Laser safety

 

  Introduction
  System components
  Inside the laser projector
     Laser projector photo
  Making 3D, floating images
  How to take good laser photos
  Resources:
       Laser companies
       Projector equipment companies
       Light show parts
       Laser trade associations
       Handbook and magazines
       Laser safety
          Article on Audience Scanning
          Thesis on Risk Assessment
          Generic Safety Policy
          Lasers and aviation safety
          Laser shows and aviation safety
       Article on Projector Connections
       Other Laserist Magazine Articles
       Frames and shows
       Internet laser links
 

  Home page
  Search this website
  Lasershow Designer 2000
 

In the U.S., laser shows using lasers above a certain power are regulated by the federal government and some states (notably New York and Texas). If you are using medium and high power lasers, you must obtain CDRH certification for your laser equipment. For more information, contact:
Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HFZ-342, 2098 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, (301) 594-4654 (Office of Compliance), (301) 594-4692 (alternate number -- Director's Office). www.fda.gov/cdrh/  

        FDA laser regulations online: http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/devadvice/part1040.html#top 
        Direct link to laser light show information:
http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/radhlth/laser.html 
        FDA regulations in Adobe Reader PDF format: http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/radhlth/cfr/ 

Safety consultants

Rockwell Laser Industries, P.O. Box 43010, Cincinnati, OH 45243, (513) 271-1568. www.rli.com
        Rockwell's website is an excellent resource for laser safety information. For U.S. laserists, it includes contact information for state authorities, as well as for the federal government.

Weiner Associates, 544 23rd St., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, (310) 545-1190. www.weinerassociates.com

Safety resources

The Laser Institute of America holds an International Laser Safety Conference every few years. Published papers from this conference are available from LIA.
  

      < Previous Resource Guide page           Next Resource Guide page >    

  This page last updated: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 09:03 AM

 
Platinum Sponsor, International Laser Display Association    Member, International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions    Member, National Association of Mobile Entertainers Subscribe to our newsletter Friend us on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter Connect with us on LinkedIn
    9501 Satellite Boulevard, Suite 109    Orlando, FL 32837
    Phone +1-407-299-2088    Fax +1-407-299-6066
    Click here to go to our Contact form
Member and Sponsor, International Laser Display Association
Member, International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
Member, National Association of Mobile Entertainers
Subscribe to our newsletter
Friend us on FaceBook
Follow us on Twitter
Connect with us on LinkedIn

 Q u i c k   i n d e x   t o   P a n g o l i n . c o m   w e b s i t e

   Click to find out more about PangolinPangolin Laser Systems

  WEBSITE
     Home page
     Search this website
     What's new at Pangolin.com
   
  PANGOLIN
     About Pangolin
     Map, directions to Pangolin's U.S. Headquarters
     Info on animal & companies named "Pangolin"



   Tech Support

  LASERSHOW DESIGNER

     Using multimedia in Showtime 2000
     Combining two shows into one
     Running two projectors from one board
     Using LD2000 on a notebook
     Pinouts and info for Pangolin boards:

       QM2000 (new, PCI bus)

  TROUBLESHOOTING
     Troubleshooting LD and LD2000
     Troubleshooting DMX
     ATI video card fix
     Returning hardware to Pangolin
 
  GENERAL INFO

     Scan angle tables
     About the ILDA Test Pattern
     About DMX512 (lighting control)
     Making 3D, floating images
   Click to see awards won by Pangolin and our clientsAward-winning products

  LASERSHOW DESIGNER 2000
     LD2000 main page
     LD2000 feature overview
     Comparing LD2000 with other systems
     LD2000 Software Development Kit
     QM2000 board
     QM2000.NET network-connected laser controller
     Music for free LD2000 laser shows
     Related products:
        Lasershow Converter MAX
        Lasershow Converter FLASH
        Lasershow Converter 4D
        Lasershow Performer console
        Lasershow Video realtime video system
         LivePRO -- Advanced Live Controller
        DMX controller boards
        TC2000 SMPTE Timecode reader/writer
  LASERSHOW DESIGNER QUICKSHOW    NEW!  
     QuickShow web site
     Flashback 3 low-cost OEM and USB laser controller
 
  OTHER PRODUCTS
     Interactive Messaging Unlimited (SMS)
     Wide Angle Lens systems
     Professional Audience Safety System (PASS)
     LASORB: The ESD Absorber for Laser Diodes
 
  PRODUCT QUALITY
    Awards won by Pangolin and our clients
    Continual software and hardware innovation
    Sample frames (photos)
    Sample videos (linked from YouTube)


  OBTAINING PRODUCTS
     Pangolin price list
     Pangolin dealer list
     How to order
     Product order form
Click here for a list of Pangolin clientsFor our clients

  CLIENT COMMUNICATIONS

     Pangolin LaserChat discussion forum
     Pangolin Post newsletter
     Customer registration form
 
  PANGOLIN AND SOCIAL MEDIA
      PangolinSystems on Facebook
    
 PangolinSystems on Twitter

      PangolinSystems on LinkedIn
 
  UPDATE FILES FOR CLIENTS
      LD2000 update files
    
 QuickShow update files

      Other Free Downloads (Download Central)
      Upgrade from LD to LD2000
   

    Click to see the inside of a laser projectorInformation about laser shows

  INTERNET LINKS
     Our clients and their websites
     Our dealers and their websites
     Other Internet laser resources

  LASER SHOW RESOURCE GUIDE
     Laser Show Resource Guide home page
     About lasers and projectors
     Sources for parts
     Sources for frames, shows

  LASER SAFETY  
      Lasers (general) and aviation safety
      Laser light shows and aviation safety
 
Logo of The Laser, Optics and Holography Ring
     This website is a member of The Laser, Optics and Holography Ring
     Prev 5    Prev    Next    Next 5    Random    List sites    Join the ring
   
  Site text and graphics 1997-2010, Pangolin Laser Systems Inc. All rights reserved.