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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How about some real links http: The information on lumenlab site is worth thousands.

Did it look like a big blue boat propeller he used for a fan in one of lumdnlab to anyone else? The LCD is key to the project. My 13×12 Bedroom HT Think small, project big! Originally Posted by David Mendicino I’m going to bypass a lot of what has been discussed here and ask for basic facts. Placed my order for a W DC bulb.

Could this be used in a Friday Night backyard movie sort of enviroment? Are trashed LCDs common?

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Lumenlab has a couple of projextor built just for figuring things out. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Reader [Jan] came across a website all about building your own video projector.

Also Lumenlab had all the parts mad for this project, so they are excellent quality. 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. There is so dky information on the web site it will save you well over that in mistakes.


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If you choose to sing up for the membership please try and follow the link on my webpage or the one below. Lumenlab crops up here every month or two. By using our website and services, you expressly agree to the placement of our performance, functionality and advertising cookies. I got my for about that much. The heat inside these are so projectorr and cooling as to be very good. But if your wallet is a little light from your last Engadget inspired shopping session you might dig our how-to latest project.

The latest crop of LCDs is cheaper and better than ever. Going to change the to a bulb type with a built in reflector adventually. You can grab a torrent of lumenkab plans here.

From around the web. We should be able to hook up just about any HD gear we want to this display.

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You are commenting using your WordPress. What is the measured contrast ratio of such a device, both full on and off, and ANSI? The 20 dollars for the forum access is WELL worth it. The Mogul base of our MH bulb is quite a bit bigger than the average light bulb. When I first started as a noob, the plans and the help available on their forums was great. If you’re hell-bent on doing all the research yourself, there are couple of places to check out. It’s important to choose a display that can be disassembled easily and won’t have any inconvenient electronics in the way.


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When it’s all done, we’ll give it a thorough review. Building your own projector isn’t a new idea. Notably, the contrast ratio has been increasing. More importantly, our LCD accepts almost any input. The problem with the PS One screen is you cannot collect all the light to the small screen.

LumenArc holds a lujenlab of projector surplus such as reflectors and ballasts which maybe useful to commercial projector owners and compact DIY projector builders.

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The star of the order was this ‘pro’ lens. AVS Forum articles Contests. Does anyone know where to get a kit like luminlab used to sell? We’ve geeked out, ordered a load of parts and scared our editors with the hardware tab.

Now that you’ve got the general idea of what we’re doing, it’s a good time to start crunching numbers to get a rough idea of what we’re looking at. I see a complaint about googfan, but not a comment from him. Originally Posted by MTyson Yikes!