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post #1 of 5 Old 09-11-2008, 12:02 PM - Thread Starter
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Thought you guys might enjoy this. My pals at Revision3 made a Systm episode on making your own 1080p projector. It's a fun project, but not for the faint of heart.

If you guys have questions for these guys, let me know...or I guess you can hit up their forums.

(...and yes, a high definition version of this video is available as well.)

Enjoy!

http://revision3.com/systm/projector
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Yeah, i've always enjoyed seeing those lumenlab builds. Too bad they never measure up to manufactured projectors in contrast and lumens. But a fun project never the less.
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post #3 of 5 Old 09-11-2008, 01:10 PM
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Cool! But what if you don't have room for a footlocker sized PJ?
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I have built lumenlab projectors for some time now and they are very fun, but deffinently cant compete with a decent commercial projector, and they are beasts. I have built 1080P versions as well as 720P, and the 1080P version is extremely sharp, no SDE, but contrast and blacks are terrible, and brightness is terrible. Only good for a pitch dark room and a fun project. Now that you can get some 1080P projectors used for almost 1000$, its not worth doing. Theres not one commercial projector that ive owned that did not beat a DIY projector by a mile.
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I was just thinking about building one of these!!!!


That lumenlab forum is awesome!
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