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Old 10-09-2015, 09:38 PM #1
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Default DIY Laser Help

I am very new to the world of lasers, but I already understand that it is marginally cheaper to build your own laser then to buy one. I have found a diode on ebay, but I still do not understand the process of installing it into the host, what parts I need, or which batteries to use. If anyone out there could help me build my first laser, it would be greatly appreciated

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Anyway use the search bar for info instead of posting questions. I'm not hacking on you but it;s the right thing to do. If you read you will educate yourself and absorb the knowledge better to get set up. I'll tell you what you need Lots of stuff.....
The diode you showed is for a pen build. You should start off with something easier a basic build. There are vendors here on LPF that have the stuff you need diodes,drivers,hosts etc..

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Goggle a bit and you should be able to find many threads to help you like this one here
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