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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How-To: Build your own HD projector (Part 1)

I only have pictures up there now. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. This is one project everyone should build, you will get hooked on having a Disassemble a desktop LCD display, put a really, really bright light behind it and add some optics and voila!

YOu could easily find all the parts from other sources, but I found that these prices are very fair. We didn’t expect it, but our ballast came with a ceramic Mogul base.

Before we add up all our parts, keep in mind that this is an Engadget build. Just a few examples: That means a bulb with a color temperature of Kelvin and hopefully an even spectral output.

Going to change the to a bulb type with a built in reflector adventually. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Let’s recap all the parts we bought so far: Either of those will do HD. This beauty has a contrast ratio of If you prefer other OSs, there’s a php version that runs under most web browsers. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Are trashed LCDs lumenlabb Learn how your comment data is processed.


My current DIY projector is in constant daily use. It amazes me how some lumrnlab you whine about 20 bucks for a premium forum. Those that gripe about stuff like that are the kind that if you give them free money they would fuss about not having somehting to carry it in.

There was simply no question that the digital signal produced a much cleaner picture.

The 20 dollars for the forum access is WELL worth it. Another Fresnel focuses the light prrojector the projection lens. Remember that if you’re entering the width of the LCD diagonally, then the screen width is a diagonal as well.

Just like lumen labs: But if your wallet is a little light from your last Engadget inspired shopping session you might dig our how-to latest project. The pictures on my site hardly do it any justice. Your wasting your time downloading the torrent for the plans, and stop whinging about the cost. The light source is reflected towards the LCD. How about some real links http: We’ll give you our short version here.

The built in scaler supports input as well. There is a If you want to make the screen look even better you could drop some cash on a nice screen. 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. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

I would have probablty already used up 2 commercial bulbes. Electronic ballasts are preferred because they’ll protect the bulb better and don’t produce annoying noise. Email required Address never made public. Lumenlab is a very nice design, and their forum is well worth the There is so much information on the web site it will save you well over that in mistakes. It would do p without a problem. These things come in a few flavors.


Lumenlab’s DIY Projection System. – Neatorama

There was enough interest for lumenlb that they actually had a custom controller built to support it. In Today’s how-to, we’ll start taking a look at building your own HD projector If you choose to sing up for the membership please try and follow the link on my webpage or the one below.

The latest crop of LCDs is cheaper and better than ever. A fresnel lens straightens the light before it passes through a consumer LCD panel. Projectpr lenses need projedtor be at least the size of the LCD, if not bigger. Since you might be a little leery of 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. The price you are paying is actually for the fourm acess and a much better guide.

The quality of my projector is amazing. From around the web. Unsurprisingly, p output from the TiVo produced the most pleasing results.