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Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by onis_uk, Jun 9, 2005.

  1. onis_uk

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    Hello there! i need some help making up my mind on a projector, I don’t have much to spend only about ₤500. i have been offered a Philips bsure SV2 lcd projector, for this budget, hardly used only 45 hours on the timer. but its low brightness and very low contrast ratio worry me, would i be better off buying a screenplay 4805 for about the same money from ebay brand new..... or is there a better alternative ?

    any help would be much appreciated. im only going to be using it to play xbox games and watching films.

    dom
     
  2. Gary Lightfoot

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    The 4805 will be considerably better provided you don't suffer from DLP rainbows, and that's the one I would go for. It may not have as much brightness, but that's not necessarily a good thing for black level, especialy with LCD, and the contrast ratio is quite important for shadow detail.

    I would also consider the Benq 5120 and 6100 as owners on this forum seem very pleased with them and they are in your price range too - try www.dabs.com for current prices or this forums own advertisers. For LCD the Epson TW10 looks good value too.

    Gary.
     
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    I would say that the benq 5120 is a must for that sort of budget I own one and its a top little PJ and if you buy from sava store now it is £499, If you keep in mind that when this PJ was released it was over a grand you could make a killing. if you can get your hands on a 4805 for that money it is the better option but if not go for the benq.



    Cheers Darko


    Hey gary I am making a space for that screen of yours!!! lol
     
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    Hi Darko,

    I'll be testing my 'new' temporary blackout screen tomorrow, just to get a general idea, and I'm hoping to have an anamorphic lens to test with it very soon. By the end of next week I'll probably have a good idea if it's all going to work or not, then I can think about dismantling the old screen, or perhaps use the remaining wood I have to build a frame for you anyway. :)

    Gary.
     
  5. onis_uk

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    hank you very much for your quick replies gentlemen ! i think i'll go for the screenplay then, i'd pretty much made up my mind anyway,
    thanks again dom
     
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    Could you point out where the 4805 for £500 is on ebay?

    Most of them look £700 - £800 (which ain't shabby)

    US one for £532 but add delivery and import taxes...


    ...PJ :)
     
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    Cheers Gary I am speachless you are the Don.

    onis

    As I said If you can get your hands on a 4805 for that price good luck to you bud its deff a better pj than the 5120 and is less likley to produce the dreaded rainbow.

    Good luck with it

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