Do not use these infrared diodes. Thanks for your reply. They are experiencing what is known as catastrophic optical damage COD. They will usually not fail completely, but produce a weak output. Did you connect 4 diodes regular rectifier diodes, not laser of course in series to the output of the driver and measured current in that circuit?

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Gss-h22n, I need to underline how useful is that page, so informative. Hello Ryan and thanks for stopping by Elabz.

Phillips DVD drive ready to be disassembled. Laser cutter DIY Project. I tried 4 diodes 2 red and 2 IR. Use a focusing lens for lasers in front of the diode and place the object you want to burn at the focal point. Posted in Laser CuttingLasers Tags: They do not work and may cause eye damage. April 18, at For anything optical, mA through a red laser diode will produce an exceedingly lg gsa-h22n output. The supply was what I could catch first — it was a phone charger 5 and somethng volts, mA, but I gave lg gsa-h22n the diode no more than mA with gwa-h22n simple 1k variable resistor.

January 25, at 1: It seems lg gsa-h22n be more IR and invisible than what one ga-h22n. A laser diode cannot be ggsa-h22n directly to a battery. If I had a broken one, gsa-h22n, I lg gsa-h22n have started playing with these lasers much earlier — it was a shame to break a perfectly well working drive, so I had to get myself broken units from eBay.

Lg gsa-h22n DVD drives contain an infrared laser diode.

You can also venture a really rough guess based on the date of manufacture if by some very strange reason no info about your drive is available on the Internet what is it, from Mars?

Lg gsa-h22n was a common yellow open can from a dvd rec which detail I dont remember. They must have a larger heatsink and copper module, however.

Welding masks are bad. Which is the power output on mW of each diode? April 13, at Also, it is many times longer than it is wide, so not lg gsa-h22n of the heat makes it back to lg gsa-h22n leads.

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And sorry for my english if there are many mistakes. Lg gsa-h22n, my idea was to say that I will try to by the other model mentioned up there.

February 16, at 1: I just built it exactly the same way to drive a small AixiZ and Survival Laser glasses are highly recommended, though, if they are able to be imported into your country. December 4, at 5: There are other even more powerful diodes with beautiful visible beams and now and lots of new wavelengths. For other blue lg gsa-h22n violet lasers, lg gsa-h22n laser safety glasses will work.

So, yeah, this Lg gsa-h22n drive was a good pick …. It should be able to cut some 3mm craft foam or polystyrene but nothing more dense than that.

June 26, at 4: They are experiencing what is known lg gsa-h22n catastrophic optical damage COD. Hi Anthony, I completely understand your issue.

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Buy them from eBay seller techhood. It was very lg gsa-h22n, gsa-b22n unfortunately yesterday it reached its maximum, probably, whn i started it, it got extremely bright, even more than lg gsa-h22n in the nxt moment it just became a simple led, as you said before.

It was extremely bright, so pink that was lmost like white light, I have focused it very difficult everytime, becase no aixiz or whatever you are using with the help of gsa-b22n special yellow focusing lence produced for the military optics time ago, it is very beautiful. Do not lg gsa-h22n these infrared diodes. I want to use a BLDC Connecting diode to battery its working fine but lg gsa-h22n light is not much powerful.

December 5, at 2: The laser diodes will be destroyed by ESD.