October 26, 2019
Projector Throw Ratio - Projector Distance From the Screen Calculator

Click or tap to go straight to the calculator. Buying a projector may seem overly complicated when compared to walking in and purchasing a television. However, projectors have several benefits that make them ideal when it comes to your home theater. However, understanding what specifications are important to you, as well as deciphering what they […]

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October 19, 2019
Projector Do’s and Don’ts - Don't Make These Simple Mistakes

As devices become more affordable, plenty of people find themselves considering investing in a home theater or home entertainment setup. For many, this includes the use of a projector. Especially since these devices have become more affordable than the high-end televisions that offer the same view-ability. Before investing in a projector, there are some major […]

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October 18, 2019
What are 3D Projectors? Everything You Need to Know!

3D technology has been around for decades now. Before, it was limited to the big screen. Today, however, you can enjoy the 3D experience right from your couch. If you are like me, you want to lose yourself in your entertainment. When it comes to 3D technology, though, I initially struggled to understand exactly what […]

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October 17, 2019
Does a Projector’s Zoom Effect its Image Quality?

Unfortunately, the technology in play here makes this a tricky question to answer. There are different types of zoom, and they affect image quality in different ways. While projector zoom won’t affect image quality in the case of Optical Zoom, which changes the image size by manipulating light, Digital Zoom can degrade image quality and […]

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October 6, 2019
What is a Pico Projector? Everything You Need To Know!

A strange thing happened in the world of projectors. About half a decade ago, nobody had heard of Pico Projectors, but now they’re one of the most popular categories of projector hardware. But what are they, and how are they different from “normal” projectors? Pico Projectors are small, portable, battery-operated projectors that are designed to […]

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October 5, 2019
Short Throw vs Long Throw Projectors: The Key Differences

Short throw or long throw, buying a projector for your home theater system can be among the most confusing decisions you have to make. Choosing between brightness, zoom range, contrast ratio, resolution, and other specs makes deciding on a projector very difficult. One of the most important decisions you will make when shopping for a […]

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October 2, 2019
Home Theater Projectors vs Business Projectors

Projectors come in all shapes and sizes, so when you first start shopping around for one, things can get very confusing very quickly. Before you select anything, though, you should know that there are two main classes of projectors: home theater projectors, and business projectors. Home theater projectors are designed for streaming media like movies […]

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September 10, 2019
Best 6 Gaming Projectors of 2019

I do not just use my home theater to watch movies, binge on Netflix, or catch the local news. I also love to kick back and enjoy playing a game or two every now and then. Whether teaming up with friends to play a few rounds of Call of Duty, watching the kids play Fortnite, […]

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September 6, 2019
The 11 Best Projector Mounts on the Market

When it comes to projector mounting, there’s a lot that can go wrong. The projector location ultimately sets the image quality that you can get to your screen, and so you shouldn’t be going for just the cheapest option, or whatever comes up first on the search page.  Because the ideal projector location relative to […]

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September 5, 2019
The Different Types of Projector Mounts

Deciding to go with a projector for a supersized home theater experience is an exciting decision, but it does come with some complications. First and foremost, you have to mount the projector somewhere, and a quick search reveals numerous options. There are a few things to consider before selecting a mount, the most important of […]

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