Laser and led driver

Project Category: Scientific Instruments

Community: Sensorica

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Objectives

Create an open source Laser and LED Driver.

This is a simple hand-held (battery operated) driver that can be used with any laser diode or LED (including UV, violet and blue as well as visible, red and IR). It can provide up to 100mA of precisely regulated current.

Description

This device has been extensively tested at the SENSORICA lab in Montreal. It is now ready to be commercialized. Open manual

You can get involved in the design of the next generation.

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Planning

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Project status: product

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  • electronics and optics

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