How can a lens front or back focus?

Started Jul 5, 2009 | Discussions thread
James Sherman
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Re: No and no
In reply to Leonard Migliore, Jul 10, 2009

Leonard Migliore wrote:

It's not like you would use a great big laser to do this. It can be done in a completely eye-safe manner, and wouldn't draw much current.

I see that you're correct on the eye-safe part, but all the models I could find had accuracy of +- 1 yard and a weight in the 7oz. range. Plus, it would have to be exactly centered on the lens to work as the OP thought. That would require it to be above the mirror, where the prism lives.

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