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Old 03-12-2008, 08:52 PM #1
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i'm sorry if i am missing something here but that leg on diodes is there for regulation, is there a easy way to use it.


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The PD portion generally puts out so many mV / mW. It is typically used for feedback to the power controler circuit. You can try getting a reading off that lead when you power the diode. I've never seen a curve on that for our diodes. Might be interesting.

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most burners don't have photo diodes, the pin is just there for looks :P
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