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Old 01-25-2014, 10:44 AM #1
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Default My first ever laser build! :D

Hi everyone, only just joined LPF having only just built my first laser!

It's a C6 SL host with copper heatsink, 1.25a driver, M140 445nm diode and a 3 element glass lens, I'm running it on two 3v Energizer photo lithium (non-rechargeable) 123a batteries at the moment as I'm waiting for my charging kit in the post!

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Congrats on your first build !

Just curious ... What camera do you have ? ..

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Just curious ... What camera do you have ? ..

Hi, thanks!

It's a Canon EOS 450D using a fixed 50mm f1.8 lens

You'll pick up that setup for about £200-£250 these days.

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Wow, those are some nice photos!

Congrats on completing your first laser build.
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It's a Canon EOS 450D using a fixed 50mm f1.8 lens

You'll pick up that setup for about £200-£250 these days.

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I got my self a 600D EOS a few weeks ago .. With a 100mm 2.8f fixed macro lens.

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great first build! you'll get long life with that driver setting. be careful not to let it get too hot.
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Sharp looking C6 build Benjiman!
The match lighting photo sequence is very cool, good work!
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Just curious, how many FPS can your camera get? That match sequence is nice.

Also, and this is my biggest question: What kind of white balance settings did you use? And what were your overall settings for the beamshots? The color is super accurate!
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Congratz on your first build and nice photos!
Just a question, is that a 2W diode?
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Nice build and photos!

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