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    Red face Help for visual method

    Hello to all...,
    I'm a new membre in this fantastic forum and I will thankyou if somebody gives me a suggestion about the visual method for the little cockpit I intend to build.

    It will be a GA cocpkit, type C172 or similar. For the moment I think I will use "software gauges"... may be in the future I'll get real instruments.

    Which type of visual do you suggest?

    I was thinking about a projector (Benq mp620c) for the front visual...(on a wall)
    or is better to use multimonitor over a lan with Wideview?...

    Thanks to all....!

    Bye

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    It really depends on how big of an area of view you want. Lot's of Flat Screen Panels can become expensive. Where as a single projector, wide view, for $1000 (USD) or less has it's potential.

    You'll find lot's of opinions on this subject

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    Providing you buy the right projector, I think for a sim with enough room around it to make it work, it is the way to go. If I had the room I would be using a projector and the 42" Plasma screens.
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    I use rear projection which gives a great 2.2m wide view and the result is very big and highly immersive. (See my signature pic). You need your sim in a long room to do this though, my sim is in my music room which is 5.5m long. I sometimes use the other end of my sim room as a home theatre using the same screen, and the simulator's 400 watt sound system. Eventually I will add two more projectors for side views. If you select projection make sure you buy one with short throw for the biggest picture.

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    Thanks to all

    Thank to all the person that suggested about the visual method!..

    I have small room for my future cockpit, so I think i'll use just 1 front-projector, also if the result will not be as yours...

    bye

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