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A buying guide for home projectors

So, you have decided to buy a projector for your home and are going through various projector deals. However, did you know that there are various factors that you should consider before buying home projectors? This article gives you a brief introduction to various types of projector and the things that you should consider while buying a projector.

Multimedia projectors

If you are looking to use the projector to give presentations and lectures, multimedia projectors can be a great choice for you. This projector can be attached to portable computers and other media such as TV, HDTV, DVD players or VCRs. Then, they can be used to produce audio and video formats.

LCD projectors

LCD projectors help you to see vivid and crisp slides with stunning details. LCD projectors makes use of light with three small LCD panels, and create images that are fit for rooms and lounges which have soft lighting.

DLP projectors

DLP projectors make use of a digital chip with which they become lighter than their LCD counterparts. These devices provide crisp video, improved contrast ratio and decreased breakdown in pixels. They are perfect to be used as home theatre systems. Whether you are looking for the biggest screen possible, or whether you want to take your projector to business meets, you should be sure about using this device before purchasing.

Other things to consider

There are other things such as resolution which represent the number of pixels produced by the device. There is also brightness or light output, which is measured in accordance with ANSI Lumens and decides how you get to see the projected pictures in a well-lit room. A higher number of lumens will give larger and brighter image.You should also consider contrast ratio because projectors with better contrast ratios offer pictures with better definition. Similarly, the weight of your projector should be light so that you can move it around easily. Buying a projector While buying a projector for your home, you should also consider other special features such as zoom, which will help you to be at the centre of the screen. You may also wish to see if your projector has picture-in-picture feature, with which you can see more than one picture or video at a time. Film Mode is also another interesting option where you will get better colours and can reduce fan noise.

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