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Projector for Church

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by img, Jun 3, 2004.

  1. img

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    My girlfriends church is thinking of getting a projector to put up text and song etc. Got to be a big image and being a church is a light place which i can see being the problem. It will be connected to a laptop/pc. What kind of spec should i be looking at? The throw will prob be quite long but havent got exact details as thinking what projector is going to be ok.

    On another note trying to look online for information a site said some manufactuers do a discount for religous. Does anyone know if it is true and if so who?


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    img,

    Give us a ball park figure of budget and we (me & other forum members) will give you some recommendations.

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    ok lets say 2grand for the projector if it needed aother grand well ok but less the better really. Impoartant thing is it will do the job
     
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    img,

    would need more info to make some accurate recommendations, ie screen size, distance from screen to projector, type of material to be shown ( this may decide whether to suggest SVGA or XGA projector ).

    The more info you can supply the better
     
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    A bright DATA PJ is the way to go as long as it has some video inputs, you can use for DVD/TV so that is what i reconmend, look at local companies and Educational suppliers too.
     
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    Whats the max distance really. would prob be about 7 metres and would be showing text and maybe some graphics. not films.
     
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    Look for a ubit with a thro ratio of 2.5+
     
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    The further back you go and the bigger the image you want, the brighter projector you'll need and the more money you'll have to spend!!! I'd say that XGA resolution and 2000+ ANSI lumens is an absolute minimum, a much higher light output will be needed if you are planning a huge screen.

    e.g around 2 grand inc VAT will get you XGA res at about 2500 lumens (i'm thinking Toshiba D2 or similar) which will do a 10' wide image from 5-6m away and sholdn't have too many probs going a little bigger. If you were thinking a much bigger screen size then you will need a brighter projector still.

    HTH
     

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