In depth projector reviews & smarter home automation

    Projector Reviews is the industry’s leading authority on all things projectors. Our goal is to provide the most in-depth reviews on the internet, and good advice, too. We tell you everything you wanted to know and everything you didn’t even know you wanted to know about projectors, complete with occasionally witty commentary on the projectors, by our experienced reviewers. Thanks for stopping by!  -art

    Epson laser projectors - price and performance!
    Epson is (by far) the largest manufacturer of serious laser projectors for business and education. Their extensive lineup starts with affordable sub-$2000 laser projectors, all the way to to a 25,000 lumen behemoth suitable for rock concerts/mega-venues. Click to check out some of their best, while I put together a special feature on them! thanks, -art

    Here you will find detailed reviews of Home Theater Projectors, Business Projectors, Education Projectors (for K-12 and Higher Education), as well as Pico Projectors and Pocket Projectors. Our mission is to not only identify the best projectors, but to provide enough information for you to choose the projector that is right for you.

    For the home, we review both home entertainment and the more serious home theater projectors, ranging from standard HD, to 1080p, 1080p with pixel shifting, 4k UHD to the high-end 4K projectors. We also review projector screens and accessories and offer a large database of projector specifications, data sheets, and brochures for you to compare, helping to narrow down your search for the perfect projector. continue reading…

    Newest Projector Reviews and Features

    Top 15 Home Theater Projectors

    Home Theater Projectors come in all sizes, and capabilities.   We maintain this frequently updated list of what we consider the 15 best current models for you to choose from.  Those listed here are priced from about $500 to almost $30,000.   Some are ideal for dedicated home theaters, while others are more suitable for your living, family, or media room.  Home Theater vs Home Entertainment, Performance vs. Value.  What interests you, movies, sports, TV, gaming?  We even provide recommended settings for most to get the best picture quality.  Click to read the reviews that interest you, or select the home theater tab above for a list of our home projector reviews.

    Click to check out our 2018 Best Home Theater Projectors report and its Best In Class awards.

    Business & Education Projectors

    From the smallest and lightest portable projectors to extremely bright commercial models designed to fill auditoriums, churches and other large venues, our business and education projector reviews measure brightness, and discuss key features and capabilities, including placement flexibility, sharpness, color accuracy, and warranties.

    Latest Pico and Pocket Projector Reviews

    Although the smallest and lightest of these projectors are often considered toys, there are plenty of serious small LED projectors suitable for personal and business use.  Today’s entries offer resolutions up to 1080p, rivaling larger models.  Some of these run on internal batteries or AC power.  Most of these can stream content from the internet, and have built in media players that let you go computer free.  Or, you can interface these portable projectors to computers, tablets and smart phones.  We review pico and pocket projectors from manufacturers including LG, Viewsonic, AAXA, Vivitek, Acer, Optoma, Sony, NEC, and ASUS,

    Projector Videos. You’ve read the review now watch the video

    You read the review, now watch the video. We have about one hundred videos on YouTube, and even more projector videos here in our: Projector Reviews TV section. The majority of these are available to all, and are based on our in-depth reviews of different projectors, and others focus on specific topics such as Why color lumens are important, or Choosing the right projector for your family room…Some videos are reserved for our subscribers.


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    Coming Soon

    Reviews Coming in March/April  (as of 3/1/19):

    Epson L1755UNL 15,000 lumen commercial laser projector 4K capable:  live by 3/15/19

    2019-2020 Best Education Classroom Projector Report (end of March)

    BenQ HT3550 HT Projector Review (late March)

    NEC P525UL – Low cost, 5000 lumen laser projector (WUXGA)  by mid-April

    Epson Lightscene EV100 – Projection mapping digital signage projector (early April)

    Optoma UHL55 LED Home Entertainment Projector (in house, date TBD)

    Dell P519HL Affordable Biz/Edu 4000 lumen laser projector (1080p) mid-March

    Maxell  MP-WU5503 (formerly Hitachi), 5000 lumen laser projector (WUXGA) – Early April



    Recently Published Reviews and More

    2018 Best Home Theater Projectors Report

    Epson Powerlite 5520W Business/Education, 5500 lumen

    Optoma EH330UST (ultra short throw) projector for education…

    First Look: Optoma LH150 portable projector

    Epson L400U Projector – 4500 lumen 3LCD, WUXGA Laser projector – Education, Business

    JVC RS440 – Impressive 1800 lumen home theater projector under $4000

    ViewSonic LS620X Short Throw Laser Projector: XGA, K-12 Education


    Benq MH733 – 3300 lumens, 1080p, affordable networking projector

    Panasonic PT-MZ670U – 6500 lumens of WUXGA laser projector – interchangeable lenses

    Epson Powerlite 108 Business and Classroom Projector

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    …Once a year, we publish a Classroom Projector Report and a Home Theater Projector Report, detailing all the projectors we reviewed for the year in each category, along with multiple Holiday Guides and Projector Comparisons to help with your holiday shopping.

    Projector Videos of Reviews: Projector Reviews TV is our video initiative, where you can find more than 100 FAQ and projector review videos. All videos are produced and published by Projector Reviews, aiming to give you the same stellar quality found in our written content. Projectors that have review videos often will have two versions – a short overview and a longer summary. We’ve made our videos available on YouTube for easy subscription, so that you never miss a beat.

    Eric, our ISF certified calibrator, calibrates all but the least expensive models. To provide further value to you, we publish Eric’s results on our site so that you don’t have to spring $300 to $600 plus for a professional calibration when spending a couple thousand or less on a projector. Some manufacturers subsidize our cost, and so we publish all our results on those for free. For all the rest of the manufacturers, our under $5.00 subscription will give you access to all of the results. For the price of a coffee, the subscription to our site saves you time and money, as you will find that Eric’s and Mike’s (our previous calibrator) results will improve the color and overall picture of virtually any projector.

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    We also review home automation projectors on our sister site, Smarter Home Automation, where we discuss smart products that can be used in the home theater, such as smart flood lights, bulbs, LED strips, light switches, motorized shades, and smart hubs to control the whole home such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home. After all, home automation started in the home theater. We also provide reviews of smart thermostats, door locks, Z-Wave controllers, and doorbells. Interested in automating your home? Hop on over to to discover products to make that dream a reality.