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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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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April 10, 2020
How to Tell If Projector Lamp is Dead

Projectors are an almost perfect solution for your home theater. They give you something closer to the silver-screen feel without you having to mortgage your house for what the larger Television panels cost. However, there is one issue you might run into that’s unique to projectors: reaching the end of the projector’s lamp life. To […]

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April 8, 2020
How to Improve a Projector's Image Quality

Projectors can be a little finicky when it comes to the first-time setup. When you’re trying to dial the image into your screen and your unique home theater setup, it can be confusing because of the sheer number of variables in play. However, by proceeding methodically and changing 1 thing at a time, you can […]

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