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Default First Laser and don't know if it was a good buy?

I recently purchased a laser from this website which was the only one I could find in my price range. I was just wondering if anyone else here has purchased a laser from this website or knows if it is a good website to buy them from. I will post a link of the laser that I bought and if someone could tell me more information on it or give me tips it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Spring Sale! cheapest Blue 2W laser pointer with strong and beautiful laser beam free laser glow stick - $129.00 : High power laser pointer store, LuckLaser focus on laser pointers.


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Default Re: First Laser and don't know if it was a good buy?

Read this: GUIDE: Which company should I buy from?

We generally suggest avoiding LuckLaser - their stuff is usually under powered/over priced - although maybe not as bad as some places...

Take this for example: 200mw Portable Green laser pointer with safety key - $39.00 : High power laser pointer store, LuckLaser focus on laser pointers.

The laser at my link above can be purchased elsewhere for less than $10. It's also only 100mW at best, but can be anywhere from 50-100mW. Their "56%" off price is still way more than what those actually cost.

But hey - are you happy with your purchase? That's what matters.
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Default Re: First Laser and don't know if it was a good buy?

That laser isn't a particularly egregious offender; you only overpaid 40-50%. The power is also probably wrong - it is most likely closer to 1W. If you are looking for a quality blue laser I would recommend sanwulasers.com. And yes, please read my guide
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Default Re: First Laser and don't know if it was a good buy?

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That laser isn't a particularly egregious offender; you only overpaid 40-50%. The power is also probably wrong - it is most likely closer to 1W. If you are looking for a quality blue laser I would recommend sanwulasers.com. And yes, please read my guide
^^What he said!

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Default Re: First Laser and don't know if it was a good buy?

It could be a good laser though, i have no experience with the vendor.

Whatever you do, get some eye protection though. If it is remotely close to spec this type of laser can cause eye injury when reflected off a normal house window. You should be aware of all safety aspects of class IV lasers like these, they actually are quite dangerous and i'm not saying that to scare you in any way.
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It could be a good laser though, i have no experience with the vendor.

Whatever you do, get some eye protection though. If it is remotely close to spec this type of laser can cause eye injury when reflected off a normal house window. You should be aware of all safety aspects of class IV lasers like these, they actually are quite dangerous and i'm not saying that to scare you in any way.
Yea, you'll destroy your vision if that thing goes in your eyes. Even looking at it's output on a surface without goggles can cause issues.
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