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Cake Mapping Kit

“What kit do I need for cake mapping?”

Here is a list of suitable equipment that will form a great starting point for your own further research. Remember that every cake mapping set-up is slightly different and you will need to consider whether this equipment is right for you. 

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Projectors

Projectors with a short throw lens are highly recommended for cake mapping. 2000+ lumens of brightness are also highly recommended.

The following projector models are suitable for cake mapping.

BenQ HT2150ST-projection-mapping-projector

BenQ HT2150ST

– Full HD 1080p
– 2200 Lumens
– Short throw lens

BenQ TH671ST-projection-mapping-projector

BenQ TH671ST

– Full HD 1080p
– 3000 Lumens
– Short throw lens

BenQ LH820ST-projection-mapping-projector

BenQ LH820ST

– Laser light source
– Full HD 1080p
– 3000 Lumens
– Short throw lens

Optoma-EH200ST-projection-mapping-projector

Optoma EH200ST

– 1080p Full HD
– 3000 Lumens
– Short throw lens

Optoma GT2000HDR-projection-mapping-projector

Optoma GT2000HDR

– Laser light source
– 1080p HD with 4K HDR Input
– 3500 Lumens
– Short throw lens

Optoma GT2100HDR-projection-mapping-projector

Optoma GT2100HDR

– Laser light source
– 1080p HD with 4K HDR Input
– 4200 Lumens
– Short throw lens

Optoma ZH350ST-projection-mapping-projector

Optoma ZH350ST

– Laser light source
– Full HD 1080p
– 3500 Lumens
– Short throw lens

Optoma-ZH450ST-projection-mapping-projector

Optoma ZH450ST

– Laser light source
– 1080p Full HD
– 4200 Lumens
– Short throw lens

ViewSonic PX706HD-projection-mapping-projector

ViewSonic PX706HD

– Full HD 1080p
– 3000 Lumens
– Short throw lens

ViewSonic LS710HD-projection-mapping-projector

ViewSonic LS710HD

– Laser light source
– 1080p Full HD
– 4200 Lumens
– Short throw lens

Cake Materials

These are the materials you will need if you want to create a dummy cake from scratch. They are the same dimensions as the cake shown in all Luma Box tutorials and work with all the video content sold in the Luma Box shop.

Other Hardware

This is some of the extra hardware you might need in addition to a projector in order to do cake mapping.

Optoma-EH412ST-projector-house-projection-mapping-kit-1 (2)

Optoma W1080ST+

– 1920 x 1080 Full HD
– 2000 Lumens
– Short throw lens

Optoma-EH412ST-projector-house-projection-mapping-kit-1 (2)

Optoma W1080ST+

– 1920 x 1080 Full HD
– 2000 Lumens
– Short throw lens

Optoma-EH412ST-projector-house-projection-mapping-kit-1 (2)

Optoma W1080ST+

– 1920 x 1080 Full HD
– 2000 Lumens
– Short throw lens

Cake Mapping Software

Here are some software options you can use for cake mapping.

This page on Projection Mapping Central provides a thorough overview of projection mapping software on offer, free and paid.

Cake Mapping Software

Here are some software options you can use for cake mapping.

This page on Projection Mapping Central provides a thorough overview of projection mapping software on offer, free and paid.

Apparel

Certainly not required for cake mapping but a fun way to show your projection mapping love. See the range of projection mapping apparel and accessories.  

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