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Default Finishing up my custom M140 laser :)

Finally finishing up my laser I just need to decide if I want to make a metal switch or use a rubber boot.

M140 diode, driven at 1.5A by a benboost driver.





Right now it has a brushed finish, but I think I might polish it up again.



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That module needs to be fit properly into the host...The thermal connection between the module and host is basically nonexistent how you have it now, and with a high powered diode like an m140 putting out a lot of heat, it won't be good.
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The first photo is as it is now. Pressed in a 11.95mm hole
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Ah, I see. pretty sweet host who made it?
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Wow sweet host Careful though. What lens does it have?
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No...

I'm really bad at loosing the lasers I make...

It has a 3 layer glass lens

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Great a 3-element! Me too!
Too bad mine is operating at probably around 800 mW instead of the 1W I was craving.
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No name haha. I will primarily use it outside for pointing at night, thats the most fun I think.
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Burning?
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It definitly burns, even when not very focused. Once I get back to school I will see if I can run a couple on a CNC lathe. Right now I'm using a Hardinge HLV-H...

I might make another one this summer, stainless steel I'm leaning towards.

I wish I had a lathe with live tooling... I can do most things between a manual lathe and CNC 4 axis mill but.... live tooling lathe, one step and done.

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