A home theater projector is an optical gadget that throws the image onto a wide screen or wall area using a bulb or laser. This is for individuals who are willing to invest the time and money to replicate the dark viewing experience of a commercial movie theater in their home.
Home Theater FAQs
1. What is a home theater projector?
2. How bright should my home theater projector be?
Projector brightness is measured in lumens. We recommend the following lumen outputs: Dedicated home theaters need 1000 lumens or brighter. Rooms with some ambient light should have at least 1500 lumens. Spaces with high ambient light need about 3000 lumens.
3. What is the best lumens for a home theater projector?
For home theaters, screen sizes that measure between 92 inches and 119 inches, rooms that include little to no ambient light, lumens could be as low as 1300. For rooms that have some ambient light, however, screens that measure between 90 inches and 119 inches would do best with lumens that range between 1500 and 3500 based on the level of light seeping into the area. If there is a lot of ambient light, you should start with a minimum of 4000 lumens regardless of screen size.
4. How to choose the right projector for your home theater?
We recommends the following steps before choosing your home theater projector. 1, decide what you’ll use the projector for; 2, measure your space; 3, pick your resolution; 4, plan for the sound; 5, make your feature checklist: ANSI lumens, throw ratio, lag time, keystone adjustments etc.
5. What kind of projector should you get for home theater?
Projector with 1080p resolution is now fairly standard for home theater projectors. This will give you a relatively clear HD image. Other features for most home theater projector are: 1080p/24 and HDMI compatible,optimize contrast and black level, comprehensive color and gamma calibration controls;on-board audio;extensive connectivity and more.
6. What color of screen works best for a home theater projector?
Grey screens tend to create a higher color-contrast. They are best used in rooms with some ambient light as it reduces reflections. However, white-colored screens are best in rooms that are completely dark – such as a home theater with no windows.