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post #1 of 4 Old 01-03-2007, 01:37 PM - Thread Starter
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I'm researching an article for a online photography newsletter on choosing a digital projector for showing slideshows of digital still images. Does anyone have any tips they could share on what makes a good PJ for this application? Any thoughts on DLP vs. LCD, lumens, resolution, AR, contrast ratio etc.?

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It really depends on what type of image you are going for and how much you want to spend and how bright the room will be.

For an ultra sharp image with a dark , the Sanyo z4 is $1500.

For 900 in a room with more light the Mitsubish HD1000 is $900

If your images are 4:3 you might look into the Mitsubish HC3000 which is $1500 and is 1280 by 768 as opposed to 720.
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Most images (photos) fit well within a 4:3 frame and with ether a computer or DVD supplying the feed XGA looks fantastic IMO.

I personally view a lot of still media from both PC and DVD and for the money ($800) I would highly recommend the Sharp XR10X for a job like this.

Quite often these type shows are done to a larger audience and with some minimal ambient light issues. The extra lumens really help when going into the 200 inch plus screen size.

By all accounts this projector does a great job of reproducing colors accurately and is a good choice on a budget.

On a higher budget I might recommend the Sharp DT-500.

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For still photo's other than resulotion you need the best color and black level production.
Look for these attributes in a pj in your price range.

It is all about quality. That is the picture.
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