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Old 01-21-2018, 01:01 PM   #1
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Talking DCS World Using a projector

I have tossed this idea around for some time, and with the US football Play-offs imminent, decided to investigate further.
The last time I looked, projectors were quite expensive, costing $700.00 and up. This did not include a screen either.

So this week, I looked on Amazon.

The tech has advanced dramatically since I last looked!
I found a DBPower brand that uses LEDS and has 3200 Lumens brightnes. (works good in daylight)


1. 5.8-inch LCD screen
2. 1280 x 800 and 1080p resolutions
3. 3,200-lumens brightness
4. 1,500:1 contrast ratio
5. 360 degree flip function
6. 5-piece glass projection lens
7. 1-5m projection distance (optimum distance is 3m)
8. ±15° manual keystone correction
9. 16: 9/4: 3 projection ratio
10. 50 to 200-inch screen display size

For $219.99 Cheaper than a big screen!


Added a screen, $59.00


and two days later,

I am watching a 80 inch HD TV!


I run my pc at 1080p so the next step is...........LOL
A Longer HDMI cable.............

The projector has two HDMI inputs so Blueray player will share the second input with the HD cable box.
I watched "FlyBoys" in blueray.
This is perfect! The image looks full HD to my aging eyes.

I needed to share, If I had only known sooner...............

Will post some pics today.
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Old 01-21-2018, 04:05 PM   #2
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The only problem I see with the way you are going is that I would then need to build a full functioning cockpit.
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Old 01-21-2018, 04:21 PM   #3
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I've tried DCS on my projector, with my main AV system. Still prefer it in VR.
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Old 01-22-2018, 04:29 PM   #4
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Wow!!!!! Great!
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