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Old 05-13-2015, 01:51 AM #1
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Default which driver is everyone using?

looking to drive a
462nm diode @ 2.4amps
445nm diode @ 2.4amps
and a 635nm diode @ 1.2 amps
off 1 18650 battery,
which driver is everyone using/which would work for this application


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Default Re: which driver is everyone using?

A X-boost should do the job
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Default Re: which driver is everyone using?

x drive from lazerer would do it the best for all I would think
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x drive from lazerer would do it the best for all I would think
I thought X-drive need to 2 li-ion batteries to work For those diodes?
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Default Re: which driver is everyone using?

The X-drive is a buck driver; since you're limited to using only one cell the X-drive would only work for the 635 nm diode I believe.


I would recommend my own drivers but I'm actually out of stock at the moment.

Because of that I'd say go with the X-drive for the 635 nm, and X-boost drivers for the other diodes.
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Default Re: which driver is everyone using?

Depends on the host. I see you have a couple c6 builds!
I have used a few of the Survival laser drivers for the "red" range with no problems.

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Default Re: which driver is everyone using?

I'd probably use a X-drive for the two blue's and maybe and 3* AMC7135 driver (like this) for the red. I used a 3* AMC7135 driver for my Mit's 500mW build and that worked fine for me.
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Default Re: which driver is everyone using?

thanks for all the input guys, just what i needed.
hey le quack i saw some of your drivers and would like to grab one or more when the come back in stock, particularly one for driving the 462nm 9mm to a high wavelength.
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