Old 06-25-2008, 04:43 PM #1
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Default Ways to measure power?

Ok, I have a '50mW' DL moule and I am convinced it is a lot more powerful than advertised, going by the fact it can light matches from up to 1.5 meters away.

I don't have a power meter and would rather not post it to anyone to get it tested. So is there any other way I can test the power output?

There is absolutly no way that is 50mW, more like double that.


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You can post it to someone with a meter, or buy a meter - that is pretty much it. You cannot "eyeball" a laser, and expect anything other than, "My eyes hurt now".
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You can post it to someone with a meter, or buy a meter - that is pretty much it. You cannot "eyeball" a laser, and expect anything other than, "My eyes hurt now".
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