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First of all, sorry if this is the wrong section but after all, this is my first thread here :D.

Ok, hi everyone :eek:, I was recently introduced to this kind of lasers and forum by my friend Chris (mfo).

I was thinking of building my own laser,but due to the piece of shit country I live in and my lack of money I'm short on budget, so there are a few questions which I'd like to ask:

1) I want to build a 20 ~ 40 mW laser, my favorite colors are green/violate/blue.
Do you think I could get everything I need to build one of these for UNDER 40 dollars? Any recommended tutorials for total noobs on building a green/violate/blue? You think I could make it? :(.

If I build a 20 mW, would I see just a dot as if it was a regular 5mW red laser, or would I see a whole line of light in addition to the beam?

2) What's the difference between building a red one and a yellow one?
I heard that while red is the easier, when you approach colors like green, yellow, orange, etc. it gets way harder. Why is this?

3) What's 'IR'? I've seen it in almost every tutorial and none explained what it means o_o.

4) Would a 20 ~ 40 mW burn your retina in a fraction of a second like a 100 + would, or is it just a tad bit safer? I mean, you can point a red 5mW for a whole minute without anything happening, so for how long could you point yourself a 20mW before getting blinded? (not like ima try :wtf:).
 
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First of all, sorry if this is the wrong section but after all, this is my first thread here :D.

Ok, hi everyone :eek:, I was recently introduced to this kind of lasers and forum by my friend Chris (mfo).

I was thinking of building my own laser,but due to the piece of shit country I live in and my lack of money I'm short on budget, so there are a few questions which I'd like to ask:

1) I want to build a 20 ~ 40 mW laser, my favorite colors are green/violate/blue.
Do you think I could get everything I need to build one of these for UNDER 40 dollars? Any recommended tutorials for total noobs on building a green/violate/blue? You think I could make it? :(.

If I build a 20 mW, would I see just a dot as if it was a regular 5mW red laser, or would I see a whole line of light in addition to the beam?

2) What's the difference between building a red one and a yellow one?
I heard that while red is the easier, when you approach colors like green, yellow, orange, etc. it gets way harder. Why is this?

3) What's 'IR'? I've seen it in almost every tutorial and none explained what it means o_o.

4) Would a 20 ~ 40 mW burn your retina in a fraction of a second like a 100 + would, or is it just a tad bit safer? I mean, you can point a red 5mW for a whole minute without anything happening, so for how long could you point yourself a 20mW before getting blinded? (not like ima try :wtf:).
to the Forum..

First of all that is not required to make a point...

If your friend (mfo) steered you here... why did he not tell you
that the members here really don't like to spoon-feed new members..

You will need to read the Newcomers section and the Forum Rules
to start... a lot of your answers are there in the FAQs..

Then you can use the [Search] button with different search words
to find what you want to know..

There is a lot of Laser related info here... but you will need read..
read... and read some more...

Enjoy your stay..


Jerry
 

EriiKz

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to the Forum..

First of all that is not required to make a point...

If your friend (mfo) steered you here... why did he not tell you
that the members here really don't like to spoon-feed new members..

You will need to read the Newcomers section and the Forum Rules
to start... a lot of your answers are there in the FAQs..

Then you can use the [Search] button with different search words
to find what you want to know..

There is a lot of Laser related info here... but you will need read..
read... and read some more...

Enjoy your stay..


Jerry
I've read many guides in here. They all say "X is easier than Y" but many do not specify why, or don't go in-depth enough.
I'm not asking to be spoon fed. And no, my answers aren't in the FAQ's. I've read them already, after all.
Check what the TS has to say before giving the newcomer speech- I did not open this thread to get one.
 
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lasersbee

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First of all, sorry if this is the wrong section but after all, this is my first thread here :D.

Ok, hi everyone :eek:, I was recently introduced to this kind of lasers and forum by my friend Chris (mfo).

I was thinking of building my own laser,but due to the piece of shit country I live in and my lack of money I'm short on budget, so there are a few questions which I'd like to ask:

1) I want to build a 20 ~ 40 mW laser, my favorite colors are green/violate/blue.
Do you think I could get everything I need to build one of these for UNDER 40 dollars? Any recommended tutorials for total noobs on building a green/violate/blue? You think I could make it? :(.

If I build a 20 mW, would I see just a dot as if it was a regular 5mW red laser, or would I see a whole line of light in addition to the beam?

2) What's the difference between building a red one and a yellow one?
I heard that while red is the easier, when you approach colors like green, yellow, orange, etc. it gets way harder. Why is this?

3) What's 'IR'? I've seen it in almost every tutorial and none explained what it means o_o.

4) Would a 20 ~ 40 mW burn your retina in a fraction of a second like a 100 + would, or is it just a tad bit safer? I mean, you can point a red 5mW for a whole minute without anything happening, so for how long could you point yourself a 20mW before getting blinded? (not like ima try :wtf:).
Awww Gee...
did I hurt your little feelings...:cryyy:

I apologize if I offended you...
What is the TS...

Sorry to prove you wrong about no info available to you...

Going by your numbered questions...

1) Go to the B/S/T section to see what is available
(you can use the [Search] button to find build Threads)
you will not see a 20mW beam without particulates in the air
(that has already been discussed in numerous threads)

2) There are no single Yellow LDs.... to build a red one
just use the [Search] button to find some red Build Threads.
(that has already been discussed in numerous threads)
For the difference in Green and Red Lasers you can use the
[Search] button and look up DPSS

3) Are you Trolling:thinking:... you really don't know what Infra Red is
after seeing it in almost every tutorial. I guess you must have
skipped over that part..

Oh... almost all TVs that have been sold over the pasr 20 years
use an IR Remote control...

4) any laser over 5mW is to be considered dangerous... and shining
a 5mw red into your eyes for a whole minute is just dumb.. It's about
as intelligent as looking into the noon sun for a whole minute...
On that 20mW blinding test I would not recommend it... but hey...
give us the results...

I hope this helps....

BTW... why didn't you ask these thing to your friend mfo he could
show you how things (the [search] button) work on the Forum
and how to get info for free with a little effort on your part...


Jerry
 
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EriiKz

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Awww Gee...
did I hurt your little feelings...:cryyy:

I apologize if I offended you...
No you did not. It's a simple argument with a fellow forum member. No need to go dramatic over it, and no need to think the other is a retard because he's a newcomer.

What is the TS...
Thread starter o_O

Sorry to prove you wrong about no info available to you...

Going by your numbered questions...

1) Go to the B/S/T section to see what is available
(use the [Search] button to find build Threads)
you will not see a 20mW beam without particulates in the air
(that has already been discussed in numerous threads)
[/quote]
I'm new here therefore I do not know WHAT to look for.
Ok, thank you for answering question number one :).

2) There are no single Yellow LDs.... to build a red one
just use the [Search] button to find some red Build Threads.
(that has already been discussed in numerous threads)
For the difference in Green and Red Lasers use the [Search]
button and look up DPSS
What's "LD"?
I did not ask how to build one. Do not put words in my mouth.


3) Are you Trolling:thinking:... you don't know what Infra Red is
after seeing it in almost every tutorial. I guess you must have
skipped over that part..
I know what infra red is. I did not know that IR was an acronym to Infra Red. It didn't occur to me that it may refer to that.

[/COLOR][/I]4) any laser over 5mW is to be considered dangerous... and shining
a 5mw red into your eyes for a whole minute is just dumb.. It's about
as intelligent as looking into the noon sun for a whole minute...
On that 20mW blinding test I would not recommend it... but hey...
give us the results...
No shit holmes. I was asking to see if anyone knows not that I was gonna test it. Again, do not think I'm a retard.

I hope this helps....

BTW... why didn't you ask these thing to your friend mfo he could
show you how thinks (the [search] button) work on the Forum
and how to get info...


Jerry
I'm getting tired of you douchebag. As I said I did not open this thread to get a speech on how I should use the search button and read the stickies because that's the first thing I do when I join any forum.
I did infact ask Chris already but I prefer having the opinions and facts of a whole forum instead of that of one person.

Edit: Prove wrong my ass you just made yourself look like an idiot o_O, make sure you actually disprove the other in anything and that you're right before typing "sorry to prove you wrong", but so far you're yet to disprove a thing.
 
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Lasersbee...sory if I spelled that wrong, is just stressing.

LD...stands for Laser diode.

Also, I know lasersbee came down hard on you, but don't take it the wrong way. I am sure you would understand after about a years worth of newbs coming on this sight and asking the same questions over and over again. Trust me, it wears on you.

Read this thread. It might just answer a lot of your questions.
http://laserpointerforums.com/f51/pro-tips-w-spyderz20x6-building-your-first-diy-laser-40157.html
 

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What's "LD"?
"Laser Diode" as Quote all over the Forum...
But then you know that... you have read ALL the Stickies as
you stated below....


I did not ask how to build one. Do not put words in my mouth.
If I build a 20 mW....
No shit holmes. I was asking to see if anyone knows not that I was gonna test it. Again, do not think I'm a retard.
Only you seem to think you're mentally challenged...

I'm getting tired of you douchebag.
As I am.. of your childish outbursts and immature rants...

As I said I did not open this thread to get a speech on how I should use the search button and read the stickies because that's the first thing I do when I join any forum.
Your questions and responses clearly show that you did not...

I did infact ask Chris already but I prefer having the opinions and facts of a whole forum instead of that of one person.
So your are saying that you do not believe your friend mfo even though
he has been here for 4 months and has over 1100 posts...
If you can't even believe your own friend then how could you possibly
believe total strangers... unless your goal is to TROLL the Forum... Hmmm.

Edit: Prove wrong my ass you just made yourself look like an idiot o_O, make sure you actually disprove the other in anything and that you're right before typing "sorry to prove you wrong", but so far you're yet to disprove a thing.
Yeah... you must be right... you sound like you know everything... so no
need to ask questions that you already know the answers to...

Nice start on the Forum... good luck staying...


Jerry
 

EriiKz

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Lasersbee...sory if I spelled that wrong, is just stressing.

LD...stands for Laser diode.

Also, I know lasersbee came down hard on you, but don't take it the wrong way. I am sure you would understand after about a years worth of newbs coming on this sight and asking the same questions over and over again. Trust me, it wears on you.

Read this thread. It might just answer a lot of your questions.
http://laserpointerforums.com/f51/pro-tips-w-spyderz20x6-building-your-first-diy-laser-40157.html
He didn't come hard on me- there's much worse.
I know about noobs coming asking the same questions over and over again. I am fairly active on many other forums and I flame people 24/7 for being stupid retards (after they show me they are, ofcourse).

There is a difference between saying "Noob go use search function", with a despise tone. The noob will give you a big nice "Fuck you" and await for a nicer guy.

If you tell the noob "If you use the search function, or read stickies you'll get a better answer", he's most likely to reply positively and go check them.
If he doesn't then and keeps asking, you've got a freeway to flame him.

If the noob tells you he already read the god damn sticky, then answer the question because he's most likely to be asking on a particular case, or wants a good discussion or in-depth information with detailed explanations which tutorials do not provide.

Thank you for the link and the post, but I had already read that tutorial.
He tells you where to buy each part and how to use them, but he's not exactly answering any of the questions I asked.

"Laser Diode" as Quote all over the Forum...
But then you know that... you have read ALL the Stickies as
you stated below....
I did not claim to read all, I claimed to read many.
I do not memorize each term I read. Specially when I read without understanding a half of the terms.

If I build a 20 mW....
IF is different than HOW.
I'm asking WHAT would happen IF I build it. not HOW to build it. Understand?

Only you seem to think you're mentally challenged...
By reading your posts, it doesn't seem that way.

As I am.. of your childish outbursts and immature rants...
I'm the one making immature rants now?
If you're getting so tired of me, get the hell out of my thread.

Your questions and responses clearly show that you did not...
So far you're the only douchebag trying to flame me bluntly without even reading my questions correctly.

So your are saying that you do not believe your friend mfo even though
he has been here for 4 months and has over 1100 posts...
If you can't even believe your own friend then how could you possibly
believe total strangers... unless your goal is to TROLL the Forum... Hmmm.
I never said I do not believe him. I said I want confirmation, and that opinions and facts off a whole community is better than those of one person. And I bet he'd agree.

Yeah... you must be right... you sound like you know everything... so no
need to ask questions that you already know the answers to...

Nice start on the Forum... good luck staying...
I do not know everything. But I have common sense.
Thank you, so far you're the only one who thinks that I'm doing something *wrong* when I already did everything you told me to. So far you're the only one trying to flame me for anything.

Thanks for the warm welcome.
 
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No you did not. It's a simple argument with a fellow forum member. No need to go dramatic over it, and no need
to think the other is a retard because he's a newcomer.
False

Thread starter o_O

I'm new here therefore I do not know WHAT to look for.
Ok, thank you for answering question number one :).


What's "LD"?
I did not ask how to build one. Do not put words in my mouth.



I know what infra red is. I did not know that IR was an acronym to Infra Red. It didn't occur to me that it may refer to that.


No shit holmes. I was asking to see if anyone knows not that I was gonna
Vulgar, Profane
test it. Again, do not think I'm a retard.



I'm getting tired of you douchebag. As I said I did not open this thread to
defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful
get a speech on how I should use the search button and read the stickies because that's the first thing I do when I join any forum.
I did infact ask Chris already but I prefer having the opinions and facts of a whole forum instead of that of one person.

Edit: Prove wrong
my ass
you just made yourself look like an idiot o_O,
Vulgar
make sure you actually disprove the other in anything and that you're right before typing "sorry to prove you wrong", but so far you're yet to disprove a thing.
(Snippet from Rules)
You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually-oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise in violation of ANY law.
Jerry
 

EriiKz

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I am sure that the paragraph you quoted referred to links or articles, not curse words.

Also, if you think that any newcomer is a retard... I feel sorry for you.

Edit: My thread is getting way too off-topic. I do not want your speeches, you to mark me where I broke the rules (which I didn't).
I want a simple discussion and answers related to the questions I asked.
You may reply if you wish, I will simply ignore you.

Have fun.
 

lasersbee

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There is an Ignore feature in your CP...
You can Ignore any member you choose...

Jerry
 







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