The Technology of Home Theater Projectors and Systems - A Guide to Assist Buyers
Index of Questions
Who is Affected, What are the Issues?
What is It? When is it an Issue?
Projector Lamp Life and Brightness
What is typical, what you should know
Home Theater Projector Brightness, Zoom lenses and Throw Distances
Where you place your projector can matter a great deal, with some projectors with lots of zoom range, placing the home theater projector close can mean almost twice as bright an image as placing the projector much further back.
Dealing With HDMI and Multiple HDMI Sources
Trying to figure out your wiring and switching? Limited switching on most AV Receivers may leave you an HDMI input or two, short. Consider your options
Do you need Deep Color, what's it mean, when will there be Deep Color content...?
Shelf Mounting your next Home Theater Projector
Frame Interpolation is a new Home Theater projector buzzword - The feature is designed to reduce motion blur. What's it all mean?
Gray screens vs. white
High Contrast Screens vs normal
High Gain Screens
Dynamic Irises? fast slow, what do they accomplish, mixed scenes, vs dark scenes
Calibrating Your Projector Part 1. Do I have to? Part 2: Using a consumer disc? which etc. Part 3: A professional calibrator?
How much better is Blu-ray compared to DVD
"Blu-ray" buy the damn thing now!
Why buy an upscaling DVD player? When you can buy Blu-ray?
How much better is HDTV compared to TV (for those without larger HDTV sets or PJ/s also, Same but for those with.
Evenness of illumination - 3LCD, vs DLP vs LCoS
Evenness of color background
Overall brightness - SMPTE ft-lamberts
Where to sit / choosing the screen size - theater like experience - middle or back of theater?
Letterboxing, proportions, 4:3, 16:9, 2.35:1
Cinemascope - will there be chips? DLP, LCOS 3LCD
Cinemascope - what are the issues, screens, masking screens, anamorphic lenses
Anamorphic lenses - all about - what about more lumens because all pixels are used?
Definative lens shift article include distortion, light leakage, impact on brightness
Exploding lamps? Lamps as a "green" problem?
Black levels, equalization and shadow detail - why some projectors have more shadow detail, despite shitty black levels - arts 2cents
dust blogs and sealed light paths
Is best mode important, or can you be happy, with a brighter - "next best" mode. The answer is, are you a purist, or just want to enjoy!
Projectors for Gaming - DLP vs LCD, etc. speed? motion blur
Motion Blur - the issue? is it significant?
Bright like a plasma - bright projectors and smaller screens? gray?
Placing a projector
Long length hdmi cabling, extenders, wireless solutions
Article or faq on outdoor usage of projectors, all-in-ones
Add LCoS to 3LCD vs DLP