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Big Screen Gaming - The Way Its Really Meant to be Played - Conclusion

In our latest article we take a look at gaming with the Infocus ScreenPlay 4800 DLP projector. Hooked into a PC via VGA connection we document Big Screen Gaming - The Way Its Really Meant to be Played - using NFS: Underground, Battlefield Vietnam and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.

By: | Editorials in Video Cards | Posted: May 4, 2004 4:00 am



Do we really have to say anything else? The images really do speak for themselves. Sure, this might not be the best method of display for you but if you have the money and the wall space, it's something worth looking into. A total weight of 3KG brings you a complete visual setup so you're not only going to be able to play computer games but also watch TV, movies, surf the Internet and more.


Infocus has done an excellent job with this VGA based unit. The new X2 has been released with a DVI port. Since DLP is a digital technology and a normal DB15 port is only analogue it would make sense that the image would become even sharper then before. With digital there is more chance that you would get better use out of optimizations like Full Scene Anti Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering.


You are limited to a maximum resolution of 1024 X 768 and this is going to be quite a big con for a lot of people. Luckily, Infocus do make projectors that output images as high as 1280 X 1024 but the price jump is quite hefty. We had no problems running at 1024 X 768 in general. One advantage is that if you're gaming with this unit you don't have to have a state of the art system because a lot of the older cards will run 1024 X 768 with some form of AA and AF without much of a performance hit.


That's gaming the way it's really meant to be played. Check back in the future as we intend to cover more on this topic.




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