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Old 05-05-2011, 03:50 AM #1
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Default [REQUEST] Lab Laser/Light Show (?) Tutorial

Could someone pretty please make a (maybe video?) tutorial perhaps on how to put together a lab laser/scanner/ILDA/no idea really what I'm talking about now system?

I'm looking up stuff and it looks rather complicated but I'd like to do it without risking destroying things...

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Very cool - very useful walkthrough video. Thanks!

I'm going to ask a very basic question that is still unanswered in my mind....

How do you TTL on/off (blank?) a 532nm laser? In my experience, they aren't that responsive to on/off. IE, they take some time to get going. Even a quarter of a second would kill the whole projection, wouldn't it ?
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Default Re: [REQUEST] Lab Laser/Light Show (?) Tutorial

they have drivers that are already set up. also drivers like the flex mod p3 have a setting where you can keep the laser on just below its lasing threshold too. so that way the come on quicker

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they aren't that responsive to on/off.
The pump diode itself is very responsive just like any other laser diode.
The secret is proper and separate temperature stabilization of the diode, and each of the crystals.
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