Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 22:14:22

Author: David Maiullo

Subject: Re: Demo safety PIRA committee

Post:

Ummmm, one word, "yikes!".

Look the first laser (red) pointers were somewhat of a nuisance but
cool, then they got kinda dangerous (greeen), but this here is an
actual weapon. Though, I would love one.......it's pretty neat......

It's only a matter of time before some kind of reg or law is
passed.....can you see the damage done, no pun intended, to people's
eyes if this laser was used irresponsibly?!

Wow......

Dave/RU

William Beaty wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Aug 2010, David Maiullo wrote:
>> I was actually hoping we could make an effort and produce some
>> guidelines for laser pointer safety. They seem to getting more
>> powerful each day and it's
>
> Released in June:
>
> Blue laser pointer 445nM ONE WATT!!
>
> http://www.dailytech.com/WickedLasers+Unveils+Lightsaber+Powerful+Enough+to+Set+People+on+Fire/article18681.htm
>
>
> http://www.wickedlasers.com/lasers/Spyder_III_Pro_Arctic_Series-96-37.html
>
>
> Eye injuries, even if your eyelids had been closed? Someone said that
> the 1W blue laser is a replacement element for the green fluorescent
> source in a Casio "hybrid light engine" DLP video projector.
>
>
>
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