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Hi all,


I've had this laserr fixture knocking around for ages. Managed to get it to do some stuff by just setting the address to 1 and seeing what channels do, but would be good to find a manual or DMX profile for it if anyone could help?





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There's no class markings visible in the photos. What class of laser device is it?
The higher classes of laser can cause instant blindness, and even the lower classes can cause severe eye damage with quite low exposure.

A lot of 'disco' lasers are very dangerous, many of them have Class 3B or even Class 4 laser sources inside but no protection against static beams and other dangerous failure modes.

The only information I can find about says that the Illumination Quantum 3D-2 was a bi-color 30mW and 60mW laser.
That would make it Class 3B, and thus not suitable for general use as it can cause permanent eye damage.

If you don't know what it does, you cannot use it safely!
- It's not possible to assess an unknown risk.


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Hi both, thanks for the replies,


No luck on the chamsys fixture finder.

As for the class of device, I'll take a look tomorrow. I wasn't planing on using it untill I know what it is and what it does, it just been sat it a cupboard for years.....


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Based on the limited information available, we know that it is at least a 3B. I found another Youtube video that implies it could be 100mW and 60mW (it depends on which model does what). The lack of any information makes it a really bad idea to consider using this. It looks like it has a diffraction grating that will split the beam into multiple beams. While this will reduce the power of most of the individual beams, it is impossible to guess by how much. The Zero order beam (the centre one that is not diffracted at all) will not have very much reduction in power. Without any solid data, the only way to know is to measure the beam Power Density and for that you will need a specialist, expensive piece of equipment. We have to assume that if someone gets one of the lower order beams in their eye then it will cause immediate and irreparable damage.

The UK industry guidance is 'Guidance for the Safety of Display Lasers' published by PLASA.


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