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post #1 of 12 Old 08-10-2013, 02:58 AM - Thread Starter
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It´s good to discover that one Major Brand will start to play in the projection area :

http://www.projection-homecinema.fr/2013/08/10/projecteur-laser-apple/

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Source :

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/08/06/apple_granted_patent_for_projects_using_both_lasers_and_incandescent_light_sources/

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Interesting find. Seems to be more for Pico or Business class projectors.

Maybe if the technology is viable they could license it to some major FPJ manufacturers.
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"The problem of laser projectors is that they often require larger amounts of energy."

Then why use them at all?

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"The problem of laser projectors is that they often require larger amounts of energy."

Then why use them at all?

20 000+ hrs maintenance free use...

i'm wondering if that is compared to bulbs or LED though?

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Yes but we better wait until one true Model appear biggrin.gif

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to be perfectly honest, I have no hope for an apple projector meeting my needs.

in a long history of apple products, there's only been two that fit my needs, and only after they were jailbroken. I worry they'll do something weird like not include hdmi inputs or make you install iTunes before you can watch a BD... haha(I kid, but it wouldn't surprise me if they found some way to not go along with convention)

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If Apple do ever release a projector you can be pretty sure of three things:
1. It will be white
2. It will sync with itunes
2. They will sell a ton of them regardless of how good it is

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4. It will be overpriced for what it is
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