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    Are these legal in the UK?

    It's the weakest version. Might buy to try out but want to know if they're allowed...
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    "it seems the only legal laser pointers in the UK are Class II with less than one milliwatt of power. "

    Original Poster

    ryancs;2067993

    Get this onehttp://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.1997



    Maybe.... NOT! That one is scary. If you get that in your eye it will like burn it and ruin your eye lens.

    Original Poster

    t0mm;2067998

    "it seems the only legal laser pointers in the UK are Class II with less … "it seems the only legal laser pointers in the UK are Class II with less than one milliwatt of power. "



    Lol. It won't stop me from buying it. I just wanted to know. Only 5 megawatt so not too much damage.

    Its not legal. ass said, this is a class 3A laser

    Banned

    Titchimp;2068011

    Its not legal. ass said, this is a class 3A laser



    He is a bit of an ass.

    Banned

    badmanmeow;2068003

    Lol. It won't stop me from buying it. I just wanted to know. Only 5 … Lol. It won't stop me from buying it. I just wanted to know. Only 5 megawatt so not too much damage.



    and they blame the state of our country on murders, rapists, arsonists:roll:

    sassie;2068021

    and they blame the state of our country on murders, rapists, … and they blame the state of our country on murders, rapists, arsonists:roll:



    What's he gonna do, hold up a bank?....:roll:

    Banned

    t0mm;2068046

    What's he gonna do, hold up a bank?....:roll:



    Tom! It says laser! He could hold up a bank and burn into the vault!

    Banned

    The American military are testing a class of laser that can melt tanks from a reconnaissance plane 25,000ft+ up.

    Banned

    t0mm;2068046

    What's he gonna do, hold up a bank?....:roll:



    think you missed the point, but it doesnt really matter

    sassie;2068053

    think you missed the point, but it doesnt really matter



    No I didn't. But your saying a laser, albiet, is out of UK regulations and against our law.

    But you'd rather blame this countrys downfall on people owning lasers?

    Our stupid neighbours friend shined one of these in my sons eye when he was about 12 months eye. He was looking out of the window when we saw the dot reflecting off his face. She had the ********** of her life I can tell you, How stupid she was about 15 at the time so should have known better. Luckily my son was ok.

    I nkow these may seem like fun, but people can have their vision seriously damaged with these lasers. I've worked in labs with lasers and there are various precautions that you need to take apart from wearing the correct type of safey glasses. This includes not having reflective surfaces anywhere near the laser, e.g. a watch or rings or anything like that. You may not think a laser is anywhere near other people, but all it takes is for you to move it over something reflective and you can flash it in someone's eyes including your own. Something as simple as a metal door handle can do it. They really aren't worth the risk of either your own or someone else's eyesight!

    Banned

    bjmcghee;2068648

    I nkow these may seem like fun, but people can have their vision … I nkow these may seem like fun, but people can have their vision seriously damaged with these lasers. I've worked in labs with lasers and there are various precautions that you need to take apart from wearing the correct type of safey glasses. This includes not having reflective surfaces anywhere near the laser, e.g. a watch or rings or anything like that. You may not think a laser is anywhere near other people, but all it takes is for you to move it over something reflective and you can flash it in someone's eyes including your own. Something as simple as a metal door handle can do it. They really aren't worth the risk of either your own or someone else's eyesight!



    Agree, if only the uneducated could be educated :-(

    ive got the "true" 50mW version from DX and its great, though as people have said they can be dangerous. Never point it at anyone. If you are sensible with it though then there isn't any reason it will hurt anyone!

    But what do you do with it?? Honestly! I can imagine pointing whilst doing a presentation...then?

    Banned

    dcx_badass;2076032

    I play with mine at night, pointing at the sky, I just find it cool … I play with mine at night, pointing at the sky, I just find it cool seeing the beam shoot off into the sky.



    Evolution was wasted on some people.

    dcx_badass;2076032

    I play with mine at night, pointing at the sky, I just find it cool … I play with mine at night, pointing at the sky, I just find it cool seeing the beam shoot off into the sky.



    I gave you a Gamecube for those dark evenings...

    Yeh I think banned cos danagerous to eyes,but I still see them for sale here on markets and the like.

    Banned

    JDeal;2076133

    Evolution was wasted on some people.



    :lol: :thumbsup:

    lumoruk;2068052

    The American military are testing a class of laser that can melt tanks … The American military are testing a class of laser that can melt tanks from a reconnaissance plane 25,000ft+ up.



    A bit my telly remote.

    dcx_badass;2076664

    They're only like 1-5mW though, dealextreme sell upto 200mW. I'm pretty … They're only like 1-5mW though, dealextreme sell upto 200mW. I'm pretty sure class 3 lasers are legal in the UK(my 10mW is a class 3).



    Yeh well thers tons of lasers etc in electrical equipment,like games consoles for example,whats stopping someone take it out and make something with it anyway.

    badmanmeow;2068003

    Lol. It won't stop me from buying it..


    Why you asking then? Attention?
    Here......Man youre cool for owning a pointy red thing!!!!!!

    kungfu;2076698

    Why you asking then? Attention? Here......Man youre cool for owning a … Why you asking then? Attention? Here......Man youre cool for owning a pointy red thing!!!!!!



    If you click the link, it's green:thumbsup:.

    Mum2Connor&Cerys;2076684

    Yeh well thers tons of lasers etc in electrical equipment,like games … Yeh well thers tons of lasers etc in electrical equipment,like games consoles for example,whats stopping someone take it out and make something with it anyway.



    I somehow dont think your average chav whos likely to shine one of these in someones eye has the knowledge required to do that dont u think

    t0mm;2076701

    If you click the link, it's green:thumbsup:.



    Then it IS cool, so can i shine this in dogs eyes for laugh????

    kungfu;2076705

    I somehow dont think your average chav whos likely to shine one of these … I somehow dont think your average chav whos likely to shine one of these in someones eye has the knowledge required to do that dont u think



    I'm just speculating,I wouldn't be surprised if there is not some guide on net for it,there is for almost everything.

    I'm taking 1 out my cordless mouse as we speak and going store the product in my fake Burberry bag.

    kungfu;2076761

    http://felesmagus.com/pages/lasers-howto.htmllol



    yep,we working on it now,thanks for the tip :w00t:

    kungfu;2076761

    http://felesmagus.com/pages/lasers-howto.htmllol



    like the advice at the bottom: "Play Safe"

    kungfu;2076712

    Then it IS cool, so can i shine this in dogs eyes for laugh????



    well we had to shoot a dog today with a bb gun, but that's a different story.

    dcx_badass;2077049

    Optical mouse's don't use lasers, they use infra red. And laser mouses, … Optical mouse's don't use lasers, they use infra red. And laser mouses, use invisible(to the eye) lasers so it wouldn't work.



    I dunno,I'm just saying my mouse here say Laser on back,and the safety advise as rubbed off through use on the base.
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