Old 01-16-2012, 08:08 PM #1
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Default A new 445 project

i was in maplins the other day and saw this case and thought hm thats looks a good size and shape lets get one. so am now craming lots in there to make a 5-6watt 445 modules.

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the actual lid measures just 120mm by 95mm, so its going to be a tight build









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Out of curiosity, how much do you sell these for?
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I'm going to guess 700-800. Wonder how off I am lol.
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2-3k?
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2000 odd
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am also working up a beta version of this module, 10 diodes each driven by its own driver. all enclosed in that housing
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what current will you be driving the diodes at?
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1.2amps each i wont be over driving them, ill be going by the spec sheet
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this is awesome so this will do about 5-6W output? that's just cruell
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Whats you progress till now ?
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slow progress as im waiting on some lens
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you know its a tight build when you have to mod the mirror mounts





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Sick build...Great job!
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That's amazing to say the least. Do I even need to mention the need for glasses here? Just kidding, I'm sure you know that already. Great job on the build, it looks great, although I'd like to see the finished case for that.
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