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Hello,

I recently purchased a laser from amazon and a separate battery holder, I was wondering if all I need to do is wire the battery pack to the laser and it's good to go? Do I need a resistor?

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Amazon.com: POWERFUL 5mW 532nm GREEN LASER LINE GENERATORS Module: Sports & Outdoors

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Amazon.com: Instapark™ laser Diode module Power 3 V power supply (battery holder): Home Improvement


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You paid too much for that. But yes, just connect it. No resistor needed.
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Thanks. Do you have links to other sources of these cheap lasers? When I was searching all I could find were industrial versions for $$$.
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DealExtreme: $14.65 Geniune New Wish 5mW Green Laser Module (5V)
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~25mW 532nm (potmoded) from DX (dead now, switch died and repair failed...)not moded vid
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~6mW 635nm diode laser pic 1 pic 2
~250mW 650nm extracted from 20x DVD burner. <- dead vid 1 vid 2
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~6mW 635nm diode laser pic 1 pic 2
~250mW 650nm extracted from 20x DVD burner. <- dead vid 1 vid 2
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