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Wireless projector screen capture

I work for a company that recently bought some Epson Pro EX9220 projectors. These will be used for giving presentations, and people will connect to the projectors wirelessly either using wifi or ...
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4:3 source going to a 16:9 projector

At our church we have an older 4:3 projector we'd like to upgrade. Funding does not currently allow us to go with a 16:9 screen, but we don't want to be stuck with a 4:3-only projector if we're going ...
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Convert video files to supported formats and with correct codec to reproduce on Epson projector

I have the EPSON EH-DM3 projector and it supports the following formats only: and here are more specific info: now I'd like to be able to reproduce my videos on it by simply converting them before ...
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What HD projectors have a 80" screen at about 13 feet?

We are trying to replace an older Optima projector, but we'd like to upgrade to something that can be used to show higher resolution, has more lumens, a longer lamp life, but will still work with our ...
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Why do one pixel wide lines look like a twisted ribbon on this DLP projector?

This is a bit of an odd application but I figured I'd post here. We have a EIKI EK-623U projector mounted approximately 10 feet from a white glossy surface. The projector is mounted parallel to the ...
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Camera-projector installation and reducing projector feedback [closed]

I'm working on a top-down projection game where i detect objects from the real world and project contours on them. My problem is with the output of the projector, I would like to know how to eliminate ...
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Projection mapping as an external display for a computer

I'm using a projector to display the content of my computer, as one would do with a regular screen. Now I want to do the projection on several panels that have different orientations. Hence I'm ...
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5 channel video installation

For my graduation project (a spatial documentary installation), I need to find a system to play 5 different video's simultaniously, all connected to a projector. So I have 5 projectors and 5 seperate ...
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Making video content for 30' x 10' 3:1 Widescreen

Looking for some help on how content should be created for an upcoming show with super widescreen blend on it. The show consists of a 30' x 10' front projection screen with unblended resolution of ...
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What is the most user friendly projection mapping software?

I'm setting up a projection map for a non-profit that will have images projected onto angular and unusually shaped walls. I use modul8 on my mac in the past, but this case is different. They use PC (...
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Can Import A 3D Model into madmapper

I'm looking for a way to projection map onto a low poly 3d model, I would like to use mad mapper, but I can seem to figure out if there is a way to load the 3d model into madmapper rather than sit ...
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How to display a video on different wall sections only?

Here's the thing: We wish to display the same browser window (with 3 html5 canvas), on a wall, however, it needs to be masket only on certain points of that wall. So, in between the wall, there will ...
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VGA Splitter Switch?

I'm looking for switches that can take two VGA inputs, and an audio input from each, and switch between them to one VGA+audio output. Basically, I want to be able to go from one input to another ...
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Projecting slides on a large screen from 40 feet

I have a few small projectors for small rooms, but I'm finding that these do not work well for pushing light to a larger screen further from the point of projection. In looking for possible upgrades,...
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Getting audio from a Bell & Howell Filmosound 8 Projector

I recently acquired a Bell & Howell Filmosound 8mm Projector, and several 8mm Sound Films. To my delight, the motor and lamp work and the unit seems to work quite well. I would love to figure ...
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connect 8 projectors together to create a large image

For an experiment purpose i collected 8 projector with 5000 lumens and 1080P resolution. I need to connect them altogether to create a really large image? So, should i use 1 computer for each ...
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Scrolling rainbow when projector screen is in frame

We're doing rear-screen projection. It looks great, but in tests with the canon t2i there's a scrolling rainbow in the video that changing shutter speed or frame rate won't get rid of. Any advice?
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Ideal projection solution for Kinect hack performance

I've been learning about how the Kinect is being hacked by artists and multi-media nuts to make some incredible interactive systems. The examples up at www.kinecthacks.com and many other similar sites....
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Multi Projector Setup

Has anybody had experience with Multi Projector setups? I've been looking around and run across several options: Watchout Wings Millumin Pandoras Box Christie Projectors The only type of ...
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What is a projector's “pixel frequency”?

I am looking at the specs of a BenQ projector and trying to understand it's output frequency. On page 74 of the manual, there are specs for vertical, horizontal and "pixel" frequency. What does ...
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About projector (beamers) usage

Can i slowly move a projector while projecting a movie or should I keep it immobile? Also, is it true that i shouldnt turn it on and off too many times ? thanks
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Projecting image from computer that is a distance away

For our schools theatrical production class, we need to project an image using a projector, however the only way to use the projector is to hang it on a lighting bar (Not a problem) The problem is ...
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Screen Output to Projector and Another Computer Recording the Screen

I'll be recording some conference talks/tutorials in a couple of weeks and needed a way to capture the presenter screen without requiring them to install additional software on their machine. The ...
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Can't figure out which projector fits these features

What I need: reasonable resolution (not 640x480, maybe 1024x768 minimum, but I'm willing to budge on this) long life, no need to change parts connects to a standard computer VGA out What I don't ...
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Brightness and contrast ratio, inversely proportional?

I'm comparing the features of 2 projectors, which are very similar between them. They both have 1300 lumens. However I was surprised to see the following values: Projector 1 Brightness (lm) 3000 ...
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Is this projector capable of 1080i resolution?

From the specs of the projector: DLP - 4000 lumen - 1024 x 768 - 480p - 720p - 1080i - 3D Ready - 6.4 pounds They state the resolution is 1024x768, but then they add 1080i, from wikipedia: The ...