HowTo: Convert Your Old Laptop into a Projector

Convert Your Old Laptop into a Projector

HowTo: Convert Your Old Laptop into a Projector

 Wish you had $1000 to throw down for a projector? Well, if you have an old laptop lying around instead, here is a simple way to cheaply build your own digital projector. Lifehacker posts a HowTo excerpted from DIYer Randy Sarafan's 62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer: (And Other Discarded Electronics).HowTo: Convert Your Old Laptop into a Projector

You Will Need:

  • LCD monitor or laptop with a broken backlight
  • Mini screwdriver set
  • Cardboard box, the same height as the projector bed
  • Overhead projector (available on eBay or Craigslist, or at Office Max)
  • Small fan
  • four 1/2" spacers
  • DVDs!

Click through to Lifehacker for the full HowTo.

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Good one, but i recycled my laptop for cash to http://www.greenstartronics.com :)

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