Laser vs LED

LEDs, or Light Emitting Diodes, are low cost, slower speed, easy to use, multimode-only, and have a higher output pattern.

Lasers are higher cost, faster speed, harder to use, allow singlemode or multimode, and have a lower output pattern.

LED Light Emitting Diode
Image of an LED with a wide or higher output pattern.

Laser Light
Image of a Laser Light Source with a smaller and more focused light pattern.

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