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jnrpop

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Hi everyone,

Got a spare so its up for grabs :D

For sale: 495nm diode, mounted in a copper 12mm module, Aluminium back, posts with a plastic lens, im running low on G2's :beer:
Attached is one of Astral's new Omnidrives set @ 220mA. It's doing 120mW with a G2 lens.
This is a complete "drop-in" module, just apply ~3.8-4.2V ( 1x 16340/18650 cell)

Price: SOLD
Postage: $7usd with tracking
Carrier: Deutsch post (7-9days)
Payment: Paypal F&F prefered, purchaser fronts the fee if standard payment is chosen.

Thankyou all :beer:




 

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Re: FS: 495nm drop-in module @ 120mW

BTW, when you get the spectrometers, don't touch anything inside the optical bench with your bare hands. Lint free cotton gloves are best, but you can also use surgical gloves in a pinch. I removed the baffles with tools, so I didn't touch any surface inside the bench.

Good luck with your sale. Sounds like a good deal for a drop in module. I set mine for 275 mA, so you needn't be too conservative.

E: I had one omnidrive, but it was defective right out of the bag. :(
 
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Re: FS: 495nm drop-in module @ 120mW

Good luck with your sale, jnrpop, I'm sure it'll sell quick! Having it ready to drop in a host go is a real plus for many who don't want to do the set-up work!:beer:

I'd grab it myself if I didn't have one already. :yh:
 

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Re: FS: 495nm drop-in module @ 120mW

Having it ready to drop in a host go is a real plus for many who don't want to do the set-up work!:beer::
I recently put one of these diodes together, and it is just about my ideal wavelength, clearly neither blue nor green. I went through a lot of trouble to get the driver attached, including accidentally frying one of the drivers setting the current. Having it already pressed into the module, with one of the drivers that can do it wired up and ready to go, THAT is convenience!
 

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Re: FS: 495nm drop-in module @ 120mW

I will buy it, can you mail to my address is a military base at APO, AE?
 

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Re: FS: 495nm drop-in module @ 120mW

From your signature, Eracoy, it looks like you got one of all of the Sharp diodes that have come along. Did you have problems setting those up, or did someone do it for you? I guess it is all a learning experience. Having good test equipment and the right tools help a lot when it comes to doing this kind of work. :D
 
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Re: FS: 495nm drop-in module @ 120mW

I'll take it as well pmed.
 

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Re: FS: 495nm drop-in module @ 120mW

That's great, but I want to ask why not put them at 300ma instead of 220ma
 

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Re: FS: 495nm drop-in module @ 120mW

Thanks everyone :beer:
Item has been sold to Alaskan Pending Payment :D
495 is an incredible w/l, to my eyes sometime with a blue tinge, sometimes with a slight green tinge but always a pleasure to look at, it's in my opinion a soft white.
 

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Re: FS: 495nm drop-in module @ 120mW

From your signature, Eracoy, it looks like you got one of all of the Sharp diodes that have come along. Did you have problems setting those up, or did someone do it for you? I guess it is all a learning experience. Having good test equipment and the right tools help a lot when it comes to doing this kind of work. :D
I wired them up myself, but I think I damaged the driver accidentally running it without load. I have also taken to soldering a diode mount to the driver:



I haven't lost a diode to construction since. If you have the couple millimeters to spare, it can help with both construction and supporting the pins so they don't bend/snap.
 
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Re: FS: 495nm drop-in module @ 120mW

I wired them up myself, but I think I damaged the driver accidentally running it without load. I have also taken to soldering a diode mount to the driver:

I haven't lost a diode to construction since. If you have the couple millimeters to spare, it can help with both construction and supporting the pins so they don't bend/snap.
Excellent idea Eracoy :beer:
I've hunted around for those diode mounts before, didn't have any luck except a company called Odicforce in the UK, but they are a pricey item per piece. I'd image doing something similar if i ever purchased a PLT5-488 diode knowing how expensive they are, wouldn't be cutting/soldering those pins :crackup:
 
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Re: FS: 495nm drop-in module @ 120mW

Excellent idea Eracoy :beer:
I've hunted around for those diode mounts before, didn't have any luck except a company called Odicforce in the UK, but they are a pricey item per piece.
I got mine in a 10-pack for $10 off Amazon. That particular listing is gone now, but I see Aixiz has some for $2 each:

3 pin socket mount for laser diodes, AixiZ
 

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Re: FS: 495nm drop-in module @ 120mW

I do use a socket when testing diodes, but I prefer to solder diodes directly to the driver on these low current builds. The pins won't bend if you make them short enough, and there is no chance of a resistive connection becoming an issue later on.
 

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Got the 495 nm diode module today, installed in a Lifetime host, such a color!



Dot doesn't look round in this photo due to intensity.
 

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Got the 495 nm diode module today, installed in a Lifetime host, such a color!



Dot doesn't look round in this photo due to intensity.
Duuud!! That is just beautiful color!!
If you don't like it, you can always send it here :D :D
 

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:) I think I will keep it awhile :p
 




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