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RedDart

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I extracted the diode/module/lens/attached spring from a cheap ebay 5mW greenie. How exactly do I go about making this laser work, in other words light up. I pressed the spring up against the bottom-half of the eBay laser (with 2 batteries) and pressed the ON button on it, but nothing happens...

Here's a pic: I press both, but nothing works.
 

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You need the whole host >.<

That's like putting in half the batteries in a remote control and expecting it to work.(You need to complete the connection)

Attach a wire to the threads of the host, then to the brass part of the module.
Then try it.
 
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You need the whole host >.<

That's like putting in half the batteries in a remote control and expecting it to work.(You need to complete the connection)

Attach a wire to the threads of the host, then to the brass part of the module.
Then try it.
In english please? XD
 
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the negative touches the spring and the positive touches the brass casing. and you need to press the switch.

check the link in my sig. it the guidesman host with this same module. just so you know this module is about 13mm and the standard heatsink for a laser is 12mm.
 
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the negative touches the spring and the positive touches the brass casing. and you need to press the switch.

check the link in my sig. it the guidesman host with this same module. just so you know this module is about 13mm and the standard heatsink for a laser is 12mm.
Sadly I have no host... Could a really ghetto Aluminum-foil host work? Lol
 
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Its worth a try? I have no idea. But it definitely wont put out what it wants to though. And it will be a pain to deal with.
 

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The first logical question would be... Why would you extract all that out of the original host to begin with? Just doesn't make sense

Second logical question. Why do you no longer have a host, if you extracted it out of a host?
 

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You just need wire to connect the other pole of the batter to module casing - just what the host did.
 

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Get yourself 3VDC ( 2 AA or 2 AAA Batteries in series).

2 PCS 2 x AA Battery Holder - FREE SHIPPING - HIGH QUALITY | eBay

Connect the Negative of the batteries to the Spring...
You can use Clip leads like these....

5 x Multi-Colour Alligator/Crocodile Clip Test Leads | eBay

Then connect the Positive of the batteries to the brass
case of the module..

Now by pressing the Push Button on the Driver board
you will complete the circuit to turn 'ON' your Laser...


Jerry

You can contact us at any time on our Website: J.BAUER Electronics
 

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Get yourself 3VDC ( 2 AA or 2 AAA Batteries in series).

2 PCS 2 x AA Battery Holder - FREE SHIPPING - HIGH QUALITY | eBay

Connect the Negative of the batteries to the Spring...
You can use Clip leads like these....

5 x Multi-Colour Alligator/Crocodile Clip Test Leads | eBay

Then connect the Positive of the batteries to the brass
case of the module..

Now by pressing the Push Button on the Driver board
you will complete the circuit to turn 'ON' your Laser...


Jerry

You can contact us at any time on our Website: J.BAUER Electronics
Simplistically sound advice. Cheap and would certainly work if the module isn't broken.
 




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