Thursday, September 22, 2011

The World's Most Powerful Laser You Can Legally Own

How cutting edge can you get?

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Under review by the Guinness Book of World Records, The new S3 Krypton Series from Wicked Lasers is already being touted as the most powerful handheld laser in the world.

With 1,000 mW of power, this baby produces 86 million lux of blinding brightness. Just how bright is 86 million lux? About 8,000 times brighter than looking directly at the sun. In fact, given an astronomical range of 85 miles, the laser is powerful enough to reach space and theoretically block orbiting satellites. more