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Hey everyone! I can now officially say I have a real build! Well.. half real.

My host is a piece of wood.

Got the heatsink for cheap on ebay, ripped the other heatsink for the 317 off of an old rc car speed controller.

It is the diode from the LPC-815, driven at 400mA. No idea what its outputting at, other then awesome.



I'll be making a better driver (actually have one, but no test load for it), so prepare to see it improve. For now its just a bench laser.


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I like those heatsinks. They look cool. What are you doing for a driver? Looks like an LM-317 and a resistor? I'm currently waiting on parts to rebuild my labby's driver as well. I'm not getting as many mA as you are though.
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Thanks! I like them too. And yes, that is a 317 and a resistor.
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cool man

you should throw a fan on there and put it in a cool project box
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lol, this isn't a permanent home for it. It'll look way cooler soon
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"My host is a piece of wood."

LOL, I love it! Seriously, good job. Any pics of it lasing?
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Yeah, that was pretty awesome.

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Thanks! I have to go to New York today, but when I get back I'm sure I can take some pictures.

Anyway, I was toying around with the idea of 3D printing a host for it (I have a 3D printer), so I'll probably toss a 3D model on here and see if you guys see any issues with it before I make it.
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Hey everyone! I can now officially say I have a real build! Well.. half real.

My host is a piece of wood.

Got the heatsink for cheap on ebay, ripped the other heatsink for the 317 off of an old rc car speed controller.

It is the diode from the LPC-815, driven at 400mA. No idea what its outputting at, other then awesome.



I'll be making a better driver (actually have one, but no test load for it), so prepare to see it improve. For now its just a bench laser.
Ah, from the pictures of those connectors you used I can tell that you are also into electric rc stuff.
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Haha, yeah. I grabbed those mini deans from the parts bin for my rc helicopter batteries, and the other plug from my scrap connectors bin.
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