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Does anybody know why my laser suddenly started changing shapes??? And how to fix it??? EDIT: I pulled off cap today and I don't know what to do next.

Dragon Slayer

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When I shake upper part of laser there is something inside and when I look at the cap of laser it sometimes shows red light.
 

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15mm at 2m is too large a divergence. I would expect the dot to be around a third of that size at that distance. It appears to be a faulty unit, you have mode hopping and beam clipping. How long have you had it?

Edit: Do not look into the red light. It is in fact IR and is much stronger than it looks.
 

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Was it always like this? If not, have you dropped it at any point?
 

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Once can be enough to break these pointers. Did you notice the problems following the drop?
 

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Sorry, you can get away with minor knocks, but dropping the laser can damage the internals. As the laser is pretty much defective, it doesn't hurt to try and take the lens cap of and see if its a simple fix or not. Good luck. I'm off for the night.
 

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Sorry, you can get away with minor knocks, but dropping the laser can damage the internals. As the laser is pretty much defective, it doesn't hurt to try and take the lens cap of and see if its a simple fix or not. Good luck. I'm off for the night.
Good night and thank you!😊
 

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There is like white light on phone camera and i cant see it on raw eye
That's because it's IR. Cameras can often see it just fine, but it's invisible to the naked eye. That however doesn't mean that it's safe to look at with the naked eye, it's still very much dangerous, it can still blind you even if you can't see it.
 




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