Helios is a laser DAC, used for connecting ILDA laser projectors to your computer. It is low cost and open source, yet features high quality, resolution and speed. It supports every laser projector with a standard ILDA port. In addition to the DAC and a laser projector, you need an ILDA cable and software.

Featured software that supports the Helios:


More info on this page: http://pages.bitlasers.com/helios/


Specifications and features:

  • Max sampling rate: 65535 points per second.
  • X/Y resolution: 12 bit (4095x4095)
  • Color and intensity resolution: 8 bit (16 million colors not including intensity)
  • Max frame size: 4095 points
  • Low noise and distortion
  • Shutter signal control
  • Custom, persistent naming of DACs, great for multi-projector configurations
  • Open source hardware, firmware and drivers
  • Easy firmware updating over USB
  • 1 year warranty from purchase date
  • Drivers are OLSC compatible: Works with several existing programs
  • Platform portable: Uses libusb which supports Windows, Linux, OS X, Android, Web etc.
  • Based on ATSAM4S2B ARM microcontroller, 112MHz and 64KB RAM
  • Plug and play: Drivers automatically installs on Windows 8 or newer, Linux and Mac
  • Black aluminium enclosure
  • Connectivity: USB B female in, DB25 (ILDA) female out
  • Two indication LEDs
  • Dimensions: 75 * 70 * 25 mm
  • Power consumption: ~150mA

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Helios Laser DAC

  • $114.00


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