How-To: Build your own HD projector

Seems like a lot of effort but wow they did it..

Been eyeballing those sweet new high definition projectors? So have we. We're not going to feel guilty for it either, we know what we like. But if your wallet is a little light from your last Engadget inspired shopping session you might dig our how-to latest project. In Today's how-to, we'll start taking a look at building your own HD projector... from an LCD Monitor. This isn't one to be missed.

Building your own projector isn't a new idea. Disassemble a desktop LCD display, put a really, really bright light behind it and add some optics and voila! you've got a projector. The real question: is it worth it? Since you might be a little leery of dropping several hundred dollars on parts and gutting a nice display because people you don't know on an online forum said so, we're going to do it for you.

If you're hell-bent on doing all the research yourself, there are couple of places to check out. Lumenlab recently made access to their forums free. Alternatively, The DIYaudio forum users have some interesting ideas. More...


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