A LEGO movie player

Cast your mind back to those pre-digital days and you may remember a time when a movie projector required reels and tape. Carl Merriam decided to build a LEGO version of a vintage 16mm movie projector to keep him company while separated from his beloved camera collection. Carl doesn’t give any specific details but it does look rather like a vintage Bell & Howell Filmo 16mm projector from the 1940s. Carl’s version features a linear actuator to adjust the tilt, working PF pilot light, and a unified chain drive for the reels.

LEGO 16mm Projector

The only issue is that it can’t actually project The LEGO Movie due to incompatible technology.

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