Top 10 Best PC DLP Projectors August 2012
Whether you need a projector for your next business meeting or home theater, these are – by far – the best.
- SVGA 800×600 DLP projector; 2700 ANSI Lumens, 3000:1 Contrast; 1.1x Optical Zoom Lens
- Throw Ratio 1.97?2.17:1; Multiple inputs: HDMI, dual RGB in, composite, s-video, RGB out, audio in/out, RS232; Supports HD 720p and 1080i/p with HDMI
- 120Hz/3D-ready; Digital keystone correction +/- 40°; Integrated Speaker 1w
- Portable 5.7 lbs. weight; Lamp life: 5000/6000 (Normal/Eco); Apple Mac compatible
- 8 Preset picture modes, including, bright, cinema, whiteboard, etc.;
- Eco Mode for energy savings, longer lamp life and reduced operating noise; Remote control with batteries included
The PJD5133 is a high-performance SVGA 800×600 DLP projector with 2700 ANSI lumens and 3000:1 contrast ratio. With new slim design at only 3.2 inches height, makes it ideal to move from room to room on the campus or in the office. This projector offers a variety of hardware and software features including HDMI, multiple PC and video input options, 1.1x manual optical zoom, vertical keystone correction, 120Hz/3D-ready, support HD video signal and integrated speaker. Filter-less design and energy-saving* eco mode provide for easy maintenance and reliable product life. The PJD5133’s lightweight design is ideal for tabletop use or ceiling mounting in both classrooms and corporate offices.
- SVGA 800×600 DLP projector, 2700 ANSI Lumens, 3000:1 Contrast, 1.1x Optical Zoom Lens
- Throw Ratio 1.97?2.17:1. , Multiple inputs: Dual RGB in, composite
- 120Hz/3D-ready, Digital keystone correction +/- 40°, 2 Watt Integrated Speaker
- Portable 5.7 lbs weight, Lamp life: 5000/6000 (Normal/Eco), Apple Mac compatible
- 8 preset picture modes, including, bright, cinema, whiteboard, etc.
ViewSonic’s PJD5123 is a high-performance SVGA 800×600 DLP projector with 2,700 ANSI lumens and 3000:1 contrast. This projector supports PC and HD video signals and projects clear, bright images in most lighting conditions. With a new slim design at only 3.2 inches height, making it ideal for moving from room to room on the campus or throughout the office. Texas Instruments´ BrilliantColor™ technology delivers brilliant, true-color and high contrast images for viewing presentations, charts, or video. The PJD5123 offers a variety of hardware and software features including multiple PC and video input options, 1.1x optical zoom, auto vertical keystone correction, 120Hz/3D-Ready, support HD video signals, and integrated speaker. Filter-less design and energy-saving ECO-mode provide for easy maintenance and longer product life. For increased security, a PIN lock feature allows you to set a password to prevent unauthorized use. The PJD5123 is perfect for tabletop, ceiling mounting or taking on the road.
- True High Def 1080p Resolution, 1.2x Manual Zoom and Focus
- 1700 Lumens Brightness, Lamp life: 4000/3000 Hours (STD/Bright), 4X speed (RGBRGB) color-wheel
- 4000:1 Contrast Ratio (On/Off), 500:1 ANSI Contrast
- 37.6″ to 301.1″ Screen size,Offset: 116%,16:9 Native, 4:3 and LBX Compatible
- Two HDMI, VGA-In, Component Video, Composite Video and +12V Trigger
The Optoma HD20 brings a new level of flexibility to your High-Definition home theater/multi-media experience. With true 1080p resolution, the HD20 delivers excellent color saturation and subtle details for superior image quality. With its sleek design and weight of 6.4 lbs, the Optoma HD20 is perfect for sharing big-screen movies, sporting events and concerts or for taking your video gaming to the next level by connecting the HD20 to your favorite game console.
4. Epson EX5210 Projector (Portable XGA 3LCD, 2800 lumens color brightness, 2800 lumens white brightness, HDMI, rapid setup)
- 2800 Lumens Color Brightness
- 2800 Lumens White Brightness
- XGA Resolution (1024 x 768)
- USB Plug ‘n Play Instant Setup; HDMI Connectivity
- Compact and portable design 5.1 lbs
The EPSON® EX5210 breaks the mold for portable business projectors, delivering spectacular image quality and ease of use. The ultra-bright 2800 lumens of color/white light output,¹ sharp XGA resolution and 3LCD, 3-chip technology transform presentations into brilliant masterpieces with precise detail and true-to-life color. Breakthrough horizontal image correction with easy-slide technology and USB Plug ‘n Play instant connectivity make setup fast and easy, while HDMI connectivity delivers stunning HD entertainment and media. The PC-free slideshow function lets you project JPEG files, without a computer, from any USB thumb drive. Whether in the conference room or on the road, the EX5210 delivers the performance and functionality you need for success at every level. 25% less electricity required per lumen of brightness when compared to 1-chip DLP projectors.
- USB Display offers the plug-and-play convenience of USB connection
- Wireless Display keeps cables and wires out of everyone’s way with the BenQ Wireless Display Adapter (optional accessory)
- Closed Captioning and Long Lamp Life up to 5000 hrs.
- Teaching template function allows you to easily write or draw on whiteboards and blackboards without the need to drawing lines or charts
- 3D ready
A projector that’s designed for every occasion – the BenQ MX660P comes with everything you need to deliver outstanding presentations. Featuring XGA resolution with 3000 ANSI lumens and 5000:1 contrast ratio, the MX660P keeps you looking’ great with ultra-smooth USB Display and Wireless Display, USB Reader PC-less presentation and 3D ready projection!
- DLP 3D ready (3D content, 3D glasses and appropriately equipped PC also required to display 3D images)
- Projection Mode: Front, rear, front ceiling, rear ceiling.
- Resolution: Native: SVGA (800 x 600). Maximum: UXGA (1600 x 1200). Maximum Wide: 1080p (1920 x 1080). (native), 16:9
- Brightness – ANSI Lumens: Standard Mode: 2500, Economy Mode: 2000
The Acer X1161 P 3D-DLP Projector provides highly detailed text and images with 2500 ANSI Lumens brightness, 4000:1 contrast ratio and native SVGA resolution. Color performance is enhanced on any surface, even colored walls, thanks to Acer Color-Boost II+ technology. ColorSafe helps to prevent color decay resulting from extended use of the projector, and Acer EcoProjection technology reduces standby power consumption by up to 80%.
- DLP Technology by Texas Instruments with BrilliantColor Technology
- 2500 Lumens produce a bright, crisp image
- Produces mind-boggling 3D images for high intensity gaming!
- Complete on-screen menu adjustments in 23 languages
- It has native 720P widesreen resolution
Optoma’s HD66, 3D-Ready home theater projector delivers the future! Breathtaking and bold, the Optoma HD66 hometheater projector provides stunningly beautiful widescreen viewing. The 3D-Ready HD66 adds a whole new demension to the gaming and home theater experience-and delivers more dynamic learning in education and training applications. With 2500 ANSI lumens, 4000:1 contrast, and native 720p widescreen resolution, the HD66 delivers subtle details and striking clarity for pure viewing delight!
- Native 720p HD/WXGA (1280×800) resolution
- Up to 300 lumens of brightness
- Estimated 30,000 hours of operation
- USB and MicroSD slots for content and memory expansion
- 3D-Ready via DLP link
- Connectivity options: Mini-HDMI, Universal I/O, 3.5mm video-in, 3.5mm mini-jack audio-out
- Easy to take with you at only 1.4 pounds
- Single Pico DLP Technology by Texas Instruments
With a brightness level up to 300 lumens and weighing only 1.4 pounds, the Qumi is Vivitek’s innovative LED pocket projector. The Qumi features a DLP Pico chipset and BrilliantColor technologies from Texas Instruments. It is also the first pocket projector to be 3D-ready via DLP Link. The Qumi’s sleek design and connectivity options allows it to be used with a variety of devices, including, but not limited to smart phones, laptops, netbooks and tablets, digital and video cameras. Versatile and portable, the Vivitek Qumi is perfect for sharing digital content at work and play.
- Low cost widescreen projector
- It also comes with HDMI connectivity and a long-lasting lamp for long-lasting savings.
- Easy to maintain
- WXGA 1280 x 800 Native Resolution
- 2700 ANSI Lumens (2200 lumens Eco Mode)
- 3000:1 Contrast Ratio
Unbelievable low price. Unbeatable value. The InFocus IN116 is not only one of the lowest cost projectors we’ve ever sold, but it also has one of the longest-lasting lamps – for an incredibly low total cost of ownership. This value-packed projector is easy to buy and built to perform with high brightness, high contrast ratio and BrilliantColor technology. Plus, its slim, compact design and light weight makes it as easy to move around as it is to install. The IN116 features native widescreen to match today’s laptop and HDTV formats.
- Transforms living room into a home theater via native 16:9 HD-ready projection, HDMI connectivity and brilliant color reproduction
- Immersive 3D visuals for games, movies and photographs beamed from the Acer 3D-ready projector
- Certified for leading 3D solutions: nVidia 3D Vision and DLP 3D
- Native Resolution: 1280 x 720; Maximum Resolution: 1600 x 1200
- Accessories include remote control lens cap, carrying case, AC power cord, CD-ROM user’s guide, quick-start card and security card.
The chic white Acer H5360 projector transforms the living room into a home theater via native 16:9 HD-ready projection, HDMI connectivity, and brilliant color reproduction. Furthermore, immersive Stereoscopic 3D entertainment is now brought to your home! Immersive 3D visuals for games, movies, photographs beamed from the Acer 3D-ready projector. Certified for leading 3D solutions: nVidia 3D Vision and DLP 3D.
Copyright 2012 David Masters