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Pre-Configured 14 Amp Laser Diode Control Electronics and Mounting System

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Key Features
  • All-Inclusive, Pre-Configured Control and Mount System, Fully Configured for Your Diode Package
  • Precision 14 Amp Current Source with 112 Watt TEC / Peltier Temperature Controller
  • Standard Models Available for 2-Pin Laser Diodes from Lumics, Lumentum, II-VI, and Others
  • USB and LabView Drivers Available
  • Offered by OsTech, a Laser Lab Source Marketplace Seller
  • Sold & Supported in North America by: LaserDiodeControl.com, part of the
    Laser Lab Source Marketplace Group

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MODEL LDX-500X
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laser diode CURRENT SOURCE
  • Output Current Range: 0.00 - 14.00 Amps
  • Compliance Voltage Range: 0.10 - 12.00 Volts
  • Current Noise & Ripple (rms): < 1% of Full Scale Current
  • Current Setpoint Resolution: 5.0 mA
  • Current Setpoint Accuracy: ± 0.5%
  • Current Stability (4 hours): ≤ 100 ppm (@ full scale)
  • Current Limit Setpoint Accuracy: ± 2%
  • Photodiode Current Measurement Accuracy: ± 0.5%
  • Photodiode Current Measurement Range: 0.00 - 700 μA
Thermoelectric (TEC) TEMPERATURE CONTROLLER
  • TEC Output Power Total: 112 Watts
  • TEC Output Current Range (bipolar): ± 8.00 Amps
  • TEC Output Voltage Range (bipolar) : ± 14.00 Volts
  • Temperature Sensor Inputs: 10 kΩ Thermistor, NTC, PT100, PT1000
  • TEC Control Loop Algorithm: Full P.I.D.
  • P.I.D. Variables: User Adjustable to Optimize Temp. Settling Speed
  • TEC Setpoint Resolution: 0.01°C
  • TEC Output Stability: ± 0.01°C (subject to ambient temp. stability)
  • Temperature Range: -25°C to 150°C
  • Factory Set Default Lower Temperature Limit: 5°C
  • Factory Set Default Upper Temperature Limit: 35°C
MOUNTING PLATE, HEAT SINK & CABLES
  • Cooling Method: TEC-Peltier Cooler, Fan for Waste Heat Removal
  • TEC Rating (max): 9 Amps, 17 Volts
  • Heat Sink Thermal Load Maximum: 38 Watts (@25ºC)
  • Fan Rated Input Voltage 24 VDC (supplied by controller)
  • Fan Rated Input Current: 300 mA (supplied by controller)
  • Mounting Plate Material: Anodized Aluminum
  • Mounting Plate Area: 105 mm x 75mm
  • Mounting Plate Hole Footprint: Customer Specified Package Style
  • Mounting Plate Integrated Thermistor: 10 kΩ
  • Electrical Connector to Controller: DSUB, 15-pin
  • System Includes 1 x 1.5 meter Current Interface Cable (50A rated)
  • System Includes 1 x 1.5 meter TEC Control Interface Cable (20A rated)
MODULATION & QCW PULSE MODE
  • Internal Pulse Generator QCW Pulse Width Rise Time: 20 μsec to CW
  • Pulse Time Base Accuracy: ± 1.0%
  • QCW Mode 1: User Adjustable Pulse Width and Repetition Rate using Internal Pulse Generator
  • QCW Mode 2: External Trigger to Internal Pulse Generator: Rising Edge Triggered QCW Pulse with Internally Adjusted Pulse Width
  • Modulation Input (BNC): Digital (TTL) or Analog
  • Modulation BNC Input Impedance: 10 kΩ Modulation Input
  • Modulation Input Voltage Range: 0 ~ 4 Volts (4V = Max Current)
INTEGRATED laser diode PROTECTION FEATURES
  • User Programmable Soft-Start Current Ramp to Setpoint
  • Soft-Start Current Ramp Default Set to 300 Milliseconds
  • Preset and Programmable Current Limit
  • Temperature Limits (Upper and Lower)
  • Open Circuit Detection
  • Short Circuit when Laser Diode Current Turned OFF
  • ESD and Power Surge Clamp
  • Reverse Voltage Transient Clamp
  • Factory Pre-Set Default Upper Temperature Limit: 35°C
  • AC Line Filter
  • Rear Panel Keylock Switch and Interlock
Controller Computer Interface
  • Front Panel LCD, Full Alphanumeric Display with Key Pad
  • RS232 Standard, LabView Drivers Included
  • USB Optional; Inquire
  • GUI Control Software Included
Power Supply, Weight and Dimensions
  • Power Input: Universal 90 ~ 230 VAC, 50/60 Hz
  • System Weight (total): ~ 10 kg
  • Dimensions: 200mm x 105mm x 85mm
Laser diode package style part numbers
  • LDX-500X/L4 (Lumentum L4)
  • LDX-500X/TO-220 (Lumics 2-Pin)
  • LDX-500X/HHL (Fiber Coupled HHL)
  • LDX-500X/BMU (II-VI 2-pin)
  • LDX-500X/CS (Customer Specified - Contact Us)

Product Overview:

14 Amp Laser Diode Control Electronics for High Power Pumps

This high power control solution is an all-inclusive system for controlling high power single emitter pump laser diodes. It is optimized for 808nm ~ 980nm multimode fiber coupled pumps from companies such as Lumentum, Lumics and II-VI laser enterprise. This system includes a precision current source, a full PID temperature controller, an actively cooled heat sink and all required cables. The current source offers industry leading protection for your laser diode. The heat sink and TEC cooled mounting plate offer a high performance pre-configured mounting solution. The LDC-500X is an affordable, high performance solution for safely powering your laser and running at a stable temperature in laboratory environments. Standard mounting hole footprint patterns are available for many different module types. Refer to the specification table for common package type configurations. Or send us the data sheet for your laser and we will customize the mounting hole pattern on request.

Flexible Modulation, Internal Function Generator & QCW Pulse Modes:

In addition to CW (continuous wave) mode of operation, the 500X system includes flexible modulation capabilities and a slow pulse (QCW) mode. The rear panel of the controller has a BNC input for an analog or TTL digital modulation input with a 10K input impedance. The controller has an internal function generator which can be used to set the modulation signal or the quasi-CW pulses with a time base accuracy of 1.0%. In QCW mode, the user can also set the 20μs to CW pulses from a remote TTL signal source.

User Interface:

These systems come with a standard RS-232 interface and can be ordered with an optional USB interface. LabView drivers are available at no charge. A LabView GUI makes set-up and control of the system fast and simple. The user also has complete control through an intuitive front panel menu / LCD display with a key pad.

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