In this instructable I will show you how to make a DIY head mounted display (HMD) that uses a raspberry pi and a 7 inch composite or HDMI display.
Sorry for not having a picture for every step. I finished the project before I took pictures for the instructable.
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Here are the parts and tools that you will need to make this project:
SD card 4gb or more
Ethernet cable (optional)
Micro usb cable
Raspberry Pi Model B
1/8 Inch Acrylic or Wood ~3-4 sheets at 8″ x 12″
Sd card (4gb or more)
Female 3.5mm audio extension cable (for headphones) http://www.aliexpress.com/item/E27-to-2-E27-Light-…
DC barrel plug and cable (same size) and must provide the input voltage to the screen so the adapter should be around 9 volts
7 inch display. You can use one from a portable dvd player but they are usually low quality so I recommend this one: http://www.adafruit.com/products/1726 It is very high quality and because the biconvex lenses zoom into the display you can really see the pixels in low quality ones.
Laser cutter, I used the one at my local makerspace.
Computer to flash the raspberry pi or you can buy a card with noobs pre-installed.
2 inch elastic
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