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Round One 445nm diode group buy.

ElektroFreak

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ROUND 4 is now a NEW THREAD!

A new source of high-powered 445nm laser diodes has been discovered. A new DLP projector contains 24 high-powered 445nm blue diodes, and the projector can be bought for <$800 presently on Newegg. That means we should easily be able to do a group buy for these diodes at less than $50 each shipped in the US.. These are the exact same diodes that can be bought on ebay for >$400, and they are believed to be as much as 500mW. They are multimode, however, so beam specs will be a bit rough.

Please indicate interest here, if there is enough we can buy a projector and get these diodes burning.



Interested parties:

TIME TO PAY UP

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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

Wow. This is very good news. I am interested in at least one for sure.
 
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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

Anyway they can be tested to be sure of their quality? Why would somebody put 24 class 4 RARE laser diodes ina projector?! What are you projecting that need 24 500mW 445nm diodes?!
 

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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

As politely as I can.... BLUE, BLUE, BLUE..... nuff said. ;)
 

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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

Put me down for one. Probably will have someone else build mine. Looking to have it built into an Aixiz module, with flexdrive and in a leadlight host. If anyone can do that build, please PM me, I'll probably get my diode shipped straight to the builder.
 

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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

@bloompyle:


They are doing a group buy over on PL, but if we do one for the US here we should be able to beat their pricing..
 
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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

It sounds pretty nice and it's only $50 each. I'll consider to get one of these.
 
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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

If the projector is exactly $800, then the diodes should be $33.33 a piece. Just so yall know.

OMG After seeing that pic...I need a towel, brb.
 

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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

Plus a lil $$ for the guy putting everything together.. "just so y'all know".. It's never fair to assume people will coordinate things and extract the diodes for free.
 
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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

I'm just saying, the raw price is $33 per diode. I understand shipping, PP fees, a lil something for the man in charge. Just sayin per diode raw price, it's $33.
 
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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.



Oh my gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooood!!
 

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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

I would Looove one of these..
If you could use google checkout I'm in.
I does not have a paypal
8(
 

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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

I'm just saying, the raw price is $33 per diode. I understand shipping, PP fees, a lil something for the man in charge. Just sayin per diode raw price, it's $33.

Dude, I got no beef with you, hell we don't even know each other...

But it's posts like that one that put you behind the 8 ball so much.

Most of us here know how to divide 800 by 24.
 

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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

Put me down for one :). I'm positive we will have no trouble finding 24 people for a BLUE diode.
 

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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

I wish they weren't multi-mode, but still, I gotta have me one! -Glenn
 

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Re: CHEAP 445nm diode group buy feeler.

So just for some clarification.
each laser is able to achieve 500mw of power or is it total of all 24 lasers?
These can be used like normal lasers ie: hand-held or scanner, they will have no problem being analog driven or anything right?
it being mutlimode kinda scares me but for 50$
i would love one.
i think i am going to sell my ggw.
 




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