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Old 02-09-2014, 04:40 PM #17
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Default Re: Review: Laserglow Rigel-6 593.5nm

I know he was using fog; but there are still other variables such as camera sensitivity. My iPhone and various digital cameras pick up my 405nm pen as a fairly bright purple beam, in real life I can tell you it's nothing like that. If the beam actually looked to our eyes like it did on that camera, at a mere 1mW, then I'd be a lot more comfortable spending $299 with laserglow at the possible risk of getting a 0.6mW model.


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It doesnt look that bright in real life, no. It is a faint beam if you aim it close to your eye lol.
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Default Re: Review: Laserglow Rigel-6 593.5nm

Thanks. Over the coming months, if I still want a 593.5 I'll be thinking about what to do. Either I'll buy a Rigel-2 from LG and pray I don't get a 0.6mW one (or ask them very kindly to cherry pick) or save a month or so longer and get a Rigel 5. I think the second is a better option (or get a quote from CNI...)

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Thanks. Over the coming months, if I still want a 593.5 I'll be thinking about what to do. Either I'll buy a Rigel-2 from LG and pray I don't get a 0.6mW one (or ask them very kindly to cherry pick) or save a month or so longer and get a Rigel 5. I think the second is a better option (or get a quote from CNI...)

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Don't worry so much about *possibly* getting the 0.6mW one

I have bought 3 lasers from LG and all of them average around the middle of what they were sold as.

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My 593.5nm I bought from another member for a really good price. New though they run around 330 if memory serves.
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Yep, I'll be eyeing the fst section. Not many people selling 593.5, can't think why :P
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I have made my Dragon Lasers Spartan 589nm 5mw and Laserglow Rigel 593.5nm 6mw look super bright by using some fog, shooting the two beams thru diffraction gratings, thus creating more beams, and in some pics, bouncing the beams around using mirrors, prisms or liquids. Also, setting my camera to take exposures at around 15 seconds. And if used in conjunction with other more powerful lasers, blocking those beams after a few seconds and still exposing the yellows at 15 seconds. By doing that you create the illusion all of the lasers are approximately the same brightness, when in fact they are not even close.












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