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Old 11-21-2010, 10:47 PM #1
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About the Flexdrive v5 manual, what is different between the current setting 100-312mA and 108-412mA ? Both photo's are the same or do I missed something obvious ?

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Default Re: Question about Flexdrive v5

For the 100-312mA range, the end resistor is removed (hence the white X on it in the PDF). For the 108-412mA range, it remains on the board.
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Default Re: Question about Flexdrive v5

The v4 needs a resistor removed from the pcb but the v5 don't. I don't see a white x on the pdf.

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Default Re: Question about Flexdrive v5

Interesting. The PDF has indeed changed.

Here's what mine looks like, downloaded Jul 17th 2010.

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Maybe you just have to imagine the range you want
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Hmm, the 100-312 range shouldn't be there., it's now about 100-412 without removing the resistor.
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Which range setting do you recommend for a LOC or LCC red diode at 412mA ?
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You want the highest in the range for maximum efficiency . So you want your setting to be on the high end of the range, so the middle one. Hope that helps
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Any chance you could update the PDF manual, good Doctor?
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