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Old 08-03-2013, 05:43 AM #1
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Default Wrong Goggles!! DOH!

Onto my 3rd laser , soon 4th .
The RGB spectrum is now fulfilled.

However, that raises a problem.
As the only goggles that can block all wavelength is this


I just had my first REAL accident .

Was setting plywood on fire a while back ,
First tried the blue , it burned .
Then the green , it smoked.
Finally the red .
"Gee !The dot is awfully red ." I thought

DOH!!!
I AM WEARING THE WRONG GOGGLES!


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Default Re: Wrong Goggles!! DOH!

Not proud of it, but I've made the same exact mistake in the past too when LPMing... switched lasers, didn't switch goggles.

What I really need are goggles that would provide OD 3+ coverage for 400-480nm, 505-540nm, 630-670nm, and 808nm-1064+

Without blocking 480-505, 541-629, and 670 to 808. Unfortunately I doubt that any manufacturer would be willing to design such a pair, that would permit us to work with basically all of the most common wavelengths at once.
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Default Re: Wrong Goggles!! DOH!

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Not proud of it, but I've made the same exact mistake in the past too when LPMing... switched lasers, didn't switch goggles.

What I really need are goggles that would provide OD 3+ coverage for 400-480nm, 505-540nm, 630-670nm, and 808nm-1064+

Without blocking 480-505, 541-629, and 670 to 808. Unfortunately I doubt that any manufacturer would be willing to design such a pair, that would permit us to work with basically all of the most common wavelengths at once.
what we need is bi-layered safety goggles.
Just tried wearing both of the goggles at the same time.
Daytime just turned into night
Its basically just shades.
But I still can see the spot of the laser tho.
That's an idea.

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Default Re: Wrong Goggles!! DOH!

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Onto my 3rd laser , soon 4th .
The RGB spectrum is now fulfilled.

However, that raises a problem.
As the only goggles that can block all wavelength is this


I just had my first REAL accident .

Was setting plywood on fire a while back ,
First tried the blue , it burned .
Then the green , it smoked.
Finally the red .
"Gee !The dot is awfully red ." I thought

DOH!!!
I AM WEARING THE WRONG GOGGLES!


Here is a note to everyone , buy brick goggles.
Very funny but there's three holes in the brick not very good especially at the size they are but seriously yes I've done it to forgot to swap when changing frequencies
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Default Re: Wrong Goggles!! DOH!

Instead of investing a lot of money on custom goggles, one could try Indirect viewing.

VGA Camera + LCD display + Glasses Frame + Some lens + Batteries.

You could even take some pictures in first person. Like a screenshot, but in real life! ()

edit: but really. It is going to be cheaper imo.

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Instead of investing a lot of money on custom goggles, one could try Indirect viewing.

VGA Camera + LCD display + Glasses Frame + Some lens + Batteries.

You could even take some pictures in first person. Like a screenshot, but in real life! ()

edit: but really. It is going to be cheaper imo.
Oh surrrreeee , but thats not really IRL is it ?

But then , that does relate to a new invention coming next year.
OCULUS RIFT!

Apply that to augmented reality vision.
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I have a pair of OEM Laser Systems ML-7 along with the more wavelength focused Eagle Pair (set of R, set of BG).

Works great for tinkering around non-shiny stuff.

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I have a pair of OEM Laser Systems ML-7 along with the more wavelength focused Eagle Pair (set of R, set of BG).

Works great for tinkering around non-shiny stuff.

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That OD 1.5+ rating does seems rather... ugh
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