Old 09-09-2010, 08:04 PM #1
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Default 445nm on the cheap

The diode from Glenns' GB finally arrived, and I finished my little 445nm build. It is fed about 1,25 Amps and should output around 1300mW. It obviously burn extremely well, and the beam is about as bright as a 200mW greenie.

This whole build was only 90 dollars.

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Default Re: 445nm on the cheap

LOL that thing is nuts. be careful!!
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Old 09-09-2010, 10:18 PM #3
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Default Re: 445nm on the cheap

If it's an a130 diode, and your using an aixiz lens, at 1250mA your probably getting 1050-1100mW out of it. At least that's what the two a130 diodes I got (so far, still waiting on the last two) from glenn's GB do.
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