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Hey i have a couple ideas to enter in the epilog laser contest If you have any post em and get them reviewed. One idea i have is a Laser Pistol! its an old technique of stimulating photons. If it is run under the best conditions it can be up to 1,000,000 Watts at 1 ms bursts, post your new ideas

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itsthatsguy
itsthatsguy

Reply 11 years ago

its pretty good i have all the parts just neeed to align the mirrors and it good to go

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PKM
PKM

Reply 11 years ago

Have you got it emitting properly with the camera flash pump? I'm very interested to see how well it ends up working.

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Dr.Bill
Dr.Bill

11 years ago

co2 lasers can be built cheap.

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MegaMaker
MegaMaker

11 years ago

Does anyone know about how much a Zing Laser Cuttuer costs on average?

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robomaniac
robomaniac

Reply 11 years ago

The 45W epilog helix cost 20 000$ I don't know about thw zing laser.I would guest 8000$.

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MegaMaker
MegaMaker

Reply 11 years ago

Cool, sounds pretty cheap actually, thanks.

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CrazyMachinist94
CrazyMachinist94

Reply 11 years ago

Yes the one that this site is offering is $8,000 U.S.

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neelandan
neelandan

11 years ago

Yes. It will have to be a green laser, because that fits in with the theme of the contest.

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itsthatsguy
itsthatsguy

Reply 11 years ago

Yep about 3/4 of the parts are reused

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absolute zero
absolute zero

Reply 11 years ago

i think he meant the actual "laser beam" should be the color green, but thats just a guess

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PKM
PKM

11 years ago

Out of curiosity, where are you planning to get a laser that can handle 1,000,000 watts for any period of time?

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itsthatsguy
itsthatsguy

Reply 11 years ago

the laser is not a diode, its a custom built laser using a syntheitic erbuim rod thaqt converts light into coherent light

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PKM
PKM

Reply 11 years ago

OK, where are you going to get a custom built 1MW erbium laser built that will fit in a hand-held device? (Assuming that's what you mean by "pistol", anyway). What are you planning to use as a pump?

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itsthatsguy
itsthatsguy

Reply 11 years ago

the pump will be a camera flash unit, the rod is 3mm X 50mm and i built the holder by hand to minimize size,i plan to fit it into 2 altiods tins the rod is not rated for by power consumpumpustion it is rated in lumens, doing the math it comes out to 1mw

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PKM
PKM

Reply 11 years ago

OK... not quite the same as 1,000,000 watts, but otherwise it sounds like this is a real plan not just pie-in-the-sky, so I'll wait for the finished thing before passing judgement.

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itsthatsguy
itsthatsguy

Reply 11 years ago

yea running at its best its 1MW, anyway i just finshed the pump and now i'm on to the holding device

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purduecer
purduecer

11 years ago

Well, enough talk, more action! Let me see the completed laser pistol man! :-P

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itsthatsguy
itsthatsguy

Reply 11 years ago

lol i just finshedf the laser pump the next of the parts are coming in the mail.

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comodore
comodore

11 years ago

I will keep my ides a secret! Buhuhuhahahahhaha **cough** *cough* !