July 12, 2021
Can You Ceiling Mount an Ultra Short Throw Projector?

Ultra short throw projectors (UST) are the perfect tool when space is a factor for proper projection. They also help mitigate the amount of light that might strain a presenter's eyes, making them perfect for applications like schools and universities. But they often need proper placement for operation. So can you mount them on a […]

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July 6, 2021
What's the Lifespan of a Projector? How Long Do They Last?

Modern projectors can put high-quality images on almost any surface. These devices are great for home theatre environments, outdoor movie nights, or office settings. One common question that surrounds projectors is how long they last. Much like other electronics, there is a lifespan to these devices. Projectors are built to last a long time, however, […]

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July 5, 2021
3 Best Projectors to Use During the Day

Projectors can be tricky to get right, and especially when it comes to brightness and daytime use projectors can really start to show their weaknesses. Bright light can lead to washed-out/dim projector images, but you can get projectors that work well during the day, indoors and out. For good projector performance in daylight (either fully […]

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July 5, 2021
Is Projector Light Harmful To Your Eyes?

Projectors make for great viewing screens for large groups for a couple of reasons. They take movie nights from good to great and are a staple in board rooms across the globe. However, with all this talk about eye damage from screens, should you worry about your projector image damaging your eyes? Projector light can […]

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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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Hi! I’m Jonah. I grew up addicted to different electronics. I began working for an Audio/Video installation company years ago and realized my passion for Home Theaters! The Home Theater DIY is a place for me to share my different findings and experiences about home theaters and home electronics. For more information, check out my about me page!

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