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Old 10-27-2009, 09:09 PM #1
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Default Looking for Custom built 473nm or 532nm

Hey everyone!

First post for me here. Been an off and on reader of the forum the past couple of months since I first discovered you guys here. I'm pretty new to lasers, only learning about all the various wavelengths and outputs a few months ago. I've also used the recommendations here to research various laser that they offer. I've come to the conclusion however that I would like to purchase a custom built laser, mainly for uniqueness but also for the reliability that I here other users say about their custom built lasers.

Here's what I'm looking for (And correct me if I'm being to unreasonable)

405nm (preferably) or 532nm
Output <100mw

I'd like it to be focusable at best and pop balloons/burn various items at the least.

I'm looking at spending anywhere from $60 to $85 dollars.

Thanks for your time and I hope to become an avid member of this awesome forum.


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Default Re: Looking for Custom built 473nm or 532nm

For $60-$85 there is no way you will get a 473nm laser. 473nm lasers ussually start around $400 for 5mw, and one to pop balloons can easily run $1000.
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Default Re: Looking for Custom built 473nm or 532nm

For that price range I would recommend getting a "200mW" pen laser from focal price. The divergence will be bad, but the burning capabilities will be pretty good. The laser will also only out out 100mW but that is what you are looking for anyway. They cost around $40
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Default Re: Looking for Custom built 473nm or 532nm

Awe crap. My mind was thinking of 473nm but what I meant was 405nm. My bad.
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Here, check out my PHR laser I am selling. http://laserpointerforums.com/f39/fs...phr-44628.html
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Default Re: Looking for Custom built 473nm or 532nm

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Here, check out my PHR laser I am selling. http://laserpointerforums.com/f39/fs...phr-44628.html
Thanks! I'm curious though do you have any comparison photos that would give me a rough estimate of the size of the unit?
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This is the same thing, just silver.
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