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Updating a classic View-Master toy
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Although he had fond memories of his View-Master toy, Tuttle of the Nashville, TN hackerspace, Hacker Consortium, was frustrated by it’s antiquated film-based media. Instead of just tossing the toy aside, he decided to use some cheap LCD keychain displays, and modified the device for modern, stereo vision. Looks fun!

4 thoughts on “Updating a classic View-Master toy

  1. Nice hack-I have some of those viewers bought for exactly that purpose, but I was too lazy to hook them up yet. People should be aware that it’s a serious downgrade in terms of resolution from the original film. Good Kodachrome Viewmaster reels in a Model D Viewmaster:
    http://www.viewmaster.co.uk/htm/d.asp
    look very good.

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