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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-09-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 916
Posted By AV_Integrated
You should avoid using keystone correction...

You should avoid using keystone correction always.

Lens shift is built into most projectors and is called 'fixed offset'. A true lens is always best at the center of the screen, and most...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-09-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By AV_Integrated
For trade shows or anything under typical 'board...

For trade shows or anything under typical 'board room' lighting, you want 4,000+ real lumens on a 100" or so screen. Home theater projectors are not up to the task and are just not appropriate. ...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-08-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 916
Posted By AV_Integrated
Geez, don't listen to me, I'm clearly an idiot! ...

Geez, don't listen to me, I'm clearly an idiot!

I meant I would definitely keep the 5030 on the list which has great lens shift, great blacks, and is very well regarded.

The Epson 3000 series I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-08-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By AV_Integrated
I would definitely get the W1080ST. There is...

I would definitely get the W1080ST.

There is no next level really when you need short throw. The compromise of short throw projectors means that they really don't make a lot of higher end models...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-08-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 205
Posted By AV_Integrated
I would make the opening the size of the lens. ...

I would make the opening the size of the lens.

As long as the room behind the area is properly ventilated, you can set the projector a few inches from the opening and the light passes through an...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-08-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 366
Posted By AV_Integrated
Wired. Always wired. Forever wired. ...

Wired.

Always wired.

Forever wired.

Wireless is highly subject to interference and dropouts of video signal.

Hey, yeah, sure... It may be impossible to run a wire. I'm not talking to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-08-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By AV_Integrated
Do you have an issue with the same movie when...

Do you have an issue with the same movie when using a high-quality playback device like a Blu-ray Disc player?

Streaming is NOT high quality. They use excessive compression and they happily...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-03-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,659
Posted By AV_Integrated
At 80" maximum size, I would get a TV and call it...

At 80" maximum size, I would get a TV and call it done. If you could do 100" or 120", then by all means! But at 80"? Nope.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-03-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By AV_Integrated
He didn't say anything about wanting to do 2.35. ...

He didn't say anything about wanting to do 2.35. He said he's trying to get some idea of what size a 16:9 image will be from his projector. But, as many movies are encoded on Blu-ray using the 2.35...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-03-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 871
Posted By AV_Integrated
Premier makes a mount that can be fairly tight to...

Premier makes a mount that can be fairly tight to the ceiling, but I've gotta ask (sorry if I missed it)...

Why is your screen so high?

Typical mounting for a screen should leave your eyes 1/3...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-03-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By AV_Integrated
This is a bit out of date as I made it for...

This is a bit out of date as I made it for information on why 'widescreen' DVDs don't always fill up a 16:9 screen, but it still applies...

http://www.avintegrated.com/aspect_ratios.html

If you...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-03-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By AV_Integrated
Yes, it could be the reflector. Is the lamp...

Yes, it could be the reflector.

Is the lamp in the projector a factory original lamp with the original housing and lamp element or is it aftermarket? Burnt lens elements and failing lamp parts...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-02-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 916
Posted By AV_Integrated
I would keep the Epson off the list. The Optoma...

I would keep the Epson off the list. The Optoma is nice, but really not much better than the HT2050 from BenQ, and the 4050 is really not much better than the 2050 either.

The issue with DLP is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-02-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By AV_Integrated
It's good to learn to use the 'Find By Feature'...

It's good to learn to use the 'Find By Feature' page at Projector Central...
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-02-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By AV_Integrated
Not only do I always hear an auto-iris, I have...

Not only do I always hear an auto-iris, I have always seen them do their sorcery. So, I turn the 'feature' off, and then I see that the projector is not as good as many people hype it up to be. ...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-01-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By AV_Integrated
I disagree... Projectors are just like TVs in...

I disagree... Projectors are just like TVs in many regards and most of them you can just plug right into a typical source like a computer, chromecast, AppleTV, Roku, etc. and have a very good image....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-01-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By AV_Integrated
Always check out the 'Search By Feature' function...

Always check out the 'Search By Feature' function at Projector Central as it is an excellent starting point.

You put in your throw distance (lens to screen) and your image diagonal.

With 12.5'...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-31-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By AV_Integrated
If you budget allows, get the Sony HW40/45 ES and...

If you budget allows, get the Sony HW40/45 ES and a Silver Ticket 120" diagonal screen.
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-25-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 916
Posted By AV_Integrated
The Sony HW40ES is one of the best models under...

The Sony HW40ES is one of the best models under $3,000 on the market right now. Much like most flat panels, there are issues which can be brought up, but for the most part, it's one of the best...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-22-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 153
Posted By AV_Integrated
I agree that this sounds good. What should be...

I agree that this sounds good. What should be emphasized though is that a projector like the Epson 2040, which has no lens shift capability, is still using the principle of offset optics within the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-21-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 153
Posted By AV_Integrated
This is correct, and the defects described in the...

This is correct, and the defects described in the posts is accurate.

The rub is that unless you position ANY projector directly on center to a screen you are utilizing lens shift.

These aren't...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-21-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 153
Posted By AV_Integrated
I understand what you are saying. What I am...

I understand what you are saying.

What I am saying is that lens shift does NOT do this on a properly designed lens. Some lenses are not properly designed, and towards the extremes...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-21-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By AV_Integrated
Realistically, in a dark 'conditioned' room, you...

Realistically, in a dark 'conditioned' room, you could pretty easily get a 200" diagonal from some of the brighter home theater models. Like the BenQ HC1200.

This is the W1070 on a 161" screen...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-21-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By AV_Integrated
The BenQ HT2050 is generally considered one of...

The BenQ HT2050 is generally considered one of the best projectors under $1,000 out there. It's more like $800 vs. $700, but I would certainly spend that extra hundred bucks for what it delivers.
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-20-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 153
Posted By AV_Integrated
This is not quite accurate. That is, lenses...

This is not quite accurate.

That is, lenses don't work that way and lens shift doesn't work that way. Much like zoom, you zoom in, you zoom out, or you zoom somewhere in the middle.

With lens...
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