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 04-15-2012, 04:52 AM #49
Kizdawg's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Runnin Back to Saskatoon!
Posts: 977
Rep Power: 61
Kizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond repute
Kizdawg Kizdawg is offline
Class 2M Laser
Kizdawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Runnin Back to Saskatoon!
Posts: 977
Rep Power: 61
Kizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

Owch! so CCurrent is out the window... without the jib


__________________
405nm PHR-805T UniqueFire A10-B 100ma mogasm linear
405nm 600mw S06J C6 cree
445nm A140 1.35A 1.7W guidesman with G2
445nm 2.5W+ G-2 H1600 in a copper axis 1800ma Mogasm linear 2x AR16340's in a guidesman
445nm 9mm Blitzbuck V3 2.8A Saik 2.9W
445 800mw 9mm in a RHD MOD9 a pollished stainless auraura sh-032 667ma benboost
450nm Osram PL450 301mw in a powerlight B50 Host 400ma microboost
450nm Osram PLTB450 1.7W in a Bigboy Host 1650ma FMT driver
532nm 80mw DPSS DIY info to follow
532nm 50mw DPSS module LASERSMAN Freeby review to follow...
638nm mits300 671ma 500mw C6 cree
638nm mits500 WF-501B 1150mw
638nm mits500 C2 1450ma X-drive 1100mw
685nm 29ma mogasm linear 17mw C6 Cree Aurora

Last edited by Kizdawg; 04-15-2012 at 04:54 AM.
Kizdawg is offline   Reply With Quote







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







Old 04-15-2012, 04:59 AM #50
jayrob's Avatar
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Northern CA, U.S. Astrophotography! (Some of my Photos)
Posts: 9,851
Rep Power: 3922
jayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond repute
jayrob jayrob is online now
Class 4 Laser
jayrob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Northern CA, U.S. Astrophotography! (Some of my Photos)
Posts: 9,851
Rep Power: 3922
jayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

I have some Jib drivers, and the negative input is the same trace as the negative output. Just like a DDL or other linear driver...

So that means that it is regulating through the positive side.

Not sure what rhd was referring to about that?? (unless he was isolating the case positive diode - or battery positive going through the driver before it connects to the host)

AMC7135 for an example, regulates through the negative side, and could be used in a case positive diode build, with battery case positive... (you would just need to make sure to isolate the driver negative edges from making contact with the main sink)

Which is not the ideal situation for that driver. Because it is best to heatsink the negative contacts... (edge of board)

And that is why that driver is best used in a situation like a flashlight, where the emitter is electrically isolated from the heatsink. (similar situation with 445's and 405 diodes)

If you some how thermal mount your IR diode, but keep it electrically isolated from the sink, then your good to go...
__________________
Personal lasers:
(just a few - too many to list) RPL 425, Sypder III Krypton, RPL 35 (473), GLP-473, GLP-593.5, HeNe 632.8,
Many DIY 445, red, blu-ray, green, 635, and 450 builds...


Looking for a DIY kit?


Take a look at some of my more popular kits linked in color...

* FS: 405-G-1 Glass Lens Mod for Blu-ray! 31% increase in power vs AixiZ acrylic!

* FS: New! 1000 Lumen XML-2 Maglite Modification With Voltage Monitor! - Parts or Complete Light! Must see!

* FS: Polished Stainless Steel Green Kit! Easy assembly in minutes!

* FS: Large Maglite Monster Kits! Side Button Forward Clicky! Custom Head Option! Gnarly...


Click here for a list of my build kits! Projects and tutorials too!


Last edited by jayrob; 04-15-2012 at 05:52 AM.
jayrob is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2012, 06:04 AM #51
Wolfman29's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Davis, CA
Posts: 3,828
Rep Power: 227
Wolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond repute
Wolfman29 Wolfman29 is offline
Class 3B Laser
Wolfman29's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Davis, CA
Posts: 3,828
Rep Power: 227
Wolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

Hey, so not to derail this discussion, but I have good news! I got 30 boards in the mail and will be doing assembly tomorrow afternoon. They should be shipped out to Clif on Monday
Wolfman29 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2012, 06:27 AM #52
Kizdawg's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Runnin Back to Saskatoon!
Posts: 977
Rep Power: 61
Kizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond repute
Kizdawg Kizdawg is offline
Class 2M Laser
Kizdawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Runnin Back to Saskatoon!
Posts: 977
Rep Power: 61
Kizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

Round ones? Welcome creator!!!

ARWUUUUU!
__________________
405nm PHR-805T UniqueFire A10-B 100ma mogasm linear
405nm 600mw S06J C6 cree
445nm A140 1.35A 1.7W guidesman with G2
445nm 2.5W+ G-2 H1600 in a copper axis 1800ma Mogasm linear 2x AR16340's in a guidesman
445nm 9mm Blitzbuck V3 2.8A Saik 2.9W
445 800mw 9mm in a RHD MOD9 a pollished stainless auraura sh-032 667ma benboost
450nm Osram PL450 301mw in a powerlight B50 Host 400ma microboost
450nm Osram PLTB450 1.7W in a Bigboy Host 1650ma FMT driver
532nm 80mw DPSS DIY info to follow
532nm 50mw DPSS module LASERSMAN Freeby review to follow...
638nm mits300 671ma 500mw C6 cree
638nm mits500 WF-501B 1150mw
638nm mits500 C2 1450ma X-drive 1100mw
685nm 29ma mogasm linear 17mw C6 Cree Aurora
Kizdawg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2012, 06:42 AM #53
rhd's Avatar
rhd rhd is offline
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 8,491
Rep Power: 1392
rhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond repute
rhd rhd is offline
Class 4 Laser
rhd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 8,491
Rep Power: 1392
rhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

To clarify, when I said that "Jib" had a creative way to regulate case-positive builds with a continuous-negative driver, I meant "Jib" as in the person (not "Jib" as in "a Jib driver")

Here:
Has anyone had experience making a (negative) regulating version of the DDL ?
__________________
CURRENT WAVELENGTHS:
405|441|450|467|473|495|505|520|532|556|PGLRG|589|594|632|638|660


SAFETY & IMPORTANT READING (threads authored and contributed to by various members of LPF):
- Federal Aviation Administration - Laser Safety Initiative (link)
- Info release from Laserglow - Default Canadian restrictions on portable lasers (link)
- The Necessity of Safety Goggles (link)

rhd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2012, 07:49 AM #54
jayrob's Avatar
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Northern CA, U.S. Astrophotography! (Some of my Photos)
Posts: 9,851
Rep Power: 3922
jayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond repute
jayrob jayrob is online now
Class 4 Laser
jayrob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Northern CA, U.S. Astrophotography! (Some of my Photos)
Posts: 9,851
Rep Power: 3922
jayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

Quote:
Originally Posted by rhd View Post
To clarify, when I said that "Jib" had a creative way to regulate case-positive builds with a continuous-negative driver, I meant "Jib" as in the person (not "Jib" as in "a Jib driver")

Here:
Has anyone had experience making a (negative) regulating version of the DDL ?
The case positive diode that is asking about is the problem...

That diagram of his won't work with a driver that is regulating through the positive side of the driver. (for a case positive diode like he is asking about) Not unless the diode is isolated from the supply like a 445, 405, or 635... (unless I'm not reading his diagram correctly)

Because with a linear driver (Jib, DDL, FlexModP3), the negative input and output are one and the same. So it's a direct connect from the negative supply to the diode.

Now if you also give a direct connect from the positive supply to the diode as that diagram shows, then it's the same as not even having a driver in there. It will by-pass the driver...
__________________
Personal lasers:
(just a few - too many to list) RPL 425, Sypder III Krypton, RPL 35 (473), GLP-473, GLP-593.5, HeNe 632.8,
Many DIY 445, red, blu-ray, green, 635, and 450 builds...


Looking for a DIY kit?


Take a look at some of my more popular kits linked in color...

* FS: 405-G-1 Glass Lens Mod for Blu-ray! 31% increase in power vs AixiZ acrylic!

* FS: New! 1000 Lumen XML-2 Maglite Modification With Voltage Monitor! - Parts or Complete Light! Must see!

* FS: Polished Stainless Steel Green Kit! Easy assembly in minutes!

* FS: Large Maglite Monster Kits! Side Button Forward Clicky! Custom Head Option! Gnarly...


Click here for a list of my build kits! Projects and tutorials too!


Last edited by jayrob; 04-15-2012 at 07:55 AM.
jayrob is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2012, 05:10 PM #55
rhd's Avatar
rhd rhd is offline
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 8,491
Rep Power: 1392
rhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond repute
rhd rhd is offline
Class 4 Laser
rhd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 8,491
Rep Power: 1392
rhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

Quote:
Originally Posted by jayrob View Post
The case positive diode that is asking about is the problem...

That diagram of his won't work with a driver that is regulating through the positive side of the driver. (for a case positive diode like he is asking about) Not unless the diode is isolated from the supply like a 445, 405, or 635... (unless I'm not reading his diagram correctly)

Because with a linear driver (Jib, DDL, FlexModP3), the negative input and output are one and the same. So it's a direct connect from the negative supply to the diode.

Now if you also give a direct connect from the positive supply to the diode as that diagram shows, then it's the same as not even having a driver in there. It will by-pass the driver...
Take another look at that diagram (note the pin names).

That's why his setup was particularly ingenious, it WILL work for case positive diodes, even with regulators that regulate through the positive side of the driver.

It's brilliant really, and simple. You can use a typical linear (DDL, Jib, Mohgasm,etc) to drive case positive build without isolation.
__________________
CURRENT WAVELENGTHS:
405|441|450|467|473|495|505|520|532|556|PGLRG|589|594|632|638|660


SAFETY & IMPORTANT READING (threads authored and contributed to by various members of LPF):
- Federal Aviation Administration - Laser Safety Initiative (link)
- Info release from Laserglow - Default Canadian restrictions on portable lasers (link)
- The Necessity of Safety Goggles (link)

rhd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2012, 06:25 PM #56
jayrob's Avatar
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Northern CA, U.S. Astrophotography! (Some of my Photos)
Posts: 9,851
Rep Power: 3922
jayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond repute
jayrob jayrob is online now
Class 4 Laser
jayrob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Northern CA, U.S. Astrophotography! (Some of my Photos)
Posts: 9,851
Rep Power: 3922
jayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond reputejayrob has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

Hmmm...

Interesting.

So you are saying that you can just reverse the polarity in the connection with a linear driver?

Just do everything the same, except switch positive with negative?

This is new to me. Have you tried it?

Edit: Oh I see now... The circuit is connected the same. But after the diode instead of before the diode! Ingenious!



This thought it new to me, and I'm still trying to wrap my head around it. One question. How about the negative input of a linear driver such as a FlexModP3 or a Jib driver? Do you have a diagram?
__________________
Personal lasers:
(just a few - too many to list) RPL 425, Sypder III Krypton, RPL 35 (473), GLP-473, GLP-593.5, HeNe 632.8,
Many DIY 445, red, blu-ray, green, 635, and 450 builds...


Looking for a DIY kit?


Take a look at some of my more popular kits linked in color...

* FS: 405-G-1 Glass Lens Mod for Blu-ray! 31% increase in power vs AixiZ acrylic!

* FS: New! 1000 Lumen XML-2 Maglite Modification With Voltage Monitor! - Parts or Complete Light! Must see!

* FS: Polished Stainless Steel Green Kit! Easy assembly in minutes!

* FS: Large Maglite Monster Kits! Side Button Forward Clicky! Custom Head Option! Gnarly...


Click here for a list of my build kits! Projects and tutorials too!


Last edited by jayrob; 04-15-2012 at 06:48 PM.
jayrob is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2012, 07:13 AM #57
Kizdawg's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Runnin Back to Saskatoon!
Posts: 977
Rep Power: 61
Kizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond repute
Kizdawg Kizdawg is offline
Class 2M Laser
Kizdawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Runnin Back to Saskatoon!
Posts: 977
Rep Power: 61
Kizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond reputeKizdawg has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

Yeah I dont get it... Isnt that just like puting in the battery backwards! I did see that on one of the DRLAVA diagrams.
__________________
405nm PHR-805T UniqueFire A10-B 100ma mogasm linear
405nm 600mw S06J C6 cree
445nm A140 1.35A 1.7W guidesman with G2
445nm 2.5W+ G-2 H1600 in a copper axis 1800ma Mogasm linear 2x AR16340's in a guidesman
445nm 9mm Blitzbuck V3 2.8A Saik 2.9W
445 800mw 9mm in a RHD MOD9 a pollished stainless auraura sh-032 667ma benboost
450nm Osram PL450 301mw in a powerlight B50 Host 400ma microboost
450nm Osram PLTB450 1.7W in a Bigboy Host 1650ma FMT driver
532nm 80mw DPSS DIY info to follow
532nm 50mw DPSS module LASERSMAN Freeby review to follow...
638nm mits300 671ma 500mw C6 cree
638nm mits500 WF-501B 1150mw
638nm mits500 C2 1450ma X-drive 1100mw
685nm 29ma mogasm linear 17mw C6 Cree Aurora

Last edited by Kizdawg; 04-20-2012 at 07:31 AM. Reason: confusion!
Kizdawg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2012, 10:47 AM #58
Hiemal's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 1,449
Rep Power: 311
Hiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond repute
Hiemal Hiemal is offline
Class 3R Laser
Hiemal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 1,449
Rep Power: 311
Hiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond reputeHiemal has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kizdawg View Post
Yeah I dont get it... Isnt that just like puting in the battery backwards! I did see that on one of the DRLAVA diagrams.
Nope!

In a series circuit the current is the same throughout it....so as a result it will still be the same amount of current no matter if you place the laser diode before or after the linear regulator.

With switching ones, however, this is not the case...
__________________
formerly Le Quack


Drivers and Stuff

Superboost Driver (5.5+ amp capability) End all for Boosting!

MicroSized Boost Driver

Low Dropout Linear Driver


Any electronics related questions?

Send me a PM and I'll try my best to answer!
Hiemal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2012, 05:23 PM #59
Wolfman29's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Davis, CA
Posts: 3,828
Rep Power: 227
Wolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond repute
Wolfman29 Wolfman29 is offline
Class 3B Laser
Wolfman29's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Davis, CA
Posts: 3,828
Rep Power: 227
Wolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

Just a little update, guys. The first set of boards was received by Clif yesterday. I expect them up for sale on his site either today or tomorrow.

Once they are up for sale, I think I may open up a legitimate advertising thread for 'em.
Wolfman29 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2012, 05:30 PM #60
RyanElectro's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 804
Rep Power: 185
RyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to RyanElectro
RyanElectro RyanElectro is offline
Class 2M Laser
RyanElectro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 804
Rep Power: 185
RyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond reputeRyanElectro has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to RyanElectro
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wolfman29 View Post
Just a little update, guys. The first set of boards was received by Clif yesterday. I expect them up for sale on his site either today or tomorrow.

Once they are up for sale, I think I may open up a legitimate advertising thread for 'em.
I'd certainly like to try one of these boards, they must be of great quality

Last edited by RyanElectro; 04-20-2012 at 05:30 PM.
RyanElectro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2012, 08:43 PM #61
Wolfman29's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Davis, CA
Posts: 3,828
Rep Power: 227
Wolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond repute
Wolfman29 Wolfman29 is offline
Class 3B Laser
Wolfman29's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Davis, CA
Posts: 3,828
Rep Power: 227
Wolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

The first iteration s actually not that nearly high-quality as the next batches will be. The board manufacturer screwed up the boards (or at least there was a misunderstanding on what it means to have a lower limit on trace width :P ), so a trace that was required for correct operation is missing. I jumpered the traces necessary so it is perfectly functional and the jumper did not increase the overall size of the board or ability to heatsink, but it doesn't look as pretty :P

These are going to be selling on Clif's site at a discounted price of $20 each board because it is only the V1 version. V2, requiring less heatsinking, will probably be listed on his site in the middle of next week.
Wolfman29 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2012, 10:21 PM #62
Just4FunReally's Avatar
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Somewhere on the rainbow between 405nm and 660nm.
Posts: 215
Rep Power: 18
Just4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud of
Just4FunReally Just4FunReally is offline
Class 1M Laser
Just4FunReally's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Somewhere on the rainbow between 405nm and 660nm.
Posts: 215
Rep Power: 18
Just4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud ofJust4FunReally has much to be proud of
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

If I'm going to heat sink this driver, which side would I thermal epoxy onto it? I'd know if it were a boost or linear, but I've never worked with a buck driver before. The round component side or the square one? Thanks in advance! Sweet new driver on the block.
__________________
Yeah, I'm new to the lasing world, but I learn fast and I always try to take the right safety precautions. If an idiot like me can do it, what's your excuse? Get yourself some goggles and maybe you can get your hands on some powerful photon-shooting devices like the best of them.

Lasers!:
405nm 100mW~ in an Altoid's tin. Probably looks like a detonator to everyone else, because they give me scared looks when I have it out in public...
405nm 125mW~ PVC Host
445nm M-140 Diode in a C6 pushing 1.62A
532nm 5mW~ DX Laser
635nm 5mW Laser Pen (no clue where I got this one)
635nm Mits diode looking for a home that Lazeerer is soon going to provide in the form of his Small Sun kit
660nm 250mW~ Labby(now dead, working on making a better portable lab-style that you can see in this thread)


If I took the time to thank everyone on this forum who has helped me with their posts, then I'd probably get banned for spam, so I'll let my signature to it for me: ! And for the ones with big egos:
Just4FunReally is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2012, 11:05 PM #63
Wolfman29's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Davis, CA
Posts: 3,828
Rep Power: 227
Wolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond repute
Wolfman29 Wolfman29 is offline
Class 3B Laser
Wolfman29's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Davis, CA
Posts: 3,828
Rep Power: 227
Wolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

Heatsink the side with the big square chip. Also, if you can, the resistor on the other side. The resistor shouldn't need heatsinking, but it will heat up, so if you can heatsink it, it will help total board dissipation.
Wolfman29 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2012, 10:29 PM #64
Wolfman29's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Davis, CA
Posts: 3,828
Rep Power: 227
Wolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond repute
Wolfman29 Wolfman29 is offline
Class 3B Laser
Wolfman29's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Davis, CA
Posts: 3,828
Rep Power: 227
Wolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond reputeWolfman29 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Teaser: The BlitzBuck - A 2A+ Switching Buck Driver

Good news on the BlitzBuck front!

BlitzBuck V1 Round, a more efficient design, has just been successfully tested! It is capable of outputting over 2A (haven't tested higher) continuously without a duty-cycle at over 90% efficiency! With the proto-design (situated on a 16.4mm singled sided board), I am drawing 1.35A at 8.7V to output 5.2V at 2.04A! And, this is just the beginning! The next version should be capable of outputting 3A of power for those of you wanting to test the other diodes

These will probably not be in Clif's shop until the middle of May, but they will be very capable.

Look forward to a V2 of the rectangular version (still approximately 75-80% efficient) in Clif's shop as well, soon!

Also... this one is continuous ground! WOOO!

Last edited by Wolfman29; 04-23-2012 at 10:33 PM.
Wolfman29 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 06:13 AM.


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