Old 02-20-2011, 09:48 AM #1
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Default Flexmod P3. Please help

Hi,

I bought 2 new Flexmod P3 drivers for the purpose of building another 2 watt+ 445nm laser system using a PBS.

When I drive a single diode if works perfectly. I can use the modulation with my software or simply using a 3v battery...

When I put two diodes in series it works fine until I try modulate it. The diodes turn off and a little red led lights up on the driver.. This happens whether I use a battery or ILDA software for modulation.

Don't know why??


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Old 02-21-2011, 05:38 PM #2
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Default Re: Flexmod P3. Please help

Well. just in case anyone was wondering there is a solution. 12V regulated power was not enough voltage to drive both diodes in series. I used 18V and it worked perfectly
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1800mW Watt 445nm (2x900mW through PBS)
510mW 532nm
500mw 635nm (DEAD Apr 2011)
259mw 660nm
2 Watt 808nm
205mw 404nm
YAG 2J Pulse (Still need a PSU)
Countless laser diodes.
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3mw He-Ne (My first laser. 1995)
20 high power c-mounts
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