anybody else thinking what I'm thinking? (Ikea LED spot as a projector)

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  1. wildbill

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    It likely won't focus your slides. Sorry.
     
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    It may be too hot for 35mm slides. Unless you have a desire to see them melt and then burn.
     
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    hope

    The two posters above are probably correct but hope springs eternal. What if there was a way to make it work? It is a lot cooler looking than my olde Kodak slide projector.
     
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    What you're looking for is a Minolta mini projector. Guaranteed to work.

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    What's wrong with an ordinary slide projector? Too big for you?
     
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    The last time I scanned Ebay, the high-quality Kodak Ektar slide projects were selling at less than $50. And the absolute BEST way to project a slide is with a slide projector!
     
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    No, but I don't want to leave one plugged in in my toddler's bedroom all night. How long do you think a slide would last running for hours at a time? How long would that hot bulb last running all night? Are normal slide projector's completely silent?
    That added to the fact that I don't already own one.
     
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    Either option will make a very bright nightlight.
     
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    Correct. I use Led sources all the time for work as they have the advantage of running off battery packs for long periods and are very compact. I wouldn't be projecting once in a lifetime slides here.