Best Quality image for projector

    May 08 2006 | 1:34 pm
    Im currently looking into getting the hightest quality image/acceptable performance when using Jitter with a projector.
    The two projectors i will be using are:
    The Native Resolution of the projector is listed as: 800x600 The Maximum Resolution of the projector is listed as: 1600x1200
    My question is will there be a noticable differance in image quality between 800x600 and 1600x1200 as i suspect their will be a massive differance between the load on my computers. Also what does Native mean?
    Basically i can make the animations whatever resolution/size I choose but there is little point if a large resolution/size is just gonna put a larger strain on my computers for no noticable image quality gain.
    Thanks in advance

    • May 08 2006 | 1:49 pm
      'native' means the one to one ACTUAL pixel resolution of the imaging chips in the projector.
      if you send any other resolution to the projector, it uses an internal digital scalar to squeeze or expand the image into it's native size. generally - well almost always, this degrades the image quality and should be avoided whenever possible.
      this is also referred to in the biz as a projector's "sweet spot"
      so go with 800x600 ... it is still higher resolution than ntsc/pal ;)
    • May 08 2006 | 2:50 pm
      thanks very much
      800by600 it is.