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LOL at personal defense.

Some guy breaks in to your house and points a baseball bat Glock at you. You calmly pull out your new Spyder III and say, "If you don't get out of my face right now, I'll cut you down with my lightsaber." Stunned with absolutely no comeback the thief fades into the background.

*And cut, end of promotional ad"
Fixed for Florida.

If you want some real fun with light look into a Fresnel lens.

1.2KW . . . melting bricks . . . compare that to a hand held laser . . .

film_go.pngYouTube- Intense Solar Power

Breaking/Melting glass . . .
film_go.pngYouTube- FRESNEL LENS 9 SUN COLLECTOR SOLAR POWER SPOT

Although I have to say the Spyder III does look very cool . . . just very overpriced. (Also illegal in many states in the US)
Edited by AtomicFrost - 6/10/10 at 4:10pm
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post #32 of 200
LINK TO BUY?!?!?!

I'm gonna get 2 of them!!!!

And I will create a Stock and Trigger for it ...

Call me.. Boba Fett
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post #33 of 200
Well, since the main site is down I suggest eBay...

The only other site is offbrand, http://www.thinklasers.com/spyder3-laser-pointers.html

EDIT @frost
I'm pretty sure if the government found you with that lens, the last thing you would hear is your front door being bashed in, the last thing you would feel is the sting of tear gas and maybe some lethal weapons, the last thing you would see (if it wasn't for the tear gas) is a black cloth bag going over your head, and the last thing you would thing is "worst ******* investment of all time. I shouda just gotten that 5970..."

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Although I have to say the Spyder III does look very cool . . . just very overpriced. (Also illegal in many states in the US)
It really does look like a light saber. And it's only semi-illegal, you have to register all Class III laser devices (I think up to 500mW in power). Basic ill/legal guide: If you can kill someone with it, you either need a permit or it's illegal.
Edited by jmki1 - 6/10/10 at 4:15pm
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And a little info on the blindness thing...

A standard pen laser, red in color that runs off a few watch batteries or a AAA dry cell, requires about 10 seconds of full power exposure to cause any damage.

Moving up the price scale, a higher powered laser, like the low end Spyder III (I'd say the 5mW to 50mW, don't quote me on it) requires about .25 seconds of exposure to cause permanent damage or even loss of vision. These are only legal because 1/4 of a second is about the normal human blink time average.

The super high end $1,000+ Spyder III lasers can cause almost instantaneous blindness, and all versions of the Spyder III come with protective eyeware. You don't even want to look at the beam if you shine it on the wall, much less actually use it. Blocking the UV radiation reduces how easily you can catch things on fire and also heats up the device, because the UV radiation is converted to heat. The high end Spyders give off large amounts of UV radiation, and that's why they burn through almost anything.

I would stick to the lower end ones, I think using the higher end ones would expose you to so much UV radiation you'd get cancer after prolonged use.
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Read the article...so can anyone tell me W-T-F is the point of this?
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Read the article...so can anyone tell me W-T-F is the point of this?
You must not like Star Wars
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Read the article...so can anyone tell me W-T-F is the point of this?
To burn things . . .

Also have any of you seen this?

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hahahaha awesome. Reminds me of those Ratchet and Clank commercials.
    
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Soon we will be using these to OC our next-gen light CPU's.
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Wow 200$ what a bargain, this thing is more than 200x more powerful than your standard $1 red laser.
    
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