Short Throw Projectors
Most people looking to add a projector to their meeting room setup quickly find that they don’t have all that much space to play around with. Even if your room is large enough to fit a two-metre throw distance, is it large enough to leave that space clear for chairs and tables for meeting attendees to gather around? Will people get in the way and end up walking between the projector and the screen interrupting presentations?
With a number of projectors on the market, it's little wonder that it's so difficult to work out what projectors work best in education and teaching environments. This short but sweet blog will highlight some of the attributes required in a projector.
As we know, technology in the education system is booming and it is playing an essential role in the education field. Along with using technology in the classroom to teach, projectors are increasingly being used for school assemblies, social clubs and sports training activities.
Where projectors become particularly useful is in the
When it comes to buying new projectors, there are a number of new and differing factors that customers need to take into account. These range from the brightness of the projector to the resolution that they offer. They also need to consider how it can be effectively mounted within their projector room. However, probably one of the most crucial and often overlooked questions is the difference between short throw projectors and long throw projectors.
Specifications for projectors vary enormously and it pays to know what works best for your specific requirements.
A school in Christchurch has fitted its classrooms with Epson projectors following the 2011 earthquakes which destroyed 80 per cent of its buildings.
St Margaret's College chose the Epson EB-485Wi and EB-585Wi interactive ultra-short throw projectors after evaluating all the current models on the market.
Blake Richardson, technical systems manager at St Margaret's College, said the school required upgrades because of the huge damage to buildings following the earthquake.
The school had previously had a mix of new and old projectors from various manufacturers,