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Old 01-04-2011, 04:49 AM #1
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I've got a green laser coming 532 nm and an WL Arctic coming in the mail and need to get the proper eye protection.

What should I get?

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okay... maybe not that much.

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Look at dragon laser"s
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do I need separate goggles/glasses for the 2 different lasers?
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Default Re: need goggle/glasses

probably yes
there are broadband goggles but they reduce visibility.
OEM sell the better goggles, you will not regret buying 'em.
Maybe you can get only one broadband from OEM...

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I have a pair of OEM broadband, and it does darken everything. Still they are My goto choice almost every time, but My dad has been using them for the last 2 weeks aligning and mounting a Greenie on the Telescope.
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yeah, but the OEM have the best/higher VLT goggles known (about 70% VLT to one color, for example BLUE 390~500NM).
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do I need separate goggles/glasses for the 2 different lasers?
Nope, 532 and 445 nm are very close wavelengths for example these goggles from DragonLasers Laser Glasses - UV to Green Lasers Protection 190-548nm :: Laser Safety :: Dragon Lasers have OD>4 from 190 to 533 nm
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These (multi-wavelength) from zonestealth are all I use for greens and blues (445):
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I know they aren't certified, but they do a great job of protecting from 445nm (probably OD4+), 532nm (OD4) and the 1064nm (Infrared) that you get from most cheap green lasers.
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These (multi-wavelength) from zonestealth are all I use for greens and blues (445):
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I know they aren't certified, but they do a great job of protecting from 445nm (probably OD4+), 532nm (OD4) and the 1064nm (Infrared) that you get from most cheap green lasers.
Just so I'm not misunderstanding you, these will prevent me from burning out my eyes with both the arctic and the green laser?
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Just so I'm not misunderstanding you, these will prevent me from burning out my eyes with both the arctic and the green laser?
YES arctic (445 nm) and green (532 nm)
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I know they aren't certified, but they do a great job of protecting from 445nm (probably OD4+), 532nm (OD4) and the 1064nm (Infrared) that you get from most cheap green lasers.
lol, @ 1W how much light goes in these googles?
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