Valuation of my projector

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  1. HeavenlyWarrior

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    Hi, planning for the future with the missus and it may seem that my Mitsubishi hc3800 may have to go, to be replaced by a TV due to lack of space in a new place. Does anyone know what these go for nowadays?, a Google search reveals very little. It has just over 1600 hours in low lamp mode on it.

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    Surprisingly decent 1080p models have been fetching as low as £200 recently on the classifieds which is ridiculous as 720p models fetch almost the same.

    I would like to say £300 min but who knows what folks expect to pay these days.Considering the sort of quality image your machine can throw that would be an incredible bargain.
     
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    You think maybe a little over 300 is a good place to start negotiations? I kind of had this figure in mind when I made the thread also.
     
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    Yes, a good place to start GLWTS.
     
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    Ok, thanks for the help here
     
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    Actually , one more question if you don't mind. I did consider getting a 720p projector as the hc3800 is a bulky unit, part of the reason for the sale as I have to put it on a coffee table and thought something smaller like my old Optoma hd65 could be more storage friendly in the living room. Are there smaller 1080p units out there that maybe I could consider buying to be more discreet?
     
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    The Optoma HD141 is a bit smaller about 1" less on width thickness and height than the 3800 and available for £450 approx.

    Optoma HD141X Full HD 3D 1080p Projector: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

    Not really much smaller than what you have now though. There are some portable LED machines about but performance is not as good as the Mits/Optoma conventional bulb pj's but they may be worth considering if it's the small size rather than image quality that is more of interest.

    Optoma :: Projectors - Ultra mobile LED
     
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    Apologies for not responding to this, I've placed the advert up on here selling the projector, and think I may actually save a little money by getting a small used 720p projector to get out for special occasions (again, can't stop thinking how awesome/portable the HD65 was).
     
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    Things to note about your Mitsubishi is that its one of the quietest DLP on the market. so don't expect the next one to be as quite. Another thing to be mindful of is if the coffee table is glass, you will see the lamp output from the rear of the projector.

    the HD65 was a good little projector, however yours will outperform it on black detail if your room will allow!

    Regards, Shane.
     

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