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Old 04-18-2008, 04:51 PM #1
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Default faulty alpha 125... ? or is it normal?

hi, i just get a new alpha 125mw 15 min ago and its really strong , light matches and pop balloons in less then 1 sec, but the beam is not aligned with the tube... is it normal with lasers or should i send it for repair???




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here you can see how its going to the right
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Default Re: faulty alpha 125... ? or is it normal?

As long as the beam isn't hitting the side of the aperture cap it is fine. Don't go through the trouble of RMAing it over a small problem like the beam being slightly off center.
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Default Re: faulty alpha 125... ? or is it normal?

I have seen this discussed a number of times here and experienced it myself. I would guess it is down to the complicated alignment of LD, crystal, lenses.

It doesn.t look too bad, as long as you can live with it.

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thank guys
i just wanted to make sure its not something what after 2 weeks will kill my laser (its my first 1 so its always beter to ask a professionals
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Yup, pretty normal. My alpha 125 isn't perfectly straight either.
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what batteries You use GooeyGus? cose i wanna buy a rechargeable and i am not sure which 1...
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I use energizer lithiums. If you use rechargeables you may notice a very slight drop in power, as I believe they are around 1.2v There is a way you can pot mod it so that the power will be the same on the rechargeables but I do not recommend this unless you know exactly what you're doing.
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I use Sanyo Eneloops. They're a lot better than any other one's I've used.
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What!?! no way... my dealextreme lasers are off center as well!
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