Laser pointer discussion. Read/write reviews of laser pointers and laser pointer companies. Learn about all types of laser pointers and lasers





Welcome to Laser Pointer Forums! If you are looking for a laser pointer or want to compare different laser pointer companies, you may want to check out the LPF Laser Pointer Company Database. The link will open in a new window for your convenience.








Green Laser Pointers by Category Blue Laser Pointers by Category Red Laser Pointers by Category
Yellow Laser Pointers by Category Violet Laser Pointers by Category Orange Laser Pointers by Category
Top Laser Pointers by Power - 1 Watt+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 500mW+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 250mW+
Laser Pointer Database High Power Laser Pointers Laser Pointer Diodes
Laser Technology Laser Pointer Parts Lasers by Wavelength
Top 10 Laser Pointer Companies Laser Pointer Company Database Visible Beam Laser Pointers


One laser store meets all your needs

























Go Back   Laser Pointer Forums - Discuss Laser Pointers > Lasers > Drivers, Test-load, Power Supply, & Batteries



LPF List of Laser Pointer Companies (link opens new window)



Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-08-2011, 01:04 AM #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: navarre, florida
Posts: 27
Rep Power: 0
rileyscool101 is on a distinguished road
rileyscool101 rileyscool101 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: navarre, florida
Posts: 27
Rep Power: 0
rileyscool101 is on a distinguished road
Default noob question

Hi, I recently took apart a ps3 and got a blu ray laser diode out of it, so I decided i'd build a laser. I haven't built one before so I did a little research and figured out that this particular diode isn't very strong. I decided i'd want a little more power so I decided im going to buy 405nm 300mW blu-ray laser diode speed X6 blu-ray diode #1 | eBay
and also an an aixiz holder with the glass lense. I'm just wondering what a good driver would be for that power, and what voltage i'd need to power that driver. I'm making this laser as a desktop one, so space isn't an issue. Also, is that diode even worth the money, or should I be looking into other diodes? I want to do some burning.


rileyscool101 is offline   Reply With Quote







LPF List of Laser Pointer Companies (link opens new window)







Old 11-08-2011, 01:16 AM #2
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: navarre, florida
Posts: 27
Rep Power: 0
rileyscool101 is on a distinguished road
rileyscool101 rileyscool101 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: navarre, florida
Posts: 27
Rep Power: 0
rileyscool101 is on a distinguished road
Default Re: noob question

i've been looking around a little more, would http://hacylon.case.edu/ebay/laser_diode/Groove_2.php preset at 300mA work to run that diode at maximum? And if anyones bought from this company before, that 10$ glass lense housing is similar/the same to the aixiz housing right?
rileyscool101 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2011, 02:22 AM #3
SerpantSlayer's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Jersey
Posts: 863
Rep Power: 277
SerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond repute
SerpantSlayer SerpantSlayer is offline
Class 2M Laser
SerpantSlayer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Jersey
Posts: 863
Rep Power: 277
SerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond reputeSerpantSlayer has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: noob question

Check out this site: https://sites.google.com/site/dtrlpf/home/diodes . The guy is a trusted member on the forum and I've personally purchased from him before On the page theres an option that you can purchase a 12x 405nm doide pressed in an aixiz housing with leads soldered on. Theres also an option that includes a diver with a customizable current he can set for you. Sounds like exactly what you're looking for. Good luck on your build
SerpantSlayer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply





Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On











Loading








Green Laser Pointers by Category Blue Laser Pointers by Category Red Laser Pointers by Category
Yellow Laser Pointers by Category Violet Laser Pointers by Category Orange Laser Pointers by Category
Top Laser Pointers by Power - 1 Watt+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 500mW+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 250mW+
Laser Pointer Database High Power Laser Pointers Laser Pointer Diodes






Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use


 


All times are GMT. The time now is 08:48 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use
Copyright (C) 2017 Laser Pointer Forums, LLC