Sony HW50ES help - AVS Forum
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 12-28-2012, 02:36 PM - Thread Starter
Member
 
natas777's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 149
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Hey Guys,

In the next week I plan to mount my Sony HW50ES. I am trying to determine the best distance from screen. Here is some info:

Screen Size: 106in (1.1 Gain)

The room it is going in is open with dark gray walls (couldn't convince the wife to go black) and light carpet and white ceiling. Ceiling is 9ft. I currently have 3 windows with blinds and measure less than 3FC during the day and 0 at night. I believe I can get the light down more once I install blackout shades or curtains. So it is not a bat cave, but its not to bad. Seating will be roughly 12-13ft from the screen.

I was thinking of installing it around 11-13ft from the screen. Does this sound like a good idea? What would be better, closer or further away.

One more thing. My plan was to put the screen 3 feet from the floor. This would mean I would have a distance of 1ft 8in from the top. Would lowering it do any good for reflection on the ceiling?
natas777 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 12-28-2012, 10:56 PM
AVS Special Member
 
Seegs108's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Schenectady, New York
Posts: 4,149
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 340 Post(s)
Liked: 242
If you're worried about ambient light mount the projector as close as possible. When you do this, you are forced to use the zoom on the lens which increases light output. Use this calculator to figure out if your setup will work properly they way you've planned. The HW50 isn't listed but the HW30 has the same lens and mounting capabilities so the two are interchangeable in this regard.

http://www.eliteprojectorcalculator.com/

----------------------------------------------------------------------------

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Seegs108 is offline  
Reply Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP

Tags
Sony Vpl Hw50es 3d Projector , Sony Vpl Hw30es 300 Inch 1080p Front Projector
Gear in this thread - 1080p by PriceGrabber.com

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off