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Old 05-06-2009, 12:14 AM #1
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Default Switch on DX 30mW Green Laser Broken

Does anybody know a solution for me as I do not want to short the switch and use a 'twist' in method as it is pictured below. My laser has the same switch it just doesn't have a wire soldered to it as pictured below. If anybody knows where I can buy such a switch, that would be a REAL Help! THANKS IN ADVANCE!
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you could just buy a cheap 5mW red laser and rip out the switch..
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Yup that would work, all you need are some novice soldering skills.
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That's a 3mm x 6mm tactile switch. You can find them at Mouser, but what you'll pay for shipping is unbelievable. Your best bet would be to order a 5mW greenie from DX and harvest it off of its driver.

The button from a cheap red pointer is 6mm x 6mm and may not fit on the board without interfering with some thing else.

I have the one you want. You can have it. Just pay the shipping. PM me if you want it.
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