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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We’ve geeked out, ordered a load of parts and scared our editors with the hardware tab.

The price you are paying is actually for the fourm acess and a much better guide. If you’re hell-bent on doing all the research yourself, there are couple of places to check out. The LCD is key to the project. Given the cost, why build your own? You are commenting using your WordPress.

Look at the cost of just one school course in comparison. It would do p without a problem.

We run standard definition video through our video projctorbut there’s just not a good way to push a HD signal into the PC from an external tuner like our HD Tivo. When it’s all done, we’ll give it a thorough review. Another Fresnel focuses the light towards the pronector lens. Notify me of new posts via email. They even improve on the lumen design by reducing space with a mirror; fractionally more difficult, but the box is alot less….


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

New Lumenlab lumens projector on the cheap

This beauty has a contrast ratio of People proejctor this stuff out all the time! They shipped it five minutes after we ordered!

Projetcor only source we could find with big enough Fresnel lenses is Lumenlab. If you choose to sing up for the membership please try and follow the link on my webpage or the one below. There was simply no question that the digital signal produced a much cleaner picture.

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YOu could easily find all the parts from other sources, but I found that these prices are very fair. The system uses a Projecto metal halide lamp as a light source. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This isn’t one to be missed. Notably, the contrast ratio has been increasing. The 20bux was well spent. 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 are.


The design is really quite simple.

If you choose not to use my link thats fine I mainly posted this website to better the DIY projector community. The ‘Pro’ lens kit includes both Fresnel lenses and the projection lens. The quality of my projector is amazing. Disassemble a desktop LCD display, put a really, really bright light behind it and add some optics and voila! I built one of these back in from the lumenlab plans and it is still running!

You can grab a torrent of the plans here. A second fresnel lens directs the light to the final focusing lens. To maximize the projetor aimed at the screen, we’ll add a reflector just behind the bulb.

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.