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.




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 > Companies

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



Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-08-2016, 11:11 PM #1
Down with Umbrella's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Kennebunk, Maine
Posts: 959
Rep Power: 1113
Down with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond repute
Down with Umbrella Down with Umbrella is offline
Class 2M Laser
Down with Umbrella's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Kennebunk, Maine
Posts: 959
Rep Power: 1113
Down with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond repute
Default *Feeler*considering an unconventional CNI laser.

Hey guys, need your thoughts and experience.
It was a few months ago I purchased a 40mW CNI laser from Rhd. I love the host and the wavelength.(tho it looks more orange to me then what I perceive as "yellow") I compared it to my HeNe and the color is similar. My first portable 589 yay!
Well, way before that I tried to get on board with the CNI group buy. That never happened because they aren't shipping >5mw lasers to the u.s. Now I'm outside the us currently living in Panama for the next two years. I was hoping to use this opportunity to get a CNI laser shipped to me. (I need to look at their laser laws too, if it was like customs I bet anything that doesn't smell like cocaine will fly)

Looking at their PGL III series host I noticed they offer the 80mW 589. Nice.
What's the deal with there multicolor portable lasers? Does anyone on the forum own one?
I bet they're ungodly expensive but it's a nice laser.
Secondly, is there a protocol for talking to CNI? I know LPF members have communicated with them for any over spec lasers as those would be desirable.

http://www.cnilaser.com/PDF/PGL-RB-655.pdf


__________________
"Rosemary had an accident." TDWP


Last edited by Down with Umbrella; 12-08-2016 at 11:12 PM.
Down with Umbrella is offline   Reply With Quote







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






Old 12-08-2016, 11:21 PM #2
Hap's Avatar
Hap Hap is online now
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Morro Bay, CA, USA
Posts: 6,959
Rep Power: 17265
Hap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Skype™ to Hap
Hap Hap is online now
Super Moderator
Hap's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Morro Bay, CA, USA
Posts: 6,959
Rep Power: 17265
Hap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Skype™ to Hap
Default Re: *Feeler*considering an unconventional CNI laser.

Living in Panama huh? I've been there on a trip once, very lovely country, just watch out for the piranhas

As for talking to CNI calling them directly is the quickest option that I've experienced. You can send them an email but that usually takes a few days longer, they are very friendly though. I also do recall member DJNY having one of their "magenta" units, he even has a video on here. Just need to find it in the search box

-Alex
__________________
655nm: ROITHNER 650 Pointer 5mW(ordered)
635nm: Generic "Laser Pointer" Pen 5mW
532nm: CNI MGL-F-532 2.6W
473nm: CNI GLP-473 6mW
450nm: Z-Bolt BLP-5-S Pointer 5mW(ordered)
405nm: Generic "Laser Pointer" Pen 5mW(ordered)

"Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?" -Bob Marley
"The stars should fall and the earth be riddled, imagine all your problems be seem so little, funny how the world so brittle." -Tribal Seeds
“The universe is a pretty big place. If it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space.” -Carl Sagan
You are important: Pale Blue Dot

Hap is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2016, 11:39 PM #3
Down with Umbrella's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Kennebunk, Maine
Posts: 959
Rep Power: 1113
Down with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond repute
Down with Umbrella Down with Umbrella is offline
Class 2M Laser
Down with Umbrella's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Kennebunk, Maine
Posts: 959
Rep Power: 1113
Down with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: *Feeler*considering an unconventional CNI laser.

Panama City Panama. I'll bounce between here and the states until I get a more legit visa. I tend to travel a lot.
Yes, there are some very old threads on these dating back to '10 and '11. Alignment issues is something to consider when buying a multi color laser. I'll keep that in mind.
Down with Umbrella is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2016, 01:39 AM #4
Lildutchboy7's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Newport News Virginia.
Posts: 863
Rep Power: 6415
Lildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond repute
Lildutchboy7 Lildutchboy7 is online now
Class 2M Laser
Lildutchboy7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Newport News Virginia.
Posts: 863
Rep Power: 6415
Lildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond reputeLildutchboy7 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: *Feeler*considering an unconventional CNI laser.

so you want to do a cni lasers group buy? I'd be willing to look at a portable yellow 589. But I have no idea what that would cost

edit: Nvm, I read your post wrong
But what would be the cost of an 80mW 589? Maybe I'll see what someone would be willing to trade for a used one
__________________
What Is Better?
To Be Born Good,


-----------Or-----------


To Overcome Your Evil Nature Through Great Effort?



-====•=[]────────────────────────────────────────────────── ─────────────────✺


639nm MITSU G84 1.8W Aluminum ElectricPlasma Host + Copper Jewel Focus Adapter By FlaminPyro

589nm DragonLasers Spartan 97.9mW (With 583.8nm 586.2nm and 591nm cold lines)

445nm M140 2W In C6

Incoming 532nm JetLasers 600mW Module in Brass/Aluminum Host

Multiple $5 Ebay Laser pens

Name's Zach.

Last edited by Lildutchboy7; 12-09-2016 at 03:10 AM.
Lildutchboy7 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2016, 03:17 AM #5
dden4012's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Saint Lucie County Fl, USA
Posts: 748
Rep Power: 8874
dden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond repute
dden4012 dden4012 is offline
Class 2M Laser
dden4012's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Saint Lucie County Fl, USA
Posts: 748
Rep Power: 8874
dden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond reputedden4012 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: *Feeler*considering an unconventional CNI laser.

Interested. If I get my wife a pink laser maybe she will....ignore how much i have spent already. I hope this comes together.
dden4012 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2016, 03:48 AM #6
Hap's Avatar
Hap Hap is online now
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Morro Bay, CA, USA
Posts: 6,959
Rep Power: 17265
Hap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Skype™ to Hap
Hap Hap is online now
Super Moderator
Hap's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Morro Bay, CA, USA
Posts: 6,959
Rep Power: 17265
Hap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond reputeHap has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Skype™ to Hap
Default Re: *Feeler*considering an unconventional CNI laser.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lildutchboy7 View Post
But what would be the cost of an 80mW 589? Maybe I'll see what someone would be willing to trade for a used one
Last I remember the price for them went up to extremes at CNI. What used to cost $500 for that is now around $1,000!

-Alex
__________________
655nm: ROITHNER 650 Pointer 5mW(ordered)
635nm: Generic "Laser Pointer" Pen 5mW
532nm: CNI MGL-F-532 2.6W
473nm: CNI GLP-473 6mW
450nm: Z-Bolt BLP-5-S Pointer 5mW(ordered)
405nm: Generic "Laser Pointer" Pen 5mW(ordered)

"Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?" -Bob Marley
"The stars should fall and the earth be riddled, imagine all your problems be seem so little, funny how the world so brittle." -Tribal Seeds
“The universe is a pretty big place. If it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space.” -Carl Sagan
You are important: Pale Blue Dot

Hap is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2016, 07:46 AM #7
CurtisOliver's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Brentwood, England (Near London)
Posts: 2,916
Rep Power: 19044
CurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond repute
CurtisOliver CurtisOliver is online now
Class 3B Laser
CurtisOliver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Brentwood, England (Near London)
Posts: 2,916
Rep Power: 19044
CurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: *Feeler*considering an unconventional CNI laser.

Quote:
Originally Posted by dden4012 View Post
Interested. If I get my wife a pink laser maybe she will....ignore how much i have spent already. I hope this comes together.
Just combine a red and blue together and make her happy.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hap View Post
Last I remember the price for them went up to extremes at CNI. What used to cost $500 for that is now around $1,000!

-Alex
Just look into Dragon Lasers, they sell CNI models for $499. They're 50mW Spartans usually do around 80mW anyway.
__________________
Notable products/sites:

Jet Lasers offers various high quality Diode/DPSS Portables in their PL-E Pro hosts. Jet Lasers are known for their quality and are respected on LPF.
Jetlasers PLE Pro's

If you are after an RGB module, you can't go wrong with Optlasers. Their 400mW model is very high quality.
Optlasers RGB Modules

Optotronics offers some of the highest output DPSS Portable Greens on the market. Their 1.4W RPL-II is by far their most amazing product and is known to be overspec.
Optotronics RPL 532nm DPSS Portables

Dragon Lasers offers the best option for 589nm (Yellow) Laser pointers.
Dragon Lasers Yellow Laser Pointers

Sanwu are known to be very high quality and every newcomer should check them out.
Sanwu Home

Bang good is a good source for many electrical items and are often cheap and reliable.
Bang Good Home

For reliable safety goggles visit Survival Laser. Use LPF445 for a 10% member discount.
Eagle Pair Safety Goggles

For more sites and information please check out this thread.
Which company should I buy from? By Sta




Useful Links:
Wavelength to RGB Converter
CurtisOliver is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2016, 01:34 PM #8
Down with Umbrella's Avatar
Class 2M Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Kennebunk, Maine
Posts: 959
Rep Power: 1113
Down with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond repute
Down with Umbrella Down with Umbrella is offline
Class 2M Laser
Down with Umbrella's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Kennebunk, Maine
Posts: 959
Rep Power: 1113
Down with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond reputeDown with Umbrella has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: *Feeler*considering an unconventional CNI laser.

Meh, I know I could go the dragon laser route and they use CNI units but I prefer the PGL over the spartan.
Last I remember the 80mW 589 was going to be approximately $800usd after shipping and customs. With the GB it was going to be down to $7xx iirc
__________________
"Rosemary had an accident." TDWP

Down with Umbrella is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2016, 01:40 PM #9
CurtisOliver's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Brentwood, England (Near London)
Posts: 2,916
Rep Power: 19044
CurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond repute
CurtisOliver CurtisOliver is online now
Class 3B Laser
CurtisOliver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Brentwood, England (Near London)
Posts: 2,916
Rep Power: 19044
CurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond reputeCurtisOliver has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: *Feeler*considering an unconventional CNI laser.

No problem. But wow the PGL's are expensive even as a GB. Good luck.
__________________
Notable products/sites:

Jet Lasers offers various high quality Diode/DPSS Portables in their PL-E Pro hosts. Jet Lasers are known for their quality and are respected on LPF.
Jetlasers PLE Pro's

If you are after an RGB module, you can't go wrong with Optlasers. Their 400mW model is very high quality.
Optlasers RGB Modules

Optotronics offers some of the highest output DPSS Portable Greens on the market. Their 1.4W RPL-II is by far their most amazing product and is known to be overspec.
Optotronics RPL 532nm DPSS Portables

Dragon Lasers offers the best option for 589nm (Yellow) Laser pointers.
Dragon Lasers Yellow Laser Pointers

Sanwu are known to be very high quality and every newcomer should check them out.
Sanwu Home

Bang good is a good source for many electrical items and are often cheap and reliable.
Bang Good Home

For reliable safety goggles visit Survival Laser. Use LPF445 for a 10% member discount.
Eagle Pair Safety Goggles

For more sites and information please check out this thread.
Which company should I buy from? By Sta




Useful Links:
Wavelength to RGB Converter
CurtisOliver is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2016, 05:59 PM #10
trencheel303's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Brexitville
Posts: 1,372
Rep Power: 4408
trencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond repute
trencheel303 trencheel303 is online now
Class 3R Laser
trencheel303's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Brexitville
Posts: 1,372
Rep Power: 4408
trencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond reputetrencheel303 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: *Feeler*considering an unconventional CNI laser.

I might be interested in this, mainly to get some visible 561 (if that's even possible) but I'm not sure. I'm considering selling up.
__________________
405 532 589 635 | 473 445 593.5 650

Photobucket Albums: Lasers | made with iPhone | Recent Uploads || My YouTube Channel

trencheel303 is online now   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 05:15 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