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Make A Head Mounted Display With Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Make a head mounted display with Raspberry Pi by appleman123987 via instructables

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:

Parts:

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″

Latching switch

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

Bi-convex lenses:http://www.amazon.com/AM-CARDBOARD®-Biconvex-Cardb…

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.

Mouse/keyboard

Tools:

Laser cutter, I used the one at my local makerspace.

Multi-tool

Computer to flash the raspberry pi or you can buy a card with noobs pre-installed.

2 inch elastic

Full tutorial

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2 Comments

  1. Most important bit is how do you configure the raspberry pi to display a split screen with warping for the lenses?

  2. Thank you for posting my project!

    Zach Sousa – (13 y/o)

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