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Old 09-29-2013, 12:40 AM #1
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Default Where to buy LD Drivers Nowadays?

I've searched everywhere for laser diode drivers, but all the good ones were
sold by people who have since left the business.
The only ones I can find are DTR's X-Boost T-mini which is too expensive, and the Micro Boost Drive V1 which I've had bad experiences with.

Where do you guys get your drivers these days?


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Default Re: Where to buy LD Drivers Nowadays?

So true on the price of drivers... I used to be able to pick up a good driver for under $10, now everything is >$20. Try User: FOULMIST. I have one of his drivers coming, i got it set at 2.3A and it was only $10 They have great reviews and he is very nice!
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what happened to the microboost?
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Yes. I noticed the syntax was wrong right after I posted.

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I still have those buck drivers (iDrv3) at 10 bucks. If you are interested shoot me a P.M. I have limited quantities left around 20pcs.

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