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Which one would you hail too?

Why one would you love to have?

  • 500mW of 473nm

    Votes: 6 14.0%
  • 100mW of 488nm

    Votes: 3 7.0%
  • 5W of 532nm

    Votes: 12 27.9%
  • 150mW of 556nm

    Votes: 3 7.0%
  • 300mW of 593.5nm

    Votes: 16 37.2%
  • 1mW of 650nm

    Votes: 3 7.0%

  • Total voters
    43

Hap

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Another flash of curiosity has hit me, that means time for another poll about :)

Which one would you pick?
Note: "Duty cycles" in this vote do not exist, nor does Pricing!!! You get 1 for free :evil: Just want to see which one would you love to own.


- 500mW 473nm
- 100mW 488nm
- 5W 532nm
- 150mW 556nm
- 300mW 593.5nm
- 1mW 650nm <------------- :wtf:


Let's see which one wins!!!
 



Npglaserer

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5,000 mW of 532 is just too good to pass up. :D

Maybe it would look like this: :lasergun:
 

Zeebit

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Which one would I hail to? I'm glad you asked.



Sorry, couldn't resist.
 

Ears and Eggs

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I voted 593.5. :D Probably my favorite known wavelength so far. 488 would be a close second. Then 473. 556 I've never seen, so I don't really know how to rank that.

5W of 532 is more power than I'm really comfortable with and 1mW of 650 is just boring. :p
 
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ARG

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100mW of 488nm sounds like a beefy Argon to me. :drool:
 

Ears and Eggs

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Hmm, if any of them other than the red were a portable I'd probably choose that over some large gas or labby. :D
 

IsaacT

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I have a 100mW 488nm so I am going to go with option "g", 1W 589nm.
 

Hap

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I have a 100mW 488nm so I am going to go with option "g", 1W 589nm.
1W of 589nm would sure look awfully nice, but imagine the price on a beauty like that :(
 
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589 is a beautiful amber/sunset colour, my HeNe has this wavelength. With 1 W you can't put your hand in front of it or look at the spot (if you like your eyes the way they are, that is).

And I think 589 is nice to play with, so I prefer a more gentle beam. I mean, even a few mW's can still transmit millions of signals simultaneously.

5 W of 532 is probably most useful for pointing in night sky (it's most visible to human eye). :)
 
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Voted 300mW of 593.5nm .... But 500mW 473nm would be nice .. if only you said it was Q switched xD , Seem over 2W green , so 5W isn't anything too special .

Wish 671nm DPSS was a option , such a lovely dark red colour :p ..
 
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BowtieGuy

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I would have to go with the 593.5nm. After seeing 150+ mW of 589nm, I think double that amount of 593.5nm would be spectacular! :D
A very close second place IMO, is the 500mW of 473nm.
 

ZRaffleticket

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556nm, at least from what I've seen of 561nm would be a pretty hideous color.

488nm around that power would be nice in a handheld...
 

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I know several of those wavelengths exist in diode form from Nichia, and I know Soraa had yellow diodes at one point but who knows what wavelength those were.

I voted 556 though. It was a toss up between 556 and 593.5, i voted 556 simply because less people will see that color as opposed to 593.5
 




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