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DIY View-Master Image Digitizer: Archive-Master

by Lambert Varias
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The View-Master has been reborn as a virtual reality system, but you don’t have to throw out your original reels. Julius Howlett came up with a way to make digital copies of the tiny photos using a 3D printed adapter, a 20mm lens and a smartphone.

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Think of the adapter as a View-Master headset for your phone’s camera. You slide a reel in, the lens magnifies a photo and you take a picture of it.

Here are some of the View-Master photos that Julius saved. There’s a lot more on his website.

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Head to Julius’ Thingiverse page to download the adapter’s 3D files. The good thing about it is that you can also use it to shoot 35mm negatives.

[via Adafruit]

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