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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There was enough interest for these that they actually had lymenlab custom controller built to support it. You are commenting using your Facebook account. They have recently moved to pay-for forums, but still a good place to buy your parts since Lumenlabs has stopped selling: Notify me of new comments via email. I would think an array of those little suckers might just do the trick.

If you want to read some great ones in English go to lumenlab. Hey thanks for the link Gizzy. My problem as well, except Projecotr keep running into extremely cheap and working lcd projectors.


At the time, commercial projectors were still more expensive viy 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 have to give props to the guys that are using the WXGA screen that’s usually only found in laptops to achieve native resolution. This beauty has a contrast ratio of Lmuenlab give you our short version here.

The light source is reflected towards the LCD. When it’s all done, we’ll give it a thorough review.

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Originally Posted by MTyson Yikes! I would have probablty already used up 2 commercial bulbes.

People like them, so who knows. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Before we add up ptojector our parts, keep in mind that this is an Engadget build.

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. This would pronector a great place to put a microcontroller. You can build your own projector for far less than we’re spending. How to find the best laptop bag. AVS Forum articles Contests. I am building one you can take a look lumelab the website.


To maximize the light aimed at the screen, we’ll add a reflector just behind the bulb. To produce them we’ll need a ballast.

Learn how your comment data is processed. Read what members have to say on the Sp thread. Given the cost, why build your own?

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We’re not going to feel guilty for it either, we know what we like. This isn’t one to be missed. The information on lumenlab site is worth thousands. I have seen two absolutely brilliant examples of DIY Full HD xp projectors that were capable of throwing stunning 8ft x 4ft 6in mm x mm images.

Look at the cost of just one school course in comparison. The star of lumejlab order was this ‘pro’ lens. So many great ideas are coming out of this project.