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Current Drivers & Temperature Controllers (PILOTs),
SLD and Driver Assemblies

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  Current Drivers & Temperature Controllers (PILOTs)  

SLD modules are extremely sensitive to surges and spikes of drive current (or voltage). Any mistake in the design of a driving circuit may result in SLD module damage and failure. In most cases, modules cannot be repaired from this kind of damage. To provide an adequate level of SLD protection, it is imperative to have a properly designed current and temperature controller. Superlum offers PILOT drivers that allow to operate all types of cooled Superlum's SLD modules at a high level of stability and protection.

Compact mounts/heads are available for all types of modules (DIL, BUT and TOW). Fiber coupled modules can be easily replaced in the mount by the customer—no soldering required. Free-space SLD modules assembled in TOW 1 and TOW 2 packages and installed in TOW mounts cannot be replaced by the customer.


 
    PILOT4-AC
  PILOT4-AC
 


110/220 V AC Powered Controller PILOT4-AC provides:

  • Driving of all types of Superlum's cooled modules.
  • High-stability temperature control from +10 °C to +40 °C, with indication of temperature setpoint.
  • High-stability drive current control from 0 mA to 400 mA.
  • Low noise.
  • Remote control port for SLD status monitoring and turning SLD power on/off.

Specifications of PILOT4-ACPDF (184 Kb)
Outline drawing of PILOT4-ACPDF (100 Kb)

 
   
   
 
    OEM Drivers
  OEM DRIVERS
 


Board-Level Current & Temperature Controller PILOT4-PCB based on the proven circuit design of Superlum's PILOT4-AC benchtop driver was developed specifically to be incorporated into OEM systems. A board-level version provides greater flexibility for integration into a system design and allows our customers to develop efficient and cost-effective solutions.

Specifications and outline drawing of PILOT4-PCBPDF (156 Kb)

 
    

  SLD and Driver Assemblies  

If you are looking for both an SLD module and an appropriate driver for it, consider an all-in-one light source, in which the SLD and driver are integrated together. Such a light source is easy to set up and won't take up very much space.


 
    SLD-mCS and SLD-sCS
  SLD-mCS and SLD-sCS miniature light source modules
 


SLD-mCS and SLD-sCS are 9-30 V DC-powered miniature single-SLD broadband light sources with analog control of the SLD. The SLD drive current/power can be set by an analog voltage (0 to 4 V), or by the potentiometer. They can be built based on any SLD of Superlum provided the SLD drive current does not exceed 400 mA. The controller also provides SLD modulation (on/off) up to 50 kHz. Each product is custom-made with the SLD module of your choice. See the SLD-mCS, sCS product page for details.

 
    

 
    SLD-CS
  SLD-CS compact light source modules
 


SLD-CS are 9-30 V DC-powered compact powerful single-SLD broadband light sources with analog control of the SLD. The SLD drive current/power can be set by an analog voltage (0 to 4 V), or by the potentiometer. SLD module inside the lightsource is protected by an appropriate broadband optical isolator with the parameters perfectly matched to the SLD parameters. Standard modules based on the most powerful and broadband SLDs are available. Custom SLD-CS can be built based on any SLD of Superlum provided the SLD drive current does not exceed 400 mA. The controller also provides SLD modulation (on/off) up to 50 kHz. See the SLD-CS product page for details.

 
    

 
    cBLMD-S
  cBLMD-S custom light source modules
 


cBLMD-S are 12 V DC-powered powerful single-SLD broadband light sources with digital control of the SLD. The SLD module inside the light source is protected by an appropriate broadband optical isolator with the parameters perfectly matched to the SLD parameters. The cBLMD-S are recommended for systems requiring digital control of the SLD power and for SLDs requiring a drive current of up to 600 mA. Each product is custom-made with the SLD module of your choice. See the cBLMD product page for details.

 
    

  SLD and Driver Assemblies (Old Models)  

If you are looking for both an SLD module and an appropriate driver for it, consider an all-in-one light source, in which the SLD and driver are integrated together. Such a light source is easy to set up and won't take up very much space.


 
    BLMS mini
  BLMS mini SLD light source
 


BLMS mini is an SLD light source which combines a fiber pigtailed SLD module, a high precision current and temperature controller, and an optional optical isolator in one compact and easy-to-use device. Each product is custom made with the SLD module of your choice. See the BLMS mini product page for details.

 
    

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