DIY teleprompter

So you're a videoblogger who likes to prepare scripts ahead of time (aren't you?), but reading from a piece of paper positioned almost anywhere makes your recording look a bit unnatural. You'd love to get all Reagan on your audience, but you can't afford an expensive teleprompter. Max Rottersman has got the solution for you, which involves all of about $39.99 for some software and a few plastic CD cases (which you're likely interested in getting rid of at this point, anyway). A CD case positioned at a 45 degree angle from the laptop screen handles the "mirror" function to display the prepared text, and the webcam rolls on right through the clear plastic. Full instructions available on his site, so make like the Gipper and get your vlog act together next time, dig?

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