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I have the x75, which is a great laser... and averaging at 84mW, it breaks the "burning barrier", but is not so sufficient. *I wanted the x-75 so I could have a nice bright green portable pen style for a nice beam, and for visibility in the day light for pointing at construction sites and such for my work. *Will it pop a balloon, yes. *Will it light a match, yes. *Will it melt dark plastics, yes. *But it takes a few seconds for all and it needs to be pretty close, like 4 feet and after that there's not much burning, and the burning up close is kinda slow. *

If you're looking for burning power, then go with the x125, or build a blu-ray! *The blu-ray's burn like crazy if you get a good one, either PHR or 6x, although my ~180mW 6X kicks ass and can burn from across my entire house (about 35') like no problem. *


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Opps i deleted my post. Anyway for those of you who didn't see this before, i was wondering if the Nova x75 was good at burning and melting black plastic. I am thinking now i might get a x100 or x125. Unless someone else suggest something as good as nova with IR filtering. I am looking for something around the price range of Nova.
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One more quick question. Is the nova X-series focusable. if not how big is the dot.
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It is not focusable its under 1.2mRaD.
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hummm..
what is the difference between a Nova x75@ 169 $ for 85 mw and one susie's module at 120mw+ at 108 $ ? why pay more to have less?
less divergent beam? Ir filtered? aluminium case ? key switch ? 3 month warranty ?

im not convinced :-?
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ok one is a ready to use nova unit A++ unit the other is a module from what I hear a great unit too but are you installing it, or making a labby ??? :-?
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hummm..
what is the difference between a Nova x75@ 169 $ for 85 mw and one susie's module at 120mw+ at 108 $ ? why pay more to have less? *
less divergent beam? *Ir filtered? *aluminium case ? key switch ? 3 month warranty ?

im not convinced *:-?
In one you get a complete laser that is fully built and ready to use (X75). *In the other all you get is the module with driver and switch (O-Like).

Do you need/want a finished laser or do you only need/want the module to build it into something?

Oh yeah . . . . The X75 is ~75mW. The 120-150mW module is >120mW

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I was about to buy a Nova X75 but I got an e-mail today from NOVAlasers saying that only their Alpha series was legal in the US.
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