LG ProBeam BU60PST Laser Business Projector Review – Summary: Highlights, Pros and Cons
The LG ProBeam BU60NST Laser Business Projector is a 6000 lumen UHD (3840 x 2160) DLP projector with laser phosphor illumination that is rated to deliver 20,000 hours of operation with no lamp replacements. It is the brightest business projector that LG has ever produced. Although Feature-wise, it is nearly identical to the ProBeam BU50NST, which we reviewed last year, it is 20% brighter.
While LG is relatively new to the business projector market, they have leveraged their decades of experience building top-selling consumer products and commercial display solutions to create some great units like the ProBeam BU60PST.
Business users benefit from the latest advancements in picture quality and connectivity found in the LG smart flat-panel TVs while also receiving the reliability, warranties, and service support expected from a business-focused projector.
The combination of Laser Phosphor illumination and DLP imaging ensures performance and durability.
Users can connect the ProBeam BU60PST directly to their network via a wired or wireless connection to access photos, videos, and files. Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel files can be opened directly from a USB device or network thanks to the built-in Office viewer, eliminating the need for a laptop.
Screen sharing and screen mirroring make it especially easy to project content from devices running the Windows or Android operating system, giving users more options for displaying their presentations. Bluetooth Sound output lets a user wirelessly output the sound to a Bluetooth speaker or Bluetooth-enabled Hi-Fi or AV system.
If you do a quick search to find another smart feature equipped 6000-lumen laser 4K projector with horizontal/vertical lens shift, you will see that the ProBeam BU60PST is a rare beast. If you do find that competitive 6000-lumen laser business 4K projectors are much larger and retail for thousands more.
The combination of high output, high resolution, and smart wireless capabilities make the ProBeam BU60PST a great value. In addition, its compact size, HDBaseT, horizontal and vertical lens shift backed up by 12-point geometry correction combine to provide exceptional installation flexibility in this class of projector. If you are looking for a business projector for a classroom or meeting room, you should definitely check out the LG ProBeam BU60PST.
LG BU60PST – PROS AND CONS
6000 ANSI lumens
Laser phosphor illumination rated at 20,000 hours
UHD resolution (3840 x 2160)
Good Color Reproduction
Excellent HDR picture quality compared to other business projectors
WebOS smart features
Horizontal and vertical lens shift
12 point warping
No support for AirPlay
No analog video connections (VGA, Composite, Component)