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12-28-2014, 04:22 AM #1
 Class 2 Laser Join Date: Sep 2010 Location: Michigan Posts: 407 Rep Power: 10
Tikilaser
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I'm Back!

Hey, so I know I'm not new, but it's been a really long time and I figured I should do this again, so hi everyone! I'm finally back!

It'd be nice to see some familiar faces on the chance that you remember me

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40mW 532nm WickedLasers Evolution Pro (Dead)
5mW 532nm Laserglow Galileo

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12-28-2014, 05:31 AM #2
 Class 3B Laser Join Date: Jan 2014 Location: Deployed to Iraq Posts: 4,160 Rep Power: 1820
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Re: I'm Back!

I'm a newbie compared to you, welcome back. Like your Poo bear
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Angular Size Calculator; use with diode angle of radiation specification to calculate the needed lens diameter for a given FL:
http://www.1728.org/angsize.htm

Divergence to spot size calculator: http://tinyurl.com/spotsize - 1 mRad is about .057 degrees which from the earth would expand to be ~10% the diameters of the moon or sun at their distances.

Divergence Calculator: http://www.pseudonomen.com/lasers/ca...alculator.html - Measure your lasers beamwidth at 1 foot & then at a further distance to calculate the divergence.

Online calculator to determine spot intensity at different mRad's & powers @ distances: http://tinyurl.com/divergence-calculator

Laser Power Density Calculator: http://www.ophiropt.com/laser-measur...ity-calculator

How to build a laser beam expander to reduce divergence: http://tinyurl.com/BeamExpander

RHD's Relative Perceived Brightness Calculator. Compare brightness @nm: http://lsrtools.1apps.com/relativebrightness

YAG Power Calculator, i.e. convert ns @ mJ to peak power in watts http://tinyurl.com/YAG-Pulse

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12-28-2014, 10:45 AM #3
 Class 2M Laser Join Date: Mar 2009 Location: Brighton,MI Posts: 928 Rep Power: 111
starlight
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Re: I'm Back!

Welcome back. Nice to see another Michigander.
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Lasers:
405nm E-bay 303 host (peak 113mW) 13% IR dead
405nm Ehgemus host 900mW (peak 635mW 3E lens) had 2 both died in first minute
450nm home made labby NUBM44 6w (peak 7.2w)
445nm Ehgemus RPL host 3W (peak 3.5W)
445nm home made labby 3W (peak 3.1W)
445nm 501b by Blord 2.5W (peak 2.7W)
447nm Dragon Lasers Spartan 1W (peak 1.3W)
520nm custom Ehgemus host NDG7475 1W (peak 1.5W)
520nm Ehgemus host PL520-B1 120mW (peak 143mW)
532nm labby 500mW (peak 630mW)
532nm Dragon Lasers Viper 75mW (peak 122mW)
532nm C6 host (peak 103mW)
532nm E-Bay 303 host 200mW (peak 95mW) 15% IR
589nm Dragon Lasers Spartan 50mW (peak 115mW)
650nm C6 host (peak 153mW)
650nm E-Bay 303 host 200mW (peak 141mW) 75% IR
650nm DVD diode Mini Mag host 54mW (my first build)
650nm dollar store mini pen 5mW X2

808nm Wicked Lasers E2 400mW (peak 598mW)

Dragon Lasers 10x Beam Expander
Dragon Lasers "new" 2x Beam Expander
Dragon Lasers DGTBF
Dragon Lasers LSG02 goggles 190-548nm
Eagle Pair SL-BLG2 goggles 190-540nm

LPM:
nospin Ophir 20c-A-1-Y MrCrouse full wrap heatsinked

Flashlights:
Fenix tk61vn

12-28-2014, 02:27 PM #4
 Class 2M Laser Join Date: Jan 2014 Location: Newfoundland , Canada Posts: 538 Rep Power: 99
ru124t
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Re: I'm Back!

Welcome back, your dreams are your ticket out ! LOL I guess you guys are too young to remember Welcome Back Kotter ! LOL Cheers !
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My L.A.S.E.R.S:

405nm 1.1W C-11 Smooth Flow Mrcrouse Kit
445nm 3.2W Mrcrouse Mace Of Doom Kit
445nm 1.6W Pocket Rocket Pman Special Custom *Al Heatsink
447nm 1W Dragon Lasers Spartan Fried Diode and Lens
447nm 1W Dragon Lasers Spartan working perfectly
450nm 170mw Mrcrouse 501b Kit
520nm 100mw Mrcrouse 501b kit
532nm 100mw SD Laser 303
532nm 100mw SFCG-100
532nm 100mw Classic Playmates Phaser Ghetto Build
532nm 300mw SkyLasers HL-532-300
638nm 220mw Mrcrouse 501b kit
650nm 100mw Pen
650nm 200mw SFCR-200
650nm 300mw Mrcrouse Ultrafire 903 Kit
660nm 300mw RL-118 with LPC-840

NOIR Lasershields DBY style #39 laser goggles
Eagle Pair® 190-540nm & 800-1700nm OD5 Laser Safety Goggles
Laserbee II Deluxe 3W LPM

LPF - Fueling Your Laser Fire

12-28-2014, 08:55 PM #5
 Super Moderator Join Date: Sep 2013 Location: Central California Coast Posts: 6,084 Rep Power: 1515
Hap
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Re: I'm Back!

Welcome back!

-Alex
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My Lasers:
593.5nm: Laserglow Rigel-2 (waiting for arrival)

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12-29-2014, 06:28 AM #6
 Class 2 Laser Join Date: Sep 2010 Location: Michigan Posts: 407 Rep Power: 10
Tikilaser
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Join Date: Sep 2010
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Re: I'm Back!

Quote:
 Originally Posted by starlight Welcome back. Nice to see another Michigander.
Thanks! I think I remember you, but I'm not sure
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40mW 532nm WickedLasers Evolution Pro (Dead)
5mW 532nm Laserglow Galileo

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