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Old 06-13-2012, 04:45 PM #1
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Hi,

Well, not so much of a build as fit a diode

This is the kit I was super lucky to win in the Mogasam JAD givaway a few weeks ago

I made a new heat-sink which is a direct press, (Aiaxis's just doesn't seem right to me), pressed in the diode and fit battery and powered up. (If it were only that simple! but that's another $45 story)
The driver was tested before fitting the diode and is doing 1.62A exactly - - - nice.

It's been tested on a LPM and is outputting 1.5w with a 3 element lens.
I've some basic safety glasses, but these are only blocking 90% of the 455, so 150mw is still being trasnmitted, but I'd rather get hit by effectivley a 150mw than 1.5w, at least until I get a more effective pair of SGs

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Photo of the heatsink and outside beam shot - I could just about see the beam spot on the clouds !





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That is an awesome pic. Of the beam into the clouds!
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I realize it makes sense that 150mW is safer than 1.5W, but that's like saying a 150kT atomic bomb is safer than a 1.5MT hydrogen bomb. They'll both kill you dead anyway.

150mw is NOTHING to play with. So don't treat it as any safer than 1.5W.
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I realize it makes sense that 150mW is safer than 1.5W, but that's like saying a 150kT atomic bomb is safer than a 1.5MT hydrogen bomb. They'll both kill you dead anyway.

150mw is NOTHING to play with. So don't treat it as any safer than 1.5W.
Totally agree, like .50cal or a tank shell.

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