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Re: Dismal quality of real estate listings - agents, lift your game!

Digital projectors use cooling fans to stop overheating. The air is filtered. If you use them in dusty places the filters will need cleaning regularly. Some filters are simple to remove and clean, others can be a right pain.
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Re: Dismal quality of real estate listings - agents, lift your game!

And check the availability of replacement bulbs and their price. Its a real fright when they blow and original bulbs can be expensive. Easy to change though.

We have had two DLP (not LED) projectors, 720p then 1080p, both 3D capable. Luckily no one in the family was suseptable to colour banding.
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Re: Dismal quality of real estate listings - agents, lift your game!

I'm looking at a BenQ Projector (3d) like the W1070.

They seem to be OK ????

Audio is my hardest problem. Bit of a learning curve.

It will be specifically for films so it won't run all the time like a TV does.

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We have had the same projector since April 2015. Have been very happy with it. Used on average 3 hours a day. The bulb blew this year, spectacular bang. Replacement was 50 euros and a video tutorial from Youtube. We have it suspended from a beam on the ceiling, above where we sit, projecting onto a 2.2m screen. Need a darkened room to get a really clear picture, 1080p is fab. Tried the 3d, but too much hassle. Run films from the computer on an HDMI cable to an AVI amplifier to a 5.1 sound system. The AVI amp allows pass through of the video signal to the projector on a 10 meter cable without any problem. Ours was for films only to begin with too. Once you watch the Blue Planet 2 on it, you will never look at a TV the same!!
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Re: Dismal quality of real estate listings - agents, lift your game!

Thanks for that Lehaut.

Would like to ask. Why was 3D a hassle ?

I am a 3D fan. Is it a projector problem ?

We have a 3D TV and I love it. I love 3D. So 3D is really important. Can't live without it.

The room will be blacked out so it will be a cinema/Netflix heaven.
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The problem was that the AVI amp I had bought was an Onkyio which did not allow the pass through of a 3D signal. So when you projected the 3d signal through it to the screen, the glasses would not work due to a lack of a 3d image. We managed a work round using the NVidia 3d active glasses system, (that being the GPU in the computer). When we did, the results were, in no 2 son's opinion, worth it.

As an aside, have just finished building a home theater pc (HTPC) system for the flat we are moving into. As the livingroom is not yet projector friendly, a large screen 3D TV is the temporary solution. It is a 4k one, but despite the HTPC i3 cpu from intel claiming to run 3,840 x 2,160 pixels, it clearly could not. Installed a separate graphics card yesterday and watch Planet Earth 2 in UHD. The quality is breathtaking. So it might be worth "future proofing" the system with a 4k projector. Just a thought.
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Re: Dismal quality of real estate listings - agents, lift your game!

I have found that automotive ball joints and other components made by Lemförder are superior to most other makes generally available, and are OEM equipment on many VAG vehicles.

This is due to the design of the cap covering the top of the ball joint, where the ball assembly is inserted during manufacture.

Cheap designs use a thin stamped cap, which has a larger space between the ball and the cap, compared with the thicker machined caps.

The gap is filled with a cheap injected plastic webbing to make the socket structure between the cap and the ball, rather than a thin solid layer of a hard plastic similar to that used in bushings.

This plastic webbing gradually compresses under load, causing excessive play in the joint, which leads to premature failure or diagnosis of "excessive wear".



On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.

H. L. Mencken 1880 - 1956

Some may not like his views, but what a prediction!
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