Laser pointer discussion. Read/write reviews of laser pointers and laser pointer companies. Learn about all types of laser pointers and lasers





Welcome to Laser Pointer Forums! If you are looking for a laser pointer or want to compare different laser pointer companies, you may want to check out the LPF Laser Pointer Company Database. The link will open in a new window for your convenience.








Green Laser Pointers by Category Blue Laser Pointers by Category Red Laser Pointers by Category
Yellow Laser Pointers by Category Violet Laser Pointers by Category Orange Laser Pointers by Category
Top Laser Pointers by Power - 1 Watt+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 500mW+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 250mW+
Laser Pointer Database High Power Laser Pointers Laser Pointer Diodes
Laser Technology Laser Pointer Parts Lasers by Wavelength
Top 10 Laser Pointer Companies Laser Pointer Company Database Visible Beam Laser Pointers


One laser store meets all your needs

























Go Back   Laser Pointer Forums - Discuss Laser Pointers > Lasers > 445nm Lasers



LPF List of Laser Pointer Companies (link opens new window)



Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-12-2011, 01:35 AM #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 22
Rep Power: 0
mb300sd is infamous around these parts
mb300sd mb300sd is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 22
Rep Power: 0
mb300sd is infamous around these parts
Default First 445 Build..

Here it is, using a hotlight host and this driver

$1.99 - 18V 5W Cree Circuit Board for Flashlights (16.8mm*5.5mm) - Flashlight Parts and Tools

set at stock current, waiting for my NJG-18 to get here... Output power unknown.



mb300sd is offline   Reply With Quote







LPF List of Laser Pointer Companies (link opens new window)







Old 04-12-2011, 01:47 AM #2
Haloid95's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Clearwater, Florida
Posts: 917
Rep Power: 49
Haloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond repute
Haloid95 Haloid95 is offline
Class 2M Laser
Haloid95's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Clearwater, Florida
Posts: 917
Rep Power: 49
Haloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: First 445 Build..

Nice, how much is the total cost to build it?
Haloid95 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2011, 01:55 AM #3
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 22
Rep Power: 0
mb300sd is infamous around these parts
mb300sd mb300sd is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 22
Rep Power: 0
mb300sd is infamous around these parts
Default Re: First 445 Build..

Quote:
Originally Posted by Haloid95 View Post
Nice, how much is the total cost to build it?
Host: $10.00
Diode: $45.00
Lens: $12.50
Driver: $2

$69.50 as of right now. I already had an old aixiz module. I'm going to replace the current driver with a NJG-18 ($5) tho.

--------------------------------------------------------
EDIT- Final Updated list:

Hotlight Host: $10.00
Diode: $45.00
Aixiz 405 Lens: $12.50
NJG-18 Driver: $5

Total: $72.50

Last edited by mb300sd; 04-14-2011 at 05:07 PM.
mb300sd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2011, 02:02 AM #4
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Portugal
Posts: 2,470
Rep Power: 84
anselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond repute
anselm anselm is offline
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Portugal
Posts: 2,470
Rep Power: 84
anselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond reputeanselm has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: First 445 Build..

So what batteries are you using?
Because as I understand it that driver is a buck, and you need at least 1V more
than diodes Vf.
If powered by a single LiIon, it would barely light up at all, no?
__________________
I'm away from home and lasers until late July!
Kryton Groove switch workaround
Get your warning label stickers 0.90$ or less, depending on qty
The INDEX to the LPF
Add to it, and spam it from your signature, too!
Beware! Scams a-plenty, don't be a sucker!
___________________________
ATTENTION
This forum is fullfilled mit special electronische equippment. Fingergrabbing and pressing the cnoeppkes from the lasers is
allowed for die experts only! So all the “lefthanders” stay away and do not disturben the brainstorming von here working
intelligencies. Otherwise you will be out thrown and kicked anderswhere! Also: please keep still and only watchen astaunished the blinkenlights.
anselm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2011, 02:04 AM #5
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 22
Rep Power: 0
mb300sd is infamous around these parts
mb300sd mb300sd is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 22
Rep Power: 0
mb300sd is infamous around these parts
Default Re: First 445 Build..

Quote:
Originally Posted by anselm View Post
So what batteries are you using?
Because as I understand it that driver is a buck, and you need at least 1V more
than diodes Vf.
If powered by a single LiIon, it would barely light up at all, no?
Currently just using the 3AAA holder. I have a 22600 in the mail, plan is to use that with the NJG-18 driver.
mb300sd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2011, 09:26 PM #6
Haloid95's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Clearwater, Florida
Posts: 917
Rep Power: 49
Haloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond repute
Haloid95 Haloid95 is offline
Class 2M Laser
Haloid95's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Clearwater, Florida
Posts: 917
Rep Power: 49
Haloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond reputeHaloid95 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: First 445 Build..

Can it burn, pop baloons, etc...
Haloid95 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2011, 10:55 PM #7
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 22
Rep Power: 0
mb300sd is infamous around these parts
mb300sd mb300sd is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 22
Rep Power: 0
mb300sd is infamous around these parts
Default Re: First 445 Build..

Yeah, I don't have goggles yet, so testing has been pretty much limited to outdoor shots, but I did pop a couple balloons while viewing through a camera... It takes a couple seconds though.

The new driver got here today, and I swapped it in and rewired the 3AAA holder to provide 1.5V in parallel. Power is still about the same with batteries. I set the current to 1.2A (input) at 3.3v in using a computer power supply, that beam was BRIGHT! I had the laser pointing into a piece of 3" PVC pipe while I set the current and there was smoke coming out of it.

I can't wait till the 22600s and charger get here!

Now that I think about it, this could be useful, I can have a low power laser thats relatively safe to play around with if I put AAAs in it, and a high power with Li-Ions, just by swapping out the batteries...

Last edited by mb300sd; 04-12-2011 at 11:07 PM.
mb300sd is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply





Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On











Loading








Green Laser Pointers by Category Blue Laser Pointers by Category Red Laser Pointers by Category
Yellow Laser Pointers by Category Violet Laser Pointers by Category Orange Laser Pointers by Category
Top Laser Pointers by Power - 1 Watt+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 500mW+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 250mW+
Laser Pointer Database High Power Laser Pointers Laser Pointer Diodes






Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use


 


All times are GMT. The time now is 04:35 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use
Copyright (C) 2017 Laser Pointer Forums, LLC