What projector for a shiny cafe?

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  1. ermis

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    The cafe is open day and night. I need to install a projector for EURO & Olympics.
    The projector is going to be installed indoor but the lighting environment is quite shiny.
    Front projection; distance 7-8 meters; diagonal 4-5 meters
    Should I go for DLP or LCD?
    How many lumens minimum?
    What other specs should I look for (ie contrast)?
    Thanx in advance
     
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    DEFINITELY not DLP..... you run a far too large risk that a section of viewers find it damned annoying as far as rainbows! You should thus go for LCD and shouldnt be looking for a cinema projector, rather a data one, probably with 2000 lumens+. Pretty much everything else is irrelevant for your use

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    I don't think DLP would be a problem for this application as all the sport will be daylight or high level floodlights so you won't have a the normal scenario where people see rainbows ie very dark areas with bright highlights.
    But yes a PJ with plenty of ansi.

    Jeff
     
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    I don't think DLP would be a problem for this application as all the sport will be daylight or high level floodlights so you won't have a the normal scenario where people see rainbows ie very dark areas with bright highlights.
    But yes a PJ with plenty of ansi.

    Jeff
     
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    Jeff, I guess you are right, but even given that, DLP tends to be dimmer than LCD's.... I can think of very few 2000 ansi lumens DLP's.... in fact i cant think of any...

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    How about NEC LT260K (2400 ansi)

    Or HP XP8010 (2600 ansi )

    Or Toshiba TDP-D2 (2500 ansi )

    Jeff :rtfm:
     

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