Well I got my items on friday! Now there slightly higher princess make sence, thay just need to sell DIY flashlight parts and I might order from there more often for the fast shiping.
The laser big surprise is only 56mW with freshly charged batteries. Tho it is very stable output for a pen...
Well I ordered a shiny laser & a light. I figure the laser will make a nice host if the module sucks. So well se if I get them. :tinfoil:
100mW 532nm Open-back Steel Green Laser Pointer for Sale at Tmart.com
E27 1W 85-265V 1 LED Spotlight LED Bulb for Sale at Tmart.com
1000mW 8G Multifunction Vedio Flashlight Style Dazzling Green Laser Pointer Black for Sale at Tmart.com
EDIT: Another funny one
1000mW High-power Kaleidoscopic Blue Laser Pointer Black for Sale at Tmart.com
Same shit different pile, just my .2 cents.
Dont get me wrong ill be buying a 300mW & some 30mW 635's. I was only trying to second Grix on the lower powerd diode, and that beter beam characteristics is usefull for a wider market than laser pointers.:)
I was not trying to say your not intelligent just trying to better clarify with my...
Hears a pic to help you.
The 300mW 635nm TO18 (5.6mm) diode in your spec sheet has a divergence of 35° x 7°. That will make a thin wide line, like this ________
Imageshack - 635nm300mwto1856mmspeci.jpg
The HL63133DG 170mW 635-642nm diode that Grix suggested, Has a divergence of 9° x 17°...
Well with OEM im not sure where they sorce there lab lasers, but for laser glow and dragon lasers I think they sorce from CNI(a few companies do).
The only problem is CNI doesn't always like to deal with individuals and sometimes quotes high.
The specs on the dragonlaser look the same as the...
CNI is one of the best, so is OEM. Thay will be hight quality, but have a high price tag.
If your not as concerned about beam specs or a real lab laser look, O-like offers one for cheep.
800mW 808nm Infrared laser module diode /focusable - eBay (item 170572922775 end time Dec-29-10 02:40:17...
I got a few of these a while back, as hand outs.
Thay all put out around 30~40mW
I never tested the ir output, but all newish cheep green pointers have some ir leakage.
All & all a not bad deal, "cheep pointer cheep price".
I Just used arctic alumina thermal adhesive.
Yup mineral oil.
It heats up a lot slower than I thought it would. I think I did good buy sandwiching tha driver pill between the heatsink and the old driver pill, the host heats up more all at once. Plus the extra mass of the mineral oil.