Projector Reviews

Optoma CinemaX D2 Smart 4K DLP Ultra-Short Throw Projector Review

The Optoma CinemaX D2 Smart is a laser DLP powered, ultra-short throw (UST) 4K projector that retails for $2,699. Optoma has been in the projection industry since 2004 and today is a leading large-display brand and, specifically, the world’s number one 4K UHD projector brand worldwide. In late September of this year, I wrote a news article about Optoma’s two new CinemaX D2 ultra-short throw projectors, the CinemaX D2 and CinemaX D2 Smart. These two new models are a direct follow-up to last year’s award-winning ultra-short-throw projector, the CinemaX P2. I liked the previous version, the CinemaX P2, and looked […]

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Hisense PX1 TriChroma Laser Cinema Review

The Hisense PX1 is a Tricolor laser-equipped smart ultra-short-throw projector with a brightness rated at 2,000 ANSI lumens priced at an MSRP of $3,299.  The PX1 is the little brother to the Hisense PX1-PRO. The PX1 shares many of the same features and specifications as the PRO model with a few exceptions, which I will cover in more detail below. Even with the exceptions, it is still an attractive option for someone looking to buy a high-performance ultra-short-throw projector while saving a little money in the process.  The Hisense PX1 uses the company’s fifth-generation laser technology, 4K displayed resolution, and […]

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Epson PowerLite L730U 7000 Lumen 3LCD Laser Projector Review

The Epson PowerLite L730U is a 3-chip 3LCD laser projector selling for $4,181 MSRP.  The PowerLite L730U uses three native 1,920 x 1,200 polysilicon TFT active matrix RGB LCD chips to produce a WUXGA image.  The PowerLite L730U is an extra-bright laser projector producing 7,000 ANSI lumens of manufacturer’s rated brightness. It can display a Dynamic Contrast Ratio of over 2,500,000:1. OVERVIEW The PowerLite L730U series consists of two models: the PowerLite L730UF and the PowerLite L730U. Except for cabinet color, both projectors are identical. The PowerLite L730U is part of the Epson L Series line of 2022 projectors, comprised […]

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Epson PowerLite 805F 3LCD Laser Projector Review

The Epson PowerLite 805F is an Ultra-Short-Throw (UST) 3LCD laser projector selling for $2,825 MSRP.  The PowerLite 805F uses three 1,366 x 768 polysilicon TFT active matrix RGB LCD chips to produce a Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) displayed image.  The PowerLite 805F is an extra-bright laser projector producing 5,000 ANSI lumens (manufacturer-rated) of brightness. It can display a Dynamic Contrast Ratio of over 2,500,000:1. I have had the opportunity to review Epson consumer, education, and corporate projectors, but this is my first review of a display designed primarily for the digital signage market. I’m excited! OVERVIEW The PowerLite 800 […]

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LG PROBEAM BU53PST 4K LASER PROJECTOR REVIEW

The LG ProBeam BU53PST is a compact new 4K short-throw laser DLP projector that retails for $4,299 MSRP. It utilizes a multi-channel laser light source, provides a 3,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio, and delivers up to 5,000 ANSI lumens of brightness. The BU53PST is a professional laser projector designed for various applications such as simulator markets, office meeting rooms, digital signage, and even home entertainment. It has 4K (3,840 x 2,160) UHD resolution, provides 5,000 ANSI lumens of brightness, has more than 20,000 hours of laser life, includes lens shift, 1.2x optical zoom, and built-in wireless connectivity.  We reviewed the other […]

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BENQ LU9750 PRO WUXGA 8,500 LUMEN LARGE VENUE LASER DLP PROJECTOR REVIEW

The BenQ LU9750 is an ultra-bright 8,500 ANSI lumens professional projector compatible with interchangeable lenses (not included) that sells for $11,999 MSRP. The LU9750 has a manufacturer-rated DYNAMIC CONTRAST Ratio of 3,000,000:1 and a WUXGA (1,920×1,200 pixels) native resolution. BenQ lists image quality, installation flexibility, and long-term reliability as the three key benefits of the LU9750. A BenQ BlueCore laser diode is at the heart of the LU9750 light engine providing a light-source life that ranges from a guaranteed 20,000 hours in NORMAL mode up to an estimated 70,000 hours in DIMMING mode. The LU9750 combines 24/7 operation and 360-degree […]

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