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Old 03-06-2008, 08:27 AM #1
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Default Building Lasers?

Is it as simple as I think?

Take a blue ray laser for example, all you need is a diode, the driver (which is really just a current regulator) and hook the diode to the driver and the driver to some bateries.

Is it that simple, or am I missing something?


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sounds about write, just test ur driver first with a dummy load, and after its set thin hook ur br diode up to ur driver and put it in to a host of ur choice.
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sounds about write, just test ur driver first with a dummy load, and after its set thin hook ur br diode up to ur driver and put it in to a host of ur choice.

Hmm cool!
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Default Re: Building Lasers?

But you need the diode in an Aixiz module... for heatsinking and focusing. Then there's the housing which is really up to your tools and creativity!
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Default Re: Building Lasers?

And remember that if you are making your own driver there is some manual labor needed. For example, I started making a red burner, and my circuit just doesn't work. I've checked all the components, and new batteries, and everything, but the circuit just doesn't work, so now I'm stuck!

however, I did complete a blu-ray successfully!
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