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Edison Motion Picture Equipment Chronology

Saturday, November 30, 2013 | 0 comment(s)

Edison Motion Picture Equipment ChronologyThis chronology is not intended to be a definitive record of the dates of production or modifications made during the production runs of the various motion picture machines made by Thomas Alva Edison. It is only an overview of the basic models and major changes, with as many landmark dates as are well documented. The greatest accomplishment of this chronology would be to inspire more advanced research by future Cinequiptologists in order to produce a...

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Bigger Projector Screens Are Not Always Better

Friday, August 16, 2013 |

People generally go for as large of a projector screen as possible based on their projectors throw distance and/or space restraints. While I don’t blame people for that rationale, bigger projector screens aren’t always better; here are 3 conditions in which you would not want to “Go Big or Go Home” Your projector’s resolution is not high enough. When you have a lower resolution projector, there are larger, more defined pixels. When you project a low resolution image on a very large surface,...

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How to extend your projector lamp or projector bulb life

Friday, August 16, 2013 |

Unfortunately projector bulbs and lamps only have so many hours of life in them to give. Projector lamps can be quite expensive to replace, so without following “best practices” in terms of bulb life conservation, you could be throwing money out the door by buying replacement projector lamps more frequently than you should be. This handy infographic shared some helpful tips on extending the life of your projector bulb and save you money in the long run! ...

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Making a move from 4:3 Video Format to 16:9 Widescreen Format? Don’t buy a new screen just yet…

Friday, August 9, 2013 |

Are you looking to upgrade your video format projector screen to a wide format projection screen? If so, then you may not even need to buy a new screen. It is as simple as rolling the screen out less than usual. By reducing the height of the screen, while retaining the width you are altering the format. Some projector screens will allow you to set the rollout limit within the casing, allowing you to always pull it out the perfect amount to adjust the format and still look good. If that cannot...

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