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Do-it-Yourself Projector (aka Beamer) Building and Repairing (LCD, OverHead, Dia)

Do you want to build a projector (aka beamer) yourself? Or do you need to repair or upgrade a broken projector? Here are links to free practical do-it-yourself tutorials. If you have written a guide yourself (or if you know of a report not linked here), please submit a new entry.

DIY Projectors

LumenlabA "Do-It-Yourself" LCD projector is a real projector you can build. This projector can achieve HDTV quality, rivaling projectors which cost many thousands of dollars. It can be used with Powerpoint presentations, video games (Playstation 2, Xbox), DVD movies and more.
VolksBeamerA new life for an old dia projector (in German).
Volksbeamer Filius 4 LCDProjector with 1,8" TFT Lilliput and TFT cooling (in German).
N.N.Building your own high-resolution XGA projector with 3,500 ANSI lumens is not very difficult. This article and the accompanying video take you through it step by step.
AST (unknown model)How to make a do-it-yourself projector from an old laptop display.
N.N.Operation "Big Screen", a comprehensive survey of do-it-yourself projectors.
Big TVBuild a projection TV where you can have an image of over 7 feet across. In this site you will see how a projection system works and some different ways to make your own projector for about $300 and cost about $10 a year to run.
N.N.A great wealth of free guides explaining theory and techniques of building different kinds of selfmade projectors.
DIY OverHead ProjectorA Do It Yourself (DIY) Overhead Projector.
Phone-Projector MergeMerging an old dia-projector and a LCD display from a mobile phone into a projector (in German).
VolksBeamerA selfmade projector made from an old Ennamat 150W dia projector (in German).

Repairing Projectors

Sony VPL-ES1This Teardown may help to fix or replace many items that could possibly go wrong with this digital projector, replacing the lamp, to changing the Automatic Lens Door and so on.

Repairing Projector Lamps

InFocus Systems LP210 BeamerHow to change an expensive quicksilverlamp to a halogenlamp.

Selfmade Projector Screens

Tyvek Projector ScreenMake a projection screen very quickly and very cheaply with TYVEK, a PVC pipe, rope, and plumbing pipe.

Selfmade Projector Mounts

Closet Flange MountBuild your own projector mount.
Cheap MountA custom-made projector mount.

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