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Video To Download: The Fascination Of A 6-Foot Display

Build Your Own XGA Projector II: Suitable TFT Monitors
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The video's main purpose is to give an idea of the fun and fascination involved in building your own devices.

Like previous videos, we have attempted to achieve optimal picture quality at a comparatively low data rate. For the first time, the video uses the brand-new Divx-5.2.1-Pro codec. The older videos can be downloaded here . In addition, the file is zipped, leading to a download size just over 19 MB. At a play length of 3 minutes and 36 seconds, including stereo sound, the average data rate is 5.3 MB/min or 89 kB/s.

The new video in Divx format can be downloaded here:

Technical data: THG video Homemade Projector
Video resolution 540 x 432 @ 25 fps
Aspect ratio 4:3
Color intensity 16-bit
Audio signal Stereo, 16-bit, 48 KHz
Audio data rate 96 kBit/s (12 kByte/s)
Video data rate 650 kBit/s (81 kByte/s)
Total data rate 746 kBit/s (93 kByte/s)
Video compression MPEG-4 DivX, 5.2.1 Pro codec,
2-pass, bidirectional encoding
Audio compression MPEG-1 Layer 3 (MP3)
Color space YUV
Duration 3:36 minutes
File size 18 MB

The new THG video: duration 3:36 minutes at a resolution of 540 x 432 pixels with stereo sound.

The latest Divx codec Version 5.2.1 can be downloaded free from Divx .

Conclusion: Tips For Suitable 15" TFTs

This update includes a short list of suitable TFT monitors whose panels can be removed with a bit of care.

Regardless of the method you choose, there is one universal truth: you're sure to have loads of fun and learn a thing or two when building your own powerful projector.

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    Sokar Nox , May 6, 2008 6:11 PM
    I can't find any of the monitors listed, I tryed Cragislist and Ebay. I tryed to use a dell 15 inch and the cable went accross the screen.. Any suggestions? E-Mail SokarNox@gmail.com

    Thanks!