[AG-TECH] PIG Specifications

Ti Leggett leggett at mcs.anl.gov
Thu Apr 17 10:29:02 CDT 2003

We're currently using the Hitachi CMP5000 which is essentially the
Pioneer with a different case on it.

On Wed, 2003-04-16 at 22:57, Jay Beavers wrote:
> We have the need of a plasma screen for a "back wall display" in one of
> our nodes.  Does anyone have a recommended brand & model?
> We only need it to display a single site's video, so it doesn't have to
> have high resolution, but it needs to be large enough to allow
> reasonable viewing from about 20' away (image stretched to maximum 4x3
> size) and bright enough to be seen in a room in which lighting is high
> to support good image capture of the entire audience.
> Would you recommend a different model if I wanted to display 2 or 3
> 640x480 native resolution streams?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov [mailto:owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov] On
> Behalf Of Jonas Talandis
> Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 2:53 PM
> To: Frank Sweetser; Maat, Steve
> Cc: AG-Tech (E-mail)
> I embrace the use of plasma screens. We have used them in several nodes,
> the image quality is superb and you have the option of adding an 
> interactive whiteboard, without the noise and overhead mounting of 
> projectors. If the aspect ratio bothers you can use the 4:3 mode or spec
> a 
> smaller display. The limiting factor is the image size needs to be 
> appropriate to the size of the room. The viewers need to be within 8-10
> feet.
> At 03:43 PM 4/16/2003, Frank Sweetser wrote:
> >On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 04:33:09PM -0400, Maat, Steve wrote:
> > > Is a Plasma screen appropriate or would a projector be better?
> >
> >Personally I'd try and avoid plasma screen, unless you can convince
> your
> >video display to do the right aspect ratio.  Standard video resolutions
> on a
> >16:9 ratio plasma end up looking way too stretched out.
> >
> >--
> >Frank Sweetser fs at wpi.edu
> >WPI Network Engineer

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