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Topic: Projector parameters in classrooms
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I am a young who has just graduated from university, I found a job in a large educational center, I am in charge of the projectors in the classrooms, I have zero experience in terms of projectors but I really want to learn, I would like to know what parameters I must take into account in order to guarantee good projection quality in the classrooms
I would also like to know how I can manage and plan the maintenance of the projectors
[Edited by carlozsulca on Jul 24, 2023 at 12:48 PM]
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It all depends on the usage in the classrooms. Some may be interactive models, and some may be used just for lecturers/presentations.

As a golden rule, you want to know the aspect ratio of the screen you're working with, the size of the screen in diagonal. Use width/height as well to determine the square footage.

In a normally lit room, you want no less than 80 advertised lumens per square foot of screen space.

You want a short throw or more likely an ultra short throw (UST) projector when interactive white boards will be in use.

I would always pick LCD over DLP in mixed use environments when possible. Epson is also one of those brands I consider a default.
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