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That'd be a good idea for the bedroom. But trying to project a standard definition TV to that size would look kinda crappy. A 55" Standard Definition looks crappy enough. You couldn't help SEEING the scan lines. You'd probably notice it more on a huge screen. Probably wouldn't be a bad idea if you used a computer monitor, or a directview HDTV.
 

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For $6.99?


Yeah right. All this guy is selling is a frensel lens like you can buy at Office Depot for a few dollars and some instructions on how to put it in front of a TV.


If those images are really of the actual display then why is the screen so sharp and clear and the person standing in front so fuzz and unfocused? Also why does it look so obviously doctored? Most reasonably good cameras have trouble focusing on a projected image (as no doubt many posters who have submited their screen shots can attest) yet this guy is getting crystal clear images (with another object infront of the screen mind you) with a disposable?


Check out this link: http://people.eecs.ku.edu/~astaples/index.htm


If you really are interested in a DIY projector this is a great site for learning how to do it.
 

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I have found a lot of people are selling bogus stuff to inexperienced people. Let the buyer beware ebay.com :)
 

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Obviously doctored, Yes.

A rear projection setup will cast a shadow from the front side of the screen.

Look at the his last picture just above WOW THAT'S SHARP.


It's obviously a front projector screen being used with a front projector.

See the projector image on the guy's complete body.

Good old ebay scam at work
 

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Amazingly terrible photoshop work to put himself infront of the so called projected image.


I built one of these a couple of years ago for a laugh. Yeah it works, but nothing like what is shown here. You get a dim, fuzzy, distorted image.


However it's a great project for kids :p


- Rick
 

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It'd probably better if you set the DVD player to 16x9 and put an anamorphiscopic lense on the front to stretch the picture back out. If you're gonna project a crappy resolution picture that big, might as will try to get all the resolution you can.
 

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Do a search for Fresnel lens. One of these Ebay sellers actually came to the forum for awhile and let us take shots at him. It was pretty funny stuff!
 
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