How to choose the best video projectors


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When it comes to multimedia presentations, you cannot do without a good projector. This gadget can be used in variety of areas, such as homes, offices, colleges, and schools. However, when it comes to buying a digital projector, not many people are aware how to choose the best one.

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How to choose the best video projectors

  1. 1. How to Choose The Best VideoProjectors
  2. 2. When it comes to multimediapresentations, you cannot do without agood projector. This gadget can be usedin variety of areas, such as homes,offices, colleges, and schools.However, when it comes to buying adigital projector, not many people areaware how to choose the best one.
  3. 3. When you are interested in getting thebest out of your machine, its importantto choose the right projector.Before actually going to the market tobuy the projector, its very important toconsider the primary purpose for whichyou want to use it. With so manyoptions, you can buy the best machinewith some research.
  4. 4. A digital projector is the best tool forpresentations and can be used at variousplaces. You can make your presentationlot more interesting by using this device.Courtrooms, auditoriums, courtroomsand churches are some of the placeswhere this projector can be based.Another important thing to consider iswhether you are interested in stationaryunit or a portable unit.
  5. 5. The purpose of buying a projector ( is the nextthing to be considered when making aproper choice. Displaying projectspreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations,project movies and using it as interactivewhiteboard are few things that can bedone with it.Once you have answers to thesequestions, you should start looking forfeatures in the best video projectorsdepending upon your needs.
  6. 6. TechnologyMany technologies are available in thebest video projectors. However, two maintypes that are preferred by users are DLP& LCD. DLP (digital light processing) usestiny mirrors for reflecting light onto thescreen. These projectors offer betterimage, but cost more. They are best forcompanies and commercialestablishments. For homes users, LCDprojectors are best as they are availableat a much lower price.
  7. 7. BrightnessMostly, projectors are rated on the basisof lumens (a measure of brightness). Aprojector will be more brighter if it hasmore lumens. Aside from bring vibrantimages, they are conveniently projectedover longer distances with projectorshaving high lumens.
  8. 8. Some models can easily display vividimages even with their light on. 2000lumens is best for home use.You can choose between 3000-4000 forpresentations and jobs that requirebright image in less darkened room.
  9. 9. LampsYou should also check the type of lampused in the projectors. Also, check thereplacement price and life expectancy ofthe lamps. There is no use of buying alow priced projector only to find that itslamp replacement would cost you $300.Many new lamp models can easily workfor 10,000 or more hours.
  10. 10. XGA or SVGAThese are two levels of projectorsavailable on the market. A compared tothe SVGA projectors, XGA projectorspresent much higher resolution anddetails. SVGA projectors are best forpresenting PowerPoint slides and textpresentations. XGA projectors are bestfor presenting interactive websites, ExcelSpreadsheets, and PowerPointpresentations with large number ofpictures.
  11. 11. Another important thing you shouldconsider is the size of projector. Youshould determine whether a portable or astationary digital projector is best foryour needs. Portable projectors now havethe same size as laptops and weigharound four pounds. You should checkwhether media that you want to use withthis projector can be easily connectedwith it.