Welcome to LPF! Looking for a laser pointer? Click here for the LPF Laser Pointer Company Database. The link will open in a new window for your convenience.









Green Laser Pointers Blue Laser Pointers Red Laser Pointers
Yellow Laser Pointers Violet Laser Pointers Orange Laser Pointers
Laser Pointers by Power - 1 Watt+ Laser Pointers by Power - 500mW+ Laser Pointers by Power - 250mW+
Laser Pointer Database High Power Laser Pointers Laser Pointer Diodes


Real 1000mW Output - THOR M II Laser Pointer

























Go Back   Laser Pointer Forums > Lasers > Green Lasers

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






Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-13-2017, 05:14 AM #1
WhiteFang's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 48
Rep Power: 0
WhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond repute
WhiteFang WhiteFang is online now
Member
WhiteFang's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 48
Rep Power: 0
WhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond repute
Default Question about Fasttech's $5 5mW greenies

In case anyone needs a link: https://www.fasttech.com/products/0/...n-laser-module

This is by far the best deal on a 5mW of this wavelength I've come across, with free shipping to boot. I've been told that they are extremely overspec, however... Is there any way to limit the power to where I wouldn't be forced to wear safety glasses while using them? (Also, do they have an IR filter? I'm not sure how to check for those.)


__________________
My fledgling laser collection :

532nm Unbranded "5 mW" Amazon laser that's probably way overspec
520nm Laserlands 5mW pointer
445nm "5mW " eBay Gatling gun
WhiteFang is online now   Reply With Quote








Old 03-13-2017, 08:23 AM #2
GSS GSS is online now
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Fall river MA
Posts: 1,835
Rep Power: 4971
GSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond repute
GSS GSS is online now
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Fall river MA
Posts: 1,835
Rep Power: 4971
GSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond reputeGSS has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Question about Fasttech's $5 5mW greenies

These Fasttech modules have a very popular following on the forum.
Yes they are usually way overspec and don't have a IR filter.
You could probably turn the output down as they have a pot screw but as they are exposed they are easy to short out if you don't have the experience.
I would order a few if your planning on tinkering with them, and they have 2 options of them a 3V and a 5V.
__________________
"Diamond Select" TOS Phaser 532 190mw
"Diamond Select" TOS Phaser 532 150mw
"Rubie's" TOS Phaser A140 1.4A
"Rubie"s" TOS Phaser A140 1.1A "proto focus nozzle(Lifetime)"
"Rubie's" TOS Phaser M140 1.8A
GSS is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2017, 10:05 AM #3
BowtieGuy's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: S.E. Michigan U.S.A.
Posts: 2,626
Rep Power: 6413
BowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond repute
BowtieGuy BowtieGuy is offline
Class 3B Laser
BowtieGuy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: S.E. Michigan U.S.A.
Posts: 2,626
Rep Power: 6413
BowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond reputeBowtieGuy has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Question about Fasttech's $5 5mW greenies

As GSS mentioned, these don't have an IR filter, and yes, they are usually way overspec, but if you're concerned with IR output, you can buy an IR filter and attatch it yourself.
There are many low cost IR filters available to choose from, HERE is one example.

I also agree that if you're going to play with these, order a few just in case, for $5 you'd be silly not to.
__________________
405nm Solarstorm S3 (1.09W) • W/L Sonar (264mW)
405nm Custom JETLASERS Ti-B (1.08W)

445nm Build "Ole Blue" (2.8W+)
445nm 1.3W JETLASERS PL-E (1.5W)
445nm Chrome pen (1.4W)

450nm Custom JETLASERS Ti-B (327mW)
462nm Solarforce T2 (2.1W)-link-
467nm "Maraxus" (2.3W)
515nm 30mW Ehgemus titanium (84mW)
520nm S/S build (250mW) •50mW JETLASERS Ti-B (73mW)
520nm Ehgemus Custom (1.45W) •Coleman Jr. (234mW)
-link-
532nm 1.5W Goldenstar lab (3W)
532nm 500mW JETLASERS PL-E (754mW)
532nm 100mW JETLASERS Ti-B (161mW)
532nm 5mW "Eclipse" mints tin (54mW)

589nm 80mW CNI PGL-III-C (154mW)
589nm 50mW Dragonlasers Spartan (124mW)

594nm L/G Rigel-6 "LPF Anniv. Ed." (6.7mW)
635nm 20mW JETLASERS Ti (30mW)
638nm Custom JETLASERS Ti-B (232mW)-link-
638nm "Coleman Special" (260mW)-link-
638nm Build in sinner's "MS-SSW Stubby" (1.25W)
650nm W/L E2 (89mW) • Laserbtb PL-650 1000 (1W)
660nm S/S Build (383mW)
674nm 501B/Melles Griot u/k Build 20mW

LK-3D Projector

5W Ophir/dmm LPM

Last edited by BowtieGuy; 03-13-2017 at 10:08 AM.
BowtieGuy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2017, 02:53 PM #4
WhiteFang's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 48
Rep Power: 0
WhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond repute
WhiteFang WhiteFang is online now
Member
WhiteFang's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 48
Rep Power: 0
WhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond reputeWhiteFang has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Question about Fasttech's $5 5mW greenies

Thank you both! That's just what I was looking for
__________________
My fledgling laser collection :

532nm Unbranded "5 mW" Amazon laser that's probably way overspec
520nm Laserlands 5mW pointer
445nm "5mW " eBay Gatling gun
WhiteFang is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2017, 02:39 AM #5
ElectricPlasma's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: Southern Ontario, Canada
Posts: 1,105
Rep Power: 4599
ElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond repute
ElectricPlasma ElectricPlasma is offline
Class 3R Laser
ElectricPlasma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: Southern Ontario, Canada
Posts: 1,105
Rep Power: 4599
ElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond reputeElectricPlasma has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Question about Fasttech's $5 5mW greenies

Here's a discussion thread that boosted in popularity not too long ago, you'll find some good info here:

Reliable source for 532nm modules?
__________________

I'm selling some custom machined hosts. Click here to take a look!
__________________

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

632.8nm: Melles Griot HeNe, 1mW
532nm: Custom made GITD Pocket laser: ~133mW
532nm: Chrome laser pen: ~50mW
532nm: Cheap eBay 303: ~60mW
465nm: 07E Laser Box Build: 4W
450nm: Stainless Steel NUBM44 Handheld: 6.8W
445nm Pocket Series from Podo (Sanwu): 500mW
405nm: eBay pen

Keep yourself safe. *link*
-====•=[]
────────────────────────────────────────✺
ElectricPlasma is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
overspec green, safety glasses, safety question





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








Top 50 Laser Pointer Companies - Green Lasers Top 50 Laser Pointer Companies - Blue Lasers Top 50 Laser Pointer Companies - Red Lasers
Top 50 Laser Pointer Companies - Yellow Lasers Top 50 Laser Pointer Companies - Purple Lasers Top 50 Laser Pointer Companies - Orange Lasers
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 08:16 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