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Old 12-09-2011, 10:02 AM #17
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Default Re: Universal laser protection

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... or you can try to use this
wich is actually a good idea. most of those cams can take alot of beam power.
Maybe such a AR glasses or something like that can be a good solution.


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wich is actually a good idea. most of those cams can take alot of beam power.
Maybe such a AR glasses or something like that can be a good solution.
yes, the pic can create a bit of irony, but the idea is not bad, you can also partially see emission at 808 nm!
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Default Re: Universal laser protection

There are advantages like protection across the full spectrum, but I wouldn't use it because of the disadvantages:
- Large and heavy with the weight far from your head and thus pulling quite hard
- You're looking at a screen 10cm away, not comfortable
- Expensive camera phone/thing required that breaks when hit by the laser
- Cardboard construction won't be good enough, you'll be running around with burning cardboard on your head after the laser has blinded you by burning through it.
So while the principle might work, I wouldn't use that version.
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Default Re: Universal laser protection

Has anyone looked into Welding lens filters? They come in shades from 3 to 14, and at 11+ you can stare at the sun all day long without even squinting. I upgraded to an autodarkening helm a few years back so I can't test it since it won't protect against a collimated beam, but I'll see if I can find an old lens somewhere in my toolkit.

A 180degree protecting pair of welding goggles with #14 lenses is only about $20. I'm fairly certain that even at #10, it would out perform the best non-professional laser goggles.

The only downside is that you're fairly blind with anything higher than #11 on unless your environment is VERY bright (like outdoors in full sun).
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Welding goggles usually work fine for laser protection, though as you've said, you can't see anything else with them. Most people avoid them for that reason, it'd be a bit difficult trying to aim a laser at something you can't see

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Just make power of lasers as small as possible if the intention is to align something. Then cover everything and enjoy the show

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Are these not very high quality glasses? 190-2000nm Laser Glasses
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Are these not very high quality glasses? 190-2000nm Laser Glasses


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Edit... It's scary that someone could end up buying those with the expectation that they will protect them

Double Edit... there is really no option to even flag the listing for blatantly false information

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Those glass are not laser certified. They are IPL (Intense Pulsed Light).
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