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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We run standard definition video through our video scalerbut there’s just not a good way to push a HD signal into the PC from an external tuner like our HD Tivo.

LCD size will affect the lenses required and obviously the size of the completed enclosure. Lumenlab is a very ddiy design, and their forum is well worth the The only source we could find with big enough Fresnel lenses is Lumenlab. Originally Prljector by David Mendicino I’m going to bypass a lot of what has been discussed here and ask for basic facts.

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You can build your own projector for far less than we’re spending.

Just a few examples: Notify me of new posts via email. Either of those will do HD. Sweet, foreign but a language I speak! Reader [Jan] came across a website all about building your own video projector. Essentially an LCD and bulb thrown in a box with various other materials, I wondered if this approach really worked. Remember that if you’re entering the width of the LCD diagonally, then the screen width is a diagonal as well. By using our website and services, you expressly agree to the placement of our performance, functionality and advertising cookies.


But if your wallet is a little light from your last Engadget inspired lujenlab session you might dig our how-to latest project. At the time, commercial projectors projwctor still more expensive than the DIY option, but even now that they are so low in price, the DIY option is still valid because there is no getting around that fact that the bulb replacement cost of any commercial pj is just crazy.

The 20bux was well spent.

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If I am able to do this I can add that build to my website so you guys can see the difference in the basic kit and pro kit. Did it look like a big blue boat propeller he prkjector for a fan in one of those to anyone else? These lenses are best recovered from epidiscopes or epidiascopes which pgojector a large aperture and the coverage due to being used to project images reflected from non-transparent media, i.

Lumenoab about a link to a site where someone is building these things for sale?? That means a bulb with a color temperature of Kelvin and hopefully an even spectral output. What is the measured contrast ratio of such a device, both full on and off, and ANSI? Unsurprisingly, p output from the TiVo produced the most pleasing results.


They even improve on the lumen design by reducing space with a mirror; fractionally more difficult, but the box is alot less….

This is Brad from WSU. Let’s recap all the parts we bought so far: I would have probablty already used up 2 commercial bulbes. I had been watching the project for a while, but the premium membership really gives you a base of people that are a little more serious about making this thing work for a good price. A second fresnel lens directs the light to the final focusing lens.

The plans are pretty good and the experiences of everyone in the forum give some great ideas to build a design from.

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We picked up a pair of new cables to get our video signals to the new photon gun. Notably, the contrast ratio has been increasing. Originally Posted by MTyson Yikes! There is so much information on the web site it will save you well over that in mistakes. The problem with the PS One screen is you cannot collect all the light to the small screen.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here If not, ignore my first sentence. They shipped it five minutes after we ordered! To produce them we’ll need a ballast. I got my for about that much.