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Im new to the laser hobby and am not equipped to build my own driver. I would like to buy a driver circuit for a dvd burner diode,8x i think. I appreciate any suggestions or links.
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look up rckstr or jib driver for linear.
or microboost and flexdrive for boost drivers. (they are more expensive)
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Im new to the laser hobby and am not equipped to build my own driver. I would like to buy a driver circuit for a dvd burner diode,8x i think. I appreciate any suggestions or links.
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i don't think you can use a microboost with a red.... but the flex drive or any linear drive will work.

to decide if you want a boost type or linear type think about what battery configuration your host uses.

if you can only get 1 AA or AAA in then you need a boost driver... if you can fit 3 aa or aaa then you can use a boost also.... in that same aa or aaa host you can also use a linear driver but you will need to use fully charged 3.7v lilthum ion rechargable batteries.
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Any reason why you can't use a microboost with a red? Just for clarification.
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i believe the laser diode would need to be isolated from the host. so you can use it, but it's a nuisance.

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