1.5W 445nm Lab Laser

Assembled
Assembled

Here is a followup from the 1.5W laser module post.

The module has been fitted into a housing, with a 2.2Ah Li-Poly battery pack. Charging is accomplished with an external 12.6v DC power supply.

Above can be seen the pair of switches on the top, the keyswitch must be enabled for the laser to fire.

Armed
Armed

When armed, the ring around the push button illuminates blue, as a warning that the unit is armed.

Switch Wiring
Switch Wiring

Inside the unit. The Li-Poly battery pack is at the bottom, with it’s protection & charging circuitry on the top. The switches are wired in series, with the LED connected to illuminate when the keyswitch is turned to the ON position.

Laser Driver
Laser Driver

The push button applies power to the laser driver module, which regulates the input power to safely drive the semiconductor laser in the aluminium heatsink housing.

 

 

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