Old 10-08-2010, 07:21 PM #1
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: PA
Posts: 1,132
Rep Power: 44
udanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond repute
udanis udanis is offline
Class 3R Laser
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: PA
Posts: 1,132
Rep Power: 44
udanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond reputeudanis has a reputation beyond repute
Default O-like Ultrafire 50mw 532nm Review

*** Original on my website ***
Hey guys and I think 1 or 2 girls. My o-like 50mW Ultrafire arrived this week and I wanted to give you guys a little review. I realzied that my last few reviews on the lasers I recevied were a little short (I'll proboaly redo them at some point) So I wanted to be a little bit more through on this laser and future reviews. At the moment I do not have a laser power meter so I won't comment on the actual power being that I have no definate way to determine it. Oh... and pictures aren't in any order.

Feel:
This laser is kinda of a light laser. It has a small aliminum healsink and that doesn't add too much mass to the laser. Same goes for the power supply, it's a cr123. The host also doesn't have a also of mass. This laser is a lightweight so that is a little of alet down. This laser has a belt clip. Sounds cool right? No not really. First the belt clip is shaped in a strange manor, it is difficult to just slide on. I'm not really sure how some one can mess up a belt clip but they did. Secondly the belt clip is really flexable and that lets the laser slide away easily. If the laser had a little more weight and didn't have the belt clip this would of been rated higher. For the feel of this laser I would give it a 3/5.


Look:
The look of this host is really impressive. This laser is based off of the ultrafire HL-502b flashlight and it's a good looking light
The laser came pretty much free of external defects except for a little bur on the tail cap's hole for the lanyard. Another small thing I want to point out is that inplace of the glass lens on the flashlight it is replaced by a black piece of metal with a hole drilled in the center. This piece is glued into place with glue visible on the outside of the laser. In summary this is a very nice looking but it has glue showing on the exterior. I would give the overal look of this laser a 4/5.



Shipping:
Just as a reference I am based in the easten united states. I placed the order for this laser on Saturday, 9/11/10. This laser was shipped out from Hong Kong on wednesday 9/15/10. The package was delivered on 9/29/10 (of course I wasn't home so I had to pick it up at the post office the next day, but I'm not holding that aginst o-like). So from order date to delivery it was a total of 18 days. This isn't super quick shipping but basic $8 shipping you can't expect too much. So I am not going to complain about shipping time. All of the items I received (two lasers, charger, and two batteries) were all individually wrapped in a lot of bubble wrap. I was happy with how the laser was shipped and packaged. I paid for basic shipping so I am content with the time. I would give shipping a 4/5.

Performance:
Okay this is kinda tricky to do without a power meter, so I am going to skip the output power till i get a lpm. This laser has a perfectly visible beam at night and in a dark room. What I can tell you though is the beam specs This laser has a narrow beam leaving it's lens, around 1mm. The beam has a bit of spash radiating from it, but has a pronounced round dot in the middle. This laser get a little warm after two minutes of use, but nothing that I am worried about. Even after two minutes of contiunous not noticable power or mode flucutations were observed. Overall I am content with how the laser proformed. Proformace I would give 4/5 because it wasn't perfect, but perfectly acceptable to me.


Value:
Alright I paid $37 for this laser. I think that is a perfectly fair price for this laser. Keep in mind though that this laser didn't come with a charger and if didn't have one that would add ~$5 to the price. There are 50mw lasers on other sites for less money, but I think given the prormance of this laser it is worth the extra money to have something a little more stable. 3/5 Could be cheaper

Overall:
Overall I am happy with this laser its mostly almost everything that is it advertised to be for a fair price. I would give this laser an overall rating of 3.5/5. Somethings I would change about this laser: more massive heatsink, removal of the belt clip, low the price to around $30, and apply the glue internally rather than externally.


Short Summary:
Laser: O-Like Ultrafire 50mw 532nm
Wavelength: 532nm
Output Power: 50mW
Style: Flashlight Host with switch on tail cap
Focusable: Kinda, you have to scrape the glue off the module
Power Source: CR123

Pros: Performance, Looks cool
Cons: Could have a better feel, and could be a little cheaper





There are a few more pictures on the review on my web site
O-like Ultrafire 50mw 532nm Review


__________________
Lasers:
-405nm Ebay Pens
-532nm 250mw Jet Laser PL-C
-532nm O-like Cute 150mW

-Z-Bolt 635nm ~5mw

Website:
Udanis.com

Last edited by udanis; 10-08-2010 at 07:24 PM.
udanis 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 05:12 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