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Old 11-04-2010, 06:11 PM #1
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Anyone ever tried this cheap china driver. I am thinking of using it in a ultra low power 445nm pointer build.


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Default Re: Cheap China Driver

This driver wont cut it. 445 diodes are between ~4.2-4.7 volts. The max voltage that driver does is 3.7V. I learned this myself when checking to see if an MI driver I had (which was all the ratings but voltage too low) would run a 445. I reckon if you fed it any more, it would smoke

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Default Re: Cheap China Driver

Check out this guy: 405nm blu-ray laser diode driver [OLBVD20] - $6.59 : Welcome to O-Like.com, Your source for laser products
He's relatively cheap and has the proper out put.
If you did get that guy just note that you have to follow the wiring diagram on here. The o-like one isn't correct.
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Check out this guy: 405nm blu-ray laser diode driver [OLBVD20] - $6.59 : Welcome to O-Like.com, Your source for laser products
He's relatively cheap and has the proper out put.
If you did get that guy just note that you have to follow the wiring diagram on here. The o-like one isn't correct.
Thanks I actually broke down and got a flex drive but at least it will do the job and I can always swap in an olike later.
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