Lumenlab DIY Projector Guide v – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. Has anyone been successful in accessing lumenlab’s forums? I have my full HD projector 99% complete, i just need some assistance with. However, the good folks at Lumenlab stand to make a killing off of this new projector that they’re selling for far less: $ What’s the secret?.

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When it’s all done, we’ll give it a thorough review. Focalcalc runs under windows.

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They shipped it five minutes after we ordered! This beauty has a contrast ratio of Learn how your projecctor data is processed. You are commenting using your Facebook account. This is Brad from WSU. These things come in a few flavors. Maybe you should sooner not compare DIY projects with commercial products. Does anyone know the source of the LCD panel he used? That means a bulb with a color temperature of Kelvin and hopefully an even spectral output.

We should be able to hook up just about any HD gear we want to this display. Since we required their large lenses anyway, we ordered a set of matched Pro lenses.

The price you are paying is actually for the fourm acess and a much better guide.

The ‘Pro’ lens kit includes both Fresnel lenses and the projection lens. Enclosure, cooling fan and a few finishing touches. So many great ideas are coming out lumenoab this project.


We’re not going to feel guilty for it either, we projectpr what we like. I would have probablty already used up 2 commercial bulbes. 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. I only have pictures up there now. Notably, the contrast ratio has been increasing.

Notify me of new posts via email. Electronic ballasts are preferred because they’ll protect the bulb better and don’t produce annoying noise. You can build your own projector for far less than we’re spending.

The 20 dollars for the forum access is WELL worth it. The coil pronector are cheap, but produce a humming noise that might interfere with your viewing pleasure.

Either of those will do HD. A couple days ago we mentioned that Lumenlab had released their top secret plans for building an LCD based projector. People throw this stuff out all the time!

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It’s important to choose a display that can be disassembled easily and won’t have any inconvenient electronics in the way. There is a 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.

We picked up a pair of new cables to get our video signals to the new photon gun. 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. A fresnel lens straightens the light before it passes through a consumer LCD panel. How about a link to a site where someone is building these things for sale?? By using our website and services, you expressly agree to the placement of our performance, functionality and advertising cookies.


If you want to make the screen look even better you could drop some cash on a nice screen. How to find the best laptop bag. In Today’s how-to, we’ll start taking a look at building your own HD projector This is one project everyone should build, you will get hooked on having a We’ll give you our short version here.

I am extremely satisfied with the results. We’ve geeked out, ordered a load of parts and scared our editors with the hardware tab. There was enough interest for these that they actually had a custom controller built to support it.

If you prefer other OSs, there’s a php version that runs under most web browsers. The Mogul base of our MH bulb is quite a bit bigger than the average light bulb. The LCD is key to the project.