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Old 06-01-2011, 07:07 PM #1
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Angry I LED'ed my laser with a mirror!

Hi, I am new at the forum

and

I was with my red laser when I had the wonderful idea of "reflecting the laser inside of the laser" (yes, i am a stupid)


My laser




what i do



and look what happened



(Do you call it LED'ed right?)

the distance from the mirror was approximately 2 meters still its LED'ed instantly.

this laser uses a dvd diode right?

it has repair???


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Needs a new laser diode.

Please don't reflect laser beams at yourself. It's rather unsafe.

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what were you trying to do in the first place?
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Picture fixed.
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^^^^^LOLOL
Have you tried recharging the batteries, or using fresh ones?

If you really killed the diode, you could install a new one for 10$ worth of parts....

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I can still use the parts and i liked this host

($100 used?? since when)

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Default Re: I LED'ed my laser with a mirror!

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Have you tried recharging the batteries, or using fresh ones?

If you really killed the diode, you could install a new one for 10$ worth of parts....
Yes, I tried the reserve batteries... The diode really DIED.

But i have a DVD diode here that i estracted and never used.


That is the kind of thing that happens 1 in 1000000000000000 times

PURE BAD LUCK

CAREFUL TO POINT LASERS AT THE MIRROR!!!

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Now imagine that being your eye.
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here's a step-by-step how to fix it.
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Lol at the last picture in the series. 'Repeat process" haha
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Yes you can just replace the diode and most likely you will have a operating laser again.
but don't shine it at mirrors again
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