If you're concerned about a 200mw being able to light a match unaided, STOP. My DX 20mw lights matches with a lens and under the right conditions.
I like their lasers, oh yea and my 50mw order status just changed to shipped.
I have no way of testing it but anyone can pick these things up at a Walmart or Target or any store like that for pocket change. Maybe someone why has the means of testing it could do that. Also, the black colored CD also does the same thing.
I was playing around with some Memorex "Cool Colors" CD-R CD's (the red one is the one that gives this effect) with my green laser and I discovered that the part of the CD that touches the inside circle, as pictured below kinda works as an IR filter. That, or it just really, REALLY dims the...
I use telescoping shipping tubes to carry my laser, it fits nearly any length and any width laser, excluding the Hercules type. They're light weight, durable, and cheap, $1.00 each.
Heres some pics (click to enlarge):
That also works for removing freckles and other birth marks on your body, just gotta deal with the pain though. I did it a spots on my arm and now they're gone, small scar though, wil probably disappear in a week or two.
So I was pretty bored yesterday and played around with my 20mw DX green laser. I took some time lapse photos with my smoke machine and a few mirrors. Here are the results. I made some time tunnels also, and the last picture is a time tunnel of love.
You're DX laser should be fine in your pocket, I've carried mine around practically everyday in my pocket through school for about 2 months. Just make sure you don't go in any bumper cars.
Also, don't be worried about the legal issues with it. Just take off the sticker and say it's >5mw if...