Projector News and Industry Commentary

Bulletins about upcoming product reviews and releases, tradeshows, new technology and advanced product features as well as our thoughts and observations on all things related to projectors.

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A Whole New Concept in Projector Design

We are still working on the review of the Studio Experience Premier 50HD. I was hoping to get it up by today, but it's not quite complete. It will be up after the holiday weekend.more

HT Questions and Answers

The recently updated article on aspect ratio formats, Your Biggest Decision: 4:3 or 16:9? prompted quite a bit of email. One of the most frequent questions was related to resolution--don't 16:9 projectors deliver higher resolution for HDTV and widescreen movies than 4:3 projectors? Click here for the answer; it may surprise you.

Another question we get frequently--what is the ideal screen size and viewing distance? I just recently posted some thoughts on this issue that I hope will be helpful if you are planning your new home theater.more

Format Decisions

NEC has just announced performance upgrades to the LT240 and LT260. The new editions are dubbed the LT240K and LT260K respectively. The LT240K in particular will be of keen interest to home theater buyers budgeting in the mid-$2,000 range. Our review of the LT240K has just been posted.more

4:3 or 16:9 Theater?

We get a lot of email asking which is the best projector, A or B? Quite often one of them is native 4:3 and the other is 16:9. There is no way to answer the question "Which is best?" until the buyer decides if he or she wants to set up a 4:3 or 16:9 theater.more
Topics: NEC, NEC VT46, Optoma H76

News on the Epson TW100

The review of the new InFocus Screenplay 5700 has been posted. This is a terrific new offering from InFocus, and worthy of your close scrutiny if you are budgeting up to $5,000 for a projector.

We have no word yet on when we will get a replacement of the Optoma H76 that was damaged in shipment. I will let you know on this page when we have information on this. We still plan to review it as soon as possible...I just don't know when that is at the moment.more