Projector distance

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Elmo, Jan 15, 2003.

  1. Elmo

    Elmo Guest

    Hi, does anyone know how far a projector has to be away from the wall its projecting onto? I guess that different projectors have different distances, but roughly how far would it be?
    Thanx!

    Elmo
     
  2. shaunj66

    shaunj66 H.T.I.D!

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    You're right, most projectors can need different distances.
    Most of the projectors we have are about 3-4 metres from the smartboard that they are projecting onto. Although you can adjust the zoom of the lens manually, 3-4 metres seems to get a nice crisp and clear picture :)
     
  3. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    i agree about 3/4 meters. any fine tuning can be done with the lense. to do it the easy way turn the projector on and walk back holding it untill it fills the area you want (e.g a white board/projecter screen) as soon as the projected image is the right size stop + put in on a table or stand. u can then ajust the lens to get a nice sharp picture:cool:
     
  4. Elmo

    Elmo Guest

    okey, cheers for the help!

    Elliot
     
  5. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    it totally depends on the lens. about 3-4 meters is good for a lot of projectors, but I've also installed ones that project from 27 inches. But those lenses are pricy. they are usually only found on $3000+ projectors