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Old 10-12-2008, 08:20 PM #1
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Default What do u guys think about this?

So this guy on youtube uses the driver off a plan old 5mW aixiz module and puts it on a 20x diode. I think this is genius becuase it has a pot and for 7 bucks u get a driver, a module, and a crappy diode. What could be a better deal ;D

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So wat do u guys think about this?(i am sure one of you guys has had this idea before is it good or is it bad i would like to know )


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o forgot here is what the video is called "240mW aus DVD Brenner Laserpointer Tutorial" (no quotes)
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Default Re: What do u guys think about this?

I think I have seen this vid and seemed it worked, but I am not sure of the actual output. But I donīt think its a great idea, as a 5mW diodes usually takes only about 15-20mA of current. I donīt think the 16x diode would get sufficent current. If the pot is ment to adjust the current for the diode, what it certainly is, it should only offer a very small range to adjust the current hence the weak didode.

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[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOhyJ8JyBEo[/media]

very annoying music... and i dont think that would work very well with the 5mW driver....

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i dont know about everyone else but i press my diode in first
then I add the driver
me too . you shouldn't test the diode without it being in the module, for heat sink reasons. and its easier to press the diode without a big driver on it.
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i dont know about everyone else but i press my diode in first
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anybody test how much current is being fed using the stock aixiz driver?
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no but i will soon find out lol that was my brilliant idea to save some cash that just got shot down.
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