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Default Re: any lasers that can be used as a flashlight??

For those that don't know, battery life is only a few minutes on that thing and the wiring has been known to burn up.

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Originally Posted by DanQ
I don't know why Cyparagon's computations showed little brightness
200 lumens is bright and more than sufficient for use as a flashlight - that's your average 3W LED, but LEDs can go quite a bit higher than that. A 200 lumen flashlight is $15. A 200 lumen laser is over $1000. There's a cost-benefit analysis involved here.


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