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Home Theater (The Trogcave) and Creating the anamorphic lens (Note: R.I.P Trogcave Sep.17 2011) (45 photos)

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The theater, where it begins.



Uploaded Sep 18, 2010 23:27:51
Copper bolts...



Uploaded Sep 19, 2010 00:17:48
...and screws.



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I cut and formed copper sheet to make brackets for the optical glass prisms he found at a trophy website



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using a 12" dial caliper to find and mark the center of the bracket



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Smiling.



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some math and design notes.



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sodering the bolts.



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I am cleaning off the plates with a sandblaster to get rid of the dirt and oil from the panel, and also cleaned it to prevent human prints of oil from making it dirty.



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setting up grids for degrees in angles, the infocus x10 has an offset of 135%, angled to prevent keystoning.



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We positioned the strings holding plumb bobs for straightness. I am using the gremetry test pattern for digital video essentials.



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prism placement test



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using binary epoxy (a special glue) to hold prisms in brackets



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prisms fixtured together.



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painting ends of the prism to prevent light from escaping.



Uploaded Sep 18, 2010 23:52:46
box is now built.



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lining up the black felt to prevent light pollution



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putting up shims



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setting drags on prisms with nylon nuts



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almost done.



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Final sanding for urethane coat. Note latex gloves to prevent oil from hands on box.



Uploaded Sep 19, 2010 00:13:03
First functioning test.



Uploaded Sep 19, 2010 02:13:34
we used an aluminum sign we found in a dumpster at the cove maintenence workshop for our ceiling mount with some secondhand extruded aluminum for rigidity



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picture of lens out (unmounted)



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picture of lens in (unmounted)



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The Proud Creator



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pictures of the theater around



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Picture of a 1/6th scale of a picnic table, a place for the remotes.



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The picture of the projector on the ceiling



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More projector action!



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In front.



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Me in front of the screen, watching "Book of Eli".



Qucik Masking


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Qucik Masking
My neato way of masking for 16:9 content.



...with a little help from my friends.


Uploaded Sep 19, 2010 02:50:57
...with a little help from my friends.
Me and my friends watching "Gladiator" in high definition.



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The money shot!



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Like father, like son. Couldn't done it without him.





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