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Old 08-28-2007, 04:57 AM #1
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I read that the WL core has some technology to help it maintain 5mw exactly. Is it possible to mod that somehow to produce more power?


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It's a negative feedback sensor. I have no idea what this means but I assume if you take that away you may be able to get more than 5mW out of it. Can someone verify this?
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Default Re: WL core

Sadly, this isn't the old days of the Leadlight 105 anymore. The pointers have been derated with smaller pump diodes and smaller MCA crystal assemblies.
You MIGHT get a little more but you will need meters to sense it. Also, many new pointers don't have a pot to mod. Welcome to electronics if you want to increase the LD current.

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Default Re: WL core

On LC this was ask and tested. It is true that the crystals are much smaller so that prevents it from putting out more power. With a 5mW lasers you wouldn't see too much of a jump anyways, just go buy a Nova Laser. ;D
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