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Old 01-19-2015, 07:58 AM #1
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Hi I'm looking for a constant current driver that can be switched on/off quickly and won't spike an M140 diode for an engraver/cutter project. Size of driver not an issue - any recommendations?


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Here is a great thread with a lot of info on CNC engravers.
CNC Laser Engraving 8bit Shades of Grey 445nm

If you need a driver with modulation here are a few options.
Flexmod P3. Pretty much the standard but usually on backorder.
FlexMod P3 Laser Driver

Lasertack drivers.
https://www.lasertack.com/en/laser-diode-drivers

Lasershowparts only available in dual channel.
Lasershow Parts - 2 channel analogue diode driver

Also check out this thread with some other options.
Are FlexMod P3's still available or is there an equivalent that is ready to ship?

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Default Re: 445nm driver that can be fast switched

Thank you, just the info I was looking for
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Default Re: 445nm driver that can be fast switched

I suspect half of this is knowing what to search for. I think I'll get this:

3A analog laser diode driver with thermal protection for 445nm 638nm 520nm diode | eBay

It includes the NTC thermistor for thermal protection. Not bad for $33.60 + delivery.

DTR I'll probably be calling on you at some point for an M140/Nichia NDB7875 with suitable lensing.
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