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Range Finder

Range Finder

HISTORY: LASER is an acronym that stands for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Albert Einstein first theorized the idea of a “stimulated emissions,” the foundation for the laser, in 1917. The word LASER was first used by Gordon Gould in 1957 when he was a PhD student at Columbia University. In 1960 Theodore Mainman invented the ruby crystal laser, which is considered the first successful light laser. Gordon Gould, however, had begun working on a functioning light laser two years prior in 1958, but he did not file for a patent until 1959. His application was rejected because Mainman had already filed for a laser patent by that time. After a long patent suit battle, Gould was finally awarded the laser patent in 1977.

FACT: A laser distance meter uses the “Time of Flight” principle which is the measurement of time that a particle or wave (light, sound, etc) can travel through a medium, reflect off a target, and travel back.

THEORY: When a laser beam is projected into an area, and a paranormal entity crosses the beam, it will break the beam, which can cause a notable drop in the distance being measured. If asked a spirit may be able to break the beam at a specified distance for better communication. 

HOW TO USE: Set the device on a flat stable surface or preferably use a tripod. Point the device at a stationary target making sure the path between the device and target is clear of any obstructions that may provide false readings. Power on the device and switch it to continuous reading mode by using the back button, Right button, and clicking the 2nd icon on the menu page. When the laser is stably pointed at the target object, zero it out by pressing the DIST button twice. Note your base distance reading to the target. A video camera is not required to be set up with this device, but if your able to it would help validate your readings.  

RANGE: The range on the meter to the active field is 0 - 165ft. 

READINGS: A paranormal reading would consist of something crossing the laser beam causing the distance to change to a shorter distance. 

SAFETY NOTE: This device uses a Class 2M Laser, which is safe for exposure to bare skin. However, caution should be used when viewing the beam. Injuries to the eye and/or vision may occur if the beam is viewed directly into the eye. Also, any form of optical magnification and/or focusing can enhance the power of the beam and cause greater injury including loss of sight. This includes binoculars, telescopes, SLR camera lenses, eyeglasses and contact lenses.

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