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Hi, I'm a newcomer! I'm an student which got interested in lasers in his physics classes, and now is learning more and more about the topic.

I've ordered a 100 mW green laser pointer from Sanwu (which I feel is too powerful for a starter, I'll be careful) and if all goes right I'll have my first experience with lasers before this month ends

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Welcome! Be careful around 100mW of laser light. It may not be as strong as some 2W monsters but it’ll still do immediate damage!

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I've ordered a 100 mW green laser pointer from Sanwu (which I feel is too powerful for a starter, I'll be careful) and if all goes right I'll have my first experience with lasers before this month ends

Better than some people that seem to think starting out at 5W is a good idea...

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