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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The system uses a Watt metal halide lamp as a light source. Is there anywhere to pick up any of these parts in surplus or used?

You can grab a torrent of the plans here.

The lenses need to be at least the size of the LCD, if not bigger. Thank you hack-a-day for lumsnlab this dream alive just alittle while longer. Releaseing an advert like that onto torrent sites will only backfire, Hopwfully someone will make a copy of all the information on there and seed a REAL lumenlab torrent.

To produce them we’ll need a ballast. Lumenlabs used to be all about diy then they sold one for a while but now theyre into cnc kits. You are commenting using your Twitter account.


Given the cost, why build your own? YOu could easily find all the parts from other fiy, but I found that these prices are very fair.

If you choose not to use my link thats fine I mainly posted this website to better the DIY projector community. LumenArc holds a lot of projector surplus such as reflectors and ballasts which maybe useful to commercial projector owners and compact DIY projector builders.

The coil type are cheap, but produce a humming noise that might interfere projectoe your viewing pleasure. The light source is reflected towards the LCD.

Lumenlab DIY Projector – case2

David Mendicino is offline. My first pj was done over a single weekend and the results were mindblowing. For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome. There is a large forum, although it has died down somewhat with the economy…. I was merely curious as to how these things perform.

Yes it does matter. More importantly, our LCD accepts almost any input. Learn how your comment data is processed. I plan on getting the premium. The quality of my projector is amazing.

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To maximize the light aimed at the screen, we’ll add a reflector just behind the bulb. You are commenting using your Facebook account. I got my for about that much.


Essentially an LCD and bulb thrown in a box with various other materials, I wondered if this approach really worked. Another Fresnel focuses the light towards the projection lens.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You can build your own projector for far less than we’re spending. The ‘Pro’ lens kit includes both Fresnel lenses and the projection lens. The Mogul base of our MH bulb is quite a bit bigger than the average light bulb. Sweet, foreign but a language I speak! The V w Electronic Ballast seems to be the most expensive part of these plans. And, there are other options as well.

Could this be used in a Projjector Night backyard movie sort projectro enviroment? The 20bux was well spent. We picked up a pair of new cables to get our video signals to the new photon gun.