1219 is a glorious beacon of lightmorganclay1219 is a glorious beacon of lightmorganclay1219 is a glorious beacon of lightmorganclay1219 is a glorious beacon of lightmorganclay1219 is a glorious beacon of lightmorganclay1219 is a glorious beacon of light
morganclay1219 morganclay1219 is offline
Class 1 Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 51
Rep Power: 15
morganclay1219 is a glorious beacon of lightmorganclay1219 is a glorious beacon of lightmorganclay1219 is a glorious beacon of lightmorganclay1219 is a glorious beacon of lightmorganclay1219 is a glorious beacon of lightmorganclay1219 is a glorious beacon of light
Default Re: ?Diode removal from Aixiz housings

Here's another option thanks to Rog:

http://www.laserpointerforums.com/fo...81635652/98#98

I used a C-clamp (the poor man's vice) instead, with a cut-off screw instead of the dowel and the back end of a module instead of a different tube. *It was ackward because of the screw, so a piece of dowel would be optimal, but the diode still worked! *Good luck!
morganclay1219 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2007, 05:29 AM #4
Class 2 Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 280
Rep Power: 12
Skram0 is on a distinguished road
Skram0 Skram0 is offline
Class 2 Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 280
Rep Power: 12
Skram0 is on a distinguished road
Default Re: ?Diode removal from Aixiz housings

I guess with Rog's idea you can drill out the end of the dowel to the size of the laser can. That way it fits perfectly over the LD but inside the housing hole to pop it out. Might not even need a c-clamp or vise.

If one had all the equipment, I guess one could sell them for a couple bucks. I wonder if there's any prefabricated products out there that fit the bill.
Skram0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-21-2007, 06:52 AM #5
o_DEATH_ANG3L_o's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: United States
Posts: 634
Rep Power: 29
o_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant future
o_DEATH_ANG3L_o o_DEATH_ANG3L_o is offline
Class 2M Laser
o_DEATH_ANG3L_o's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: United States
Posts: 634
Rep Power: 29
o_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant futureo_DEATH_ANG3L_o has a brilliant future
Default Re: ?Diode removal from Aixiz housings

Yeah I have found that everyone is a bit different. Some only require a love tap to remove. But others seem like they will never come out. I use the back end of the xacto knife method.
o_DEATH_ANG3L_o is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-21-2007, 07:13 AM #6
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 635
Rep Power: 33
Greenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to Greenie
Greenie Greenie is offline
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 635
Rep Power: 33
Greenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond reputeGreenie has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to Greenie
Default Re: ?Diode removal from Aixiz housings

Well I use a 16 penny nail and press to remove them. Works great and does not harm your diode. Glue a Piece of felt or something soft on the head of the nail though.
Greenie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply





Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On











Loading








Green Laser Pointers by Category Blue Laser Pointers by Category Red Laser Pointers by Category
Yellow Laser Pointers by Category Violet Laser Pointers by Category Orange Laser Pointers by Category
Top Laser Pointers by Power - 1 Watt+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 500mW+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 250mW+
Laser Pointer Database High Power Laser Pointers Laser Pointer Diodes






Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use


 


All times are GMT. The time now is 08:53 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use
Copyright (C) 2017 Laser Pointer Forums, LLC