Old 10-01-2010, 11:29 PM #1
reginak's Avatar
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Brazil
Posts: 210
Rep Power: 104
reginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond repute
reginak reginak is offline
Class 1M Laser
reginak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Brazil
Posts: 210
Rep Power: 104
reginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond repute
Default What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

Hi!

My 445nm (flaminpyro Aurora SH-032 host) was fine until It received a little bumb (it was a very light bumb) and now the beam (without lens) is like this:



And it is much weaker too, I can hardly see the beam... And besides that it is getting warmer faster than before.

Any ideas?

Thanks


reginak is offline   Reply With Quote


















Old 10-01-2010, 11:38 PM #2
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: PA
Posts: 1,132
Rep Power: 43
udanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond repute
udanis udanis is offline
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: PA
Posts: 1,132
Rep Power: 43
udanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

The lens on the top of the diode might of shifted? Just my idea.
__________________
Lasers:
-405nm Ebay Pens
-532nm 250mw Jet Laser PL-C
-532nm O-like Cute 150mW

-Z-Bolt 635nm ~5mw

Website:
Udanis.com
udanis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2010, 11:49 PM #3
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,203
Rep Power: 0
Crazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond repute
Crazy Jay Crazy Jay is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,203
Rep Power: 0
Crazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

Can you show a pic of what the dot looks like with the lens?

I've never seen this before. Diode is damaged in some way.

Can you also take a picture of the diode inside? The tip
Crazy Jay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2010, 02:20 AM #4
reginak's Avatar
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Brazil
Posts: 210
Rep Power: 104
reginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond repute
reginak reginak is offline
Class 1M Laser
reginak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Brazil
Posts: 210
Rep Power: 104
reginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

The best pic I got from the diode is that:



The red arrow points to some kind of piece inside the diode, its not a reflection. I don't know if it is normal or not.

The dot with the lens is round like the image of it without the lens.

Thanks
reginak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2010, 02:34 AM #5
Pilgor's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Timmins, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 572
Rep Power: 37
Pilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond repute
Pilgor Pilgor is offline
Class 2M Laser
Pilgor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Timmins, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 572
Rep Power: 37
Pilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond reputePilgor has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

look like solder in the aperture from what I can see from the pics.
Pilgor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2010, 03:23 AM #6
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 170
Rep Power: 17
Netscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to behold
Netscott Netscott is offline
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 170
Rep Power: 17
Netscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to beholdNetscott is a splendid one to behold
Unhappy Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

Banding looks like your diode has gone "zombie". My first 445 nm build suffered this issue only not as intensively. The bump appears to have killed some portion of the lasing medium (from whence the black bands stem). I had to replace the diode and afterwards the laser was 100% better.

Sorry!

-Scott
__________________
WorldScott.com
Netscott is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2010, 03:42 AM #7
daguin's Avatar
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Sunny Southern California
Posts: 16,636
Rep Power: 12649
daguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond repute
daguin daguin is offline
Class 4 Laser
daguin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Sunny Southern California
Posts: 16,636
Rep Power: 12649
daguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

Yep. Sounds like a zombie. At what current were you running it? Was it "on" when it was dropped/hit?

Peace,
dave
__________________
How To Get Along In and Be Accepted in the Forum

If you got some value out of reading this forum, how about donating $2 to keep it going?
Click Here to donate

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
-William Shakespeare
daguin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2010, 05:15 AM #8
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Tech_Junkie Tech_Junkie is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

Tech_Junkie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2010, 05:29 AM #9
DTR's Avatar
DTR DTR is online now
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: St. Louis MO
Posts: 5,492
Rep Power: 102942
DTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond repute
DTR DTR is online now
Class 4 Laser
DTR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: St. Louis MO
Posts: 5,492
Rep Power: 102942
DTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

I had one like that. Put out around 170mW at best no matter what current you pushed into it.
DTR is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2010, 05:39 AM #10
daguin's Avatar
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Sunny Southern California
Posts: 16,636
Rep Power: 12649
daguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond repute
daguin daguin is offline
Class 4 Laser
daguin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Sunny Southern California
Posts: 16,636
Rep Power: 12649
daguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond reputedaguin has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

Quote:
Originally Posted by DTR View Post
I had one like that. Put out around 170mW at best no matter what current you pushed into it.
The very definition of a "zombie."

PullBangDead took some pretty cool macro shots of the damage to the top of the die in a zombie.

Peace,
dave

**EDIT** -- Found it
http://laserpointerforums.com/f65/da...avy-54033.html
__________________
How To Get Along In and Be Accepted in the Forum

If you got some value out of reading this forum, how about donating $2 to keep it going?
Click Here to donate

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
-William Shakespeare

Last edited by daguin; 10-02-2010 at 05:43 AM.
daguin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-03-2010, 12:21 AM #11
reginak's Avatar
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Brazil
Posts: 210
Rep Power: 104
reginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond repute
reginak reginak is offline
Class 1M Laser
reginak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Brazil
Posts: 210
Rep Power: 104
reginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

Ohh.. it was on when the bumb ocurred, so now its my first broken laser.

Anyway, thanks everyone that tried to help me identify the problem! I love this forum!

Regina
reginak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-03-2010, 03:37 AM #12
DTR's Avatar
DTR DTR is online now
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: St. Louis MO
Posts: 5,492
Rep Power: 102942
DTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond repute
DTR DTR is online now
Class 4 Laser
DTR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: St. Louis MO
Posts: 5,492
Rep Power: 102942
DTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

This could be a good excuse for you to practice installing a new diode.
DTR is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-03-2010, 12:23 PM #13
Banned
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: London, UK
Posts: 881
Rep Power: 0
SMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant future
SMIDSY SMIDSY is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: London, UK
Posts: 881
Rep Power: 0
SMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant futureSMIDSY has a brilliant future
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

*removed*

Last edited by SMIDSY; 07-24-2013 at 09:03 AM.
SMIDSY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-03-2010, 10:06 PM #14
reginak's Avatar
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Brazil
Posts: 210
Rep Power: 104
reginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond repute
reginak reginak is offline
Class 1M Laser
reginak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Brazil
Posts: 210
Rep Power: 104
reginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond reputereginak has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

Quote:
This could be a good excuse for you to practice installing a new diode
I will try, will be testing my skills in soldering with 0.50 cents leds first

Thanks
reginak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-03-2010, 10:18 PM #15
DTR's Avatar
DTR DTR is online now
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: St. Louis MO
Posts: 5,492
Rep Power: 102942
DTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond repute
DTR DTR is online now
Class 4 Laser
DTR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: St. Louis MO
Posts: 5,492
Rep Power: 102942
DTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

You can use this to get an idea what you will need to do.

Build Tips: How to assemble a Jayrob Hot Kit LINK
DTR is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2010, 03:29 AM #16
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,203
Rep Power: 0
Crazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond repute
Crazy Jay Crazy Jay is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,203
Rep Power: 0
Crazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond reputeCrazy Jay has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: What happened with my 445? Can someone help me?

Expect to be pampered Regina. Heck I bet a few guys on here would offer you a diode for free especially when they see that avatar of yours... if that's really you that is

Crazy Jay is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply





Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

























Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use


 


All times are GMT. The time now is 09:52 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use
Copyright (C) 2017 Laser Pointer Forums, LLC