Download: HACKED!: Laser Diode from DVD Burner || Constant Current Source

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UPDATE: It works! Here is a small video where I use another laser diode:
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Parts list (only Ebay, Amazon is on instructables):
1x Laser Module:
1x Vero Board:
1x MCP602:
1x 3.3Ω / 5W Resistor:
1x 1kΩ Resistor:
1x IRLZ44N N Channel MOSFET:
2x Screw Terminal:
1x 500kΩ Potentiometer:
1x Laser Safety Glasses:
1x Thermal Paste:

In this episode of HACKED! I will show you how I extracted a laser diode from a DVD Burner which should have the power to ignite a match. In order to power the diode correctly I will also demonstrate how I build a constant current source which delivers a precise and steady current to the load.

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