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Default Rayfoss Laser Diodes?

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The laser diode I have ordered is a Rayfoss 5mW green laser diode and I would like to know is it overspec?

Has anybody had this one or a different one before? When I get the laser constructed by Adrian I will give a full review to let others know.

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Hey,
The laser diode I have ordered is a Rayfoss 5mW green laser diode and I would like to know is it overspec?

Has anybody had this one or a different one before? When I get the laser constructed by Adrian I will give a full review to let others know.

Thanks!
If what you bought is just a diode, it will not be green. Do you mean a green module? Post a link to what you bought.
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Stay away from Rayfoss. Their reputation has gone bad.
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Default Re: Rayfoss Laser Diodes?

not actually, if you are gonna order a low power laser pointer, it will be great! just dont stick with 100mW and above..
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I'll NEVER buy from Rayfoss again.

I bought a BDR-S06J sled for $48 which turned out to have a very under spec 100mW diode in it. They even posted quotes from this forum about how it was capable of 700mW.
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oh, that was bad, did you got a refund?
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oh, that was bad, did you got a refund?
I had already taken the sled apart so I didn't bother asking.
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that's bad, thanks for the heads up. i think some of these sleds snuck into a recent group buy
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UPDATE:
I emailed Rayfoss and they asked for pictures of the sled they sent me. That's when I saw the PHR-803T sticker on it. Rayfoss have agreed to send me the correct sled.

Good on them for admiring liability and I am very happy and they corrected the mistake to my satisfaction
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