- Sep 22, 2010
I would agree that's damned near identical. I've never personally seen a 593.5 DPSS laser but it can't be much of a color difference than a 594.1 HeNe.
It won't be anytime soon. I think the only way 589nm pointers/handhelds will drop in price is if either:when will the prices on 589nm go down ?
Pretty much sums it up, and neither are likely. even a basic red is expensive if you get a truly good quality one. the mass produced ones don't often have to be perfect so they're far cheaper. but they only reason they're cheap is because they're in everything, which overcomes the cost of their production. vs something very specific, like one of my wave-locked 30mW 675, 680, and 690 red diodes, which are $50-$100+It won't be anytime soon. I think the only way 589nm pointers/handhelds will drop in price is if either:
1) There is a higher demand for 589nm lasers
2) A cheaper, & more efficient process is found to produce 589nm laser light which would be profitable for companies
It would be easier if you ask laserglow for replacement stickers.I have a rigel hv 589mn and the color is really beautiful, almost yellowish. My mother took the warning sticker off, because i left them in central america and she brought them to the usa for me, bad mistake, because i like my laser complete with the warning sticker, also did that with my aquarius 5. I might sell them in the future and rebuy them again with the warning stickers, or probably buy them both used if they are ever put on sale here, with the warning sticker of course.