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Hi everyone, I am brand new to these forums and am hoping that someone out there can help me out.

So here is the equipment I have

PROJECTOR - Optoma 141X

SCREEN - Elite Screens 120 Inch 16:9 Manual Pull Down Projector Screen (58.8"Hx104.6"W)

I am intrigued by the fact that it has 3D ability. I am trying to figure out what is going to be my best option for 3D and came across the 3D RF emitter

How much diference in the 3D is there going to be with RF vs DLP Link?

Are all 3D glasses 'rechargeable ones' because the reviews reading on rechargeable ones is that their lifespan does not tend to be as long.

I do wear prescription glasses so looking for a little comfort as well.


I am in need of
-Blu Ray player with wifi built in and 3D
-3D glasses for said projector/movies blu ray

Thank you all
 

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I have Optoma HD25. Not sure how this compares to your 141X. I recently installed 3D so maybe I can share with you my experience.

Firstly, you can search and read on Internet how RF compares to DLP-Link. From what I've read, it seems like RF is the way to go. And it also seems like the best option is to stick with Optoma glasses for compatibility and picture quality.

So I bought Optoma BC300 Emitter with its compatible ZF2300 glasses. You have to check which emitter and glasses go with your projector.

The 3D image is stunning. It's so realistic I feel like I could step onto the pavement on the demo disc. The only problem is getting the picture bright enough as the glasses are very dark. I have to bump contrast up by at least 8 steps, which clips blue and green.

As for comfort, I find the glasses too tight even for my small head, whether with glasses on or off. So it is not really comfortable.
 

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As for the player, I strongly recommend OPPO BDP-103 if budget is not a problem. The extra amount is worth it, for the picture quality is clearly superior to budget players, especially on a 120" screen like yours. There's no need for the Darbee version (103D) if you can save some dollars going for the basic 103 version.

In any case, you will be advised to turn off all picture processing in the player when you calibrate the projector for best picture quality. So the Darbee may not be needed at all. Even with no Darbee, I could already get very 3D-like images on 2D on my OPPO 103 after I set the projector's brightness and contrast correctly.
 

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Every comparison I've read so far regarding the Optomas say that the RF option is much better so that's what I bought and the 3D is incredible.

You can get a slight discount on the Estar equipment if you go on their Facebook page, they usually have a coupon good for at least 5% off on Amazon. I've gotten the Optoma glasses from Woot for as low as $20.

I see no difference in quality between the Estar and Optoma glasses, both look great. The Estars seem to fit a little better over my prescription glasses if I'm watching without my contacts in.
 

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Every comparison I've read so far regarding the Optomas say that the RF option is much better so that's what I bought and the 3D is incredible.
My projector is an Optoma HD25e. It can use either the older Optoma BG-BC100B emitter paired with the Optoma BG-ZF2100, or the newer Optoma BC300 RF emitter paired with Optoma ZF2300 glasses.

Has anyone done a comparison of the old Optoma system and the new Optoma system to see if there is any difference in the 3D viewing experience between the two?

The only difference I see in the specs is the newer system has a 50 foot range and the older system has a 150 foot range, and the old system is cheaper, too. I'd consider switching to the new system if it delivers a brighter image, though.
 

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My projector is an Optoma HD25e. It can use either the older Optoma BG-BC100B emitter paired with the Optoma BG-ZF2100, or the newer Optoma BC300 RF emitter paired with Optoma ZF2300 glasses.

Has anyone done a comparison of the old Optoma system and the new Optoma system to see if there is any difference in the 3D viewing experience between the two?

The only difference I see in the specs is the newer system has a 50 foot range and the older system has a 150 foot range, and the old system is cheaper, too. I'd consider switching to the new system if it delivers a brighter image, though.
Great information.
 
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