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 > Tutorials, Help & Repairs



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



Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-20-2012, 05:20 PM #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1
Rep Power: 0
sohamG is on a distinguished road
sohamG sohamG is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1
Rep Power: 0
sohamG is on a distinguished road
Thumbs up 200mW red laser spoilt, Help needed

Hey guys, i just bought a red 200mw laser from yourlaser for 27$
It worked for a couple of hours and then the laser became very weak, yourlasers gave me a refund and i still have the laser with me.
I wanted to know if i could use it somehow or repair it or do anything with it instead of throwing it.
any help please?


sohamG is offline   Reply With Quote







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







Old 02-20-2012, 05:42 PM #2
sinner's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Dubai, UAE
Posts: 2,567
Rep Power: 1156
sinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond repute
sinner sinner is offline
Class 3B Laser
sinner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Dubai, UAE
Posts: 2,567
Rep Power: 1156
sinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond reputesinner has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 200mW red laser spoilt, Help needed

The laser diode has been led'ed, u can replace it with a $7 O-like Laser diode lpc-815 that would last about 1000+ hours at that current which i suppose is 300~350mA in the stock driver.
If u dont know how to replace the diode , read through certain tutorials, use search button for that.
__________________
Sinner's Custom Laser Hosts
The Cypreus-EDC Series - All Copper Custom Laser Hosts and Prebuilt Kits.
sinner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2012, 10:05 PM #3
offroadfreak8582's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 2,351
Rep Power: 2369
offroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond repute
offroadfreak8582 offroadfreak8582 is online now
Class 3R Laser
offroadfreak8582's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 2,351
Rep Power: 2369
offroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 200mW red laser spoilt, Help needed

if it's not the issue sinner said then post some pics! They might help

greetings,,
__________________
!5W ophir meter! Made by me here: HERE

Want to buy the best goggles for 405nM, 445nM AND infrared? !Click here!
Cat sliding tutorial (Due to high demand):!Click here!

Last updated 04-05-2017
offroadfreak8582 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-23-2012, 07:32 AM #4
LaserAdct's Avatar
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Denmark - Vejle
Posts: 229
Rep Power: 26
LaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant future
LaserAdct LaserAdct is offline
Class 1M Laser
LaserAdct's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Denmark - Vejle
Posts: 229
Rep Power: 26
LaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant futureLaserAdct has a brilliant future
Default Re: 200mW red laser spoilt, Help needed

Looking at their 27$ish lasers they are almost all set for 100mW, so swapping with a LPC diode should be no problem, if it is accessible in the host you have. Like offroadfreak said, some pics would probably help a lot. What duty cycle did you run your laser at?

EDIT: Just noticed that it is a 200mW that you bought. If the diode is accessible and changeable then you might be better off to swap it for a LPC826 instead of the LPC815. The 826 can output a bit more power and as such should last longer at currents below degeneration threshold.
__________________
My Lasers
2 x 650nm from LPC-815 @ 200mW
1 x SF-AW210 @ 175mW
3 x 532nm @ 5mW, 50mW, 100mW
1 x 445nm, Mohrenberg C6 host @~1W
RGB ~1W (work in progress)

>>DIY RGB build on MDF with homemade turning/dichroic mounts<<
>>Cheap heatsink for scanner projects etc.<<

>>Adding connectors to FMP3 using old pc junk<<

Last edited by LaserAdct; 02-23-2012 at 09:16 AM.
LaserAdct is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
200mw, red, spoilt





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 11:28 PM.


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