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Old 11-12-2012, 12:32 AM #1
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Default Use 405/445/450nm drivers for 650nm diodes?

I heard somewhere a while ago that you can use 405/445/450nm drivers such as the BlitzBuck v3 (290ma) to power red diodes (specifically a 3.8mm 300mw), is this true?


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would you mind with the long answer too so i know exactly what to and not to do?
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Default Re: Use 405/445/450nm drivers for 650nm diodes?

Most of the info your looking for is on the forum stickies. Read around a bit and it should answer most of your questions.
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Default Re: Use 405/445/450nm drivers for 650nm diodes?

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would you mind with the long answer too so i know exactly what to and not to do?
As long as it's outputting the current & voltage that your diode requires it will work. So just make sure that it meets the requirements of your diode.
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