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toshiba mt200, high def?

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by EDDS, Jul 2, 2005.

  1. EDDS

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    hi im new,(new to the forums and new to projectors)

    im thinking of buying the toshiba mt200 projector, for my home cinema room im building for xbox 360, my question is,

    what high def modes does the toshiba mt200 support?

    also, can anyone recommend where to buy the actual screen? for cheapish?

    i need about 80" 16:9

    cheers
     
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    What type of screen are you looking for.

    Is it pull down or permanent.

    Is it electric.
     
  3. EDDS

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    i just need a permanent, doesnt need to be electric or anything, just gotta be stuck on the wall, and as cheap as possible lol.
     
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    Are you any good at DIY?

    You can build a wooden frame and stretch/staple white blackout cloth over it for around £25 to £30. There are some pics on my web-site.

    Gary.
     
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    Gary's right.

    DIY is a good way to go and will save you a lot of cash.
     
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    thanks for the tip, i will most likely do it this way

    thanks again :)
     
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    The Toshiba mt200 will accept both 1080i and 720p Hi def but will scale them and display at 480p .
    The maximum resolution is 480p.
    I have this Pj coupled with a 1.8m remote control screen, at first i thought it was the dogs danglies :D
    L8ly i am a little more critical of the units capabilities , it's lost its "WOW" factor for me.
     
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    hmm i was hoping it would do 720p, i might rethink about buying this one, anyone know any other projectors that are 16:9 (thats a must for me) and that can do at least 720p for around £700-£900?
     
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    Sanyo Z3, Hitachi PJTX100, Panasonic AE700....PJ :)
     
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    They are all good. Z3 has the longest warranty.

    another option for a screen is painted MDF or hardboard, comes in 8'x4' sheets. Do a search on foamex too, this is becoming a popular DIY option...PJ

    ...PJ :)
     
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    ye they all look really good, but the panasonic one looks best for my needs.

    i'll also consider the painted MDF option aswell,

    thanks for all the tips and advice guys.
     

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