Projection light sources: from arc to laser

By David Aleksandersen 5. July 2019

The history of projection is entwined with that of illumination – after all, every projector needs a light source! In this blog, we turn the spotlight on lamps, from the gas discharge models of the 1800s to today's laser technology.

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Temaer: projection, laser, Metal halid lamps, lamps, light sources

Why Darth Vader never chose a lamp saber

By David Aleksandersen 25. January 2018

Laser projection is here to stay. The technology chosen by Darth Vader as his illumination/weapon source is the preferred choice for today´s projector manufacturers. But why laser? What are the benefits? And where does it fit in the history of projection?

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Temaer: projection, laser, phosphor, UHP lamps, slide projector, digital projection, financial benefits, LED, hybrid, Metal halid lamps, lamps, light sources, illumination, movie projectors, cinema projectors, CRT projectors, ARC lamps

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