Building your own Vitascope
Today, 100 years later, you can build one yourself from 183 laser-cut wooden elements that fit to within 5 microns. Without tools or glue! Just with your hands you create a working film projector.
Without any power source, the sophisticated technology, the hand crank and the neatly functioning mechanics of the fine cogwheels alone will eventually make it possible to.... Film projector.
How does the film projector work?
The vintage film projector "Vitascope" by Rokr is a true masterpiece. The kit creates a working projector that can play a film without batteries. The projector is powered by a hand crank, suitable film material is of course included. Hold the film projector in a dark room with a distance of about 30 cm to the white screen, turn the handle and watch the film play on the white wall - of course with the characteristic "clacking" of the film reel in the background. In addition, you can adjust the focus over so that the 58-image film projects sharply onto the wall.