[Baypiggies] OSCON: projection equipment
jim at well.com
Sun Jul 19 02:24:27 CEST 2009
i've asked someone to borrow theirs. have not
heard from them yet.
On Sat, 2009-07-18 at 17:18 -0700, Alex Martelli wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 12:57 PM, Sandrine
> Ribeau<sandrine.ribeau at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > According to Vee McMillen (one of the conference operations managers), there
> > will not be Audio/Video equipment unless we order it from Good Company
> > Communicationsas indicated on their website
> > (http://en.oreilly.com/oscon2009/public/cfp/68).
> > It is very expensive...
> Expensive indeed -- they want 450 or 675 PER DAY for a projector, when
> cheap projectors can be BOUGHT OUTRIGHT
> for 350-400 (VGA, small and portable) or 500 (800x600 or better, high
> Unfortunately this is very short notice to try to sync up with other
> grassroot local groups and try to split the costs and ownership of
> such a purchase, then collecting the funds &c, but we should
> immediately start asking local friends and acquaintances (esp. ones
> who are freelance and do presentations, or organize a grassroot local
> group on whatever subject) to see if there's any chance for us to
> borrow a projector -- VGA would do and we may not need high luminance
> (as long as the room of the BOF / presentation lets us dim lights
> down, and I'd imagine it would).
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