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Offline Make it Lady

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« on: 16/07/2008 20:53:01 »
I've been given the task of buying a light weight laptop to carry around to different venues, hook up to a projector and use for presentations. It needs to be reasonably small and very robust as my colleague cycles to work. We also need to by a small but good projector. The catch is we have a small budget. Any ideas folks?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 17/07/2008 07:56:21 »
Go to Cash Converters  :D

When you say "small budget", what do you mean? Some people might consider £1,000 a small budget.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 17/07/2008 16:44:38 »
I need the light weight laptop with software and a projector for £1000. Yes that small!
 

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« Reply #3 on: 17/07/2008 17:39:07 »
I don't think a projector bulb would survive many bike trips...

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Don´t move your projector
While the projector lamp is still on (even while it is powering down), the lamp is very sensitive to movement. Moving the projector while the projector lamp is still on could shorten the lamp life, or worse, it could cause the projector lamp to burst.

 Give your projector "breathing room"
Pay attention to where the fan exhaust is on your DLP or LCD projector. All of the heat from the projector lamp must be dispersed away from the projector and exits at the fan exhaust. Make sure that this projector fan exhaust is two to three feet away from a wall or any solid object that could block it. Without “breathing” properly, the projector lamp will be too hot and could burn out much sooner.

 Don´t shake your projector
Be careful not to shake, jostle, bump or move your multimedia projector quickly, especially when the projector is on. A multimedia projector’s electronics are sensitive to these types of movements.

  Why are projector lamps so expensive?
If you think the cost of a projector lamp is comparable to a standard 60-watt lightbulb, think again. Projector lamps are relatively expensive, ranging from £120 for low lumen projectors, to over £350 for high lumen projectors. The average projector lamp cost is £250. There are good reasons that the price is what it is. Projector lamps are highly sophisticated instruments that produce amazing brightness. In addition, the assembly process is complicated and supply is somewhat limited - with a few models being on backorder for several months.
   Consider purchasing a spare projector bulb when you buy a projector. That way, you will have a spare in case of emergencies, and you can get a good discount on the lamp by purchasing at the same time as the projector.
http://www.projectorpoint.co.uk/projector-lamps/projector-lamps-FAQ.htm

http://www.projectorpoint.co.uk/portable-projectors.htm
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