Projector myths: Well and truly busted
Myth #1: You need a completely dark room.
Not true. Fact is, today’s projectors are super bright in comparison to those of the early 2000s. And when you’re watching brighter content, such as sport, most well-lit rooms will do just fine. The most important thing to ensure is that you have no direct sunlight on the screen itself. For special installations, we offer daylight screens and super high ansi lumen projectors to help overcome image washout.
Myth #2: Projectors are too expensive.
Oh, really? Try comparing the cost of an 85-inch LED TV with an average projector and 100-inch screen, set up and fully installed. Tip: We know which is cheapest.
Myth #3: The image is blurry.
Not if you correctly pair the screen size with the appropriate projector. Get that right and you’ll get super sharp, super crisp images. Screen projectors also use light which, with apologies to Usain Bolt, just so happens to be the fastest thing in the universe. LCD, on the other hand, uses liquid, which actually slows down the speed of the image flow. Just check out that horrible trailing effect on action movies or your favourite televised sport and you’ll see what we mean.
Myth #4: The lamps always blow and cost heaps to replace.
And here it is … the biggest myth of all! Truth be told, our line up of projectors have lamps that generally run between 3,000 to 5,000 hours. And with their cost having plummeted over the years, when you eventually do need a replacement lamp, you can you can expect to pay between $179 and $499 depending on the projector you have.