Hi all, This forum is apparently sponsored (at least in part) by lumenlab (see link at bottom). Has anyone here actually built what they are. Hello, For pick up in the Greater Calgary Area (Alberta, Canada) I am selling my completed and functioning Lumenlab DIY projector. I recently discovered this site and after reading a bit I am very interested in building my own projector. If you check.

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If you’re hell-bent on doing all the research yourself, there are couple of places to check out. These lenses are best recovered from epidiscopes or epidiascopes which have a large aperture and the coverage due to being used to project images reflected from non-transparent media, i.

The V w Electronic Ballast seems to be the most expensive part of projectorr plans.

It would do p without a problem. The problem with the PS One screen is you cannot collect all the light to the small screen. We’ve geeked out, ordered a load of parts and scared our editors with the hardware tab.

My first pj was done over a single weekend and the results were mindblowing. My current DIY projector is in constant daily use.


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Notably, the contrast ratio has been increasing. Placed my order for a W DC bulb.

Yes it does matter. See also Leitz among others. The LCD is key to the project. Email required Address never made public. Notify me of new posts via email. Are trashed LCDs common?

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Just a few examples: In Today’s how-to, we’ll start taking a look at building your own HD projector To produce them we’ll need a ballast. The lenses need to be at least the size of the LCD, if not bigger. Read what members have to say on the Sp thread.

Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. They have recently moved to pay-for forums, but still a good place to buy your parts since Lumenlabs has stopped selling: Also Lumenlab had all the parts mad for this project, so they are excellent quality. Did it look like a big blue boat propeller projecto used for a fan in one of those to anyone else? With the cost of pico projectors, is is viable to build pico projectors?

So many great ideas are coming out of this project.

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The people on the forums are a lot of help. For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome. If you prefer other OSs, there’s a php version that runs under most web browsers.


The design is really quite simple. AVS Forum articles Contests. People like them, so who knows.

The latest crop of LCDs is cheaper and better than ever. If you choose not to use my link thats fine I mainly posted this website to better the DIY projector community.

Does anyone know where to get a kit like luminlab used to sell? Another Fresnel focuses the light towards the projection lens. A fresnel lens straightens the light before it passes through a consumer LCD panel. My 13×12 Bedroom HT Think small, project big!

This is Brad from WSU. Either of those will do HD. My problem as well, except I keep running into extremely cheap and working lcd projectors. It’s coated with a dichroic material that reflects visible light, but allows infrared heat to pass through.

If you want to make the screen look even better you could drop some cash on a nice screen.