LPF Laser Pointer Company Database






Welcome to Laser Pointer Forums! If you are looking for a laser you may want to check out the database of laser pointer companies. The link will open in a new window for your convenience.

Green Laser Pointers Blue Lasers Pointers Red Laser Pointers
Yellow Laser Pointers Purple Laser Pointers Orange Laser Pointers
Laser Pointers by Power - 1 Watt+ Laser Pointers by Power - 500mW+ Laser Pointers by Power - 250mW+
Laser Pointer Database High Power Laser Pointers Laser Pointer Diodes


























Go Back   Laser Pointer Forums - Discuss Laser Pointers > Newcomers > Welcome

LPF Database of Laser Pointer Companies




Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-15-2012, 05:25 PM #1
Fretwrecker94's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Maine
Posts: 796
Rep Power: 78
Fretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond repute
Fretwrecker94 Fretwrecker94 is offline
Class 2M Laser
Fretwrecker94's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Maine
Posts: 796
Rep Power: 78
Fretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond repute
Default My belated introduction.

Hey all, I never properly introduced myself to the forum. Since I'm starting to become a more active user, I figure i probably should.

To start off, my name is David and I'm a 17 year old junior in high school from Maine. I run track and have been competing in state meets all throughout my track career. I've been plying guitar since I was 8, so that makes 9 years of it! In addition to lasers, I collect Zippos, flashlights, and knives. I'm not like one of those immature 13 year olds that has them "just 'cause they're awesome!!!111!!1!11!", instead I really enjoy collecting them because most I have contain sentimental value.

I've only been dabbling in lasers for about 10 months as of writing this post. After being in this hobby for a bit, I have grown so fond of coherent photons. It's kind of funny because most people don't really "get" lasers. Like, my friends and family are pretty supportive of the hobby. You know, anything to keep me out of trouble. But there are people I meet that ask about it and just say "Why? What's the use". But I notice people like that (almost always) have one or more of these 3 distinct qualities.

1.) They have no hobbies
2.) They are generally boring people
3.) They don't appreciate the fact that such a small thing creates such a magnificent scientific breakthrough! Lasers are nothing new, but every time I see a laser in use, I can't help but enjoy it!

At first when I started the laser hobby I was a pretty impatient builder. I wanted results immediately. Typical, really, of most high school students. But now as I'm starting to become a more confident builder, I realize its all about patience. It saves you money and frustration to be careful.

To members of the forum I will try my best to help out and not be a nuisance. If newcomers reading this need some help, I'd love to try and be of assistance.

This next part is just some narcissistic stats about my "track record"

Red Lasers in operation: 9 (7 built, 2 purchased)
Violet Lasers in operation: 7 (5 built, 2 purchased
Green Lasers in operation: 4 (all purchased)
Blue Lasers in operation: None... yet

Here are my upcoming planned builds.
405nm 135mA PHR-805 Aluminum Project Box (Just need a diode)
405nm 130mA PHR-805 Aurora C6 (Just need a diode and driver)
445nm 466mA M140 Chrome Pocket Mini (just need the diode)
650nm 200mA 16x Diode Black Leadlight (Just need the host)
650nm + 532nm Yellow Laser (Just need the 532nm module)

Also I'm attempting a DIY LPM soon. I'm just waiting on some parts

Sorry if this was really long, but I ramble a lot...

-Dave


Fretwrecker94 is offline   Reply With Quote








Old 01-15-2012, 06:39 PM #2
Sigurthr's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Michigan's U.P.
Posts: 4,379
Rep Power: 622
Sigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond repute
Sigurthr Sigurthr is offline
Class 3B Laser
Sigurthr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Michigan's U.P.
Posts: 4,379
Rep Power: 622
Sigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond reputeSigurthr has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: My belated introduction.

Welcome! Well, it feels odd saying welcome since you've been registered longer than I (not counting my four year hitaus), haha.

Good luck with all those builds! I'd like to get a mixed wavelength build going as well, but I can't really figure out an inexpensive way to properly mount optics and lasers/modules. Optical breadboards are $$$.
__________________
Amateur Multispectral Photographer - [X-Ray, UV, Vis, IR]
Amateur Electrical Engineer
Autodidact
Tesla Coil Expert
Sigurthr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2012, 07:04 PM #3
lasersbee's Avatar
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Quebec, Canada
Posts: 14,823
Rep Power: 477
lasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond repute
lasersbee lasersbee is offline
Class 4 Laser
lasersbee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Quebec, Canada
Posts: 14,823
Rep Power: 477
lasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond reputelasersbee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: My belated introduction.

A belated.......................

to the Forum....
Don't forget to read the FAQs...the Stickies
and the Forum Rules..

If you plan on buying anything on the Forum....
PLEASE read this first...

6 Steps To Prevent You From Getting Scammed

and this....

33 Reasons NOT to Buy From Wicked Lasers

Enjoy your stay...


Jerry
__________________

J.BAUER Electronics Home Page


LaserBee Laser Power Meter Products meet your needs
at affordable Prices:
See then all here on LPF

LaserBee Power Meter products ALWAYS in Stock

Available on eBay:Check availability here..

Search


This banner is available to and can be copied/used FREE by any LaserBee owner
lasersbee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2012, 07:53 PM #4
Fretwrecker94's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Maine
Posts: 796
Rep Power: 78
Fretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond repute
Fretwrecker94 Fretwrecker94 is offline
Class 2M Laser
Fretwrecker94's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Maine
Posts: 796
Rep Power: 78
Fretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: My belated introduction.

Haha thanks Jerry, I've reviewed all of the forums "clockwork" several time as should be expected from someone who's been a member for a while
Fretwrecker94 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2012, 02:37 AM #5
millirad's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: No. California
Posts: 2,577
Rep Power: 253
millirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond repute
millirad millirad is offline
Class 3B Laser
millirad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: No. California
Posts: 2,577
Rep Power: 253
millirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond reputemillirad has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: My belated introduction.

Welcome and don't forget to wear your safety eye wear. Be safe.
__________________
Greenie - 100mw in diy aluminum host
650nm - 260mw in MXDL host with brass heatsink
650nm - 325mw in stainless Raygun host. The dot is so bright it's
PINK/ORANGE!
Thanks Jay! Thanks Drew! Thanks Larry! Thanks Glenn! Thanks Dave!

Pink - 500mW (white w/red , ok not till later)
Please don't dazzle aircraft! You wouldn't hit someone in the face normally would you?
Home of the stainless RAYGUN !

Last edited by millirad; 01-16-2012 at 02:38 AM.
millirad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2012, 12:16 PM #6
electron's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 1,124
Rep Power: 72
electron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond repute
electron electron is offline
Class 3R Laser
electron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 1,124
Rep Power: 72
electron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond reputeelectron has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: My belated introduction.

Welcome aboard! Don't forget to get some Laser Safety Glasses, and the search function here can be your best friend.
__________________
Optotronics RPL-500 & RPL-450 Melles Griot Beam Expanders 3x, 10x, 20x, Zoom 2.5x-10x
Nova Endeavor Series Laser - Average: 305.4mW Peak: 329.8mW
Nova Lasers X125, X150 & X175, DL100, BFGLaser 125mW

A-Laser Model AD66Y0PGD 660nm 200mW
DX-200 660nm & 532nm, Leadlights & numerous 5mw-100mW 532mn
IgorT (6x) 209mW & (PHR) 140mW, Kryton 155mW, Daguin 165mW
Wicked Lasers S3 Spyder Krypton 1W model and 750mW+ model (839mW)
Wicked Lasers S3 Spyder Arctic G1 (825mW) and Arctic G2 (805mW) SmartSwitch Technology V1 & V2 Models w/Expanded Optic Kits
Jayrob 18650 w/MicroBoost & CU Heatsink A140 Diode 900mW, 295mW Pen by Pontiacg5
Rifle v2 Full 1.2W,
Rifle v2 Full 500mW, Rifle v2 Full 300mW & Cyber 445 1.2W all focusable w/Full Lens Kits

Coherent's Newest High Performance LabMax-TOP Laser Power/Energy Meter Accuracy 1.0%, Power Resolution 0.00001 Statistical Analysis: Min, Max, Mean, Range, Std Dev, Energy Dose, & Stability; Trend Charting, Tuning, Beam Stability Analysis, Extra Large Positional Display (112mm x 78mm) and Data Logging to a USB Flash Drive Directly on the Meter or PC w/ LabView Software.

D4thing LPM (3W), Andover LPM-1, Optic kits, and Certified Safety Glasses for Green, Red & Blue Lasers.
Chargers: Pila IBC (Swiss Designed & Engineered) the Gold Standard (UL). Xtar SP2 & VP1, Soshine SC-S1max V3 EagleTac & KeepPower 18650 3400mAh AA/AAA La Crosse BC1000 Maha MH-C9000 Eneloops
electron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2012, 02:20 PM #7
Fretwrecker94's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Maine
Posts: 796
Rep Power: 78
Fretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond repute
Fretwrecker94 Fretwrecker94 is offline
Class 2M Laser
Fretwrecker94's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Maine
Posts: 796
Rep Power: 78
Fretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond reputeFretwrecker94 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: My belated introduction.

I actually purchased safety glasses before I ever bought any laser components. I have horrible vision naturally, so I figured I may as well prevent any further lessening of it. And my word if I had a nickel for everytime I used the search fiction, I'd be a rich man!
Fretwrecker94 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply





Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On











Loading








Top 50 Laser Pointer Companies - Green Lasers Top 50 Laser Pointer Companies - Blue Lasers Top 50 Laser Pointer Companies - Red Lasers
Top 50 Laser Pointer Companies - Yellow Lasers Top 50 Laser Pointer Companies - Purple Lasers Top 50 Laser Pointer Companies - Orange Lasers
Top Laser Pointers by Power - 1 Watt+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 500mW+ Top Laser Pointers by Power - 250mW+
Laser Pointer Database High Power Laser Pointers Laser Pointer Diodes




Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use


 


All times are GMT. The time now is 01:50 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use
Copyright (C) 2016 Laser Pointer Forums, LLC