Old 07-08-2011, 04:29 AM #1
DJZ's Avatar
DJZ DJZ is offline
Class 2 Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 267
Rep Power: 4148
DJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond repute
DJZ DJZ is offline
Class 2 Laser
DJZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 267
Rep Power: 4148
DJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond reputeDJZ has a reputation beyond repute
Default CNI GLP-589 noob review

Some time ago I saw a guy at SELEM with a 593.5nm pointer and just couldn't believe it. I've owned a yellow HeNe and a Krypton that put out yellow in the past and to see this in a pointer, that was just cool. I waited a while to see if the prices would come down and I'm glad I did, not only did the price come down a bit over the years but a new wavelength came along as well. I finally decided it was time to get one so I ordered directly from CNI and exchanged quite a few emails with Ava, who was very courteous and professional. I settled on a 1mW GLP-589 pointer. The price was a little over $300 shipped. It took a little over 3 weeks for the laser to ship, which really wasn't a problem since I've been eyeing these for a few years. When the laser arrived I was a little put off by the fact they don't include a CR2 battery. My frustration was swept aside when I threw in a battery and saw first light from it. Wow, it is a very nice yellow color, exactly what I was looking for. I don't own a meter so I can't say exactly what the output power is, but I know it's well over 1mW. I'll have the output tested at SELEM next month, if I had to guess, I'd say anywhere between 5 and 10mW. I was also surprised that the output is rather stable, the beam profile is a bit elongated but is satisfactory to me. No clue on battery life yet, collectively it's probably been on for about 5 minutes so far. It only takes 1 CR2 and the output is pulsed.

All in all, this was well worth the expense and wait, now to find some rechargeable CR2's!

Pics!

I thought the label here was humorous, taking the laser out of the box voids the warranty?!















DJZ is offline   Reply With Quote


















Old 07-08-2011, 05:03 AM #2
DTR's Avatar
DTR DTR is online now
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: St. Louis MO
Posts: 5,492
Rep Power: 102942
DTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond repute
DTR DTR is online now
Class 4 Laser
DTR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: St. Louis MO
Posts: 5,492
Rep Power: 102942
DTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond reputeDTR has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

Nice review. Great pics as well.

If you need that thing tested you could always send it to me.
DTR is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2011, 05:06 AM #3
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Tech_Junkie Tech_Junkie is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

Very cool. I think the warning is for the label, not the laser. The label has the serial number on it.
Tech_Junkie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2011, 05:13 AM #4
chipdouglas's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Riverside, California
Posts: 4,011
Rep Power: 1444
chipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Yahoo to chipdouglas
chipdouglas chipdouglas is offline
Class 3B Laser
chipdouglas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Riverside, California
Posts: 4,011
Rep Power: 1444
chipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond reputechipdouglas has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Yahoo to chipdouglas
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

cool it has a pulsed driver
__________________
IN A CONSTANT STATE OF PICNIC

I AM THE STATUS QUO

ARE YOU A NEW MEMBER, OR EVEN MORE, ARE YOU NEW TO ONLINE FORUMS... READ THIS
LASER POINTER FORUM ETIQUETTE


for pot modding facts click below

http://laserpointerforums.com/f51/pot-modding-faqs-40510.html
chipdouglas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2011, 05:24 AM #5
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Tech_Junkie Tech_Junkie is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

I believe all the GPL 589s do. The one Avery had was pulsed too.
Tech_Junkie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2011, 07:54 PM #6
RA_pierce's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Southern California
Posts: 3,319
Rep Power: 205210
RA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond repute
RA_pierce RA_pierce is online now
Class 3B Laser
RA_pierce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Southern California
Posts: 3,319
Rep Power: 205210
RA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond reputeRA_pierce has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tech_Junkie View Post
I believe all the GPL 589s do. The one Avery had was pulsed too.
It must be the 1mW version.

I had a "5mW" and the output is continuous.
I like pulsed lasers,though. The dashed line is cool.
__________________
495nm details
508nm details
638nm details
How to build a pen

Last edited by RA_pierce; 07-09-2011 at 07:55 PM.
RA_pierce is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2011, 10:45 PM #7
lazeerer's Avatar
Class 3B Laser
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: CT
Posts: 3,664
Rep Power: 782
lazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond repute
lazeerer lazeerer is offline
Class 3B Laser
lazeerer's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: CT
Posts: 3,664
Rep Power: 782
lazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond reputelazeerer has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

Nice Review. Still Never seen this WL in person but lots have said its one of the coolest to see.

+
__________________


405nm 1013mW In Cree Z5 , 850mW LaserGLow Electra Mod , 583mW C3 BDR
445nm 3.6W Monster Freak TEC 9mm, 3.1W Fat Boy Build , 2.9W Big Stainless , 2.7W Big Black, 2W Arctic G2 , 1.8W C13
473nm 178mW CNI-PGL-III-C , 56mW CNI-PGL-III-C
488nm 52mW OPSL SAPPHIRE 488-50, 59mW SS Melles Griot BCD-50&BCD-25 35mW
515nm 83mW Direct Green Diode Fully Custom Host
532nm 617mW RPL Style , 213mW CNI-PGL-III-A , 120mW DIY SS C3
589nm 130mW CNI-PGL-III-A
594nm 13mW CNI-PGL-III-C
632nm 4mW HeNe
635nm 1130mW Fenix TK35 ML501P73 , 918mW Small Sun ZY ML520G71
650nm 1056mW Polished CNI-PGL-C Mod, 5W Custom Build Red Devil
658nm 430mW LOC 826 Brinyte A20 , LCC 390mW C3 3 mode
660nm 500mW SS LQ ignis
671nm 800mW PowerModulem, 9mW Black Pen
685nm 44mW MXDL 2x AAA Pen, 41mW, 130mW Stainless Shadow
780nm 127mW Pen
808nm 758mW Fire Dragon From DJNY
LPM's 2W/5W Ophir
SPECTROMETER - 390nm to 980nm



All My Reviews, Tips & Mods Are Here Now: >Reviews<


Check Out My YouTube Video's Here:
http://www.youtube.com/user/Lazereer
lazeerer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2011, 06:59 PM #8
Dawinzi's Avatar
Class 2 Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Posts: 447
Rep Power: 920
Dawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond repute
Dawinzi Dawinzi is offline
Class 2 Laser
Dawinzi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Posts: 447
Rep Power: 920
Dawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

Great Laser you have there !
Can someone explain what makes this WL so expensive. I really tried the search, could not find something explaining.
__________________
---------------------------------------------
Fantasy is endless. Knowledge is limited.
---------------------------------------------
- 405 Rayfoss 300mW
- 405 Aurora 440mW ( broken )

- 445 JayGuin "Razor Lazor" 660mW
- 445 Sci-fi Laser 1W
- 445 Chrome Mini 1.1W
- 445 Yobresal 500mW
- 445 Yobresal 1.2 W
- 445 Ehgemus/DTR 2X32650 Sandblasted Host 1.9W
- 445 DTR Compact Stainless Steel RL-118/1.5W
- 445 DTR RL-168 Compact 14500 Host 1.6W
- 447 Dragonlaser Spartan 1W

- 532 Optotronics 127mW
- 532 Penstyle 50mW
- 532 O-like Gatlin 200mW
- 532 Jetlaser 270mW

- 635 Anselm Build 40mW
- 646 Logitech Laser Mouse
- 650 DX Pointer 50mW
- 650 "cute" o-like 300mW ( broken )
- 660 Rayfoss 200mW
Sold
- Laserpod Galaxy
- 532 Keychain 30mW
Dawinzi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2011, 08:02 PM #9
eytyxhs's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Greece
Posts: 2,077
Rep Power: 961
eytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to eytyxhs Send a message via Skype™ to eytyxhs
eytyxhs eytyxhs is offline
Class 3R Laser
eytyxhs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Greece
Posts: 2,077
Rep Power: 961
eytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond reputeeytyxhs has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to eytyxhs Send a message via Skype™ to eytyxhs
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

Nice Pic's!

I'm waiting the same!!

Last edited by eytyxhs; 07-10-2011 at 08:11 PM.
eytyxhs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2011, 01:26 PM #10
mewrox99's Avatar
Class 1M Laser
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: NZ
Posts: 150
Rep Power: 448
mewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond repute
mewrox99 mewrox99 is offline
Class 1M Laser
mewrox99's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: NZ
Posts: 150
Rep Power: 448
mewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond reputemewrox99 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

@Dawinzi

It's the precise hand-done alignment of the crystals from memory which is why they're so expensive
__________________
Lasers I have Reviewed:

Ledshoppe 50mW Green
O-Like 50mW Focusable Green
O-Like 50mW Green Pen
Dealextreme 30mW Green Pen
Dealextreme 5mW Green Pen (with DX logo)
Focalprice 30mW Green Keychain

ALWAYS WEAR EYE PROTECTION

Don't be afraid to use the rep button on my reviews. It won't bite!
mewrox99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2011, 07:56 PM #11
Dawinzi's Avatar
Class 2 Laser
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Posts: 447
Rep Power: 920
Dawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond repute
Dawinzi Dawinzi is offline
Class 2 Laser
Dawinzi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Posts: 447
Rep Power: 920
Dawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond reputeDawinzi has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

ok, didn't knew that. So it seams we can not expect lower prices near future?
__________________
---------------------------------------------
Fantasy is endless. Knowledge is limited.
---------------------------------------------
- 405 Rayfoss 300mW
- 405 Aurora 440mW ( broken )

- 445 JayGuin "Razor Lazor" 660mW
- 445 Sci-fi Laser 1W
- 445 Chrome Mini 1.1W
- 445 Yobresal 500mW
- 445 Yobresal 1.2 W
- 445 Ehgemus/DTR 2X32650 Sandblasted Host 1.9W
- 445 DTR Compact Stainless Steel RL-118/1.5W
- 445 DTR RL-168 Compact 14500 Host 1.6W
- 447 Dragonlaser Spartan 1W

- 532 Optotronics 127mW
- 532 Penstyle 50mW
- 532 O-like Gatlin 200mW
- 532 Jetlaser 270mW

- 635 Anselm Build 40mW
- 646 Logitech Laser Mouse
- 650 DX Pointer 50mW
- 650 "cute" o-like 300mW ( broken )
- 660 Rayfoss 200mW
Sold
- Laserpod Galaxy
- 532 Keychain 30mW
Dawinzi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2011, 08:06 PM #12
rangedunits's Avatar
٩(̾●̮̮̃̾•̃̾)۶ __̴ı̴̴̡&
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Montréal, Canada
Posts: 3,588
Rep Power: 1955
rangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to rangedunits
rangedunits rangedunits is offline
٩(̾●̮̮̃̾•̃̾)۶ __̴ı̴̴̡&
rangedunits's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Montréal, Canada
Posts: 3,588
Rep Power: 1955
rangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to rangedunits
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

Not gonna happens
__________________
CRH-
rangedunits is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2011, 08:06 PM #13
rangedunits's Avatar
٩(̾●̮̮̃̾•̃̾)۶ __̴ı̴̴̡&
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Montréal, Canada
Posts: 3,588
Rep Power: 1955
rangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to rangedunits
rangedunits rangedunits is offline
٩(̾●̮̮̃̾•̃̾)۶ __̴ı̴̴̡&
rangedunits's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Montréal, Canada
Posts: 3,588
Rep Power: 1955
rangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond reputerangedunits has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to rangedunits
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

Unless theyre diode.
__________________
CRH-
rangedunits is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2011, 08:26 PM #14
rhd's Avatar
rhd rhd is offline
Class 4 Laser
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 8,491
Rep Power: 3580
rhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond repute
rhd rhd is offline
Class 4 Laser
rhd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 8,491
Rep Power: 3580
rhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond reputerhd has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

Strange observation -

Long story short, someone shipped me a 473nm GLP that was meant to be shipped to zdarkazn. Before I forwarded the package along to its rightful recipient, zdarkazn allowed me to power it up and test it. In the process, I noticed that it too was pulsed.

What is that ?

Personally, I'm not sure whether I like / hate the effect that has. My eyes are really sensitive to pulsed light sources. Some car tail-lights drive me nuts because they use pulsed LEDs. I'd be curious to know the rationale here.
__________________
CURRENT WAVELENGTHS:
405|441|450|467|473|495|505|520|532|556|PGLRG|589|594|632|638|660


SAFETY & IMPORTANT READING (threads authored and contributed to by various members of LPF):
- Federal Aviation Administration - Laser Safety Initiative (link)
- Info release from Laserglow - Default Canadian restrictions on portable lasers (link)
- The Necessity of Safety Goggles (link)

rhd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2011, 08:49 PM #15
jcranmer's Avatar
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Clarksville IN
Posts: 2,109
Rep Power: 13049
jcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond repute
jcranmer jcranmer is offline
Class 3R Laser
jcranmer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Clarksville IN
Posts: 2,109
Rep Power: 13049
jcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond reputejcranmer has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Makes me whish could afford one at the moment. It's on my long term list though.
jcranmer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2011, 10:38 PM #16
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Tech_Junkie Tech_Junkie is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In A State of Shock.
Posts: 11,871
Rep Power: 0
Tech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond reputeTech_Junkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: CNI GLP-589 noob review

Quote:
Originally Posted by rhd View Post
I'd be curious to know the rationale here.
Pretty sure they are able to reach higher powers with the pump diode if its pulsed.
Tech_Junkie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply





Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

























Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use


 


All times are GMT. The time now is 06:50 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
Privacy Policy | Advertising Disclaimer | Terms of Use
Copyright (C) 2017 Laser Pointer Forums, LLC