hi guys im a shooter and resently started using night vision, home made night vision to be exact made by my own fair hands
it works really well but my main problem is illumination. Icurrently use a 12V 40 LED board that is spot on for close range ratting around outbuildings and modified halogen torch with filter for 20-30 yard work on rabbits but i nee MORE POWER :crazy:
i am starting a new project which involves modifying a previous project with a green laser and the eye piece from an old scope to open the beam to around 5 feet at 100 yards creating a non adjustable green laser designator, working on a focusable one at the moment using an adjustable beam chip torch body.
my starter question is
how do i convert a green rifle laser to IR, i know i need to remove the green crystal but then im confused by other guides coz they say there are 2 lenses converting to around 1100nm ad then to around 550nm but i need aroud 810nm
also they all go on about the beam being dangerous and it will blind you if you get a reflection off something so how can this be made safe for NV use and is it possible.
or can anyone point me to a thread that can guide through making my own IR laser designator cheaply