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7.1W 450nm Gravity power Adjustment Maglight OLED screen, TEMP, Current ++

RDTech

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:wave:I had an Idea to make a laser differently. So, I was happy to purchase a Silver maglight From Jayrob. Very Large air cooled / finned aluminum heatsink. As nobody has purchased it I had a chance to erradicate bugs and got the output to 7.1W.. Interested? Make me an offer, cash/partial trades welsome..
What I did different was to put a 80MHz ARM processor, dual Color OLED & Multiple sensors INSIDE the Laser.
--Relative Output Power
--Laser Assembly Temperature
--Actual Current draw
LaserMag (8).JPG
https://youtu.be/U1HLLiozblE
Twist the laser CW to increase (step) laser output, CCW to decrease. I have not added any cool / odd focus ring, but will attach a ring for focusing.

2 - 32650 Batteries included.
. CHANGED PRICE to $450 OBO
Thank you all so much for you kind words and accolades on the laser. I really do want to sell it though . I will go down $100 and ship it free (priority) in the lower 48 states.

As stated, I will be happy to help build "similar sub systems" for others



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Some Video Attached.
https://youtu.be/U1HLLiozblE
E-mail questions.
 
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hakzaw1

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Re: Sale: 6.3W 450nm Maglight OLED screen, Gravity power Adjustment. $650 Look at th

another amazing Object de Art--

PM coming
 

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Re: Sale: 6.3W 450nm Maglight OLED screen, Gravity power Adjustment. $650 Look at th

Fantastic project, I love the twist for variable power feature!
:gj: +rep!
 
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Re: 6.35W 450nm Maglight OLED screen, Gravity power Adjustment - Multiple Sensors & C

Very interesting!

How do you measure output power? Using a pre-computed table of P vs. I?

Is it true analog current control or PWM?
 

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Re: 6.35W 450nm Maglight OLED screen, Gravity power Adjustment - Multiple Sensors & C

Hi,
Speechless all i can say is Epic.... Wow awesome build RDT.
+ Rep if i can..Yes i can Good luck Buddy

Rich:)
 

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Re: 6.35W 450nm Maglight OLED screen, Gravity power Adjustment - Multiple Sensors & C

That is a one of a kind, what diode is going in it?
 

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Re: 6.35W 450nm Maglight OLED screen, Gravity power Adjustment - Multiple Sensors & C

The output reading is linear (like a look up table). The output from the Accelerometer after being fed into and processed is sent to a DAC (digital to analog) converter and right to the analog input of the driver. It is real analog, not PWM. Never had much luck with PWM..

I considered using other axis of the accelerometer to make the laser "SHUT off" or down to 5mW, probably off when pointed at increasing up/down angles.

Its all software.. Open book.

Hardware limited to inside area available.

I believe it is a NUBM44 6W Diode...


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Re: 6.35W 450nm Maglight OLED screen, Gravity power Adjustment - Multiple Sensors & C

+rep, thanks!

Would you mind posting what DAC and driver you used? I've been wanting to do something like this with an Arduino but never got around finding a good way to do analog current control.
 

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Re: 6.35W 450nm Maglight OLED screen, Gravity power Adjustment - Multiple Sensors & C

I do not remember which one. It was a 12bit SPI very small Analog or Microchip one. I wrote it in c so I really do not have library.
 

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Re: 6.35W 450nm Maglight OLED screen, Gravity power Adjustment - Multiple Sensors & C

OK, thanks!
 

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Re: 6.35W 450nm Maglight OLED screen, Gravity power Adjustment - Multiple Sensors & C

Reading your post again, you asked about the driver too? Right?

Simple current control with microprocessor. Easy to control mosfets so they output bias current, then add to / subtract the current with the accelerometer input.
 

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Re: 6.35W 450nm Maglight OLED screen, Gravity power Adjustment - Multiple Sensors & C

Thank you all so much for you kind words and accolades on the laser. I really do want to sell it though . I will go down $100 and ship it free (priority) in the lower 48 states.

As stated, I will be happy to help build "similar sub systems" for others

M
 
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Re: 6.35W 450nm Gravity power Adjustment Maglight OLED screen, - Multiple Sensors &

How could anyone not +rep this post? This is amazing work!
 

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Re: 6.35W 450nm Gravity power Adjustment Maglight OLED screen, - Multiple Sensors &

THANK you ever so much..! The weird thing is I should have been done with this almost 7 months ago. Being disabled, I get projects in my head, purchase Parts , build stuff, program microprocessors, FORGET most of it, where it is, how I programmed it and sometimes what parts I used to do it. Then one day I remember, "crap", I have this thing I'm building and get it done in an hour (If I dont hurt too much). It then takes hours if not days to debug and refine it. Im always thinking "WHAT ELSE can I add" No more space without having a "flexible Mylar PCB made)

Anyway

Thanks
 

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Re: 6.35W 450nm Gravity power Adjustment Maglight OLED screen, - Multiple Sensors &

Woe that's cool how you turn it to change the output power...

Nice job!!! :cool:
 

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Re: 6.35W 450nm Gravity power Adjustment Maglight OLED screen, - Multiple Sensors &

Mitch is constantly amazing me with his unique builds-aside from Tunedcavity (Joe in Toranto) Mitch's builds are 'one-ofs' built completely from scratch-met with Mitch twice while in Florida picked up a sweet 405 burner he made from a VERY nice security camera host-- sadly it was 'stolen' from me...hak
 




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