Home theatre projectors review

Digital projectors bring the movies to your lounge room.
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Test results for five home theatre projectors priced between $1399 and $2999

We tested them for:

  • Picture quality
  • Ease of use
  • Standby energy consumption

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  • You'll need a fair bit of space to use a projector in a home theatre setup.
  • The most common projector technologies are liquid crystal display (LCD) and digital light processing (DLP).
  • A projector may not be the most suitable display for watching television or playing games as the lamps can be expensive to replace.

Brands tested

  • BenQ PE7700
  • Epson EMP-TW700
  • InFocus IN72
  • Optoma HD70
  • Sharp XV-Z100

Please note: this information was current as of January 2007 but is still a useful guide to today's market.



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