Another Newbie question

cary1952

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above what mw green laser should a person where safety glasses?
 

532nm

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A safe bet would be 5mW or above. The FDA has classified visible CW lasers at 5mW or below as 'eye-safe' and do not require any special protective methods.
Thats why all consumer lasers are (originally) sold as class IIIa, <5mW lasers.
 
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