- Oct 26, 2009
A: a CNI-style (bought from Styropyro) 100 mW 473nm handheld laser (peak about 115 mW) with interlocks, 18650 battery not included. Safety features include aperture slide cover, key lock, dongle. LED indicator, and 5 second start delay. The divergence is under 1mRad and beam profile is near TEM00. Here some pics http://laserpointerforums.com/f48/part-my-collection-72051.html.
Now it also has an holographic warning sticker
Price: 380 USD without the shipping costs.
It's a totally DIY tool by AnselmoFanZero, it's a 445nm laser with optics that will create a focused spot at about 3 inches. It's able to burn plastics, cloth, paper, cardboard, etc. It can be used as defocused pointer as well!
The diode is not visible and the tool have an internal solid heatsink, the laser can be used for 3-4 min. continuously. It has a momentary switch and also a main switch for safety!
Power-source: 1x 18650 Li Ion Cell.
Output: about 800 mW.
Price: 300 USD without the shipping costs.