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 03-20-2012, 06:24 AM #1
Class 1 Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 55
Rep Power: 7
wall is on a distinguished road
wall wall is offline
Class 1 Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 55
Rep Power: 7
wall is on a distinguished road
Default Pot mod DX True

Hi, I want to pot mod my DX true green, but I can't pull the module out like styropyro shows in this video. Would heating it help? I only managed to scratch the silver cap.


wall is offline   Reply With Quote







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







Old 03-20-2012, 09:09 AM #2
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 202
Rep Power: 14
LesPaul is a splendid one to beholdLesPaul is a splendid one to beholdLesPaul is a splendid one to beholdLesPaul is a splendid one to beholdLesPaul is a splendid one to beholdLesPaul is a splendid one to beholdLesPaul is a splendid one to behold
LesPaul LesPaul is offline
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 202
Rep Power: 14
LesPaul is a splendid one to beholdLesPaul is a splendid one to beholdLesPaul is a splendid one to beholdLesPaul is a splendid one to beholdLesPaul is a splendid one to beholdLesPaul is a splendid one to beholdLesPaul is a splendid one to behold
Default Re: Pot mod DX True

Please read this before you do any pot modding.
LesPaul is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2012, 12:43 PM #3
eytyxhs's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Greece
Posts: 2,077
Rep Power: 411
eytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to eytyxhs Send a message via Skype™ to eytyxhs
eytyxhs eytyxhs is offline
Class 3R Laser
eytyxhs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Greece
Posts: 2,077
Rep Power: 411
eytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to eytyxhs Send a message via Skype™ to eytyxhs
Default Re: Pot mod DX True

You'll kill it! If you want More Power, Just buy new laser.

Last edited by eytyxhs; 03-20-2012 at 12:44 PM.
eytyxhs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2012, 06:22 PM #4
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: London,England
Posts: 47
Rep Power: 0
godpower is on a distinguished road
godpower godpower is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: London,England
Posts: 47
Rep Power: 0
godpower is on a distinguished road
Default Re: Pot mod DX True

im having the same problem as him i understand the risks please just offer some help
godpower is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2012, 06:37 PM #5
ARG's Avatar
ARG ARG is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Canada
Posts: 6,987
Rep Power: 1994
ARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond repute
ARG ARG is offline
Super Moderator
ARG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Canada
Posts: 6,987
Rep Power: 1994
ARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond reputeARG has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Pot mod DX True

Take a hammer, and smash the cap off. Since you're already going to kill it, that's the best way!

Or a hacksaw
ARG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2012, 02:36 AM #6
tsteele93's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: South Cackalackey, USA
Posts: 2,065
Rep Power: 321
tsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond repute
tsteele93 tsteele93 is offline
Class 3R Laser
tsteele93's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: South Cackalackey, USA
Posts: 2,065
Rep Power: 321
tsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Pot mod DX True

Quote:
Originally Posted by wall View Post
Hi, I want to pot mod my DX true green, but I can't pull the module out like styropyro shows in this video. Would heating it help? I only managed to scratch the silver cap.
This thread might have helped before all the pics died.

Calling all Tech Gurus - New 5mw Circuits from China

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cyparagon
Looks like you typical comparator circuit. Drive transistor on the top, 1ohm sense resistor, lm358 op amp...

You can change the sense resistor or the divider resistors or perhaps the voltage reference. LOTS more trouble than it's worth.
At the risk of seeming like I am trying to run things around here, why not put together (or link to an old one) and just tell people that, "Hey, it is probably going to kill your laser, but here is the link?"

Wouldn't it be easier than antagonizing every new kid that comes on here trying to pot mod his $4 green laser?


If no one likes that idea, then that is ok with me cause I'm NOT really trying to run things around here. But I thought that I would throw it out there.
__________________
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Tom Steele

Why I'm Here

405nm tsteele93 12x build @ 545mW

445nm Survival Laser @ 1.25W - GIFTED
445nm Stainless Steel Monster with H140 diode @1.62A - 2.15W!
450nm rhd single mode @ 190mW

532nm O-like 50 mW pen from Cajun Lasers - small dot, tight beam!
532nm O-like Crown, rated @ 400mW, metered @ ~450mW with AW battery!
532nm O-like Crown rated @ 500mW, not yet tested
532nm RPL-165 @ 204mW
532nm RPL-375 @ 427mW

635nm rhd Lipstick Tube @ ~485+ mW
638nm Fat Boy @ 825mW - custom build

650nm Bolly BL-8006 @ 319mW

Laser Safety and Eye Injury

Last edited by tsteele93; 03-31-2012 at 02:46 AM.
tsteele93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2012, 08:09 AM #7
Bionic-Badger's Avatar
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Oregon, USA
Posts: 5,478
Rep Power: 3157
Bionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond repute
Bionic-Badger Bionic-Badger is offline
Class 4 Laser
Bionic-Badger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Oregon, USA
Posts: 5,478
Rep Power: 3157
Bionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond reputeBionic-Badger has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Pot mod DX True

All you need to do is turn the pot until it gets brighter, and then keep turning it until it burns out.
__________________
You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to <person> again.
Bionic-Badger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2012, 01:36 PM #8
tsteele93's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: South Cackalackey, USA
Posts: 2,065
Rep Power: 321
tsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond repute
tsteele93 tsteele93 is offline
Class 3R Laser
tsteele93's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: South Cackalackey, USA
Posts: 2,065
Rep Power: 321
tsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Pot mod DX True

If it has a pot. Otherwise there may be a resistor/s that need wiping or changing.
__________________
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Tom Steele

Why I'm Here

405nm tsteele93 12x build @ 545mW

445nm Survival Laser @ 1.25W - GIFTED
445nm Stainless Steel Monster with H140 diode @1.62A - 2.15W!
450nm rhd single mode @ 190mW

532nm O-like 50 mW pen from Cajun Lasers - small dot, tight beam!
532nm O-like Crown, rated @ 400mW, metered @ ~450mW with AW battery!
532nm O-like Crown rated @ 500mW, not yet tested
532nm RPL-165 @ 204mW
532nm RPL-375 @ 427mW

635nm rhd Lipstick Tube @ ~485+ mW
638nm Fat Boy @ 825mW - custom build

650nm Bolly BL-8006 @ 319mW

Laser Safety and Eye Injury
tsteele93 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 08:36 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