Author Topic: Cheap video projectors good for "table top computer board games"  (Read 31308 times)

Offline insertnick

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Reply #15 on: January 01, 2009, 10:30:17 AM
Here it is the same as above, at lower price:



Sharper ImageŽ Wonderwall™ Entertainment Projector
Price: $99.99

Under $100! I'm the winner of this game by now :)



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Reply #16 on: January 01, 2009, 04:43:44 PM
I don't think it connects to your computer though...


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Reply #17 on: January 04, 2009, 03:10:35 PM
I don't think it connects to your computer though...

If pc video card has TV output it connects. Moreover, I've seen the sell some very cheap "conversion" cables like this one, but they say that "video card must have TV OUT, but all new cards have it".
Maybe some cards have tv out but they don't include the connector?



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Reply #18 on: January 04, 2009, 03:25:23 PM
My search continues.

Look at this project: it magnifies a 4.5" PSone lcd, and the results are good enough. The total cost is under $100.

PSOne was bought at $30 on ebay. But it has low resolution: 320x240.

I think that a similar setup, but even better (because the smaller the lcd is, the simpler is the project) could be done with a 2.5" lcd like this one.

Maybe a little led matrix could also be used for illumination, rather than lamps/bulbs, but probably some fresnel or whatever should be used for a uniform lighting.



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Reply #19 on: November 02, 2010, 07:17:14 PM
I want to collect in this thread links to cheap video projectors which could be used for setups like the "table top computer board games" suggested by Wiweeyum here.

I'll start with a pretty expensive but very compact one I've found, and the game here is to find a video projector (let me say, at least 320x240 resolution) with inferior retail price. Not used stuff, I want to know if some company around is building and selling projectors which could be used for a standard setup for table top computer board games.

Not to necro this thread. but I was handed one of these bad boys: http://www.dascheap.com/universal-cheap-video-game-projector-game-projector.html

Yes, it's cheap, and yes it's very China BUT for the price it's really not that bad. So for all of those on the fence about getting a project fairly cheap (much better than the Zoombox ..that's like viewmaster!) it's not bad. But YOU HAVE TO BE IN TOTAL DARKNESS. I originally used it in a partially lit room with lackluster results. Hot me back if anyone has any questions about it.

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