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Rigel 2 MW yellow laser pointer beam

gbp007

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Is there a review anywhere about the rigel 2mw yellow laser pointer that laserglow sells ? Can you see the actual beam at night if i point in the sky and also can you see the beam if you are inside a nightclub ? Is it bright ?
 



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2mw of yellow will be about as bright as 1.3mw of green. You won't be able to see the beam unless there is a lot of smoke/fog/humidity in the air. You are getting the wrong laser if you want this for star pointing.
 

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2MW of yellow would vaporize the things you are pointing the laser at. 2mW of yellow won't be too bright, some people have said the brightness is about between a few mW of green and 5mW of red.
 

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the 0-2mw yellow i have, you can just about see the beam in a dark room.
of course, if its foggy outside the beam will be alot more visible at night, but on a typical clear night you wont be able to see the beam outside due to ambient lighting.
i would recommend you get yourself a smoke machine to fully appreciate this laser at its best!
 

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Im located in panama and when i go drive from the city to the countryside i want to use it for pointing outside in the night but not necessarily at the sky but all around at the trees and hills..My 5 mw green pointer does that perfectly and you can see the beam clearly but that's understandable because it's a 532nm..How about the 5mw yellow pointer that DL sells ? Would that one be more visible at night ?
 

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gbp007 said:
Im located in panama and when i go drive from the city to the countryside i want to use it for pointing outside in the night but not necessarily at the sky but all around at the trees and hills..My 5 mw green pointer does that perfectly and you can see the beam clearly but that's understandable because it's a 532nm..How about the 5mw yellow pointer that DL sells ? Would that one be more visible at night ?
The DL 5mw would be a much better choice if you want visibility.
 

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Razako said:
[quote author=gbp007 link=1210801746/0#4 date=1210803842]Im located in panama and when i go drive from the city to the countryside i want to use it for pointing outside in the night but not necessarily at the sky but all around at the trees and hills..My 5 mw green pointer does that perfectly and you can see the beam clearly but that's understandable because it's a 532nm..How about the 5mw yellow pointer that DL sells ? Would that one be more visible at night ?
The DL 5mw would be a much better choice if you want visibility.[/quote]I was just rereading the review for the 5mw yellow and it shows the beam is very visible from the picture below from the review , I just wish DL had it in stock.. :'(

 

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gbp007 said:
[quote author=Razako link=1210801746/0#5 date=1210803989][quote author=gbp007 link=1210801746/0#4 date=1210803842]Im located in panama and when i go drive from the city to the countryside i want to use it for pointing outside in the night but not necessarily at the sky but all around at the trees and hills..My 5 mw green pointer does that perfectly and you can see the beam clearly but that's understandable because it's a 532nm..How about the 5mw yellow pointer that DL sells ? Would that one be more visible at night ?
The DL 5mw would be a much better choice if you want visibility.[/quote]I was just rereading the review for the 5mw yellow and it shows the beam is very visible from the picture below from the review , I just wish DL had it in stock.. :'(





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That picture was taken on a very foggy night.
 

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VW said:
So I guess this one was taken in a very smokey room then?
Is that a 2mw or a 5mw and what lighting do you have that the beam on there is visible ?
 

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That's another picture from Dragon Lasers, so I'm assuming it's their 5mW...
 

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they made the camera take a long exposure so it could collect as much light as possible. MAN!!! have been wanting one for a verry long time, I have enough money but then id be runnin low on cash for a while. Maybe dx will start to sell them? (yeah right!)
 

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If they really aren't as bright as they seem, I'm not going to bother untill I can afford something like the Vega from laser glow, or they seriously drop in price...
 

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Sawt al Hurriyah said:
The picture of the 5mW in the sky is mine, that night there was a very thick, probably polluted, haze in the air. ;) I can take some more picture of my Yellow, if anyone want to see any specific comparison or anything. It peaks at 7mW, when it wants too. :p
This is a long shot, but do you have a low powered blue to compare it with? As I think that would be a good comparison. Don't worry if you don't though, any pictures are greatly apreciated...

:)
 




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