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Some shots of my "box".

D3StRoY

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Hey guys..

Since i never ever posted a new topic, now its the time.. :cool:

Just wanted to share some pics of "the D3 box" :)
I made this box for fun because i had a cool heatsink left.. so i decided to drill a hole and press fit everything.
Its getting quite cold, even the outside of the box is really cold so thats a good thing.

Made 2 seperate inputs, 12volts for 2 fans, running @ 14.1volts
And 12 volts for the laser with a ddl driver.

Both transformers are 12v 1000mA.

Here are some shots with a Red one installed.. i think it was running @ 190mW+ because its already dead LOL (forgot to check the mA) funfactor goes first.

The box :


Whoo :





From left to right :
100mW Green, Red one, and a 30mW green on the right






A bluray running at 60mA + .. yea killed hehe but great fun for a few minutes. (notice i added some smoke)



Going dead now aahh :


If ur interested in more pics just ask.. got some more..
 

RA_pierce

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Those are some great photos! And nice work on your 'box' too.
 

Benm

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That things has a certain coolfactor to it.. big metal case with the fan makes it look like a very powerful device - something you'd expect to burn through the wall ;)
 

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haha nice pics indeed - although somehow i don't think you need that fan running at 14v to cool that little laser diode, 5v would work fine and be a lot quieter :p
 

D3StRoY

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Yea lol, its making a lot of noise, but its ok :D

Would love to put a 300mW+ diode in there :)
 

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If you could get enough power to it, why not put more than one module in there?? It looks like it has enough room and cooling for a bit more...
 

D3StRoY

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Could be a great idea yea :)

First i want to be sure its ok though! I want a powerfull box.. :D
 

D3StRoY

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Just take the plate off, i´m using the aixiz lens to focus in the heatsink.
 

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so does that mean its possible to connect a AC/DC power supply straight to the ddl driver circuit?
i have a 9v and a 12v AC/DC supply, would they work?
 

D3StRoY

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paulham said:
so does that mean its possible to connect a AC/DC power supply straight to the ddl driver circuit?
i have a 9v and a 12v AC/DC supply, would they work?
Yea its plain 14volts that run through the ddl driver, i have connected a heatsink on top of the LM317 just in case.

Most of the 12v power supply.. will be like 14/16volts output.. i just tried it! :)

Power supply:


LM317:


pocketfluff said:
I reckon you have a nice camera
Just a Canon Eos 350D :)

 

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oh ok thanks. i might try the AC/DC supply.

OMG i actually didnt even knotice that was a real heatsink!
where on earth did you get that from?
 

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Hoo-ee!

That is some fine machining on that heatsink... With that much dissipation you should be able to run a few watts! :D

Nice work there D3StRoy !

Cheers, CC
 

D3StRoY

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Thnx CC


Well i have to see the temperature on the heatsink first, ill keep this updated


I also have space to drill a hole and be able to run water through it :)

EDIT: gonna replace my server hardware, pics will be offline sometimes
 

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Very nice :D

That LMT317T heat sink is sexy :eek:
Your second picture I though that was smoke comming out from the "box" ;D
 




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