Upgrading Projectors – Part 2

In a previous posting we looked at updating/upgrading and replacing projectors supplied with the earliest Promethean interactive whiteboard systems which schools would have purchased between 2005 and 2009. These projectors in general were Sanyo units such as Sanyo PLC-XU70 (Long Throw) and Sanyo PLC-XE40/45 (Orange Short Throw).  RA Technology have a useful page to help with identifying your Promethean Mounting System at http://www.ratechnology.co.uk/media/RA%20Promethean%20+2%20Flyer.pdf In this second series we will look at…

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Is it better to just get a projector and slate rather than a full IWB?

Schools never have big budgets so they’re always looking for value for money. Interactive Whiteboards can cost around €3,000 or so. A projector and a tablet PC can cost about €1,200. A projector with a slate can cost as little as €600. So, is it better to buy 5 of the latter option for the same price as one IWB? Wouldn’t it be good to get two tablet PCs and…

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