Old 07-20-2016, 03:52 AM #1
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Default Brand new Challenger II 405nm laser kaput?

I'm waiting for a reply from Podo so while waiting I decided to see if anyone else has had a similar experience. Batteries came yesterday which I charged up and inserted correctly and correctly all other times. This laser worked as expected until tonight about two hours ago. All it seems to do now is give a brief flash sometimes. If anyone has let me know.



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Default Re: Brand new Challenger II 405nm laser kaput?

This seems like a problem with the contacts. Have you tried putting aluminum foil between the battery and the switch, or jumping the switch using a wire?
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Default Re: Brand new Challenger II 405nm laser kaput?

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This seems like a problem with the contacts. Have you tried putting aluminum foil between the battery and the switch, or jumping the switch using a wire?
Tried foil just now, still not working. I didn't think it would because this device has closely machined tolerances. For example: when inserting the batteries they float down the barrel slowly because the air in there has to squeeze it's way out passed the batteries.
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Let Podo sort it for you---if he doesn't have an immediate fix get a replacement
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