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    DIY projector using overhead projector?

    Hi all

    I have seen some great do it yourself projectors using the good old ohp a cheap lcd monitor , some fans and a little bit of know how.

    I came across a flat panel ohp similar to this one


    I was wondering if you place that on top of a lcd or even crt monitor would that do a similair job?
    Ok its an out there question but I guess one I had to ask

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    Airbus Re: DIY projector using overhead projector?

    I actually saw a similar idea like 10 years ago my friend when Projectors where abit more expensive an LCD displays expensive... Man has it been that long? It did had some issues if I can recall !

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    Re: DIY projector using overhead projector?

    Don't waste your time on this one. Old-school!


    Quote Originally Posted by nosecone View Post
    Hi all

    I have seen some great do it yourself projectors using the good old ohp a cheap lcd monitor , some fans and a little bit of know how.

    I came across a flat panel ohp similar to this one


    I was wondering if you place that on top of a lcd or even crt monitor would that do a similair job?
    Ok its an out there question but I guess one I had to ask

    Rhys

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    Re: DIY projector using overhead projector?

    dont go there rys....its all bad. give the credit card a little spank on ebay
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    Re: DIY projector using overhead projector?

    I went that route a few months back but instantly returned. It simply doesn't provide a bright enought picture compared to a beamer.
    Even with the sim room in complete darkness the picture still doesn't look good.
    Also, very difficult to use when your picture needs to be projected over the top of your pit. You need quite a construction to make these things be stable and to avoid the LCD drops off.

    In 3 words: DON'T DO IT!!!!

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    Re: DIY projector using overhead projector?

    Thanks guys. It always pays to check these things out.

    Rhys

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