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AE100 to AE300 upgrade

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by TimF, May 28, 2003.

  1. TimF

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    Anybody upgraded this way? - wondered about:

    1 Worthwhile improvements 100 - 300, and

    2 PJ positioning and if can get away with mounting PJ in same position (and on same unicol mount if poss!) - would save a lot of work.

    Cheers

    Timbo
     
  2. calibos

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    1. I'll tell you in a few days :D

    2. It has the same throw and mounting holes as the AE300 apparently so you should just be able to do a straight swap.
     
  3. ChrisNightingal

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    Well I bought the Unicol PSU series ceiling mount and the mounting bracket was actually for the AE100 so I guess they must be the same. That's assuming that you have this type of mount.

    Apparently the "SmoothScreen" technology is worth it on the AE300 but I haven't seen an AE100 in action. Just got my AE300 recently.

    http://homepage.ntlworld.com/chris.nightingale1/ftvtp/ftvtpmainpage.htm

    Good luck with your decision though.
     
  4. Insp.Gadget

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    Chris, is it just a problem with my mac or are the pictures on your web-site not working at the moment (all just show red x's)?

    Cheers
    Greg
     
  5. Kramer

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    Problem your end - fine for me :smashin:
     
  6. TimF

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    Thanks Guys - I have the "Gyroloc" adjustable bracket from Unicol (with an AE 100 adapter plate)

    Chris - from your photo's it looks like your bracket is a different design (Looks good though!)

    Anymore thoughts appreciated re differences in quality etc (New AE300 now costs less than I paid for AE100 only 10 months ago!)

    No demo's available locally

    Cheers

    Timbo
     
  7. (GTV)Chris

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    Interesting thread....
    I have an AE100 and would love to know if it really is worth ditching it for an AE300.
    It would have to be a big improvement to be worth the added expense.
    It looks like the contrast ratio is much better.

    Chris
     
  8. ChrisNightingal

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    Timf, I got my unicol ceiling mount from www.projected.co.uk and I'm pretty sure it was the "PSU" model with the bracket for hanging the pj inverted as opposed to the "cradle" mount

    As for the website, I think it's ok, I am updating it every so often with new piccies.

    Thanks,

    Chris
     

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