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Default does anyone know how to add a power supply?

I have looked all over the forums but i couldnt find how to add a power supply to a laser.Also,i havent figured out how to add a switch.Could someone help me?


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WOW...So one thread for this question wasn't enough for you?

Have you EVER IN YOUR LIFE worked with ANY electronic components?-My guess, hell no!

I guess I will take this one.
1)OK, the red wire that goes to the driver, you put the switch on that wire after the battery and before the driver.
2)the "power supply" for a diode will just be the battery, the driver regulates the power.Probably something like ~5-12v input for the driver
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You'll definitely want to do a little more research and be a bit more descriptive with your questions. What kind of laser are you referring to?
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Judging by all his posts its a PHR. http://laserpointerforums.com/search.php?searchid=84813

Most of these posts should have all gone under 1 Thread, No need to start a new thread for every question
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I have looked all over the forums but i couldnt find how to add a power supply to a laser.Also,i havent figured out how to add a switch.Could someone help me?
No you have not..... The forum archives are huge...
you will need to use the [Search] button and look a little deeper
and spend some more time doing research...
The answers to your questions are there... grasshopper...

Just looking at the cover of a book will not let you know the whole
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BTW... no need to open a gazillion Threads to ask questions on
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It might be worth reading over some 12-13 physics/electronics lessons... you'll learn alot.
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Default Re: does anyone know how to add a power supply?

now that this thread has been created, where can i get a device which i can control the input that goes to a driver ( i dont know how is it called). a device that will just be to plug it to a wall socket and that the device has some kind of outpot leads that can be used as the input for the drivers that can encrease or decrease volatge and current.
i did not use search button because i do not know how the device is called.
I prefer a digital one
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What you want is a Variable Voltage/Current Power Supply...
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WOW...So one thread for this question wasn't enough for you?

Have you EVER IN YOUR LIFE worked with ANY electronic components?-My guess, hell no!

I guess I will take this one.
1)OK, the red wire that goes to the driver, you put the switch on that wire after the battery and before the driver.
2)the "power supply" for a diode will just be the battery, the driver regulates the power.Probably something like ~5-12v input for the driver
Yes i have worked with many wires and electronics.Just not lasers.
So how to i attach the switch?
Srry i sound dumb but i really dont wanna mess up my project
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So how to i attach the switch?
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I don't think I can make it any easier
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