Having a screen bigger than you

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“If I were rich I would build theater in my living room…”

An other financially accessible field is video projecting.

Nowadays you can find really qualitative ones for under 800$ and have a real theater at home.

Here is our 2018 selection.

The “Cheap but qualitative” video projector :

Optoma HD142X 1080p 3000 Lumens 3D DLP Home Theater Projector

  • FULL HD (1920×1080)
  • 3D
  • 3,000 lumens
  • Lamp cycle 5,000 hrs
  • 548$

With 714 customers reviews at 4.3/5 you can’t go wrong with the Optoma and at only 548$ it’s a really cost effective video projector that will allow you watching movies or sport on a 150″ screen with a decent image quality.

The “Best bang for your buck” Full HD 1080p video projector :

BenQ HT2050A 

  • FULL HD (1920×1080)
  • 3D
  • 2,200 lumens
  • Lamp cycle 5,000 hrs
  • 749$

Simply the best image quality you can get in this price range. At a throw distance of 15′ you will have a 160″ diagonal range of pure image quality. The only downside is the brightness with only 2,200 lumens you’ll need a dark room to get the best results.

The “Best bang for your buck” 4k video projector :

Optoma UHD60 4K Ultra High Definition Home Theater Projector

  • 4K (3840 x 2160)
  • HDR compatible
  • Zoom and vertical lens shift
  • 3,000 lumens
  • Diagonal range : 180″
  • Lamp cycle 4,000hrs
  • 1799$

This video projector is the best value for money you can find at the moment if you’re looking for a 4K projector. Superb Image with really good contrasts.

The “I want to compete with my local theater” video projector :

Sony VPLVW885ES 4K HDR Laser Home Theater Video Projector (2017 model)

  • Full 4K (4096 x 2160)
  • HDR
  • BT.2020
  • 2,000 lumens
  • Plenty of lens shift
  • Lamp cycle 20,000 hrs

Here is one of the best video projector money can buy for a top of  the line home theater. And the best part is that the retail price is just under 25,000$!


See? You definitely don’t need to be rich to enjoy your movies.

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