Thanks for the link, just how difficult is it to make the necessary changes.
I am not a technician of any kind, just a hobbyist.
... read the posts in the thread linked by cozmicray - this should be very similar to your driver problem ...
With the laser diode you have -- you will never achieve anything
Rastaman46 in the TTL modulation help needed thread
started with same laser head without a driver.
(You can waste a lot of time trying to get the junk going
No time has not been wasted getting it going, it engraves very well on thick material, it wont just work on thin stuff, which is why I started this thread.and I don't consider I have not achieved anything, I have built it and it does work. I agree with the laser being junk.see scan of my first effort, I call it an achievement.
(get a laser with a proper driver that can control it)
That is good advise, but at the moment it's not in my budget.
(all the info in TTL modulation help needed thread!
If you can't follow that -- perhaps you shouldn't be PLAYING wit lasers)
Please, can you show me where I said I couldn't follow or I didn't understand it.
What I said was that I was not prepared to pull the laser apart, that still stands.
Thank you for your input
Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 11/12/2016 01:57PM by erniehatt.