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Advice on DLP projectors

What is the best type of DLP projector to get for home movie watching? [more inside]
posted by a womble is an active kind of sloth on Aug 6, 2010 - 4 answers

Do I need HDMI on a 3D DLP projector?

I'm planning to buy a new video projector, and thought that while I'm at it I should buy a 3D-ready projector so that in a couple of years when there are more 3D movies available, I'll be ready to watch them. Ultimately I think I'll end up getting a new PC with Blu-Ray and probably an NVidia card to play 3D Blu-Rays, as per this AskMeFi thread. But do I need to get a 3D-ready projector with HDMI, like this Acer P1200? Or does HDMI not matter? I don't want to end up buying a projector only to find I can't plug it in to the right source a year down the line.
posted by skylar on Jun 10, 2010 - 6 answers

DLP for JS?

I'd like to learn Javascript for free (or very low cost), online, as part of a distance learning course. [more inside]
posted by Solomon on May 23, 2010 - 10 answers

Bad Mitsubishi TV

Need advice on Mitsubushi DLPs. Been burned twice, being offered WD-73835 as a replacement for my current 73" Mitsu DLP. Is it a good TV? [more inside]
posted by bodgy on Nov 6, 2008 - 2 answers

My Samsung DLP has required multiple repairs since July

My out-of-warranty Samsung DLP has been plagued with issues for the last 6 weeks. Routine issues, or do I have recourse? [more inside]
posted by neilkod on Aug 23, 2008 - 2 answers

Are these things just a big scam?

Where does one buy an HDTV these days? (Rochester, NY if that helps) [more inside]
posted by fvox13 on Aug 2, 2008 - 11 answers

is a 1080p projector worth it right now?

i'm getting a new projector to replace my existing one. my current macbook only has a 720p native resolution (1280x800) so i'm leaning towards buying a projector with 720p resolution. but thinking forward, with blu-ray players etc, will i have problems playing 1080p movies in 720p? and how will they look? is there a big difference? [more inside]
posted by Silky Slim on Feb 28, 2008 - 10 answers

I gave up TV. Now help me buy a TV. (...Or a humongous monitor for my computer/dvd player.)

A couple months ago, I sold my old Sony Trinitron and gave up TV. It's been fantastic and I haven't really looked back. But I *have* been missing watching movies on a screen bigger than my 15” laptop. I've also always wanted a bigger monitor for my laptop, so I can juggle more projects at once. So I'm starting to look around for a large LCD monitor or sizable HDTV to serve these needs. I've had a couple co-workers at previous jobs tell me they use an LCD TV as a monitor and they swear by it for cost savings and multi-functionality. [more inside]
posted by jkl345 on Feb 18, 2008 - 11 answers

You down with HDTV?

Looking for advice on HDTV purchase, where to buy, which models are recommended and which to avoid. Plasma, DLP, LCD? OMG! [more inside]
posted by MarkLark on Dec 5, 2007 - 16 answers

lcd dlp plasma oh my!

I have about 19 hours to decide which HDTV to buy. Thoughts? [more inside]
posted by Industrial PhD on Aug 29, 2007 - 20 answers

Help me find a DLP lamp?

I need a lamp for my Toshiba 44NHM84 DLP. The repair place wants $471.01 for the lamp, this seems a tad high to me. I am, however, having a hard time finding a lamp from a non-Ebay source online. Where should I go for DLP lamp replacements?
posted by geoff. on Nov 20, 2006 - 7 answers

My Samsung DLP tv is completely messed up!

My Samsung DLP HDTV is giving me major grief. I was having minor convergence issues on the cable component and then yesterday I came home and there is huge blue streaking on all the components! It looks as if the blue projection has been bent across the top and bottom of the screen. [more inside]
posted by riz1 on Jul 14, 2006 - 2 answers

I have an HD fly in my DLP

The back of my DLP HDTV, has a vent in the back for the light projector. Some light escapes out of this vent. A small bug got into the house recently and found the light from the vent. It then discovered an illumination jackpot inside the set. This resulted in a big bug inside the unit and projected onto the screen that I couldn't get out. Does anyone have tips on keeping small insects out of a projection TV like a DLP without restricting the airflow to the lamp, potentially damaging the set?
posted by quixado on May 21, 2006 - 8 answers

List of theatres with digital Sith?

There has to be a list somewhere of the U.S. theatres showing The Revenge of the Sith in digital projection or IMAX, but I'm d*mned if my weak-ass google-fu can turn it up. Help me.... No. Must. Resist.
posted by mojohand on May 18, 2005 - 21 answers

New TV

I'm going to be getting a new tv soon, and I'm having trouble making a
decision. I can get the last generation Samsung 50" DLP (HLN5065W) for
$3 500 CND (about $2 600 USD) or the new model, the HLP5063W for $5 000
CDN (about $3 465 USD). Do you know anything about these T.V.'s? Which
would you recommend? I'm having a hard time finding reviews for the
newer model, I'm not sure it's out yet. Anyway, any help would be
appreciated.
posted by Evstar on May 2, 2004 - 7 answers

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