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Old 04-08-2008, 11:11 PM #1
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Ok so after a long day of work I come home and I want to use my laser, so I load in the batteries and then I turn it on and it suks, so I have to keep using it for about 1 minute and then it warms up and goes to its full potential.

Is it normal that some lasers have a warm up time like this where they need to start their engine for a bit before they put the peddal to the metal?


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That's completely normal. Almost all dpss lasers have dimming/mode hoping/other probelms when they are really cold. If it works fine after warming up there is no problem.
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Yep, absolutly normal.
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Ok thanks I thought maybe it was something rong with the batteries or something.
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Default Re: Is this normal?

Even my DL Viper 7 does that, the first time I turn it on after its been sitting there for a bit I get about .5 of a second of bright green beam and then it goes really dim til it warms up.

If its a red laser, as far as I know their warm up time is more or less instant.
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I usually keep my greens in a warm place to avoid the warmup time. While outside at this time of year, even while operating they can get cold enough to dim out.
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