[Noisebridge-discuss] Buying a projector

Mike Schachter mike at mindmech.com
Mon Nov 21 20:42:54 UTC 2011

That's awesome Jeff, thanks! I'm elated to see the 2nd
projector effort come to fruition and think it will greatly
benefit the space.

Perhaps one could mount the projector onto some sort
of wheeled cart? That way it can be projected wherever
but not easily stolen. Same goes for the other projector,
which weighs like 9000 lbs.


On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 3:22 PM, Jeffrey Carl Faden
<jeffreyatw at gmail.com> wrote:
> I bought a projector off Craigslist. It's a Mitsubishi XL8U:
> - 2000 lumens
> - 1024x768 native resolution
> - VGA and S-Video input
> - speakers
> - 6 lbs
> - carrying case w/strap, power and VGA cables
> - no remote. Might want to program a universal remote to work with it.
> - unknown amount of hours on the lamp
> It's in perfect working condition, aside from a small rubber piece that the
> previous owner removed because he said one of the fans was rattling against
> it. He gave me that piece, though, so I can work toward putting it back in,
> if it's actually needed.
> I got it for only $120, so even if it does need a new lamp soon, I'd be
> happy to get one.
> I'm going to hold off on donating it until I can work out a way to keep the
> projector safe. I might suggest mounting it in one of the classrooms. I'll
> come in for the Tuesday meeting and talk more about that.
> P.S. the dude who I sold it to is a backend web developer interested in
> taking my frontend web development class, so he'll probably show up
> tomorrow!
> Jeffrey
> On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 11:34 AM, aditya bhargava <bluemangroupie at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Cool! Any old projector that will last for a while is fine by me. Looking
>> at new ones, I was thinking something like this:
>> http://www.amazon.com/ViewSonic-PJD5123-Projector-120Hz-Lumens/dp/B004UG3BQK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1321817423&sr=8-1
>> But used is fine too as long as it works. Only $60 have been collected so
>> far though, so it would be an investment on your part if you were to
>> purchase one.
>> Adit
>> On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 8:56 AM, Jeffrey Carl Faden <jeffreyatw at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> As a follow-up from this thread in September:
>>> https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2011-September/024927.html
>>> I'd love to donate enough to reach the goal for this projector. In fact,
>>> I'd be okay with going and buying one today and collecting the existing
>>> donation pool some other time... I just need to know what kind of projector
>>> you're looking for.
>>> Jeffrey
>> --
>> wefoundland.com

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