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Default Pen style blu-ray tutorial

hey guys i have been doing a bunch of work making blu-ray pen style lasers so i just thought i would show the forum a thing or two about doing it. my camera is currently broken so i have to demonstrate it using diagrams. i hope this helps.

Parts needed:
1 aixiz module
1 clear acrylic lens
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1 phr-803t laser diode
1 pen style laser host (either leadlight or newwish)
1 rkcstr driver (either ajdustable or non will do fine)
the original green laser module driver (we will be using the switch)
2 lio-Ion 3.7v rechargable aaa size or 10440 batteries
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STEP 1:
ok the first thing you need to do is get your host. it could either be a leadlight type laser or a dx newwish style laser. each have a few differences but it is pretty much the same process. you also need to aquire and aixiz module and a blu-ray phr-803t laser diode. this process will only work for this perticular diode. you then have to install the diode i usually use the pliars method but what ever way you chose will do fine.
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Step 2:
Ok now you want to solder the rkcstr driver up to the diode. if it is adjustable make sure you set the current before attaching to the diode and with both versions make sure you short the capacitor before connecting the driver. after you are all soldered up split the positive and negative input leads of the driver so they are seperate. then cut the positive input wire to length so that it can connect to the case pin of the phr-803t. this will make the laser case possitive just like normal green lasers so you dont have to do anything funky with the batteries to get connection.

refer do the diagram if you have any questions.
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Step 3:
ok now the next thing you want to do is prep the host. remove the green laser module and desolder the driver. the rest of the green module it useless for this project so throw it into the junk box. you then want to isolate the input and output of the switch. then solder a wire directly from the input of the switch to the spring. this bypasses all the other components on the driver so just the switch it being used.

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Step 4:
ok now you want to take that negative lead from the aixiz module and and cut it so that when you solder it to output of the switch the green driver is right up against the back of the aixiz module. then solder the negative lead from the aixiz module to the output of the green driver switch. finally justput some epoxy on the driver to hold it firmly together with the back of the aixiz module and you are done.

just install it back into the pen host and you are ready to go. i usually use a bit of tinfoil to make the fit between the aixiz module and the host a bit tighter. also on the dx laser dont for get to re - install the foam pieces that came with the laser.

if you have any questions refer to the diagram

i hope this helps
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here you go you are now free to post *

hi guys i also just wanted to say that if any of you are interested in me making one of these for you please just contact me at lazarmitch@aol.com or send me a pm.
also i have 1 dx style blu-ray i just made. it is running at 100ma and it very nice if you are interested please contact me.

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Wow! that is a great tutorial. I am going to be refering to this for my pen builds. Nice work.
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thanks

the laser i sent you was made this way and when you get it i hope you can attest to the quality of this built.

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I am looking forward to checking it out. I am sure it is a nice piece of work going by your detailed diagram.
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I bought a blu-ray from rubberband waaaaaaaay back when I first joined here. He does great work 8-)
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oh yea how is that thing doing?
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hacked apart a while ago lol... I had it running like 85mA for a while until the diode died. It lasted a couple months though at that current!!! then I replaced the diode with something else and one of the caps leaked, so I replaced it with a ceramic but I used the diode in something else. So now I still have the case waiting for a new build to go into it. I actually might slap something together this week with the box and a PHR-803T diode, depending on what parts I have laying around.
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very nice

i want to see it when you redo it

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for a short period it had an open can 803T in it putting out like 150mW... it was pretty neat! then I swapped it into another host
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sweet

is the original driver still in there or did you replace it with somthing else? i would have loved to see that thing sporting a 150mw blu-ray.

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sweet

is the original driver still in there or did you replace it with somthing else? i would have loved to see that thing sporting a 150mw blu-ray.

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Well, right now it has a driver that I made in there just because I took yours out for the capacitor repair. I'll probably be putting yours back in just because I like the pot on yours better!
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