Old 10-24-2007, 10:38 PM #1
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Default finally have a working laser. but...

It works great and it burns too!

thanks you guys for getting my started on the supplys and tips. But the weird thing is that the LD will only lase when at 4 volts. is that ok?

I don't understand why. It works great though. Is it just "special"?, is it ok as long as it works?


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4 volts? Where did you get this diode?
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yeah 4V is abit unusual?? is it a GB diode?
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yeah, its a GB diode from senkat. not sure why, I have another one and it runs at 3 volts. the 4 volt one isn't any brighter or dimmer.
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