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Old 10-26-2010, 12:16 PM #1
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Default 5mW help with diode circuit board

Hey i purchased a 5mW green laser off ebay a couple of years back and ofcourse the new laws in australia now forbid anyone from importing these types of lasers, my problem is that the button for the laser has fallen off which has resulted in me removing the diode from the case and i am left with a circuit board that is missing the button (which i still have). Not a problem in most cases however i cannot seem to find what the button was wired to... it sat on the circuit board itself which is why i am baffled at what it was soldered to.
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Any ideas on what to solder the the button to? any help is greatly appreciated.
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If I were you I'd just scrap it and go buy a bit higher powered module considering their 100% legal in Aus...just my 2 cents.


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ya reckon if i ordered a 200mW module from out of Aus customs wont care? if so ill do that rather than fix the piece of junk
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Default Re: 5mW help with diode circuit board

In picture 3, it should be soldered between the 2 parallel white lines. You should see 2 solder pads there and matching ones on the switch button back.
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Modules and parts are fine. It's the complete lasers that are the problem.

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Yer you'll be fine,I've gotten a 100mW through no probs and I've got a 30mW coming soon.
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