Sleeping under the stars has this magical appeal. This is the reason why Star Projectors are becoming popular these days. If you want to sleep under the stars, you have to think about buying a special projector or you can do it on your own. If you choose to buy conveniently, you can consider online projector stores.
Be sure to check the site Topprobe to narrow down your options. If you want a personal touch, you can make a star projector on your own. The first thing that you have to do is to secure materials. For this project, you need a cardboard, LED, two batteries, black paper, button, wires, and transparencies.
After securing the materials, you are ready. Here are the five ways on how to make a star projector at home:
Cut the cardboard
The fun thing about making a star projector at home is you get to decide its size. You have to determine what size you want and measure the dimensions of the box. Put markings on the cardboard box so it is easier to cut it according to your dimensions. The next thing that you should do is to cut the cardboard.
Handle power source
For your projector to work, you need a source of power. It is important that you practice caution when you solder the power source as well as the wires. If you do not know about soldering, look for someone who can do it for you. Do not attempt to do it if this is your first time to solder the power source and wires. After that, you can connect the LED to the circuit. This will serve as your power source.
Put a hole
As soon as you took care of the power source, you should make a hole fitted for the LED and the switch. It is crucial that you do this for safety and aesthetic reasons.
The box that you made out of cardboard should be decorated with black paper first as the base. After the black paper, you can add other items to the map of the starts and other things. For others, they consider a dodecahedron. A dodecahedron is a 3D shape having 12 plane faces.
Enjoy the ambiance
The final stage is to enjoy the ambiance or atmosphere. This will be an excellent addition to your room. It is also good for your children’s room.
Traditionally, projectors are seen in schools and offices because it can facilitate learning and presentation. After few years, the prices of projectors became affordable that is why many homes have this. The best thing about the projector is it is easy to install and it presents the largest possible image. It is also easy for the eyes and it doesn’t require much space. More importantly, it is portable.
If you want, you can make more star projectors so you can give it to others. It will be a perfect gift for someone you love – giving them stars.