No high-end or dedicated home theater is complete without a video projector. Video projectors are the only way to truly re-create that big-screen experience you get when going to the movies.
There are many different types of front projectors, ranging in price from well under $1,000 to well over six figures. Which one is right for you?
It begins with answering some basic questions about usage scenarios: Do you need a true home theater projector that can reproduce a really deep black level for a dedicated theater room? Or perhaps you need a brighter, more portable home entertainment projector for a living room or den? What's the difference between LCD, DLP, and LCoS projection technologies? Is 4K the way to go?
Get the answers through the resource links below, and check out the latest projector reviews in our archive
Here are explanations for some terms you might see in a projector review
• 4K Video Resolution and Ultra HD Explained
• What Is Keystoning (or Keystone Effect)?
• What is the Screen Door Effect?
• What is the Rainbow Effect in Single-Chip DLP Projectors?
• What Is an Anamorphic Lens?
Is the LS12000 the best value for a $5000 home theater projector?
JVC’s DLA-NZ9 raises the bar yet again, adding in lasers, HDMI 2.1 and 8K resolution, to prove, once and for all, that HDR is not just for flat-panel TVs.
The Epson LS500 Laser Projection TV proves it’s one of the absolute best UST projector options currently on the market.
The best 4K projectors recreate a cinema-like experience in your home (or outdoor entertaining area). Use this guide to find the perfect projector for your next movie night, Netflix...
LG’s latest DLP projector impresses with good overall image quality, features, and video processing capabilities at its price.
The Optoma CinemaX P2 is an attractive alternative to a TV or traditional projector, both in terms of its picture and its form factor.
LG’s flagship UST projector has an impressive set of TV-replacement features, but without a dynamic contrast system, dark movie content can look a bit underwhelming.
In a nutshell, the BenQ GS2 projector is not only portable but truly lives up to the promise of “hassle-free wireless setup.”
The Cosmos Max is a stylish 4K projector with integrated streaming and audio capabilities, making it an all-in-one entertainment system… just add Wi-Fi.
Sony’s latest laser-based 4K projector impresses with its stellar raw image performance, but ultimately falls a bit behind the competition in how it handles HDR video sources.
While Epson might be marketing its new Home Cinema 3800 as an evolutionary jump in performance over the HC3700 it replaces, this new projector simply feels like so much...
In the 1080p-dominated world of gaming, the short-throw Optoma GT1080HDR gives a good picture with lightning-fast input lag times.
After three years, the successor to Sony's VPL-VW885ES is finally here. Sony announced their new VPL-VW915ES today and was kind enough to send one to us for our first...
Dylan says the Radiance Pro is definitely a niche product, but one that has the potential to adapt video to fit the performance capabilities of your projector in a...
There are a bunch of junk projectors under $1,000 with minimal light output and atrocious color. But with enough brightness for high-ambient light conditions and pretty good color accuracy,...
BenQ has been on a roll as of late, with the company now offering a large selection of 4K-capable, single-chip DLP projectors. Models available span nearly an order of...
Going through Sony's current 4K SXRD projector lineup, looking solely at the specifications listed for each model, it can be difficult to discern what you're actually getting for the...
The LG HU70LA 4K Smart Home Theater Projector is an attractive package of features and performance for less-demanding applications.
At CEDIA this past fall, JVC announced (and has subsequently released) a new firmware update for its current generation 4K projectors, bringing with it a massive improvement in HDR...
As 2019 comes to a close, we at HomeTheaterReview.com look back at all the products we reviewed this year and pick the best of the bunch, from affordable favorites...