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Default Would this drive have a burning diode?

I am pretty sire it would work, but would this drive here Amazon.com: Liteon 24X DVDrw Sata Retail: Electronics

work as a burning laser? I just want to be sure. How powerful would it be?


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Default Re: Would this drive have a burning diode?

Yep -

But unless you already own it, and are asking because you want to give it a shot with what you have, there are better alternatives.

You can buy an LPC-815 drive "sled" for about $10, and it will have pretty much the strongest red diode that you can commonly find used around here. A slight upgrade would be to just order an LPC-826 diode out of the sled, and even that should clock in at under $15.
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Default Re: Would this drive have a burning diode?

Another reason you might want to buy a sled directly is that some drives use square laser diode housings, instead of the laser diode 5mm "cans," which are unusable for the "Aixiz"-style housings and heatsinks you'll probably use.
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You mean like here? http://www.modwerx.com/shop/laser-co...250-300mw-p-71 Are they a good site?

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Default Re: Would this drive have a burning diode?

Check Modwerx.com. They have a banner at the bottom of the first page.

I think you want to look at "laser components" there

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