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Nighthawk

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So, using a green 532nm laser with goggles in the past hurt my eyes. This was before I got Eagle Pair goggles. After getting eagle pair, I used a 1000mW blue laser. Aside from eye dryness, I feel nothing when using the laser. However, whenever I use the green one, I get sick or have eye aches. Why is this? The green laser is much weaker.
 



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So, using a green 532nm laser with goggles in the past hurt my eyes. This was before I got Eagle Pair goggles. After getting eagle pair, I used a 1000mW blue laser. Aside from eye dryness, I feel nothing when using the laser. However, whenever I use the green one, I get sick or have eye aches. Why is this? The green laser is much weaker.
we need to know more about your eye-wear and the mW of your 532-- - matching mW does not always mean equal 'brightness' 3W of 405 is less 'bright' than 50 mW of 532--apples and oranges--reply with all info you find on your lenses and/or frames-- 'weaker' and 'brightness' are not a scientific terms.(afaik)
 

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Could it be a significant output of IR from the 532 ?
 

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Could it be a significant output of IR from the 532 ?
Possibly but I'm not sure. A 100mW 532nm laser like that? The 800nm range IR would be merely 10 - 20mW. That may very well be it though I can't see how.
 

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we need to know more about your eye-wear and the mW of your 532-- - matching mW does not always mean equal 'brightness' 3W of 405 is less 'bright' than 50 mW of 532--apples and oranges--reply with all info you find on your lenses and/or frames-- 'weaker' and 'brightness' are not a scientific terms.(afaik)
Eagle Pair 190-540 & 800-2000
 

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Eagle Pair 190-540nm & 800-2000nm OD4+
that pair has shown to be ineffective under community testing with a spectrophotometer (check the survival lasers thread) at meeting its ratings and blocking 532 so there is your issue, the goggles themselves are at fault.
 

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that pair has shown to be ineffective under community testing with a spectrophotometer (check the survival lasers thread) at meeting its ratings and blocking 532 so there is your issue, the goggles themselves are at fault.
Incorrect. It was the OD5 model that apparently has a small dip in the absorbance curve at 505nm, not 532nm. (SL-GLG1X, 190-540nm & 800-1700nm OD5). The manufacturer (Eagle Pair) stated that it was willing to replace the filters for any customer that purchased these goggles from before 2020. We have a number of these filters in stock if anyone would like them.
 




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