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Old 05-08-2009, 12:50 AM #1057
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I resoldered that connection and I was able to adjust it up to 183ma which is where I want to be, but after it gets there it sits for 2-3 seconds and then rapidly goes down to about 60-80ma where it bounces around. I am assuming that isn't supposed to be happening. I am thinking it is something wrong with the pot. I will send it back to you drlava if I can't get it fixed. Thanks for all the help guys. I really want to get this thing working(my GGW diode needs to be used).


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I resoldered that connection and I was able to adjust it up to 183ma which is where I want to be, but after it gets there it sits for 2-3 seconds and then rapidly goes down to about 60-80ma where it bounces around. I am assuming that isn't supposed to be happening. I am thinking it is something wrong with the pot. I will send it back to you drlava if I can't get it fixed. Thanks for all the help guys. I really want to get this thing working(my GGW diode needs to be used).
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I got the driver to finally level out at 185ma. I am going to put it all together tonight. Thanks for the help guys.
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Hey lava have you had a chance to look over that driver i sent you last week?
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Yep, sent it back today, preset at 200mA.
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DrLava, will the flex-drive work well with the LD on this ebay listing? Or will it burn out at 140ma? It's the one I have.

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Check the FlexDrive manual on drlavas sales site. The FD can go up to 1.5A. 140mA is absolutely no problem. Just for info, those FDs are real tiny and you should have some soldering skills. Also, from the specs, the diode might be a PHR; for that, 140mA is rather high, so it may not live long (i.e. the diode may burn out).
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Thanks man, that's what I was worried about. Looks like i'm stuck with about 125ma. Wish I hadn't plunked my loot on an unknown LD. But I did it before discovering LPF ;-/..........LOL
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Yep, dr-ebert's right, it will be no problem driving that diode. For PHR diodes, most request 115 to 120mA for pointers.
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drlava how much for a flex drive set to 115mA + shiping?
and do you accept paypal payment? if so what account?
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Hi there, dr lava. I already sent you a pm and already placed an order with google checkout. Why don't you reply to my message? It seems google does not accept my credict card. Plz pm me your paypal address so I can send you 30$ there. Oh and cancel my google order plz.
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