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laser power meter, photobiomodulation, red light therapy, solar power meter -

In a previous blog post we uncovered a massive deception in the red light therapy industry, that we can easily find that many manufacturers are using a cheap solar power meter to report their intensity, yet they tend to read falsely high by over 2x! We can even find discrepancies from independent reviewers such as Alex Fergus. He used a spectrometer to measure intensity from many of the major brands at 6 inches. Even with his spectrometer, he found that ALL of the brands were significantly less intensity than advertised, especially since most of them claim to deliver >100mW/cm^2. https://www.alexfergus.com/blog/what-red-light-therapy-panel-has-the-highest-power-output-let-s-find-out...

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computer vision syndrome, eyestrain, flicker, frequency, headache, health, photobiomodulation, pulse, PWM, red light therapy, sleep -

As you know I have been very interested in flicker these past few years. Not only can flicker affect our red light therapy experience, but I find flicker affects me everywhere in my daily life. So why do you want a flicker or pulse meter for yourself? - Measure pulse rate from Red Light Therapy or PBM products. - Test for flicker on your light-bulbs, computer monitors, and LED products. - Test for PWM (pulsed width modulation) in dimming products. - Test for flicker or PWM when using a slow-motion camera doesn't find anything. Well instead of sending every single...

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beam, beam angle, health, infrared, light, light therapy, photobiomodulation, red light therapy, sun, sunlight, wavelength -

Once you are familiar with all of the important parameters of wavelengths, intensity, flicker, and nnEMF that we cover in previous blog posts, it might be time to dig deeper into what other design choices might be important for Photobiomodulation devices. One interesting topic is the Beam Angle! This describes the angle at which light is emitted from the device. If you can imagine in 3D space, light is being emitted as a kind of semi-spherical cone outward from the light source.  The angle of this cone is important to determine how to best use the device. For example wide...

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