Jump to content

Sign in to follow this  
yixuan

Help for choosing EPSON or BENQ projector with fixed distance (4m) and screen size (2.4m width; 1.8m height)

Recommended Posts

I need to replace the old projector after moving in a new place with the following set-up.

The screen size of 120 inch (2.4m wide and 1.8m high) with an aspect ratio of 4:3. The distance between the screen and the projector (hang at 70cm below the ceiling) is 4m.

I am considering the below projectors given my budget.

Epson EB-U32, EB-U130, TW5300 or BENQ TH670 or W1090.

Which one is best suitable for my setting?

I check the throw ratio for them but all the numbers are based on 16:9/10 ratio which is not very helpful or clear. See below

Epson EB-U32 (throw ratio: 1.38(wide) - 1.68(tele); native aspect ratio 16:10; Zoom 1-1.2)

Epson EB-U130 (throw ratio: 1.38(wide) - 1.68(tele); native aspect ratio 16:10; Zoom 1-1.2)

Epson TW5300 (throw ratio: 1.22(wide) - 1.47(tele); native aspect ratio 16:9; Zoom 1-1.2)

BENQ TH670 (throw ratio: 1.15 - 1.5; native aspect ratio 16:9; Zoom 1.3x)

BENQ W1090 (throw ratio: 1.5 - 1.8; native aspect ratio 16:9; Zoom 1-1.2)

Really need helps to make sure that I order the correct product given my current set-up.

Your helps are greatly appreciated! Thank you!

191097586732740853.jpg

Edited by yixuan

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Unless you're watching only old TV shows, modern material will be mostly 16:9 (about 1.85:1) or cinemascope (2.35:1). You'll be much better off updating to a 16:9 screen as well.

If you must stay with a 4:3 screen, you can select the relevant projector and aspect ratio on the calculator here (e.g. Epson TW5300). For Epson projectors you'll need to select from the Epson Europe models to get the relevant model number.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have to agree.  Upgrade the screen to at lest 16:9.  Keep the height if you have been watching it at that size.  At 1080P, you will love it.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Woodyo
      Item: EPSON EH-TW9200
      100" Aluminium screen
      Ceiling bracket
      UGLY hdmi cable 
      3D glasses
      Location: Drouin Victoria
      Price: price drop $1200
      Item Condition: excellent near new, non smoking home 294hours
      Reason for selling: Not needed
      Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only
      Extra Info: Had this for 3 years, bought from Selby hifi. Selling due to moved house and have no need for it.
      Has had main board replaced due to electrical surge. Was replaced under warranty.
       
      cash on pick up.
       

       
      Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.







    • By krusic
      Item: Epson EH-TW9000W projector with spare genuine lamp and 6 x 3D glasses
      Location: Geelong, Vic
      Price: $1000 ono
      Item Condition: Excellent used condition
      Reason for selling: Upgraded
      Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal
      Extra Info: Great 1080p and 3D projector which includes THX certification.  Has 1760 hours on lamp and has always been ceiling mounted.  Used in Eco mode in dedicated theatre room .  Non smoker house.
      Comes with original box, wireless transmitter, remote, 2 x epson 3D glasses and 4 x panasonic 3D glasses.  Also included is a brand new sealed genuine Epson replacement lamp.
       
      Can be shipped at buyer's expense or pick up from Geelong, Vic
       
      Photos:









    • By zakblue
      Item:  BenQ XL2411
      Location: Balwyn, Vic
      Price: $190 
      Item Condition: Excellent
      Reason for selling: NLR
      Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal 
      Extra Info:
       
      Comes with DVI and power cable incl.
      Have box and can ship at buyers expense.
       

    • By BMC Audio Visual
      Item: BenQ LK970 4K Laser Projector
      Location: Burwood VIC
      Price: $12,999 Reduced to $9,750 for quick sale
      Item Condition: NEW Shop display model in "as new" condition with only 21 hours of use (see photo) with box, manuals, remote and full warranty.
      Reason for selling: Demo Clearance Sale
      Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, COD
      Extra Info:
      This BenQ model is extremely good value for money No other projector can deliver 5,000 lumens at this price point for home cinema. Suits bright rooms perhaps with windows or stray ambient light. Genuine 4K with 8.3 million distinct pixels Long Lasting, maintenance-free from 4K BlueCore Laser technology Up to 20,000 hours of perfect performance, no bulbs to replace LK970’s flexible installation features such as H/V lens shift, big zoom, 360° projection and portrait capability make it a versatile projector perfect for diverse rooms. With two advanced cooling systems to ensure optimal thermal conduction during operation. Circulatory liquid cooling system & heat pipe cooling system.  
      Pictures:
       







    • By zakblue
      Item:  EPSON TW9200 FHD Projector with 3 pairs of rechargeable 3D glasses
      Location: Kew, Vic
      Price: $900
      Item Condition: Excellent
      Reason for selling: NLR, Moving House
      Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only
      Extra Info:
       
      2196 Lamp Hours. Happy to demo for local buyers.
      Have box, contents and can ship Aust wide at buyers expense.
       
       

       

       
       

×
×
  • Create New...