April 9, 2021
Can You Watch Netflix On A Projector?

Your projector produces amazing onscreen images. Colors are vibrant and details are crisp and clear. It also comes with plenty of ports so you can easily connect all of your external devices. Best of all, the input lag on the projector is low enough for your games. However, as great as these features are, many […]

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April 3, 2021
Do Projectors Need To Warm Up? What You Need To Know

You're ready to start watching movies and playing games on your projector. With the promise of bright, immersive 100” images it’s understandable that you want to turn the projector on and use it immediately. However, you might have to wait a few seconds for the component to warm up, or do you? Projectors do need […]

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March 9, 2021
How Long Can You Leave A Projector On For?

When you have time off from a hectic week, nothing is better than binge-watching movies and shows for hours using a projector. Playing games with 100” images is also a great way to spend your time off. While you hate to turn the projector off in the middle of a movie, or before you've finished […]

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March 9, 2021
8 Methods For Keeping A Projector Cool

Sometimes you want to sit back, relax, and binge watch movies or shows for hours with your projector. The only problem is that the projector gets hot even when the fan is on. You don’t want to overheat your projector, but you also want to keep using it. Thankfully, there are a number of ways […]

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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, including whether TVs or projectors are better (my thoughts on this, in case you're wondering). One such question […]

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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 placing 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 gaming experience quite like moving to the big screen, in fact, it's one of the main advantages of using a projector which I explored in my pros and cons article. The level of immersion for video games is already higher than just watching a video, because you're doing something active. Using […]

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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 (more on the kind of enclosures you need in our guide), 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 […]

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