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The drivers are on that plug which fits along with the battery and PWM control in this http://www.thorlabs.com/thorProduct....tNumber=SM2E60


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Finding Flexdrives available and paying for them hurts like a sucker punch but damn they are pretty freakin' sweet drivers. Then again if you're building a unit with SEVEN 445 diodes in it why not go all the way and get the simplest and most reliable drivers.
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:15 PM #19
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Default Re: Best Buck for Red, 7 diode build

Thanks guys

I'm going to build my own drivers based on the lm3405. The application notes are straightforeward, parts are cheap and I may learn something new. Worst case scenario I blow a 10 dollar diode and end up buying flex drives.

Best case scenario I save $150

I'll let you know how it goes....

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