Projector Reviews

12 Days of Projection

Giving the gift of projection this holiday season? We will go through gift ideas for the ultimate home theater in our 12 Days of Projection Series.

Come back daily to see our top picks and ideas to make your dream home theater a reality this year!

Day 1 – Elite Projector

Join EliteProjector®, a division of Elite Screens, as they discuss their latest MosicGO systems which all include portable ultra-short throw Full HD (1,080 x 1920) DLP projectors and a portable screen. The newly introduced MosicGo 360 also includes two screens, one for outdoor/portable use and one indoor fixed screen. All are excellent options for those who want to take their movies or games with them wherever they go.

Day 2 – Sony

On day 2 of our 12 Days of Projection, we talk to Sony about two of their 4K SXRD home theater projectors. The newly introduced VW715ES Projector is an amazing solution for a true home theater enthusiast. While the VW295ES is the least expensive native 4K HDR projector on the market, it still delivers the outstanding picture quality Sony projectors are known for.

Day 3 – Optoma

On day 3 of our 12 Days of Projection, we talk to Brian Soto from Optoma about a few of the great projectors they have available. We discuss their  CinemaX P2, which is a popular solution for those looking for a Laser TV.

Are you a gamer looking for a low lag or high frame rate display? Optoma also offers some notable models, including the UHD50X, the world’s first 240Hz Cinema Gaming Projector.

Day 4 – ViewSonic

Looking for a projector for that person on the go? On the 4th day of our 12 Days of Projection, we talk with Mia Shen from ViewSonic about their wide range of portable projection options at different sizes and price points such as their M1+ and the X10-4KE. We also take a look at one of their best selling projectors, the PX701HD for customer who are looking into a large, immersive home entertainment experience.

Day 5 – JVC

Looking for the ultimate holiday gift? Due to their sharp image, deep blacks, and excellent HDR reproduction, JVC 4K D-ILA projectors are popular with the most demanding video enthusiasts. In this session, our 5h Day in our 12 Days of Projection Series, JVC covers the free firmware upgrade (Version 3.50) which adds a new Theater Optimizer smart function with their proven Frame Adapt HDR Native 4K and 8K e-shift home theater projectors: DLA-NX5, DLA-NX7, DLA-NX9, DLA-RS1000, DLA-RS2000, and DLA-RS3000.

Day 6 – Philips

Philips Projection offers a variety of portable projectors that would make a great gift for the movie enthusiast or gamer on the go. In this session, we talk to Naufel Dekli from Philips Projection about a few notable models including their full-featured, smart portable projector, the PicoPix Max.

Day 7 – Panasonic


In this session, we talked to Scott Wellington about Panasonic’s new PT-LRZ35U Single-chip DLP RGB LED Projector. Not only does the projector’s LED light source deliver bright, accurate colors, it virtually eliminates the “rainbow” that affects many DLP projectors.

Day 8 – Epson

In this session, we sit down with Carlos Regonesi from Epson to discuss their LS500 Ultra Short Throw smart laser projector and how it can be used as an excellent TV replacement option. Epson is also expanding its EpiqVision projector lineup by launching the LS300 ultra-short-throw projector and two new portable projectors (EF11 and EF12) to provide families more options for their entertainment at home and on the go.

Day 9 – Kaleidescape

If you are looking for an awesome gift for a serious movie collector, Kaleidescape has one of the largest selections of 4K HDR movies. In this session, we discuss with Brett, from Kaleidescape, why their Strato S and Strato C players deliver the highest quality and maximum reliability in a compact and easy-to-use package.

Day 10 – LG

Join us for Day 10 as we talk to Gregg, with LG, as he discusses the performance advantages of their popular HU85LA ultra-short-throw projector along with the portable smart LED projector, the HU70LA/B. The LG CineBeam lineup of projectors are designed to make front projection more accessible and appealing to a wider range of consumers. LG’s goal was to build a line of smart projectors that could replace a TV in an environment where a large TV just won’t fit.

Day 11 – BenQ

No matter your projector needs, BenQ likely has one that will fit what you are looking for and deliver excellent performance while still being friendly to your wallet. This year BenQ has introduced “Smart” versions of three of their most popular Home Entertainment projectors (HT3550i, TK850i, and TH685i). In this video, we discuss the benefits of having Android TV built-in and who each of the three projectors is designed for.

Day 12 – Phil’s Wrap Up

In the final day or our 12 Days of Projection Event, Phil covers several products that would be great gifts for the movie lover or projector enthusiast in your life (or for yourself!).

Find the perfect options for the gift of projection this holiday season!