September 21, 2020
Projectors vs Mini Projectors: Everything You Need to Know

There are many projector models that serve different functions. Choosing the right one can be a daunting task due to confusing marketing and similar product-types and titles. Many users have questions about the differences between important devices. One such question revolves around the differences between projectors and mini-projectors. The primary difference between projectors and mini […]

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September 21, 2020
Can You Use a Projector at an Angle?

Sometimes there are ceiling fans, lighting fixtures, or other ceiling features that prevent plancing your projector on the centerline of the screen. This isn't automatically a dealbreaker, though installing a projector off-center of the screen, at an angle, does have some complications. Can a projector be used at an angle? If the projector is angled […]

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September 7, 2020
Gaming On A Projector – Everything You Need To Know

Nothing can up your game experience quite like moving to the big screen. The level of immersion for video games is already higher than just watching a video, because you're doing something active. Using a big screen really ups the experience even further, but there are a few details you have to get right to […]

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August 19, 2020
Can You Play 3D Movies on a Normal Projector?

Does your projector have 3D capabilities? If it doesn’t, it will probably not be able to play 3D movies without adding a few things. Even then, it might be a tall order. You cannot play 3D movies using a normal projector, because standard projectors do not have the hardware to pick manage 3D signals. This […]

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August 18, 2020
How to Connect a Roku Stick to a Projector

Using a Roku Stick with a projector is a great alternative to getting a Roku smart TV. With the Roku Streaming Stick+, you can get 4K picture, making Roku a great option to pair with a projector. You can connect a Roku Stick directly to a projector, but to get the sound to a soundbar […]

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July 11, 2020
Using a Projector Outside - Everything You Need to Know

Have you ever wanted to bring the feel of the drive-ins to your backyard? With an outdoor theater setup, you can watch movies under the stars with some of your favorite candy and a soda, at a quarter of the price, in the comfort of your own backyard with a projector. But what are the […]

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June 17, 2020
Using a Projector Outside During the Day

When the weather is warm, everything shifts outside, even entertainment. Whether you want to have a movie with the kids or you're planning a moonlit date night, a projector is a great way to bring the big screen outside. But what if you want to use it outside during the day? To use a projector […]

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May 30, 2020
How to Connect a Soundbar to a Projector

If you have a soundbar and a projector, you may be wondering if you can connect them together. And even if you can, there's another discussion to be had around whether or not you should. Connecting a soundbar to a projector is usually possible, as long as your devices have compatible ports. However, some limitations […]

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May 7, 2020
Why Are Some Projectors So Loud?

Noise is hands down the biggest problem projector owners have with their equipment. Whether you’re watching a movie or giving a presentation, a noisy projector is an unwelcome disruption. Luckily a projector that's too loud is something that can be remedied with some quick and easy fixes. Projector noise is typically caused by the cooling […]

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April 24, 2020
How to Run Power to a Ceiling Mounted Projector

One thing that can instantly make a projector setup look amateur is a dangling power cable. Even when the cable has been managed to follow along with the lines of the wall and corners, there’s no getting around the fact that it’s ugly, and that no matter what you’re going to have a lot of […]

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