Scouts-L Mail Archive for February of 1999: Re: Packed up and Went home (Laser pointers)
Re: Packed up and Went home (Laser pointers)
Tue, 23 Feb 1999 08:14:19 -0500
Peter Farnham wrote:
> At the risk of my displaying even more ilgnorance than is usual in many
> of my posts, can someone clue me in on the dangers of laser pointers?
Peter, et al:
There are three inherent dangers of improperly used laser pointers that
come to mind.
1. A laser light can produce irreparable to the retina if shined into
2. The red spot from a laser pointer is not distinguishable from the
red spot of a laser gun sight. If you shine a laser pointer on or near
the wrong individual, you are in danger of being shot.
3. Being pestered with a laser pointer is annoying and it can initiate
ASM, Troop 1