Is it worth me getting a projector?

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Marky P, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. Marky P

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    Right!:)

    My room is 10 foot wide wall to wall. Is it possible for me to fire a projector along this width and get a decent size picture? I currently have a 50" plasma and was thinking about a PJ if it would be much bigger than that. And what sort of price are we talking about for a full HD PJ and a motorised screen?

    Ta!:hiya:
     
  2. kbfern

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    Depending on which projector you buy you should be able to get a 70"-80" diagonal screen size with a 9ft screen to lens dimension.

    Hd pj's start at around £1000 and an electric screen £300 ish or manual £100 approx.
     
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    I would review how far you are going to sit from the screen and how much you are prepared to compromise/darken decor.

    I short if you want a bright white room as it is small you will not get a good performance out of a cheap projector (Or any for that matter). Regarding viewing distance circa screen diagonal divided by .84 is a good starting point for a screen
     
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    I had a smaller room than that and had good results from a projector. Mine was 8ft 9 wall to wall! The screen was only 80 inches, but that is much bigger than a 50 inch screen.
     

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