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Default 150mw 650nm Driver?

Hello.
I bought a laser diode recently which is 150mw and 650nm.
I just wondered what components I would need for a driver for this?

I'm hoping for it to burn something so I'd prefer it if there wasn't anything which might restrict the power of my laser.

I understand basic electronics, e.g. resistors, capacitors, etc so I won't need it explaining.

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You can make your own driver!

Search up the LM317 Driver (aka DDL driver) if you understand basic electronics, this will be a piece of cake to build.
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