February 25, 2019
The 8 Best Portable Home Theater Projectors Under $300

Did you watch the Super Bowl this year? I did and if you are like me, you probably watched the game with friends and family. For the past couple of years, I have been working on creating an amazing home theater that would accommodate events such as this. As such, I have found the use […]

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February 13, 2019
Projector vs TV: Which is Better for You?

The last time I was walking by the wall of TVs at the back of the local Best Buy, I noticed something interesting about the prices. There seems to be a break between the low and the high points, big break. 42”, even 55” panels that used to go for the better part of a […]

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February 12, 2019
Projector Specs Explained - Ultimate Projector Buyer's Guide!

Like many Americans, my family and I spend a lot of time in our family room. Watching movies together, laughing through sitcoms, and spending time binge watching Netflix means the majority of our home life is spent in front of the television. Because of this, I started researching various home theater options to boost our […]

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January 29, 2019
How to Adjust the Image on a Projector (Step by Step)

A lot of the magic of home theatres is tied up in things that you don’t get to see a lot of the time. Sure, there are the high-end systems that have a certain visual wow-factor. But at the price range most normal people are willing to spend on their home entertainment system, the biggest […]

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August 31, 2018
Projector Screen vs Wall - Using a Projector Without a Screen

Many people may wonder, can you use a projector without a screen? Is a projector screen necessary? Does the projector screen really make a difference? I spent some time researching this topic and believe I have some easy answers for you. Can you use a projector without a screen? The simple answer is yes! But using […]

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August 27, 2018
What is a Projector Hush Box?

A projector hush box is an enclosure used to "hush" or dampen the noise produced by the internal fans of a projector. Some projectors can produce a considerate amount of noise, depending on the components used. You would typically use a hush box in a setting where sound disturbances can negatively affect the viewing experience. A hush […]

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August 8, 2018
What is a Short Throw Projector? Throw Ratio Explained!

A short throw projector is a usually set or mounted very close to the screen (generally between 3 and 8 feet). A short throw projector has a throw ratio between 0.4 and 1. The throw ratio is calculated using the distance from the projector to screen divided by the maximum projected width of the image. They used to […]

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August 5, 2018
Can a Projector be used in a Living Room?

A common misconception is that you cannot have a projector in a living room, but times have changed and it is perfectly acceptable now! There are small form factor projectors that can provide plenty of light for an open style living room. In this article, we will go over a few reasons why it is totally awesome to use a projector […]

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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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