like necroposting , double or triple posting is frowned upon at LPF. (but also it is not a RULE)
When we want add a post and the last was also ours--we just use edit. You can copy two of yours then edit and paste then add it to the third one. For some it looks too much like posting just...
..''So a 1W green only looks a bit brighter' than a 1.5 or 2W.. the factor is 4x--not 2X. SO to see 'double' from a 4W needs to be 16W.. 4W vs 5W is a guess. which is whch.'
should have been:
So a 3W green only looks a bit brighter' than a 1.5 or 2W.. the factor is 4x--not 2X. SO...
not sure if this belongs here.
It is about a funny typo-back from Jan 2018 so kinda old..but here goes-
Thread title is
5.5w 450nm blue laser very week
which reminds me of a joke--
'Seven days without sex makes one weak'
AND: 'I get paid weakly-- very weakly.'
Since the poster is...
OK I missed that-- TY for posing that.
We have members in your state.
If you put Tenn. in a intro thread (in welcome)you will get greets from others near you. You wont be able to post in BS&T until you have some other posts.
That is done because spammers generally will not spam us if they must...
I think encap has it right-- side by side it is only a guess about which is 'brighter' going by the same nm.
So a 3W green only looks a bit brighter' than a 1.5 or 2W.. the factor is 4x--not 2X. SO to see 'double' from a 4W needs to be 16W.. 4W vs 5W is a guess. which is which.
TY for the kind words.
We are on the same page.
Of late I have been trying to reach some vet members who have not posted lately but some because they cannot- like Rob Banas Pheonix77-& Greenmechanic both passed.
Don't know about you BUT Ilike the lod forum better.
I lost a bunch of pics- my...
time to post here..
I think you can find yourself by looking at the join date.
I was surprised that I have had >50K
Lots of no longer active members that I remember.
Find an old friend and send a PM--that might be all it takes to have them back-TY Mac
interesting thread-- it is where LPF began--some of the predictions never happened-- and NOW LPF is the most popular laser forum afaik.
so-- LPF began in march 2006-
as they say--the rest is history
1000mW is a good choice- they are very inexpensive to build- diodes are very cheap for ~1.5 W-- buy from members-- lots of great host makers- these were the first we got back then-- Blue went from the most expensive to the cheapest very quick-- be happy to send you a few--but do protect your...
put your location in your profile.
Then edit your thread in the welcome section and add your state to the title.
We are blessed with many great members -world wide-but connecting for Laser Meets (LEMs) is not always easy --some small meets happen quick == not much lead time...
If you look at profile you will see that as DTR has not even made a 'visit' in more than a year--(as DTR) that does not mean he has not been here- as one can log-on as a visitor unless you are using same PC or possibly same IP. MYB both. I am not really very worried. I feel sure he is OK...