Saturday, 1 October 2011

Important Tips to Remember When Buying a Projector


In the last few years, projectors have become more popular as these devices now operate not only in boardroom and conference rooms but also within the education sector and at home. Consumers are now looking to change their home entertainment system into full-sized theatres that is like having your own cinema at home. Technology has played a crucial role in the development of projectors as now you can get devices that support both HD and 3D.
The technological advancements in projectors have resulted in more consumers and businesses acquiring a projector. You may find it is easy to purchase a projector but there a certain factors you need to consider beforehand, as you do not want to buy a projector that you cannot use or does not meet your requirements. Factors to consider are the price, functionality and replacement bulbs. In the market today, there are various models of projectors from different manufacturers such as Optoma, Epson, Acer, Samsung and Sanyo to name but a few.
The first factor you need to be aware of is what the purpose of the projector will be i.e. what you would the projector to do for you. Projectors are brought for a number of different reasons such as for classroom use, laptop, boardroom and conference presentations and home theatre use.
If you are a person that travels from one place to another to present presentations, then the ideal projectors for you will need to be lightweight and portable. For the home user, it is best to buy a DLP projector that supports HD and 3D as this will enable you to watch the latest movies in crystal-clear clarity. If you are planning to use the projector outside or with a dusty environment, then you need to do further research in obtaining cheap bulbs for the projector. Projectors used in these kinds of environments will have a shorter bulb life because of the dust and bugs that get attracted to the light of the projector. Remember the following five tips when choosing your projector:
1. Decide what the projector will be used for and where it will be used i.e. boardroom, classroom or at home.
2. If you are going to be presenting your presentations in different places, then a lightweight and portable is the best option to buy.
3. Evaluate the technical details of the projector against your requirements e.g. contrast ratio and lumens output.
4. Find out the cost of a replacements bulbs
5. Visit online forums and review sites in order to get a better understanding of the projector and to compare prices.
Projector Planet stocks a wide range of projectors that are suitable for a variety of settings such as the classroom, boardroom and at home. It is internet only retailer, which helps keep prices low. Box Limited runs this website, having been formed over fifteen years.

 

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