HESP-E-AO-PS Laboratory Diode Driver

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For use with Kigre AO-1010 and AO-610 lasers

Kigre manufactures a laboratory laser diode driver for use with the AO-1010 and AO-610 actively Q-switched laser heads. The driver features precision pulsed current operation and supports the HESP family eye-safe laser diode requirements. A USB cable and software are provided so that the customer may use their computer as a laser controller. The driver accepts 90-240VAC, 50-60Hz AC Input for universal operation. The driver includes ultrahigh performance hold-up capacitors for stable pulsed current control up to 85 Amps. The driver features soft-start control, active current limiting, transient filtering, and a mechanical shorting relay provide robust protection for the laser.


Power Input90-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 6A
Output Current Range30-85A +/- 0.5A (programmable via software)
Pump Pulsewidth<3.6mS (photodiode feedback controlled)
Pulse Repetition Rate0-10Hz (programmable via software)
External Fire Input Signal+5V TTL (4 to 30V, 0.5 to 3mS pulse) Optically Isolated Input
Trigger Sync Output Signal+5V, 1mS pulse (>=50 ohm load) Synchronized with Laser Output Pulse
Size (W x D x H)11.8" x 10.3" x 5.3" (300mm x 261mm x 135mm)
Weight14lbs (6.4Kg)
Temperature Range0°C to +50°C (Operating)
Remote ControlExternal BNC connector and via USB cable
SoftwareKigre LabVIEW GUI; Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, 7, 8
RF Output80MHz, 60W, 50 Ohms