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Old 07-29-2013, 12:14 AM #81
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Most I've seen is 120mW custom built.


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wha??? How big around was it?
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It was with one of Jayrob's modules from Lazever, rated 80mW but overspec to 120.

Raffle built it into one of those oldies flashlights, not too big either.
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Will the lasers in this GB come with batteries and charger?
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Negative, just the laser. Though the PGL-III-C's require a single 18650, just to give you a heads up.

Also, I talked the the engineers, 30mW of 594 is possible...for $900. So it's found it's place on my to-do list, though it probably won't happen for a while.
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Damn that is a lot of 594....time to see about picking up that second illicit job
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Yeah 594 is a good color but it will be a few years before I get one.

Okay thanks.... and BTW, is there a person on here that sells 18650 batteries and chargers?
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Get 18650's from fasttech.com @2 for 17 dollars. Get your charger from illumination supply, I recommend a nitecore i4.
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Will the lasers in this GB come with batteries and charger?
Batteries and chargers usually come pretty cheap.
However, I recommend getting one of those Nitecore 18650 chargers and batteries.
http://www.nitecore.com/productDetail.aspx?id=33

Made in the US of A , has to be better than buying UltraFire or brandless blue covered bats that might have sat in the warehouse for 3 years .

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So very tempting... But 900 bucks on my budget.... Ouch.
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Thanks, I think I will go with nitecore.
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Indeed. They're virtually the same too in theory. As cni contributes their lasers and parts to LG, but LG only takes the best ones to put up for sale, they also warrant them. I've used a few cni lasers before and they're not bad, but their shelf life is a bit shorter than the LG lasers in my experience with certain wavelengths. I love the vega, my friends physics teacher has one and its surprisingly stable for a long time for a 594

I also wonder if there's a shortage of yellow modules at the moment as LG seems low on several wavelengths, with no known date on when they'll have more. (Probably because of how hard they are to make)
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Indeed. They're virtually the same too in theory. As cni contributes their lasers and parts to LG, but LG only takes the best ones to put up for sale, they also warrant them. I've used a few cni lasers before and they're not bad, but their shelf life is a bit shorter than the LG lasers in my experience with certain wavelengths. I love the vega, my friends physics teacher has one and its surprisingly stable for a long time for a 594
However, ordering from them has been quite a fuzz for me the last time.
Can't imagine how much double checking bloom has to do to order like 30-40 lasers in a GB
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As for the 589 crystal volatility and stuff ehh.... to be expected anyway from a DPSSLs


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Default Re: CNI GB Round 2 FEELER

Indeed I need more money so I can order something good. Bloom does this for us for virtually nothing compared to what I'm sure his time is worth, so it's truly amazing. Hopefully I can dredge up some more $$ before the buy starts...

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Fun fact: CNI make 589nm laser in the 50mW range at only 400-500ish. LG charges $1289
I think part of that is not just the rebranding and testing, but the registration with thee FDA, CDRH, and other stuff.
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405nm: Melles Griot RCS
430nm: Coherent D3 430-10
441.6nm: Omnichrome 2056-M-A01/4074-P-A03 HeCd laser
457.9nm: Argon Ion Line

472nm Omni-643RYB Whitelight Line
473nm: CNI MGL-473-100, CNI GLP-473
476.5nm: Argon Ion Line

483nm Omni-643RYB Whitelight Line
488nm: Argon Ion Line, Spectra Physics >20mW Cyan DECSL Laser, Coherent Sapphire 488-20 OPSL

496.5nm: Argon Ion Line
501.7: Argon Ion Line
514.5nm: Argon Ion Line
520nm: Trustfire A8 Custom

532nm: CNI MGL-F-3W, Coherent Genesis MX Taipan OPSL, LG Hercules-325
543.5nm: 05-LGR-193 Melles Griot HeNe 3.8mW
Melles Griot LGB-563 HeNe

561nm: Melles Griot 85-YCA-015, Coherent Sapphire 561-20
568nm: Omni-643RYB Whitelight Line

577nm: Coherent Genesis MX Taipan OPSL
583.8nm: DPSS line
586.2nm: DPSS line
588.6nm: CNI PGL-M-80

591nm: DPSS line
593.5nm CNI MGL-H-50 Lab Laser
594.1nm: Coherent 31-2230-000 (4.5mW)

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609nm: Raman HeNe line?
611.8nm: Melles Griot LOR-150 HeNe (5mW), LOR-006 HeNe (0.5mW)

632.8nm: Spectra Physics Model-127 (>35mW), Model-124B, Model-120, Model-117, others
Melles Griot LHB-580, LHB-190, WHR-570

641nm: Melles Griot RCS
647nm: Omni-643RYB Whitelight Line
659.6nm: Laser Quantum IGNIS DPSS laser 0.5W

671nm: CNI PGL-III-C-100
676nm: Omni-643RYB Whitelight Line
690nm: custom diode laser
694nm: Portable Q-switched Ruby Laser

1152.6nm: SP-120 HeNe alt. mirrors
1523.5nm: Melles Griot LIR-151 HeNe
3391nm: SP-124 alt. mirrors

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Hey bloom do you mind if I send you a Money Order for this next group buy instead of paypal? I don't like depositing hundreds of dollars just to get it into paypal through my bank.

Also, I emailed Ava at CNI about Beam Expanders for the PGL-III-C's. I was quoted 150 for a 10X beam expander but an extra 70 dollars for shipping+insurance. I am trying to see if they can offer reduced shipping or possibly ship it with a future GB if you don't mind and they are okay with it. I hate to pay 70 dollars to get a 150 dollar item to me though.
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