Posts Categorized: Video

How To Extend Projector Lamp Life

How To Extend Projector Lamp Life

One of the big concerns with front projection is the number of hours the lamp will last in the projector and the resulting cost to operate the machine. The key thing to keep in mind is that lower temperatures will extend your lamp life. The first thing to do in these systems is design the… Read more

How To Select A Screen For Your Home Theater

How To Select A Screen For Your Home Theater

When setting up a front projection system the screen is as much a part of the system as the room, acoustics, sound system and the projector. Deciding on a screen is an iterative process between screen properties, screen features, projector cost, projector light output, room furnishing, screen cost, seating location and the location of the… Read more

How To Align Your Front Projector

How To Align Your Front Projector

One of the key properties of a quality front projector image is that the image is aligned with the screen while maintaining image sharpness. When doing this you must avoid using keystone correction. Keystone correction can be used to reduce the geometric distortion from the image being pinched on the sides. However, this adjustment will… Read more

Sony VPL-VW1000ES 4K Observations At CEDIA

Sony VPL-VW1000ES 4K Observations At CEDIA

I sat through a demo of a prototype Sony 4K projector for the home. The machine is rated at 2000 lumens. The concept here is that 4K is the future for home theater and this projector will be future proof at around $30,000 MSRP. This machine supports DCI color gamut indicating Sony may release movies… Read more