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stevegreen

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I have been offered one of the above projectors for what i think is a reasonable price (£300)

Does anyone have any information on them? Would this be a decent projector for a first time user?

I am looking to project an image the size of around 8-9', would this projector do it from around 15' away?

As much info as possible needed.

Thanks guys!
 

stevegreen

Well-known Member
Here is what i found on Projector Central

MSRP (USD) : **
Brightness (Lumens) : 750 ANSI
Contrast: ANSI: **
Full On/Off: 300:1
Weight: 5.0 kg
Size (cm) (HxWxD) : 13.7 x 24.9 x 29.5
Throw Dist (m) : 1.0 - 10.0
Image Size (cm) : 58.4 - 762.0
Lens: Focus: Manual
Zoom: Manual, 1.30:1
Optional Lenses: No
Digital Zoom: No
Keystone Correction: Fixed
Lens Shift: No
Compatibility:
HDTV: No
EDTV/480p: No
SDTV/480i: **
Component Video: No
Video: Yes
Digital Input: No
Personal Computers: Yes
Networking:
Wired: No
Wireless: No
Warranty: 2 Years
Lamp: Type:
150W UHE
Life: 2500 hours
Quantity: 1
Display: Type:
1.3" PolySi LCD (3)
Native: 800x600 Pixels
Maximum: 1152x870 Pixels
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 (SVGA)

Performance:
H-Sync Range: 14.0 - 100.0kHz
V-Sync Range: 44 - 130Hz
Pixel Clock: 150 MHz max
Speakers: 1.0W+ 1.0W
Max Power: **
Voltage: 100V - 240V
FCC Class: A
Audible Noise: 38.0 dB
Special: **
Status: Out of Production
First Ship: **
Last Ship: **


Can someone decipher this for me :confused:
 

hornydragon

Well-known Member
Dpends how old it is how many hours on the bulb and how much a new bulb will cost also has it been used in a smokey environment? a S/H Z1 will be better for HC but cost more!
 

stevegreen

Well-known Member
Ta mate,

Things that i need to know:

Will it produce a widescreen image? (it says 4:3)
Will I be able to connect up my DVD player, Xbox and Telewest box?

Checking on ProjectorCentral.com has confirmed that it will produce a large enough image for me but I have been told that this is classed as a 'Data Projector' and therefore is not ideal.

You may have guessed from the questions above that I really have no idea what I am talking about.

The crux of it all is, essentially, would it be a good idea to snap this up or should I maybe hang on for something better to come along. I see that a Panny A100 recently went in the classifieds for around the same amount of money, would this be better or worse than the Panny or something similar.

Thanks again
 

hornydragon

Well-known Member
Without component video, its not looking good WS on a 4:3 PJ is like WS on a 4:3 TV thin image in the middle! if it will take RGB over the VGA might be ok but if limited to S-video or even composite then not worth it IMO mate! (guess it depends how badly you want a PJ and how much £300 will burn in your pocket).
 

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