[opendtv] Re: free video projector

  • From: "Donald Koeleman" <donald.koeleman@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2006 20:00:25 +0200

Well Barry, eventhough Curt Palme lists it in the entry-level category, a
free Zenith PRO 900x 7" (with Runco line-doubler and case mods), should see
a quick taker.

Picture quality will of course depend on the condition of the tubes. Hard to
judge their condition as you need to remove the liquid coupling chambers c
elements and so on. But for free this should make some crt enthousiast a
happy bunny.

The BNC is that realy component or regular RGB H/V, that should make hooking
it up to a pc quite easy and one needed worry about the outdated
line-doubler?

As for the need for a service tech to stop by, my guess would be that,
perhaps with some on-line help at places like www.avsforum.com, almost
anyone could get some basic convergence done fairly quickly as you do have
the set-up remote.

Why don't these deal come by locally, near me, sigh.

;-) Donald


Entry-Level CRT Projectors  (GOOD)
Sony VPH-1020, 1030, 104x 7" 450-700 480i
Zenith PRO 851 / Runco 750 HT 7" 650 480i
Electrohome ECP-2000 7" 725 540p 1080i
Sony VPH-1031 7" 500 540p 1080i
Barco Data 600 7" 600 1024x768 1080i
Barco Data 500 7" 600 1024x768 720p, 1080i
Electrohome ECP-3000, 3100 7" 600 1280x1024 720p, 1080i
Electrohome ECP-3500 7" 725 1280x1024 720p, 1080i
Electrohome ECP-4000, 4100 7" 600 1280x1024 720p, 1080i
Electrohome ECP-4500 7" 725 1280x1024 720p, 1080i
Ampro 2000 7" 725 1280x1024 720p, 1080i
Zenith PRO 900x 7" LC 800 1024x768 720p, 1080i
Sony VPH-1251 8" 650 1024x768 720p, 1080i
Sony VPH-1252 8" 700 1280x960 720p, 1080i
Sony VPH-1270 8" 650 1280x1024 720p, 1080i
Barco Data 701 7" 750 1024x768 720p, 1080i
Barco Data 701s 7" 1000 1024x768 720p, 1080i
Barco Data 800 8" 825 1024x768 720p, 1080i
Barco Graphics 800 8" 825 1600x1200 720p, 1080i, 1080p*
Barco Data 801, 801s 8" 900 1024x768 720p, 1080i
Barco Graphics 801, 801s 8" 900 1600x1200 720p, 1080i, 1080p*
Sony VPH-1271 8" 650 1600x1200 720p, 1080i, 1080p*
Sony VPH-1272 8" 700 1600x1200 720p, 1080i, 1080p*
Sony D50 7" 800 1280x1024 720p, 1080i
Barco 708 7" 1000 1280x1024 720p, 1080i
Barco Cine 7 7" 1000 1280x1024 720p, 1080i

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <DISMO@xxxxxxx>
To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, October 02, 2006 7:33 PM
Subject: [opendtv] free video projector


> Friends,
>
> I'm looking for a good home for my Runco DTV-852 3-gun CRT video
projector.
> It was $15,000 retail when new in 1997. It has an internal line doubler
that's
> active when using the S-Video input, also the input with the best color
and
> black level. It also has component video and sync inputs on BNC
connectors.
>
> It has plenty of useful life left -- it can still create movie magic in a
> pitch dark room. It needs an 80" wide 16:9 screen at about 99" from the
center
> lens. (Focus, throw distance, and other parameters aren't adjustable
without a
> visit from a Runco technician, about $400 minimum.)  It can't be moved
once set
> up -- it must be in a fixed position for the best image quality. A
disparity
> of less than two inches can throw off the focus, convergence, and
linearity.
>
> I have the owner's manual, setup remote and operating remote. I also have
a
> 16:9 snap screen for rear-projection use and can set up the projector for
rear
> projection.
>
> I'd love to donate it to a needy arts organization and will happily
deliver
> and help set it up within any reasonable distance of San Francisco,
provided
> that's the last I hear of it. No tech support: you take it, it's yours.
Takers
> need to be aware of its limitations: it's big, heavy, delicate, and has no
> external adjustments.
>
> Here's a link to my last ad with a picture and more description:
>
> http://cgi.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/cl.pl?homevdeo&1163115816&item
>
> First serious inquiry gets it. Take my dinosaur - please?
>
> thanks,
>
> Barry Willis
> 415-897-2995
>


 
 
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