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Projector position

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by idhutt, Jul 19, 2004.

  1. idhutt

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    Simple question: Does a projector have to be positioned directly infront of the screen or can it be mounted off to the side with any distortion being optically corrected? Are all projectors the same in this regard?

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    Ian
     
  2. LV426

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    Varies by projector. Optical correction is referred to as something like "lens shift". Certain Sanyo models have this feature to my knowledge - others too possibly.

    If you buy one without, then the answer to your question is yes. Although most have a digital offset correction, this degrades the image and is best not used. Optical correction does not degrade the image. If you have to mount offset then choose one with this feature.
     
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    Both the sanyo Z2 and the new hitachi tx100 have lens shift. From what i can see from early posts the tx100 is good for an entry level lcd pj
     

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