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I ordered one from:
http://hacylon.case.edu/ebay/laser_diode/Micro_FlexDrive.php

On January 17th, and still no luck receiving it. It took almost 2 weeks just to ship :(

So I'm wondering if there are any other sources to purchase these from? *****************.com seemed to have them, but now they're out of stock. Ideas?
 

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I ordered one from:
http://hacylon.case.edu/ebay/laser_diode/Micro_FlexDrive.php

On January 17th, and still no luck receiving it. It took almost 2 weeks just to ship :(

So I'm wondering if there are any other sources to purchase these from? *****************.com seemed to have them, but now they're out of stock. Ideas?
I have pre wired ones that will have the range soldered, leads attached and set to desired current if you don't want to mess with doing it yourself that I can send immediately.;)
 

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elite ares: Ya, that seller has had them up there for a long time. $38 for a driver is a big ouch (especially a driver that sells for $23)

DTR: I don't mind soldering my own stuff, but I don't mind not doing it either. What's your price for them?
 

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check the thread in his sig, all info needed, but i'll tell ya, 45, 40 with a diode
 

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Oh, a bit too pricey for me.

(Clarification - worth it no doubt, for those who want the drivers preset - but since I'm really just looking for a decently quick-to-ship source, and don't care about it being preset and soldered, this is a bit much for my needs)
 

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I wonder if I may have requested a preset current or something that delayed the order. I was playing around a bit with the order page, and didn't pay a lot of attention when I placed it.

I'll check when I get back home to see if I got something custom ordered that might have caused the delay. I don't want to create any concern!
 
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I ordered one from:
http://hacylon.case.edu/ebay/laser_diode/Micro_FlexDrive.php

On January 17th, and still no luck receiving it. It took almost 2 weeks just to ship :(

So I'm wondering if there are any other sources to purchase these from? *****************.com seemed to have them, but now they're out of stock. Ideas?
This is the official store for them, sold by the man who makes them.
I am also waiting on 2 drivers. Not sure what's up with him.
 

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^ yes it is.. but again I haven't dealt with any delays aforementioned. If Moh's waiting as well I'd be surprised if I didn't experience a delay myself.

Now I guess I should expect one, which is no problem with me because I'm in no hurry. After the WL S3 fiasco last year, one thing I've come to learn is waiting a couple of weeks for laser parts is nothing :beer:
 
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lol i don't get special treatment or anything, dr.lava prob doesn't even know who i am. so i wait just like everyone else
 

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No I meant because I had just ordered mine 2 days ago Moh, you're probably ahead of me in line.... A little special treatment never hurts every now & then though :beer:
 

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Oh, a bit too pricey for me.

(Clarification - worth it no doubt, for those who want the drivers preset - but since I'm really just looking for a decently quick-to-ship source, and don't care about it being preset and soldered, this is a bit much for my needs)
Yep if there is a chance you make a mistake soldering and ruin a driver It is more than worth it. And even those of us that are experienced have lost one or two along the way.:beer:

I ordered some through paypal from him on the 7th and they arrived today.:) But if you did ask to have the current set that could very well delay them.;)
 
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Yep if there is a chance you make a mistake soldering and ruin a driver It is more than worth it. And even those of us that are experienced have lost one or two along the way.:beer:

I ordered some through paypal from him on the 7th and they arrived today.:) But if you did ask to have the current set that could very well delay them.;)
seriously? i ordered mine on the 5th...still hasn't shipped! hes favoring customers!
...this is only the 33rd driver i've ordered from him...guess i'm not a priority!
 
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seriously? i ordered mine on the 5th...still hasn't shipped! hes favoring customers!
I don't know if he knows me by name as I don't normally put in my LPF username when I order.:thinking:
 




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