Projectors are one of the main platforms used in the audio visual market forming the core of many audio visual systems. Ideal for a wide variety of applications, projectors still offer the ideal solution for medium – large display requirements at a very cost-effective price. A projector is a device that is usually celling mounted, that is capable of displaying video inputs, presentations or any other video source onto a projection screen. This is the exact same technology in place at your local cinema.
The benefits of a projector include
At Universal AV, we have many years’ experience with projection technologies and additionally work with some of the leading manufacturers such as Epson, Panasonic and LG. If you are considering purchasing, or having a projector installed for your workplace or home, contact us and we will be happy to discuss your requirements and suggest the best projection option for your needs.
When you purchase a projector from Universal AV you can be reassured we will address the following factors on your behalf. Nevertheless, when buying your projector the following considerations need to be made:
This is a very important consideration which mainly depends on the desired screen size you wish to project onto and the size of the room/audience. Resolution can affect the shape, size and quality of the image. For example, if you have a standard resolution projector, such as a XGA, the quality of the image may be superb in a small boardroom setting. However, as soon as you use that same projector in a larger room, such as a large training hall, you will notice pixilation and distorted quality.
The following are typical projector resolutions:
Projector brightness is measured using lumens, which is a representation of the luminosity and brightness the project generates. The rule of thumb typically is that brighter projectors are better, however so is the price. We will consider your budget and requirements to choose a projector that gives the brightness best suited for your room and that meets your budget.
These are the different technologies behind the scenes that actually generates the emitted image. The general rule of thumb here is that the newest technologies will generally give a more vibrant and bright image with a higher contrast ratio, however they will usually cost the most. Therefore if quality and efficiency is your desire we recommend using the newer technologies.