F.I.S.: LASER Damage DSLR - Alexander Panzeri Photography

2012Apr23


As reported by some websites (below), a digital sensor of a camera can be permanently damage by a laser. If a laser can do it, beware your eyes, that are more sensible to laser so powerful.

PLEASE THINK BEFORE BUY A LASER....


Italian Law about is: Ordinanza 16 luglio 1998 pubblicata nella Gazzetta Ufficiale n. 167 del 20 luglio 1998

(vieta, su tutto il territorio nazionale, la commercializzazione di puntatori laser o di oggetti con funzione di puntatori laser di classe pari o superiore a Ⅲ (>1 mW), secondo la norma CEI EN 60825[3];-> it prohibits, on all the national territory, the commercialization of pointers laser or objects with function of laser pointers of advanced class pairs or to Ⅲ (>1 mW)).

UE Law: CEI EN 60825/1

USA Law: "Chapter 21 CFR (the Code of Federal Regulations)".


Links:

PhotographyBay

PetaPixel

Wikipedia

One of the makers: Wicked Lasers (watch the film where a laser cut materials...)

Others Links in support:

http://tekhnologhia.blogspot.it/2007/08/puntatori-laser-fuorilegge.html

http://dimio.altervista.org/ita/laser/laser.html

update: What happens when you break the law