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CNI PGL-III-C 589 review

ZRaffleticket

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Hi everybody!

As a release from my drunken uncle's storytelling I've decided to spend my time making a review. *clears throat*

A little while back I received a laser from phi (DJNY) that took CNI about 5 months to build, this gem is a >90mW 589nm PGL-III-C. This laser is by far my favorite out of all of my lasers, even my 473s.

The first one they sent out didn't even like to go to 70mW, so here's their second take in my hands, it doesn't like to go below 100mW once it's warmed up (and for a good 30 seconds!) and I've seen a peak of 127mW. That wasn't with good cells either, I have some panasonics in the mail somewhere :can:

Once those show up I'll do a *proper* LPM chart ;)

Anyway, for the eye candy!




There's one issue with the laser, the beam comes at an angle away from the ON/OFF paint



Other than that, I really think this looks nice :D




Since the divergence is extremely tight, it's not an issue for even my camera to find on the clouds



This next one was taken with all the lights on, no smoke and with the fastest exposure settings my camera allows.



Overall, I can't thank phi enough for this amazing laser, I'll +rep you when you post in here :beer:



So, any questions, comments, suggestions?
 

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Flaminpyro

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Nice review, the 589 is a beautiful color I like it the best of all the colors :d
 

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Great laser you got there :) Enjoy :beer:

LPF said that I need to spread some rep before giving it to you again ... sorry :)
 
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i'm jealous :cryyy:

Looks like a awesome laser, with better runtimes then the shitty cr123a mine uses :D


Congratz m8 :beer:

More in the dark beam pron please :)
 

ZRaffleticket

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I only have one spare on me, takes too long to get the ole' fog machine to turn on and clear up.


Do I win the "Most Disturbing Laser Pic of the Year" award?:crackup:
 

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You put it into a new host? :crackup:
 

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589 is such a nice color in the pix. i've yet to see one in person. it's not that far from 594 but i can see a big difference.
great review - and i dig the hippo head:beer:
 

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I have one of these too (even though mine was rated at >30mW, it's ~100mW) and it's glorious :D
 

ZRaffleticket

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It took two tries to get mine 100mW rated 90, how'd you get it rated 30??

Anyway, challenge accepted (sorta). Turn down your speakers kids!

Oh, I forgot to mention I had the delay disabled :shhh:
 

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Aww, I wish I had had my delay disabled. My guess is that they stopped building them to minimum and started simply just advertising them at about the power they output. RHD bought ours together and his is a >30mW as well and he got ~60-70mW.
 

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I have one of these too (even though mine was rated at >30mW, it's ~100mW) and it's glorious :D
The 100mW is the peak power, right? What´s the average power on let´s say two 70sec duty cycles?
 

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It's probably around 70-90mW. Haven't tried it with a good Samsung battery yet though.
 




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