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Default My new HeNe

Last week i bought a HeNe laser on ebay for 49 bucks + 9 bucks shipping.
Today it arrived and i was quick to unpack it and hook it up to my diy psu and start tinkering.

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cool, I really like the fact you built the power supply yourself.
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very cool, I need to build two PSU's so I can power all my HeNe's at once. I have not gotten around to researching it though
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This thing is still a prototype which is not quite working properly yet.

It draws twice the current it need to, the tube wants 6.5mA(draw from the psu is around 5.8-6mA) at 2350V which equals 15Watts: 12V and 1.25A. But my psu draws 25W: 12V 2.2A, tho it doesent get hot despite its mere 50% efficiency.

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Back in the 80's that was the only way I could afford to run my tubes.

The laser heads cost me so much that another $100 ++ was more than I could afford, I never bought a commercially built supply until 1992.

the laser worked so much better on the commercial supply

I used to heat the ballast resistors up so much they turned black.
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Nice PSu , cool to see you made it yourself , Hene's Are nice lasers .
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Ya ive made some stinky resistors over the years as well.
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nice laser and PSU but whats with the music it makes it hard to hear you.
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That's the seller from Israel, isn't it? The glued-open shutter is the giveaway.. That's odd. That looks like a hybrid JDSU / Spectra-Physics. (Beam shutter looks like JDSU 1125, back half obviously Spectra Physics. Interesting...) Wonder if thre was any relabeling going on back then...
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Ya i got it from Aviv on israeli ebay.

I need a tiny allen wrench so i can take the shutter apart and remove the epoxy, i guess its glued because it opens and closes too easily, like closes if you bump the laser slightly or something in that direction.
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On both of the ones I got from him I was able to pry the glue off without damaging the shutter, and they work now.. They aren't easily bumpable or anything, I think that they probably were used in an application where the shutter could never be closed by mistake.. (Medical? Military? Donno..)

But once you remove the glue, it's just fine. I keep the shutters of my HeNe's closed, where I have them, just to keep dust and crud off of the front mirror.

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I mnaged to get most of the glue out so now the shutter moves again, tho there seem like someone have been attacking the shutter with a needle or something.
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This thing is still a prototype which is not quite working properly yet.

It draws twice the current it need to, the tube wants 6.5mA(draw from the psu is around 5.8-6mA) at 2350V which equals 15Watts: 12V and 1.25A. But my psu draws 25W: 12V 2.2A, tho it doesent get hot despite its mere 50% efficiency.

With the laser disconnected the thing draws around 350mA.


50% efficiency is not too bad for a homebrew PSU, even the commercial power bricks are only around 75% efficient.

Check out Sam's laser FAQ, there are a bunch of PSU schematics, including a few reverse engineered from those potted bricks. I'll likely be contributing another sometime in the next month or so when I get around to drawing it up.
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Lonewolf, huh ?
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Spectra Physics Model: 105-2 HeNe laser, rated 5mW at 632.8nm
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Old 11-17-2010, 01:27 AM #16
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god i think the best or at least my favorite kind of lasers is the he ne ...i dont own won but my dad does and i like to stare at it for like an hour straight ... YA
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