Projector Reviews

Epson Files Lawsuits Against Projector Sellers for Misleading Claims

Epson Files Lawsuits Against Projector Sellers for Misleading Claims By Diane Jones We have reviewed several Epson projectors and know that they make some great high-value solutions that deliver a sharp bright image. However, some manufacturers make it difficult to compare a model like the Epson Home Cinema 880 (shown above) by using a non-industry standard method to measure brightness.. In a continuing effort to make sure customers are not being given inaccurate information and highlighting the need for projector manufacturers to use industry-standard specifications, Epson America filed a lawsuit in late November against four projector brands sold on Amazon […]

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Sony Introduces Two New Business Class WUXGA Laser Projectors

By Nathan Adkins Sony Electronics has introduced two new WUXGA laser business projectors, the VPL-PHZ60 (6,000 lumens) and the VPL-PHZ50 (5,000 lumens.) The company is aiming to combine image quality with flexibility and reliability. The VPL-PHZ60 and VPL-PHZ50 can be utilized with various screen sizes ranging from 40 inches to 300 inches. Both projectors deliver high brightness to ensure rich, finely detailed images in conference rooms and classrooms, even in bright ambient light. The two compact units are ideal for a wide range of corporate, education, and entertainment applications. Due to its weight and size, Sony promises the VPL-PHZ60 and […]

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Epson Adds Four Projectors To Their Popular Home Cinema Lineup

Epson Adds Four Projectors To Their Popular Home Cinema Lineup By Nathan Adkins Epson is one of the top projector manufacturers globally and has three of the top-selling projectors under $1,000 in 2020. They are looking to double down on their home cinema line. They’ve introduced four new home theater projectors to deliver a big-screen experience in any office or home. Redesigned from the ground up, the Home Cinema 880, 1080, 2200, and 2250 combine 1080P resolution, brightness, and rich color reproduction to deliver an exceptional viewing experience for an affordable price. Epson has discontinued its Home Cinema 760 HD, […]

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JVC V3.5 Firmware Update Now Available (Adds Theater Optimizer)

JVC V3.5 Firmware Update for Select 4K D-ILA Projectors Now Available By Diane Jones Just in time for the holidays, JVC is giving JVC NX and RS Series projector owners the gift of better HDR performance. JVC was one of the first companies to offer Dynamic HDR tone mapping in their projectors and now they are making that functionality even more precise by adding a new Theater Optimizing feature. This enhanced HDR tone mapping is available on their RS-Series and NX-Series projectors via a new firmware update (version 3.5) which is now available as a free download. We discussed the […]

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Epson Introduces Three New EpiqVision Smart Laser Projector Models

By Jennifer Mash Goodbye Television, Hello EpiqVision Epson is expanding its laser projector lineup by launching one new ultra-short-throw projector and two new portable projectors to help families embrace at-home entertainment needs like streaming and gaming. “Entertainment at home has never been more important, and streaming movies, TV, gaming, and sports keeps getting bigger and bigger,” said Rodrigo Catalan, Epson America Inc.’s senior product manager. “With Epson EpiqVision, we are bringing streaming directly to our projectors.” The new 1080p LS300 is a little brother version of the 4K EpiqVision Ultra LS500 – it’s also an ultra-short throw projector that can […]

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Samsung Is Now Shipping Their Ultra Short Throw 4K Laser Projectors – LSP9T and LSP7T

Samsung Is Now Shipping Their Ultra Short Throw 4K Laser Projectors – LSP9T and LSP7T By Jennifer Mash While Samsung is recognized as an industry leader in the flat-panel TV market, they have recently announced the upcoming release of The Premiere – two compact 4K laser projector models that Samsung claims can upgrade your home theater setup so anyone can enjoy a big picture cinema experience from the comfort of their own home. “Over the past few months, we have seen how consumers are spending more time at home and how the role of everyday life continues to change. TV […]

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Epson Now Shipping Its EpiqVision Ultra LS500 4K Laser Projection TV

Epson Now Shipping Its EpiqVision Ultra LS500 4K Laser Projection TV By Jennifer Mash For most people, projectors are a great idea for movie nights in a dedicated, dark, home theater room. Epson, the number one projector manufacturer in the world, is determined to change customer’s minds with the EpiqVision Ultra LS500 4K PRO-UHD Laser Projection TV. According to Epson, the EpiqVision Ultra line combines modern design with advanced laser technology, Android TV™, onboard sound, and includes a high-resolution ambient light rejecting screen designed specifically for the LS500 to deliver immersive 4K HDR content up to 120 inches. “More than […]

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New Theater Optimizer Feature Further Improves HDR Reproduction on JVC Projectors

New Theater Optimizer Feature Further Improves HDR Reproduction on JVC Projectors By Philip Jones JVC is combining a new Theater Optimizer smart function with their proven Frame Adapt HDR Native 4K and 8K e-shift home theater projector’s features to further improve the outstanding HDR picture delivered by them. This new feature will be part of a free firmware upgrade (Version 3.50) in November 2020 on the following JVC models: DLA-NX5, DLA-NX7, DLA-NX9, DLA-RS1000, DLARS2000, and DLA-RS3000. Let me be blunt, in my humble opinion, HDR content looks terrible on many home theater projectors, especially when compared to a flat panel […]

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Hisense Adds The 100L5F To Their Lineup of Laser TVs

Hisense Adds The 100L5F To Their Lineup of Laser TVs By Tony Salinas Hisense is showing off its “true colors” with their new more affordable DLP® short throw projector called the 100L5F which is promising an immersive adventure while you watch your 4k movie content or are gaming. With a retail price of $3999, the 100L5F is Hisense least expensive Laser TV model. While the 100L5F like previous models use a DLP imager, this new 100” Hisense Laser TV a new technology X-Fusion™ laser light source. The projector comes with its own massive 100″ ambient light rejection screen as it […]

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Optoma Unveils its Next-Generation Ultra Short Throw Projector, the CinemaX P2

Optoma Unveils its Next-Generation Ultra Short Throw Projector, the CinemaX P2 By Diane Jones Optoma just launched its next-generation projector, the CinemaX P2, just a year after they launched the P1. This projector was created based on customer feedback they received on their award-winning CinemaX P1, which we reviewed earlier this year. Optoma CinemaX P1 Laser TV Review: A Smart, 4K UHD Projector For The Really Big Screen Experience The release of the CinemaX P2 shows Optoma’s commitment to continue to push the limits on all that a home cinema system can do, far beyond just movie and television viewing. […]

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