Which Projector, VP-LVW90ES, JVC X30, HD87

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  1. meansizzler

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    Looking for a Projector to be used in a room with light grey walls, controlled ambient lighting, and a 78" Beamax High Contrast Screen..

    Will not be using 3D, and will be mainly used for gaming on a PC and a console..

    The Projector sits 2.5m from the screen and will be mounted on a wall shelf (not upsde down) the bottom of the projector will be level with the top of the screen, so a real big vertical lens shift is a must..

    The main feature I am looking for is the deepest blacks possible, as well as the lense being able to shift the required amount and also a projecter free of any bugs/issues, May even consider the HD82, the cheaper the better...

    The 3 projectors mentioned in the title can all be had for under 3K, but if you know of anything that will fit my criteria for unde the 2K mark, do tell but no LCD Please, I don't want any dust blobs!
     
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    Deepest blacks. Got to be the JVC. Your room is not the best, but the high contrast screen, and the fact you have a smaller screen should help with the brightness weakness of the JVC.

    The screen, manual, fixed frame, and 78" wide or diagonal?
     
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    For the mounting position you want to use no Optoma will do the job as they will all need to be mounted below the bottom of the screen as they cast an image in an upward direction.
     
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    Other sub £2k options would be JVC HD350 if Richers still have one for £1700 or a Sony HW20 both are D-ILA/SXRD so no problem with dust blobs.
     
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    If i remember correctly min JVC zoom 1.4 (look it up)

    78(screen width)*1.4(min zoom)=109.2 inches to projector lens.

    109.2/12=9.1 feet so 2.5m is to close.
     
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    You have confused me, start from beginning..

    Screen size is 170 x 96 cm, so say 76" viewable area..

    projector will sit 2.55m fom screen

    here is the spec of the current projector which just about fills my screen with no zoom.

    Optoma Projectors: Optoma EW330 DLP projector

    Now say if I want to get this projector will the projected image be too big for the screen?, if so how can I fix..

    JVC Projectors: JVC DLA-HD750 D-ILA projector

    on the HD 750 the minimum throw is 3.7M while the Optoma is 1.5M, will that be a problem?

    Please show calculations, many thanks
     
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    Is D-ILA / LCOS really any more immune to dust blobs than a well implemented LCD?
     
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    You look like you will be fine. Hawk-eye was talking 78" wide. You are talking 78" diagonal, so I do not see an issue here (as kfbern said);)

    The thing is that they use sealed light paths. Many LCDs do not. If the LCD does have a sealed light path, it could potentially be as good as DILA. Have you ever seen a complaint of dust blobs on a DILA machine;)
     
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    No, but the DILA machines are almost exclusively 'higher end', and they are few and far between when compared to LCD - it's probably those reasons that you don't hear of DILA dust blobs?
     

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