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Portable laser image projector


This is basic instructions on how to build a portable image projector that uses a green laser instead of normal light. The laser permits images to be cast great distances, and doesn’t require focusing – it’s always in focus.

Laser Image Projector – Link

6 thoughts on “Portable laser image projector

  1. Great project! I wonder if this could be moddded with a small LCD screen instead of a slide holder. The packaging inside the briefcase is sweet. Although, when opened, it definitely looks like a bomb.

  2. Be very careful with this. The laser beam, reflected from objects, especially glossy/shiny/specular, is enough to burn your retina.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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