Reflection holograms are a type of hologram that can be viewed under plain white light (spot light or sunlight is best) without a laser. The Reflection Hologram Upgrade allows you to create awesome holograms that you can share with anyone, anywhere!
The Litiholo Hologram Kit primarily focuses on making what are called Transmission holograms, which are best viewed using the laser light that created the holograms. These holograms are extremely crisp and realistic, and are easier to make, ensuring your success and enjoyment in making your first holograms. Frankly, for your first holograms, transmission holograms are the best way to start your holographic education.
As you get more comfortable making holograms, you will naturally want to expand your capabilities. Reflection holograms are a great next step. While very similar to transmission holograms, reflection holograms have the added advantage of being viewable in white light. The best viewing sources are small spot lights or sunlight, often with a black background behind the hologram. This is often a good option for that ultimate "show off" potential, where you want to be able to make holograms that won't need the laser light for viewing, and that are easier to show off to friends and family.
*Note: The Reflection Hologram Upgrade Kit works in combination with components from the Hologram Kit, and is not a stand-alone product. Please be sure that you purchase a Hologram Kit with this upgrade, or that you already have a Hologram Kit before purchase.
*Note: The 4x5 upgrade kit requires setup pieces from the Litiholo Hologram Kit in order to properly create holograms. This upgrade will not work properly without the necessary parts and pieces mentioned above.
The 4"x5" Hologram Upgrade Kit additionally comes with a more powerful laser for exposing the larger hologram film, which is very important due to the unique characheristics of the Instant Hologram Film. You must have a larger size laser to fully expose the full size of the new 4"x5" "Instant Hologram" film. You will NOT be able to use the standard Hologram Kit laser to expose the larger film, even if you use a longer exposure time. As part of the unique qualities that allow the Litiholo Instant Hologram Film to make your holograms visible immediately after exposure, the film also has a "threshold" effect that will not activate the film at very low exposure powers. The result is that spreading the standard hologram kit laser over the full 4"x5" film area will not give you sufficient threshold power to expose the film no matter how long the exposure time. You must use a larger laser to get the full 4"x5" exposure. Litiholo has chosen a perfectly sized laser as part of this upgrade kit that will provide the right amount of power for exposing the full 4"x5" film area, while also maintaining the laser's extremely sensitive holographic qualities (we researched and tested over 30 different lasers before finding one that worked). In addition, our larger size lasers come with the front lenses completely removed so that the beam is never concentrated enough to cause any risk to your eyes.
*Note: The 4"x5" Hologram Upgrade Kit works in combination with components from the Hologram Kit, and is not a stand-alone product. Please be sure that you purchase a Hologram Kit with this upgrade, or that you already have a Hologram Kit before purchase.