Magnify flight sim screen
with a fresnel lens
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A larger monitor is always better for your flight simulator. If you can't afford a
larger monitor at this time, you may want to experiment with an inexpensive
fresnel lens screen magnifier.

MaxiAids.com has fresnel lenses in a variety of sizes here:
http://www.maxiaids.com/store/prodList.asp?idstore=1&idcategory=195&c
ategory=TV/Computer_Screen_Magnifiers

We have a little fun with fresnel lenses in this video. This was a controlled
environment, don't try this at home. Do not light objects on fire with fresnel
lenses.

This video also helps you improve the mounting frame for the lens.
Materials in this project:
10x round slotted wood screw, 1 1/2" long
3/8" fender washers
1x4 board
gray primer paint

B-17 Aluminum Overcast photo by aviation photographer Matt Smith.




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