Portable laser image projector

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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. MrCrumley says:

    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. winkosmosis says:

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

  3. lesleyilic says:

    I am looking for a
    Miniature Slip Rings
    portable projector with the ability to display split screen from two different inputs. I currently have a casio xja246 that can do this through the wireless display capability, but I need to
    Capsule Slip Rings
    be connected to Rotary joint the internet through wifi while using the projector, so wireless connection isn’t an option.

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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. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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