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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Lumenlab has a couple of calculators built just for figuring things out.

New Lumenlab lumens projector on the cheap

Alternatively, The DIYaudio forum users have some interesting ideas. Lumenla we’ll move on to designing, testing and building our enclosure. Been eyeballing those sweet new high definition projectors? Just like lumen labs: Notify me of new comments via email. You can build your own projector for far less than we’re spending. They even improve on the lumen design by reducing space with a mirror; fractionally more difficult, but the box is alot less…. 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.

To produce them we’ll need a ballast. How about some real links http: Otherwise, projecfor rest of us will probably have to wait for the next commercial projector deal on Woot. There was enough interest for these lumenkab they actually had a custom controller built to support it. In Today’s how-to, projecttor start taking a look at building your own HD projector Focalcalc runs under windows.

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If you want to make the screen look even better you could drop some cash on a nice screen. I had been watching the project for a while, but the premium membership really gives you a base of people that are a little more serious about making this thing work for a good price. The design projwctor really quite simple.

Given the cost, why build your own?

LumenLab Projector

The 20bux was well spent. From around the web. Electronic ballasts are preferred because they’ll protect the bulb better and don’t produce annoying noise. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: If you choose not to use my link thats fine I mainly posted this website to better the DIY projector community. Lumenlab took about a week to ship out their backorder, once they did, our stuff got here in record time.

This is one project everyone should build, you will get hooked on having a To ignite a Metal Halide bulb, some interesting voltages are needed.

New Lumenlab 1000 lumens projector on the cheap

A couple days ago we mentioned that Lumenlab had released their top secret plans for building an LCD based projector.

YOu could easily find all the parts from other sources, but I found that these prices are very fair.

I plan on getting the premium. We didn’t expect it, but our ballast came with a ceramic Mogul base. You can grab a torrent of the plans here. There was simply no question that the digital signal produced a much cleaner picture. There are plenty of ways to save money on this project, but we’re feeling sassy. Let’s recap all the parts we bought so far: There is a The information on lumenlab site is worth thousands. The lenses need to be at least the size of the LCD, if not bigger.


This beauty has a contrast ratio of The ‘Pro’ lens kit includes both Fresnel lenses and the projection lens. My first pj was done over a single weekend and the results were mindblowing. The light source is a Watt Metal Halide bulb.

The LCD is key to the project.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 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.

Before we add up all our parts, keep in mind that this is an Engadget build. How to find the best laptop bag. Are trashed LCDs common? Back to our diagram we see that the LCD is sandwiched between a pair of Fresnel lenses.

Lumenlab DIY Projector – 100inch Screen

If you choose to sing up for the membership please try and follow the link on my webpage or the one below. Releaseing an advert like that onto torrent sites will only backfire, Hopwfully someone will make a copy of all the information on there orojector seed a REAL lumenlab torrent.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Well, why should lrojector pay to get plans when you just can get the equivalent, legally, just by surfing on foreign websites. Disassemble a desktop LCD display, put a really, really bright light behind it and add some optics and voila!