Projector Colour wheel work when it comes into play on one-chip DLP projectors which are, by definition, monochrome devices. In a one-chip DLP projector, all that the chip can do is either send or not send light – making it black-and-white only. To create color images, projector manufacturers include aContinue Reading

There are many components to building your own home theater system, we’ll start with a projector first. For a picture like you see at the cinema you’ll need to get one that’s capable of true 4K resolution. When we talk about 4K for projectors there are generally 2 specs: 3840×2160Continue Reading

Regardless of the type of projector you get, you’ll need a way to connect your computer, phone, speakers, and other devices to it—and that’s where inputs and outputs come in. There are a few types of inputs and outputs commonly used on projectors. Here’s a quick rundown of them. HDMIContinue Reading

A measurement of light that has been standardized by ANSI. It is commonly used to rate the brightness of a data projector. An ANSI lumen rating uses an average of several measurements taken across the face of the light source. A small room typically requires from 200 to 300 ANSIContinue Reading

Understanding the specifications of projectors is an excellent way to ensure that you know what you’re getting. Knowing what you’re paying for is critical now that the projector market is flooded with options that vary widely in quality and features. Lux and lumens are terms that are thrown around aContinue Reading

Roku and Google Chromecast are two of the most popular budget devices for streaming popular content at home. The two types of devices are designed to make it as simple as possible for users to watch their favorite streaming services through their TV. However, they both provide this capability inContinue Reading

Screen mirroring, also known as screen casting, allows you to view content from your mobile device on your TV screen. This means that you can start watching your favourite show on your commute and then immediately continue it on the big screen when you walk through the door. The SmartThingsContinue Reading

A device that is used to select a video source for the TV via the HDMI interface. For example, a cable box, DVD player and DVR may all have HDMI outputs, but the TV may have only one HDMI input. In this case, a three-port HDMI switch would have threeContinue Reading

4K is a term to describe a maximum video resolution of 4096×2400 pixels. However, the most commonly used resolution is UHD (Ultra High Definition) at 3840×2160 pixels. This resolution basically allows for four full HD signals of 1920×1080 pixels to be displayed on a single screen. Unfortunately, the pure pixelContinue Reading

Motion-picture projectors have come a long way since their hand-cranked progenitors over a century ago. For the first half of their history, they relied exclusively on film to provide moving images that were projected onto a screen, and that technology continued to be used in commercial cinemas until around 2000.Continue Reading