distance vs. size

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  1. MarkHughes

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    I am getting my new Benq PE8700+ this week. I am concerned about my setup now that I have seen some others. My room is 17' deep. My intention was to put a shelf on the back wall, up by the ceiling. However, I am being told that 17' might be too much distance to keep the image only 92" (the size of my screen).

    Is this true?... any suggestions(aside from a ceiling mount?

    Thanks
     
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  3. MarkHughes

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    This tells me optimal seating distance.

    Maybe I should restate my question, I may have been unclear. I already have the screen (92") and have the seating set up (about 12'). What I am wondering is if I will be able to put the projector on the back wall (17' away) and have the picture fit the 92" screen. I am being told that the projection will be too big to fit the screen.

    thanks again.
     
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    Thanks... that is what I needed (well, that and apparently a ceiling mount to mount the projector about 10.5' away)!!! Thanks
     
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    Gregg Loewen Video Standards Instructor, THX Ltd.
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    hi Mark
    I see that you have been answered.
    If you need a mounting bracket just give me a phone call.
    regards

    Gregg
     
  7. MarkHughes

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    Thanks Greg... will be calling you... and actually Greg, you may be of some help here...

    I just got the projector and had to hook it up. Well, I placed it on a tabletop at the distance that I will need and the top of the image seems to curve downward on the right hand side (top). Keystoning is straight and the bottom lines up, but then I see curviture just at the top right. Anything I can doi about this? Hope I am not stuck with this on such an expensive machine. I didnt see this on the display I saw.
     
  8. MarkHughes

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    by the way... anyone with an answer will be appreciated. The question wasn't aimed just at Greg (however, I have a feeling he will have an answer for me) [​IMG]
     
  9. MarkHughes

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    I made a seperate thread for my question, so please do not post here. It is listed under "Projector Rounding"

    thanks
     

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