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Old 06-03-2011, 03:00 PM #17
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So, is it safe to use the driver that comes in the Tiny Chrome host? Or would I be better off with a different driver? If so, what driver should I get? And what should I have it set to? Thanks in advance !
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Ah. wannaburn's build. How much was he charging for these?
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So, is it safe to use the driver that comes in the Tiny Chrome host? Or would I be better off with a different driver? If so, what driver should I get? And what should I have it set to? Thanks in advance !
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Advanced Mods / Ideas to Upgrade your Build!
There are a few small additional steps you can take to make this build even cooler, for not a lot of extra time or cost!

- Better Driver -
The stock driver here is decent, but there are better alternatives that will fit the same form factor. Consider grabbing the AK-007 driver that was discussed in this thread: New - "A better 1W budget boost driver" - AK-007 You should be able to DOUBLE the output power of the laser, without adding any complexity to the build. Both drivers are the same size, so it's essentially an easy swap.
Good luck with your build!
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Ah. wannaburn's build. How much was he charging for these?
In all fairness to wannaburn, he did tell me that he was using an entirely different driver that he had invested a lot of time into testing..
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Default Re: Simple Tutorial: Building a Tiny Chrome/Silver 445 - For $65!

I actually have two ak-007 dirvers (top pcb removed to make it 1 mode) as well as some rechargeable 10440 batteries.
I've also got this host in my basement. I may have to make one tomorrow.
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