Things to Consider When Buying a Projector

Don’t look now, but projectors are invading our homes in record numbers.

They’re not like those bulky, whirring machines we used to love in class when we were kids. Now they’re sleek, modern, quiet, and easy to have at home for personal use. As consumers, we’ve become spoiled when it comes to our audio and visual equipment. First we did away with black and white. Then we went from antennae to cable, which improved the picture even further. Then came high definition on huge plasma and LCD screens. Projection is the next evolution. You get crystal clear picture quality on a screen that’s as big or bigger than your flat-screen television. It’soften cheaper to boot. Consumers now are able to enjoy movies and television at home while capturing the experience of going to a theater. Remember though, not all projectors are created equal. So, you’ve decided you’d like to revamp your entertainment equipment. What type of projector works best for you? Keep in mind, the more features a projector has, the more expensive it will most likely be.

First you need to determine the purpose for which the projector will be used. They can come in all sorts of sizes and weights. If you’ll be traveling with it to do presentations for work, you won’t want to lug a large projector in your carry-on. If that’s the case, then you’ll want one of the smaller units. Perhaps even a pocket-sized one. Same with if you want to set up an outdoor theater experience in the backyard or at the cottage. You’ll want something that’s easy to transport, even if it’s only going to the backyard. You’ll also want one that can be moved quickly if it starts to rain! If you’re looking for one that won’t move until you move, then one of the larger sizes will do just fine…

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