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Old 02-23-2012, 04:23 AM #33
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Believe me I don't disagree :/ So just a basic LM317 driver will work? For both the 445 and 635?
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Here's the circuit...Laser driver - It can be done

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I found this kit. I will get one down the road.

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Ewww, a Radio Shack no-name soldering iron. At least buy your no-name soldering iron from a reputable store (e.g. Sparkfun), not a has-been former-electrical-parts-shop-turned-cell-phone-shop. Better yet, buy a better brand (Weller, Hakko, Aoyue) if you plan on ever doing this kind of stuff seriously. The 30W iron will work for most things, but invest in some tools that you'll trust to operate on the parts you paid twice as much for.
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