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Old 08-11-2011, 05:48 AM #1
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Default A Cheap Chinese 473nm Handheld Laser

Look what I found

LZSK - 473nm 10mW Water Proof Blue Laser Pointer

IR filtered 10mW 473nm pointer for under $300. I dont keep up with the exotic DPSS wavelengths but isnt that a pretty good deal?


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ill be ordering almost all my stuff from lazezer now haha, i was SO close to ordering that laser. IIRC DL, sells 20mw for $300 so its an okay deal
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From what I've heard, their products are on spec. I'd rather go with DLs 20mw for $300 though.
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DL has been really crappy so far, everything underspec and all. I wouldn't buy from them, if I were you.
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I would ask for an even higher output unit... except I already have one in 473nm

I realized I had not metered it in a while, so I just did, and it hit a new peak 112 mW -Glenn


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Ask for one from Lazerer? And nice, Scope! I am totally jealous.
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Wow, that pic is AWESOME

I might have to save up for some 473

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Btw, do you have anymore 445 diodes?
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I can't help but think that you might be better off paying an extra $65 and getting the PGL-III-C-473nm-10mW from Glenn's GB.

I know $65 is still a lot of money, but when you're already paying $300, my instinct would be to hold off until I could justify $365, in order to get CNI quality (and a one-year warranty IIRC) instead of random-China goods.

Though I would really like to know who is manufacturing these!
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Indeed!
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I can't help but think that you might be better off paying an extra $65 and getting the PGL-III-C-473nm-10mW from Glenn's GB.

I know $65 is still a lot of money, but when you're already paying $300, my instinct would be to hold off until I could justify $365, in order to get CNI quality (and a one-year warranty IIRC) instead of random-China goods.

Though I would really like to know who is manufacturing these!
I didnt know there was one for only $65 more avaliable. Last I remember looking into 473nm prices I thought they were a lot higher. Oh well its interesting none the less and its cool that the chinese companies are starting to come out with more exotic wavelengths. Maybe one day we will have a $10 473nm newwish


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I can't help but think that you might be better off paying an extra $65 and getting the PGL-III-C-473nm-10mW from Glenn's GB.

I know $65 is still a lot of money, but when you're already paying $300, my instinct would be to hold off until I could justify $365, in order to get CNI quality (and a one-year warranty IIRC) instead of random-China goods.

Though I would really like to know who is manufacturing these!
I didnt know there was one for only $65 more avaliable. Last I remember looking into 473nm prices I thought they were a lot higher. Oh well its interesting none the less and its cool that the chinese companies are starting to come out with more exotic wavelengths. Maybe one day we will have a $10 473nm newwish


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Color me confused now.... $65 handheld 473?
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Color me confused now.... $65 handheld 473?
no no like you said there is a CNI unit for only $65 more. I was thinking when I found this that its was hundreds of dollars less than CNI units but I guess im not up to date on the prices.
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