Laser pointer discussion. Read/write reviews of laser pointers and laser pointer companies. Learn about all types of laser pointers and lasers





Welcome to Laser Pointer Forums! If you are looking for a laser pointer or want to compare different laser pointer companies, you may want to check out the LPF Laser Pointer Company Database. The link will open in a new window for your convenience.








Green Laser Pointers by Category Blue Laser Pointers by Category Red Laser Pointers by Category
Yellow Laser Pointers by Category Violet Laser Pointers by Category Orange Laser Pointers by Category
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
Laser Technology Laser Pointer Parts Lasers by Wavelength
Top 10 Laser Pointer Companies Laser Pointer Company Database Visible Beam Laser Pointers


One laser store meets all your needs

























Go Back   Laser Pointer Forums - Discuss Laser Pointers > Lasers > Buy, Sell, & Trade



LPF List of Laser Pointer Companies (link opens new window)



Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-17-2012, 03:11 PM #97
Apocalypse's Avatar
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 235
Rep Power: 15
Apocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to behold
Apocalypse Apocalypse is offline
Class 1M Laser
Apocalypse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 235
Rep Power: 15
Apocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to beholdApocalypse is a splendid one to behold
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

PP sent, I need a 1013mA driver please


Apocalypse is offline   Reply With Quote







LPF List of Laser Pointer Companies (link opens new window)







Old 05-17-2012, 03:22 PM #98
offroadfreak8582's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 2,351
Rep Power: 2369
offroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond repute
offroadfreak8582 offroadfreak8582 is online now
Class 3R Laser
offroadfreak8582's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 2,351
Rep Power: 2369
offroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

I sent you a PM cilegray

greeting,,
__________________
!5W ophir meter! Made by me here: HERE

Want to buy the best goggles for 405nM, 445nM AND infrared? !Click here!
Cat sliding tutorial (Due to high demand):!Click here!

Last updated 04-05-2017
offroadfreak8582 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2012, 09:09 PM #99
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 19
Rep Power: 0
1time is on a distinguished road
1time 1time is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 19
Rep Power: 0
1time is on a distinguished road
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

I was interested in four of them do you have any left?
1time is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2012, 03:45 AM #100
Mohrenberg's Avatar
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Green Ridge,MO USA
Posts: 6,927
Rep Power: 557
Mohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Skype™ to Mohrenberg
Mohrenberg Mohrenberg is offline
Class 4 Laser
Mohrenberg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Green Ridge,MO USA
Posts: 6,927
Rep Power: 557
Mohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond reputeMohrenberg has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Skype™ to Mohrenberg
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

Quote:
Originally Posted by cilegray View Post
Yes I do have about 25 left... sorry for the late reply, been caught up with Diablo 3
As have I

lv 37 barb so far.
__________________

Http://www.Budgetbeams.com
Mohrenberg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2012, 07:17 AM #101
Class 2 Laser
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Gatineau, QC
Posts: 423
Rep Power: 37
cilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond repute
cilegray cilegray is offline
Class 2 Laser
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Gatineau, QC
Posts: 423
Rep Power: 37
cilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond reputecilegray has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

Lmao... add me up, my paypal addy = my email for blizz too. I got a 49 wizard finishing act 3 nightmare tonight
cilegray is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2012, 03:59 PM #102
offroadfreak8582's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 2,351
Rep Power: 2369
offroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond repute
offroadfreak8582 offroadfreak8582 is online now
Class 3R Laser
offroadfreak8582's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 2,351
Rep Power: 2369
offroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

payment sent for 2 pieces

greetings,,
__________________
!5W ophir meter! Made by me here: HERE

Want to buy the best goggles for 405nM, 445nM AND infrared? !Click here!
Cat sliding tutorial (Due to high demand):!Click here!

Last updated 04-05-2017
offroadfreak8582 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2012, 12:26 AM #103
AnthoT's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,137
Rep Power: 380
AnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond repute
AnthoT AnthoT is offline
Class 3R Laser
AnthoT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,137
Rep Power: 380
AnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

Hey Cilegray

Payment sent for a 190mA

I'll try these out with the osram single modes
__________________
FTLasers
AnthoT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2012, 02:37 AM #104
tsteele93's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: South Cackalackey, USA
Posts: 2,065
Rep Power: 321
tsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond repute
tsteele93 tsteele93 is offline
Class 3R Laser
tsteele93's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: South Cackalackey, USA
Posts: 2,065
Rep Power: 321
tsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mohrenberg View Post
As have I

lv 37 barb so far.
I have felt like things have been really slow on the forum lately. I wonder if it is video game release related?
__________________
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Tom Steele

Why I'm Here

405nm tsteele93 12x build @ 545mW

445nm Survival Laser @ 1.25W - GIFTED
445nm Stainless Steel Monster with H140 diode @1.62A - 2.15W!
450nm rhd single mode @ 190mW

532nm O-like 50 mW pen from Cajun Lasers - small dot, tight beam!
532nm O-like Crown, rated @ 400mW, metered @ ~450mW with AW battery!
532nm O-like Crown rated @ 500mW, not yet tested
532nm RPL-165 @ 204mW
532nm RPL-375 @ 427mW

635nm rhd Lipstick Tube @ ~485+ mW
638nm Fat Boy @ 825mW - custom build

650nm Bolly BL-8006 @ 319mW

Laser Safety and Eye Injury
tsteele93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2012, 11:31 AM #105
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Tech_Junkie Tech_Junkie is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

You guys need to read this thread before hooking these up to a single mode diode.

Pesky BenBoost Drivers
Tech_Junkie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2012, 11:43 AM #106
AnthoT's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,137
Rep Power: 380
AnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond repute
AnthoT AnthoT is offline
Class 3R Laser
AnthoT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,137
Rep Power: 380
AnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tech_Junkie View Post
You guys need to read this thread before hooking these up to a single mode diode.

Pesky BenBoost Drivers
I'm willing to sacrifice my single mode using this, I'll see how it goes, ill let everyone know I don't have a scope though
__________________
FTLasers
AnthoT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2012, 11:46 AM #107
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Tech_Junkie Tech_Junkie is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

RHD and Ben should have never released these without full testing.

Already ~$500 in diodes have been toast. If you want to add yours to the pile so be it.
Tech_Junkie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2012, 11:53 AM #108
AnthoT's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,137
Rep Power: 380
AnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond repute
AnthoT AnthoT is offline
Class 3R Laser
AnthoT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,137
Rep Power: 380
AnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond reputeAnthoT has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tech_Junkie View Post
RHD and Ben should have never released these without full testing.

Already ~$500 in diodes have been toast. If you want to add yours to the pile so be it.
Yea I read that thread I know, I'm willing to risk it, hopefully it won't end up being 560$ of toasted diodes

But I'm seriously going to try it first, if I see it gets very bright right on startup then dims and stabablizes then I'll know it does indeed have that voltage spike problem, I'll try again with a additional capacitor and see how it goes. That's it
__________________
FTLasers
AnthoT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2012, 12:25 PM #109
offroadfreak8582's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 2,351
Rep Power: 2369
offroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond repute
offroadfreak8582 offroadfreak8582 is online now
Class 3R Laser
offroadfreak8582's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 2,351
Rep Power: 2369
offroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond reputeoffroadfreak8582 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

Even is you max out your a-140 wit a dual ben boost it os risky to have a too high input voltage be ware of that people

Greetings,,
__________________
!5W ophir meter! Made by me here: HERE

Want to buy the best goggles for 405nM, 445nM AND infrared? !Click here!
Cat sliding tutorial (Due to high demand):!Click here!

Last updated 04-05-2017
offroadfreak8582 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2012, 01:14 PM #110
tsteele93's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: South Cackalackey, USA
Posts: 2,065
Rep Power: 321
tsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond repute
tsteele93 tsteele93 is offline
Class 3R Laser
tsteele93's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: South Cackalackey, USA
Posts: 2,065
Rep Power: 321
tsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tech_Junkie View Post
RHD and Ben should have never released these without full testing.

Already ~$500 in diodes have been toast. If you want to add yours to the pile so be it.
I think it is a bit harsh and premature to say that.

First, we don't KNOW that the benboost is killing these diodes yet. Certainly more testing needs to be done to see what the situation is with the drivers and this diode, and I say that as someone who had a very rough day with the benboost diodes and 12x 405's before there was any idea that there might be a problem with the drivers and these diodes.

Rough day in laserland

I went through 3 diodes on a build that had been working fine with a linear driver...

Second, we don't know what testing Ben and RHD did before releasing these. They may have tested them fully and this is something that wasn't foreseeable.

Hopefully they will share the testing that they did beforehand and help test the drivers going forward to see if there is a problem with the 12x and/or single mode diodes. But they had very good motives in building and releasing these and I don't think a witch hunt is the way to go, nor do I think they are likely to help if they see this as an attack on them.

It would be different if they had been selling them and sent out a bunch of drivers that were killing everyone's diodes, but since these were open source and no one was making anything off of them I don't think there is any reason to go after them with pitchforks and torches.
__________________
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Tom Steele

Why I'm Here

405nm tsteele93 12x build @ 545mW

445nm Survival Laser @ 1.25W - GIFTED
445nm Stainless Steel Monster with H140 diode @1.62A - 2.15W!
450nm rhd single mode @ 190mW

532nm O-like 50 mW pen from Cajun Lasers - small dot, tight beam!
532nm O-like Crown, rated @ 400mW, metered @ ~450mW with AW battery!
532nm O-like Crown rated @ 500mW, not yet tested
532nm RPL-165 @ 204mW
532nm RPL-375 @ 427mW

635nm rhd Lipstick Tube @ ~485+ mW
638nm Fat Boy @ 825mW - custom build

650nm Bolly BL-8006 @ 319mW

Laser Safety and Eye Injury
tsteele93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2012, 02:21 PM #111
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Tech_Junkie Tech_Junkie is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

All I said was they should have done more testing before releasing the final design. How is that pitchforks? $500 in diodes got toasted on the same driver. I never said this was conclusive, but it is large enough to warn membership about possible problems before these flood the forum. Am I wrong for doing this??? This was far from an attack. I respect everything both of them do for the community. You're completely spinning this in the wrong direction, and putting words in my mouth. I'm trying to inform the community, and you make it sound like I putting people down for their efforts. What the hell is your problem?
Tech_Junkie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2012, 04:58 PM #112
tsteele93's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: South Cackalackey, USA
Posts: 2,065
Rep Power: 321
tsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond repute
tsteele93 tsteele93 is offline
Class 3R Laser
tsteele93's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: South Cackalackey, USA
Posts: 2,065
Rep Power: 321
tsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond reputetsteele93 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Presale (24h LEFT) : 80 BenBoost first come first served. 11.50$ + 2.50SH CDN

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tech_Junkie View Post
All I said was they should have done more testing before releasing the final design. How is that pitchforks? $500 in diodes got toasted on the same driver. I never said this was conclusive, but it is large enough to warn membership about possible problems before these flood the forum. Am I wrong for doing this??? This was far from an attack. I respect everything both of them do for the community. You're completely spinning this in the wrong direction, and putting words in my mouth. I'm trying to inform the community, and you make it sound like I putting people down for their efforts. What the hell is your problem?
I wasn't putting words in your mouth TJ. I sincerely apologize if you feel like I did. I just think it is premature to say that there is definitely a problem and we don't know what testing that Ben and RHD did before releasing them. More testing needs to be done before we can say for sure.

Again, I apologize if you felt like I was putting words in your mouth. It was not my intention...

__________________
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Tom Steele

Why I'm Here

405nm tsteele93 12x build @ 545mW

445nm Survival Laser @ 1.25W - GIFTED
445nm Stainless Steel Monster with H140 diode @1.62A - 2.15W!
450nm rhd single mode @ 190mW

532nm O-like 50 mW pen from Cajun Lasers - small dot, tight beam!
532nm O-like Crown, rated @ 400mW, metered @ ~450mW with AW battery!
532nm O-like Crown rated @ 500mW, not yet tested
532nm RPL-165 @ 204mW
532nm RPL-375 @ 427mW

635nm rhd Lipstick Tube @ ~485+ mW
638nm Fat Boy @ 825mW - custom build

650nm Bolly BL-8006 @ 319mW

Laser Safety and Eye Injury

Last edited by tsteele93; 05-29-2012 at 05:00 PM.
tsteele93 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








Green Laser Pointers by Category Blue Laser Pointers by Category Red Laser Pointers by Category
Yellow Laser Pointers by Category Violet Laser Pointers by Category Orange Laser Pointers by Category
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 07:35 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use
Copyright (C) 2017 Laser Pointer Forums, LLC