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Default A couple of fails.

Sorry if these have been posted already but I came across a couple of error ridden laser descriptions.

Super High Power 5000mw Green Laser Pointer Pen With Rechargeable Batteries & Glass

Luxury thermostable Waterproof High Power 1000mw 1W Blue Laser Pointer Pen (with video)/ 100mw 50mw 200mw blue green red Laser Pointer Pen Retailer

Seriously does anyone actually fall for this stuff?


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This made me giggle

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Stupac, where are you from? "Stupac" means "coloumn" in Croatian language

Anyhow, don't trust description of lasers in ANY cheapo generic chinese sites like DX and that sort. They always inflate the power greatly. Well, reading description is always good for a laugh.
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Wicked lasers should hire these people for marketing imo.
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They could always use more... it never hurts.
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5,000mW GREEN laser
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"one is enough, the other one just for spare battery"


A 5,000 mW green-violet laser pointer that runs off one AAA rechargeable battery. That's one impressive AAA battery to single-handedly power the 20+ Watt IR diode that would have to be inside this thing!
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"Green-violet" Is an interesting way of describing blue
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Apollo: Metallic Blue Laser Pointer | StaplesŪ

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5000mW on a AAA ! god that is amazing, the driver must be set to like 6A! and have a run time of 0.0001 second! then BOOM bye bye 5000mW miracle laser
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5000mW on a AAA ! god that is amazing, the driver must be set to like 6A! and have a run time of 0.0001 second! then BOOM bye bye 5000mW miracle laser
I think there is a much more reasonable explanation - The driver simply has an efficiency of significantly greater than 100%
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Stupac, where are you from? "Stupac" means "coloumn" in Croatian language

Anyhow, don't trust description of lasers in ANY cheapo generic chinese sites like DX and that sort. They always inflate the power greatly. Well, reading description is always good for a laugh.
Haha, thats interesting.

I'm from Glasgow in Scotland, my name is Stuart and a fried jokingly called me Stupac after the rapper "Tupac". I just found it quite funny although I'm not even a fan of rap music.
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