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Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by jan_c, Jun 5, 2002.
is this ok? comments pls. thanks.
looks good to me
Matters for what and for what price. It's a reasonbly good unit, with basic specs. What are you using it for? 1000 ANSI lumens 350:1 full on/off contrast 800x600 native resolution, .7" LCD's 6.2 lbs 150 watt UHP bulb Manual zoom lens Component, D-SUB15, S-Vid, and Composite inputs ? noise ? bulb life
gabriel, am going to use it for my home theater, length of the room is 15ft, im planning to project it to a 100inch screen, with 2 rows of seats. think this is too big? jan
A few things come to mind with those specs (I personally have not seen this particular model yet): 1. 1000 lumens should be about enough for a 100" screen. I would suggest a gray screen to improve the perceived contrast though. 2. Most projectors with UHP bulbs tend to to have pictures that run a bit cold. It may (may) benefit from a colored filter of some sort. 3. 350:1 on/off contrast is kind of on the low end for home theater use. 4. 800x600 is not quite wide enough for uncompressed DVD use (848x480 is the min). Is there a particular reason to want this specific model? The $1400 AE100 may be a better choice. Or perhaps some used models. You can get a used XGA 1000 lumen projector for right about $1000.
gabriel, nope, no particular reason for this model. ill probably try to check the xw20. im located in the philippines so my choices are quite limited but i think the ae100 is available here. thanks.