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Are you in the market for a HD Projector? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this article we will take a look at three High Definition projectors that can be found on Amazon.com. First, you need to think long and hard about what it is exactly you are looking for in a HD projector. The only high definition projectors we found were all produced by Optoma.
First, you need to ask yourself the following questions: What do you want the projector for? Is it for a Home Theater? Do you want to play your games on it? Do you want it for work to project your PowerPoint Presentations? How much are you willing to pay?
Optoma HD20 High Definition 1080p DLP Home Theater Projector (Grey): $829.00
The Optoma High Definition Projector offers 1080p resolution with 1.2 times manual zoom and focus, 1700 Lumens brightness and a lamp life of approximately 4000 hours in standard mode or 3000 hours in STD or Bright mode. The color wheel has 4 times the speed and uses up to six separate colors and the screen size can range from 37.6 inches to 301.1 inches with 116% offset in both normal and widescreen options. The contrast ratio is 4000 to 1 (On/Off) and the ANSI Contrast is 500 to 1.There are two HDMI connections as well as a VGA-in, Component Video, and Composite Vodep amd +12V trigger. This projector is compatible with most computer formats including UXGA, WXGA, SXGA+, SXGA, XGA, SVGA, VGA resized, and VESA and video formats including HDTV, EDTV, SDTV, NTSC, PAL and SECAM. You get the projector, AC Power cord, composite video cable, remote control with batteries, lens cap, user’s manual, quick start card and warranty card. 201 people reviewed this product and awarded it with an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars with 136 five-star ratings. We recommend this projector for work, presentations, home theater and gaming. The major disadvantage is that black levels are not very deep, although they get better with time.
Optoma TH1060P High Definition 1080P DLP projector: $1499.00
The Optoma HD projector has Brilliant Color Technology, 4500 ANSI Lumens and 2500:1 contrast ratio (full on/full off) for bright images, high contrast and wonderful colors. Features include an infrared remote with USB mouse function as well as a laser pointer for presentations, Crestron RoomView, RJ45 connection control and closed captioning. The lamp life on standard mode is 3,000 hours and 2,000 hours on bright mode. Only four people have reviewed this product on the Amazon site and awarded it 4.8 out of 5 stars with three awarding five-stars and one awarding four stars. The major advantage we found is that it is bright enough to be used in a room with lots of ambient light.
Optoma EH1020, 1080P, 3000 lumen, High Definition, DLP Portable Projector: $849.00
This Optoma HD projector operates at 3000 ANSI lumens, comes with 8-watt speakers and weighs 10.7 pounds. The lamp life is 4,000 hours on standard mode and 3,000 hours in Bright Mode. It is also equipped with BrilliantColor Technology and the contrast ratio is 2200:1 on full on/full off. The projector has a rapid power on and shutdown. Password protection and control panel lock provides extra security. This machine will project from 1.5 to 10 meters or 4.92 to 32.8 feet. Out of the four reviews, three people awarded five stars and one awarded three stars with an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars. We recommend this projector for work or office use but this is not the best option for a home theater.
We hope that this article has helped you to make your decision on which HD Projector to purchase.