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Advice on Throw Distances

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Clint C, Jul 28, 2003.

  1. Clint C

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    :rolleyes: Chaps, I've not had a projector before so bear with me on this one. I've seen the projectorcentral throw distance calculator and basically I plan to set up a HS10 (in a bay window area) 6.3m away from the screen (other end of the room). The problem for me at this point is that looking at the calculator one of them's got to move closer due to the "calculations" from projectorcentral and I don't want the projector or screen "entering" the main area of the room. So my question to you knowledgable lot is this, can I have the HS10 and screen at my desired opposite ends of the room and still squish the picture onto an 8 foot screen? At the moment the calcs are showing as per below.

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    Specifications: Distance to Screen Range: 1.5 m - 14.1 m
    Screen Size Diagonal Range: 101.6 cm - 762.0 cm

    Distance to Screen: 6.3 m
    Calculated 16:9
    Image Size Diagonal Range: 341 - 429 cm ( 3.4 - 4.3 m)
    Height Range: 167 - 211 cm ( 1.7 - 2.1 m)
    Width Range: 297 - 374 cm ( 3.0 - 3.7 m)

    Any advice greatly appreciated. :smashin:
     
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    You can get a longer throw lense for the HS10 which might help. I've got the specs somewhere hold on...
     
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    Thanks Mark but I think £1300 for a lens is a bit excessive.

    Scuse the pun but I think I get the picture now, it's not possible (without spending an extortionate amount of money), so I'm going to have to re-think my strategy of how to set the system up. Maybe go for an AE300 and fire it across the room.

    Hmm, the jury is still out.
     
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    No!

    It's only abot $300 from what I remember.
     
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    Mark, are we both talking about a VPLL-CT10 Tele Conversion Lens?
     
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    I can't remember the model number but I know it was cheap from Price Japan! It was the proper Sony lense to extend the throw of the HS10.
     
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    Does anyone know if I'd be losing quality by attaching this lens?
     

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