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Manual Pull Down Projector Screen in Front of Window: Good or Bad Idea?

Your home doesn’t have any bare walls large enough to accommodate a projector screen, but you’re displeased with the way the picture looks when projected onto a white wall.  You may be wondering if there’s a way to use your limited space as a home theater, without sacrificing the picture quality.  Is it possible to …

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Is It Bad To Turn A Projector On/Off Several Times A Day? 

Unlike televisions, projectors don’t operate instantaneously. In other words, you cannot suddenly turn your projector on and off like you would a TV. Depending on the usage and environment, projectors can get hot relatively quickly. And when that happens, it’s advisable to turn off the device and let it have a breather. Such thermal issues, …

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6 Different Ways to Mount a Projector in a Rental Property

Are you wondering if it is possible to mount your projector in a rental property without ruining it? Of course! You don’t necessarily have to drill holes in a wall to set up a projector.  There are numerous renter-friendly ways to mount your projector on a ceiling or wall. You can use drywall anchors, an …

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How Do I Stop My Projector From Ghosting?

The word “ghosting” has different meanings in different contexts. In a relationship, “ghosting” is people not turning up at a place after setting up the meeting mutually. A partner not responding to your calls and messages and severing all contacts with you is also ghosting. Ghosting in the projector context assumes a different meaning. It’s …

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Vertical Lines on My Optoma Projector: How Do I Fix It?

Optoma projectors are highly rated when it comes to color contrast and accuracy. However, many people wonder if they are prone to having vertical lines over projected images like most other brands. Unfortunately, even high-rated products like Optoma projectors can become defective at some point. Nevertheless, it’s not something to get worked up about. You …

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Can Projectors Really Do HDR?

HDR (high dynamic range) is undoubtedly the current “renaissance” movement in imaging (video and photos). But some people have their doubts, and quite understandably so. HDR is not a monolith. Its correct implementation is dependent on different variables (internal and external to the standard). And the current market players are not necessarily doing an impeccable …

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How To Reset Keystone Correction? (Epson, Optoma, XGIMI, BenQ, Sony, JVC)

Getting your projector screen to lay flat against the wall is an important part of setting up your home theater. An askew picture will make the image look wonky and distorted, and could completely ruin your viewing experience.  Luckily, projector manufacturers have already thought of this and developed a solution.  Keystone correction is a handy …

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How To Avoid Keystone Correction Adjustment?

Own a projector? You’ve likely come across the term keystone correction.  In fact, if you check the projector right now, you may see “keystone” printed on one of the control buttons. And you’ll most probably see the word if you check the projector settings. Below, we’ll explore what keystone correction is and how to ensure …

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How To Unlock a ViewSonic Projector Using Remote or Control Panel?

Nobody wants to accidentally change their projector settings while watching their favorite movie at home. Even more so when they’re leading a presentation at work or school. Locking the Viewsonic projector can prevent you (and other external influences) from unconsciously altering your settings.  This article will go through each step of locking and unlocking the …

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