Green Laser; Can you see the beam in the daylight?

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Green Laser; Can you see the beam in the daylight?

I just got one today from TMart, advertised as focusable and 200mW, reviews say it is probably closer to 70mW.

My understanding is that you can see a green beam even in direct sunlight. Is that your experience? I can't see mine in direct sunlight, so I was curious.

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Is impossible to see the beam in direct sunlight, even with a real 200mW laser. You can see the beam in the evening or at the sunset but surely not in direct sunlight

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Here is a couple things to try. You should be able to burn black electrical tape, take a wooden match and black marker and mark the match head than you should be able to light it also a you should be able to melt right through a black trash bag. Check the amp draw if you have a DMM. Definitely cannot be seen in direct sunlight.

I am already visualizing the duct tape over your mouth.

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Nice, thanks guys. Don't know what I'm going to do with it but lately nights here have been kind of misty, should look good in the dark.

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A nice greenie is way cool in mist, fog etc. It can be interesting in the rain as well.

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With a green laser you don't need fog to see the beam. A dark room is enough or also outdoor after the sunset.

Here's a "beamshot"

From left to right: 10mw Red laser, 10 mw Green laser, 20 mw red laser, 150 mw handmade red laser, 10 mw blue laser.

I take this pic in a foggy evening because red laser are difficult to see but green and blue laser don't need fog...

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Now that's a cool pic!  The 150mw laser looks like something off of an imperial battle cruiser from star wars.

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Match wrote:

Now that's a cool pic!  The 150mw laser looks like something off of an imperial battle cruiser from star wars.

The 150 mw Laser is the only one that i made by myself using some elettronic component and an old dvd writer.. Is quite impressive. It can also burn black plastic if well focused but i always wear safety goggles when i use it.

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i have a 5mW green laser that i can clearly see in a dark room or when it is dark outside. looks like it goes for miles Smile