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can anyone please go over my 445nm 1W wiring guide

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this is my first project and have some understanding of electrical components. i drew up a wiring guide and was wondering if it was correct. any imput would be much appreciated!:beer:
 

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I don't understand most of that. Why not just use a voltage regulator and a 1ohm resistor and get 1.25A?
 

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yeah i dont understand most of it either:/ i got a 1.2ohm resistor connected to my 6v battery pack on the positive lead btwn the bpack and driver.. i have a multimeter too but im just learning how to use it. im probably making this more difficult than it should be
 

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According to their page, "Input voltage :3.7-4.2V" You've got 6V. No resistor is needed.
 

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Thanks cyparagon! So I can go straight to the driver with 6V? I tried the voltage regulator but I got a really weak beam.. Not the cigarette burning sun ray I was hoping for:/
 

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4aaa batts producing 6v can go directly into my aixiz driver w/o overload?
 
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this is my first project and have some understanding of electrical components. i drew up a wiring guide and was wondering if it was correct. any imput would be much appreciated!:beer:
I also see that you have 4 X 1.5V = 6VDC as the input...
The Driver says it needs 3.7VDC to 4.2VDC as the input...

Get rid of the resistor and one battery. That would give
you 3 X 1.5V = 4.5VDC and should work....


Jerry
 

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Thank you very much Jerry! I'll try that . Hopefully ill be able light something on fire this time!
 

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All I have to say is Jerry(lasersbee) is super awesome. Who knew that the solution would be so simple! Thanks again to all who helped guide me in building my first ( but definately not last)1W laser! :beer:Ill be posting photos of it soon... :lasergun:
 

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Your still probably not at full power since your using AAA cells. You really need a higher discharge battery like a 18650 to achieve full power. Before buying one of these though make sure to read up on lithium ion dangers and safety.
 

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^^^Agreed. Plus that driver never hits 1A. let alone with AAA 1.5v cells.

Do you have this driver already or are you going to buy it.?
 

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@Helios Yeah I looked into 18650 liion batteries! They wont fit in my module though! plus their $11 ea but I'll definitely get em for the next project/ module. @laseerer. Yes I have already bought and installed my driver/diode into my novelty lighter module. However I am looking at sufferer wavelengths/powers for my next project.
 

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@ laseerer: This looks rediculously powerful.->445nm 2.17 Watts in custom SF NF-009 Host-
 

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Look out for double posting people dont like that here.

With the AAAs you are running no where near the diodes potential. Seems like a waste to me but to each their own.
 

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I hear that I'm going to upgrade to the 18650 soon.. Can u enlighten me on tHe double posting. Not sure what I'm doing...Damn the newbs! Lmao:eg:
 

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I hear that I'm going to upgrade to the 18650 soon.. Can u enlighten me on tHe double posting. Not sure what I'm doing...Damn the newbs! Lmao:eg:
When you post something and then you post something again in the same thread so you have two posts in a row. Its a rule to avoid people making multiple posts just to up their post count. instead just click the edit button and add what ever you decide to say later.
 




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