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How to make a red laser pointer burn things

moond0ggie

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^^^I wonder if that will work? I have a bunch of those but havent tried them on my high power yet.
Time for a tattoo........................... ::)
 



Eishen Patel

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Hi I would like to make a red laser pointer burn things but i don't know how to? Yes I checked youtube and they do have videos on the subject but they are for green pointers. I also don't want to smash up my DVD burner either just to make a normal laser pointer burn things. I do not wish to use this in an immature manner. PLease help me.:lasergun:
 

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Hi I would like to make a red laser pointer burn things but i don't know how to? Yes I checked youtube and they do have videos on the subject but they are for green pointers. I also don't want to smash up my DVD burner either just to make a normal laser pointer burn things. I do not wish to use this in an immature manner. PLease help me.

Use an external lens, make the power density smaller. You can turn up the current to your diode with the potentiometer only if it can handle the extra current. I wouldn't recommend it though, it's likely to kill your laser.
 
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How does one manage to find a 5 year old thread?

Eishen, what you may want to do is called "Pot modding" and long story short, it's pretty much CPU overclocking's retarded brother.

DO NOT try to "make normal laser pointer burn". You'll just end up without a laser pointer at all. Either buy or make a laser that's designed to have high output power from the start.
 

Eudaimonium

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Did anyone notice he just copied the OP?
Good catch.

My guess is he either tried to ask the same question and is bad at english, or simply post a reply, unfamiliar with how Quote works, he just copy pasted the post and added his reply consisting of the single most irritating emoticon on the forum.

Hey, a poll to remove that emoticon, anybody?
 

Cheap laser buyer

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I have tried to make a key chain laser pointer burn.then it really breaks things I found that my modification to the laser pointer makes the laser pointer breaks itself
 

Cheap laser buyer

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Later i buy a same one then realised that a laser pointer like that would never burn anything.so i gave up and keep playing with sunlights.
 

hakzaw1

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Strike one and two..
double posting and necro..tsk tsk
check dates of other posts BEFORE you post..
combine posts always when yours was the last one
UNLESS you really need to double...like f or some new and important info.

this thread started 11 years ago...
anyone having a question should just make a new thread..

BTW 405 burns the best and is not expensive.
keychain lasers are for kids...
 




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