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Old 10-27-2012, 06:12 AM #1
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Default Energizer batteries..(Read and reply to the last post)

Are 2 AA Energizer 2300 MAH batteries good for a laser extracted out of a dvd burner. ??


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It depends on your driver.....

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Energizer batteries are good for most everything and you should have no problem with them, be sure to use a laser diode driver and set it for the correct current out for the diode you have, good luck
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Default Re: Energizer batteries..

Ok. The laser is (ALMOST) done.. But when i was buying the batteries and i saw they were 1.2 volts each -_-

That means i need 6 batteries to get 7.2 volts which is for ideal usage of this driver

http://www.rog8811.com/LM317%20compo...12663627278806

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That batteries will be all 2300 or 2450 MAH..

So i am a little worried.. Don't want to destroy all that stuff?

So will 6 batteries.. Rechargeable of such MAH be good?? for 7.2 volts and lets say 2450 MAH each battery?

Good for a red laser extracted out of a x16 DVD Burner?

Just worried :P
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As long as your hitting a voltage your driver can handle it really doesn't matter what or how many batteries.
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Heres a question. what if you use batts that under power your laser. such as 18650 as opposed to 16340s. would that cause harm to the driver or diode?
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you mean one 18650 as opposed to two 16340's?
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18650 batteries have a greater capacity than 16340's but I don't believe anyone has had any damage done by under powering.
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Perfect! so 6 batteries will work... Laser will be ready in sunday!!
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Remember that Alkaline batteries don't like high current draw, so while they'll still work for your laser, they may perform below their rated mAh.
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That's good to know Bionic-Badger! I was thinking about making a thread to ask about that since I found some nonrechargeable 16340's. Glad to not waste the money on them.

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you mean one 18650 as opposed to two 16340's?
Thats why i added an "s" behind 16340"s" and not 18650

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