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  1. Projectors or TV for my dream home theater?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    To be honest, I'm leaning more on the TV as I also want the room to be a daytime entertainment area where my kids can hang out and watch their kids show. I'm well aware that the projector needs complete darkness and only suitable for movie watching which is kind of a downer for me. Also the...
  2. I seriously can’t believe how good this portable home theater is

    General Screen Discussion
    :surprise::surprise::yikes: We tell you about portable projectors all the time. People love them because they’re easy to carry around and you can connect a cell phone to instantly beam its display onto a wall, screen, or any other flat surface. But the Nebula Mars Portable Cinema is something...
  3. Epson's New Home Theater Projectors Deliver Bang for Buck

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    CE Week 2016 was a launching pad for several buzz-worthy products including four new great looking Epson home theater projectors. The new Pro Cinema 6040UB and 4040 and the Home Cinema 5040UB and 5040Ube were debuted at the New York City event, rounding-out a solid allotment of offerings from...
  4. Budget Projectors?

    Home Theater Projectors
    I'm looking for a cheap temporary projector to go in our living room. It will be hooked up to my Xbox one, and 2.1 set up. I want to stay around 300, mainly because I have roommates who want it in the living room to share and want to spend no money, so this will only be a temporary as I will be...
  5. Sony Unveils New Lineup of Home Theater Projectors

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Sony Electronics recently announced four new projectors, taking dead-aim at customers looking to upgrade their old 1080p gear with full-4K and HDR imaging. The company has a rich history of great performing projection gear, and this year’s class looks to be a continuation of what we’ve come to...
  6. Anyone heard or used taotaole projectors?

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hey all, looking for a cheap solution for a family/neighborhood outdoor movie nights. not looking for anything too fancy and hoping to stay under $150 or so. Found taotaole 800 projector on amazon for relatively cheap solution w/ somewhat decent features. Looked at craigslist and other...
  7. Sony projectors vs epson!! Which to choose?!

    Home Theater Projectors
    Looking to get into the PJ game soon! So far I can get Sony 40es for 1690$ Sony 55es for 2900$ Epson 5030ub for 2000$ All new it's for movies 2d & 3d I do have some lite coming in! I'm going to do a dedicated there in the future and want 4k when there is more content available. And cheaper...
  8. Front Projectors

    I'd love some recommendations on the best front projector at about the $15000 range. I have a 10 foot Stewart screen with 1.5 gain. We sit pretty much on axis in a fairly dark to totally dark room, an a distance of about 15 feet.
  9. BenQ Simplifies Placement Requirements with Its New HT1075 and HT1085ST Projectors

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    In the past year, Home Theater enthusiasts have been smacked silly by a never-ending parade of new Hi-Def and Ultra Hi-Def flat panels, all of which seem to grow bigger by the week. While many of these new displays have a tantalizing allure – loaded with fancy technologies and attention...
  10. Advice on any of these projectors

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi All- Woot.com has a sale on Optoma projectors? Anyone familiar with any of these and could recommend them as a good first option for my first theater? http://tech.woot.com/plus/optoma-projectors-24 thanks!
  11. Viewsonic PJD-7820HD

    Home Theater Projectors
    Ive been looking into a new projector and i came across this one http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BBM0664/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=AANSFONOCR8T3 The reviews all give it good karma especially for being a $700 3d full hd projector. 4 to 4½ stars in fact. Does anyone know if...
  12. Sony Launches Three New Projectors

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    This time of year is certainly exciting for enthusiasts looking for new gear. The 2013 Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) Expo maybe over, but we’re still sorting through new equipment arrivals unveiled during the show. Last week we scratched the surface on a few new...
  13. Keeping projectors cool

    Home Theater Projectors
    What are the best methods for keeping projectors cool. I assume fans are the most logical means of cooling? What types of switched power supplies are people using.
  14. need some advise....new to projectors

    Home Theater Projectors
    Ok, I need some help picking a projector. I've never own a projector before and really know nothing about them. I've been doing a bunch of reading so that I can at least understand some of the terminology and capabilities. I'm setting up an entirely new home theater so I'm starting with...
  15. Projectors good for watching sports?

    Home Theater Projectors
    First I should tell you that I know nothing about projectors and screens, so please be patient with the remedial questions. I'm helping a friend with his basement home theater. There is no drywall yet, so cable runs are no problem at this point. My neighbor will predominantly use his home...
  16. Sony Qualia 004 vs new 1080p projectors

    Home Theater Projectors
    My Sony Qualia will need its lamp replaced soon. I have been trying to decide on whether I want to spend $800 on a new lamp or purchase a new projector for under $3k. I know that most current projectors in that price range will likely have better black levels and contrast ratio, but how would a...
  17. Projectors

    Home Theater Projectors
    Will be selling my HD20 and was wondering which of these projectors would be a better choice AE2000-3000 or Mitsubishi HC4000.. Will be controlled lighting
  18. BenQ’s New W1070 and W1080ST Projectors Reshape Home Entertainment

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Company’s Full HD 1080p 3D Projectors Offer Consumers Brilliant Balance of Value and Performance LAS VEGAS — 2013 International CES — Jan. 7, 2013 — BenQ America Corp. today strengthened its leadership position in the home entertainment space with the introduction of its price-defying W1070...
  19. Top Ten Projectors 2013 - what to buy?

    Home Theater Projectors
    This list looks like same list from last year. The Epson Power 8100 looks interesting - but so many bad reviews. Most of the reviews were posted 2 years ago - does anyone know if they fixed the problems? home-theater-projectors-review.toptenreviews.com And/or this also looks interesting...
  20. BenQ unveils two 1080p 3D projectors at CES

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    BenQ's New W1070 and W1080ST Projectors Reshape Home Entertainment Company's Full HD 1080p 3D Projectors Offer Consumers Brilliant Balance of Value and Performance LAS VEGAS - 2013 International CES - Jan. 7, 2013 - BenQ America Corp. today strengthened its leadership position in the home...