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Old 12-05-2011, 04:56 PM #1
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Question 100mW IR Laser or 150mW Blueray Laser?

Which would you guys recommend? I have pictures, not that it will really help. Also links to each page below. Thanks in advance!!

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Default Re: 100mW IR Laser or 150mW Blueray Laser?

You realize the IR laser you linked is not portable and doesn't emit visible light?
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You realize the IR laser you linked is not portable and doesn't emit visible light?
Yes, I already have 2 IR lasers. 1 portable and 1 not.
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Go with the 150mW 405nm.

It will be visible, it will allow you to play with fluorescence, and it will burn better.
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Default Re: 100mW IR Laser or 150mW Blueray Laser?

Yes, 405 is better IMO because of the visibility, but only when compared to IR. lol
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Default Re: 100mW IR Laser or 150mW Blueray Laser?

Thats what i was thinking about. You can paint something with glow in the dark paint and it will work the same right?
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Thats what i was thinking about. You can paint something with glow in the dark paint and it will work the same right?
I used my 405 to do all kinds of neat fluorescence and phosphorescence experiments. It's one heck of a way to charge anything that glows in the dark. My kid has a ceiling full of those glow in the dark stars and every night he wants them to glow before bed. I set the focus to super-wide and instantaneously charge the whole ceiling in a few sweeps of the beam. Uranium marbles are cool too. Test for impurities in diamonds! Play CSI!

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