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Old 01-25-2009, 05:05 AM #1
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Default Is it just me...or my eyes

ok, i recently successfully built a blu-ray laser from a 803t sled and i have to say, it's pretty badass *

Firstly, i noticed it's not like ones i see on videos. *mine is a violet color until it hits a white surface (paper, t-shirt), only then dose the laser dot turn a blue'ish hue. is this something only experienced in human vision and not on a camera?

Secondly, when i am trying to focus the laser, the laser dot reflecting off a white wall is difficult to see, i sort of have to squint to see the laser correctly . *it is as if its surrounded by ambient noise. *i can only explain it as looking like a "firework"

IDK, i was messing with some IR LD a few weeks back (not knowing they were IR but merely some weak ass red LD), i wouldn't be surprised if i exposed my eyes to excessive IR Radiation. *...though i hope not.


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ok, i recently successfully built a blu-ray laser from a 803t sled and i have to say, it's pretty badass *
Firstly, i noticed it's not like ones i see on videos. *mine is a violet color until it hits a white surface (paper, t-shirt), only then dose the laser dot turn a blue'ish hue. is this something only experienced in human vision and not on a camera?
Secondly, when i am trying to focus the laser, the laser dot reflecting off a white wall is difficult to see, i sort of have to squint to see the laser correctly . *it is as if its surrounded by ambient noise. *i can only explain it as looking like a "firework"
IDK, i was messing with some IR LD a few weeks back (not knowing they were IR but merely some weak ass red LD), i wouldn't be surprised if i exposed my eyes to excessive IR Radiation. *...though i hope not.

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Default Re: Is it just me...or my eyes

I am combining colours at the moment, I wear glasses.
Through them a distant red dot is crisp while a blu ray is fuzzy.
When I look over the top of the glasses the red dot is fuzzy and the blu-ray is crisp.

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Yeah, Blu-Ray does some weird stuff. Everyone is kind of different when it comes to how easily you see the dot. Don't worry, its all normal.
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completely normal, its caused from the fluorescence of the color the diode emits.
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And technically, your eyes are "just you" too.
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Fuzzy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speckle_pattern
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