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Old 01-27-2010, 04:52 AM #17
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Default Re: I tried the tutorials, but..

I had these same questions! If you goto modwerx shop and goto the host kits there are links to everything you need at the bottome of the kit page. That is what got me understanding everything. You need 1) a diode 2) a module with focusing lense 3) a driver 4) a way to supply power 5) a host/heatsink to house all of your components.

Hope that kind of breaks it down for you... The host/ heatsink is the most expensive part... I haven't found a good kit for under 40 bucks.

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I had these same questions! If you goto modwerx shop and goto the host kits there are links to everything you need at the bottome of the kit page. That is what got me understanding everything. You need 1) a diode 2) a module with focusing lense 3) a driver 4) a way to supply power 5) a host/heatsink to house all of your components.

Hope that kind of breaks it down for you... The host/ heatsink is the most expensive part... I haven't found a good kit for under 40 bucks.

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Awesome.. I don't know if I wanna spend that much yet, but ill definitely check it out. Thanks!
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I had these same questions! If you goto modwerx shop and goto the host kits there are links to everything you need at the bottome of the kit page. That is what got me understanding everything. You need 1) a diode 2) a module with focusing lense 3) a driver 4) a way to supply power 5) a host/heatsink to house all of your components.

Hope that kind of breaks it down for you... The host/ heatsink is the most expensive part... I haven't found a good kit for under 40 bucks.

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Haha... That is mint! I just got my 803t and rckstr driver in the mail... Now to radio shack for a 1ohm resistor, dmm, projectbox and switch!!!

Anyone have any experience using washers as a heatsink??
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I have used brass washers as heatsink media to the housing. Brass is easy to solder for conduction. I machined the washers in my lathe and they work real good.

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Aluminum washers, and thermal glue work well. You defiantly want a heat sink with that.
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I was never heated Mike LOL.

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Haha thanks.... I got a real boob question for ya now! I went to radio shack for a 1ohm resistor and the smallest they had was 1k?? Are those the same? They had nothing that said just 1ohm
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Send a PM to lasersbee. He will send you 10 1ohm resistors as long as you cover shipping, which is $1 if you live in the US. In answer to your question, no. 1ohm is 1ohm and 1k ohms is 1,000 ohms. Also, did you say a "boob question"? I'm a self proclaimed boob expert!
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Haha... Friggin auto spell correct! Ok... I'll message him thanks! Does anyone know where to get them locally though? I'd like to try and get this thing together tomorrow
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I would have suggested radioshack. I guess any other electronics store. I'd just PM lasersbee if I were you. He can have them to you in like three days if you live in the US. For only $1, you can't beat that with a stick.
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Actually, putting 1,000 of these in parallel will give you 1 Ohm.
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Haha.... Awesome.... Maybe I'll try that!!!!!!! Haha
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