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Old 06-25-2008, 05:28 PM #1
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Default My First DIY Red!

Hello everyone! please be respectful this is my first DIY red :P



I was going to use this host for a DIY blu ray, but after all the work I went through there wasn't enough power. :/

So I thought why not make a red laser!

Here's my host

Soldered two leads and taped.

I glued a rubber washer to hold the aixiz module

Then I glued a metal washer on top, sorry no pics
Here is the finished product!


burns nearly everything that is black! :P

Here is a beam shot (just enough fog to see the beam)




EDIT: I am using rkcstr at 150ma.. and a sld1236VL diode


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rkcstr /lava driver or LM317?....

Looks good have fun be safe

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Looks awesome! I bet you're hooked now!

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Default Re: My First DIY Red!

Nice build, I can tell you my first DIY red did not look NEAR as nice as your does! ;D

Make sure you follow a good duty cycle though, the rubber washer will just trap heat in the module and if you leave the laser on too long, the diode will fry out.
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I like! Nice work! 8-)
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