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Hello guys,

I would first like to thank LPF user Alaskan for sending me this LPM as a gift, it was very kind of him & felt he deserved a shout out for this(+ rep incoming to you) :)


Edit: This LPM dosen't seem to register lowered powered lasers since I couldn't get any reading from it with my PGL's.


Now, why would I want to buy another LPM? Well, even though the one bought by Alaskan is great, Im not a big fan of older model lasers/LPM's as some of you may have noticed. I recently got some Graduation money and instead of buying another laser decided an LPM might be a good way to spend those funds. I took a look around laserbee & saw some good models for around $150 which isn't too bad, it seems to fit what I need:
https://www.laserbeelpm.com/laserbee-a.html

Advice?

PS: As a way to thank Alaskan for his gift I will send the current LPM I own to anyone who needs one free of charge, I'll even pay for shipping(as Alaskan did to me).

-Alex
 
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Wow, that's very generous of both of you! How exactly are you going to organize this though, because it sounds like r@ffle to me. Or are you just going to give it to someone who's nice? (I'm kind of interested myself, so that's why :p)
 
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Wow, that's very generous of both of you! How exactly are you going to organize this though, because it sounds like r@ffle to me. Or are you just going to give it to someone who's nice? (I'm kind of interested myself, so that's why :p)
Hey doubleone,

Well it's pretty much first come, first serve. I don't feel it would be right to charge a member for an LPM that was sent to me for free so that's why im doing this :)

-Alex
 

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You said you want one for lower power. do not get a laserbee. Not that they are bad, I love mine, but they are definitely not for lower powers either. at least not the laserbee a for sure. Mine wouldn't read any of my lower power lasers. Ended up getting a coherent lasercheck for under 10mw lasers.
 
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You said you want one for lower power. do not get a laserbee. Not that they are bad, I love mine, but they are definitely not for lower powers either. at least not the laserbee a for sure. Mine wouldn't read any of my lower power lasers. Ended up getting a coherent lasercheck for under 10mw lasers.
Alright, thanks for the heads up! I was going to get a radiant X4 but they haven't been available for awhile.

I'm also debating wether I should spend my funds on a 510nm PGL from CNI. Any thoughts?

-Alex
 

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Alright, thanks for the heads up! I was going to get a radiant X4 but they haven't been available for awhile.

I'm also debating wether I should spend my funds on a 510nm PGL from CNI. Any thoughts?

-Alex
That would be up to you. Could always switch it up and move away from the green spectrum or just finish it off. I assume you will be buying them all over time anyway so it doesnt really matter which path. Also keep an eye on ebay for a lasercheck to pop up. I've seen a couple over the past 2 weeks one of which I snagged for a nice $120 which seems about the average going rate. Maybe a bit more. Mine and the other were $120 though.

I also don't think radiant reads lower either. I don't think any thermal based head will unless correct me if I'm wrong someone. I don't believe under 10mw generate enough heat for accurate readings.
 
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That would be up to you. Could always switch it up and move away from the green spectrum or just finish it off. I assume you will be buying them all over time anyway so it doesnt really matter which path. Also keep an eye on ebay for a lasercheck to pop up. I've seen a couple over the past 2 weeks one of which I snagged for a nice $120 which seems about the average going rate. Maybe a bit more. Mine and the other were $120 though.

I also don't think radiant reads lower either. I don't think any thermal based head will unless correct me if I'm wrong someone. I don't believe under 10mw generate enough heat for accurate readings.
Yeah, my plan was to finish off the green spectrum. CNI only remaining wavelengths in a PGL for the green spectrum are 510 & 561 so I'm almost done. It's crazy how yellowish-green 532 looks next to 520 haha :p

I'll keep a look on eBay and the B/S/T to see if anything comes up :)

-Alex
 

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Yeah, my plan was to finish off the green spectrum. CNI only remaining wavelengths in a PGL for the green spectrum are 510 & 561 so I'm almost done. It's crazy how yellowish-green 532 looks next to 520 haha :p

I'll keep a look on eBay and the B/S/T to see if anything comes up :)

-Alex
Doesn't have to be a lasercheck either. I just think they are small and convenient. Any LPM that uses a photodiode sensor should do i'd assume. Although I'm not 100% sure. Definitely not an expert. Seeing as you have/had one with a photodiode sensor, but maybe because it was older? Someone else could definitely help you better on the subject.
 

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Hi Alex,
Nospin I think still sells them. They meter to 5W Ophir thermopile red or blue led read out for a choice to the glasses your using. I have one it's awesome and it's 5W's capability is outstanding. Mine meter over 5W so if you have the cash there it is
 




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