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How do you use a laser pointer to burn through things? Answered

I mean things like paper. Not concrete.

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'laser pointers' generally are the small <5mW pointers you can get everywhere. Burning lasers are in the 100-1000 mW range - they need focussing and are designed to put out that much power from the get-go. www.dealextreme.com has a red burning 200mW laser for about 40 bucks.

You Have to buy an exact Diode