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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Since we required their large lenses anyway, we ordered a set of matched Pro lenses.

There was enough interest for these that they actually had a custom controller built to support it. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. My 13×12 Bedroom HT Think small, project big! It costs about four times as much as its little brother, but it’s the way to go if you’re using a large LCD like we idy.

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LCD size will affect the lenses required and obviously the size of the completed enclosure. Back to our diagram we see that the LCD is sandwiched between a pair of Fresnel lenses. We’ve geeked out, ordered a load of parts and scared our editors with the hardware tab. To produce them we’ll need a ballast. Hey thanks for the link Gizzy.


Originally Posted by David Mendicino I’m going to pprojector a lot of what has been discussed here and ask for basic facts. This isn’t one to be missed.

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If it does, then, that would be so cool! Remember that if you’re entering the width of the LCD diagonally, then the screen width is a diagonal as well. Let’s recap all the parts we bought so far: It would do p without a problem. Also Lumenlab had all the parts mad for this project, so they are excellent quality. I was merely curious as to how these things perform. Look at the cost of just one school course in comparison. There is a large forum, although it has died down somewhat with the economy….

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The coil type are cheap, but produce a humming noise that might interfere with your viewing pleasure. Especially their ptojector with Lifi using plasma for a light source which is much more efficient than standard W metal halide.

The star of the order was this ‘pro’ lens. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Pojector the cost of pico projectors, is is viable to build pico projectors?

If you read the teaser article, even the author who seems to be a serious diyer still busted up his first lcd display. Since you might be a little leery kumenlab dropping several hundred dollars on parts and gutting a nice display because people you don’t know on an online forum said so, we’re going to do it for you. Intruiging did I spell that right?


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Notify me of new comments via email. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Originally Posted by MTyson Yikes!

Pronector didn’t expect it, but our ballast came with a ceramic Mogul base. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here These things come in a few flavors. Maybe you should sooner not compare DIY projects with commercial products.

The design is really quite simple. Just like lumen labs: At the time, commercial projectors were 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.

Just a few examples: Does anyone know the source of the LCD panel he used? Did it look like a big blue boat propeller he used for a fan in one of those to anyone else?