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Welcome to our Advice section. Our expert articles offer tips and information for both novice and seasoned projector users. Learn projector terminology and get the best out of your equipment. Explore our range of advice articles below to enhance your knowledge today.

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    Projector Advice Guide

    Posted on: May 16, 2023
    There’s such a wide choice of projectors available, we thought you might need some help working out which is best for you. So here’s a guide to the features you should look out for. Brightness Brightness is becoming less important as projectors get more advanced. It’s measured in ‘ANSI lumens’. Most projectors released in the […]
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    Advice guide for Classrooms

    Posted on: May 16, 2023
    With such a vast array of products on the market, it can be tricky to know where to start when looking for a new classroom projector. But choosing a new school projector doesn’t need to be a daunting task, just make sure you know what you’re looking out for. Whatever your budget and requirements, our […]
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  • Advice Guide - Gaming Projectors

    Things to consider when buying a gaming projector

    Posted on: April 14, 2016
    If you’re like us, you like to dabble in a bit of gaming. Be that first-person-shooters (FPS), real-time-strategy (RTS), racing games or sports games, we all love to play on big screens. But first, are projectors that good for gaming? Well, if you are looking for a truly immersive experience, then absolutely, a projector is […]
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  • Sound Bar Vs Surround Sound

    Posted on: November 5, 2015
    The choice between the use of a sound bar or a full surround sound installation isn’t an easy one to make. But if you’re looking at buying a projector for the visual requirements of your home cinema system, it’s well worth giving some thought to your investment in a decent audio setup too. Sound bars […]
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  • Why Choose a 4K Projector Screen?

    Posted on: June 13, 2023
    Is a 4K projector screen that different from a standard screen? Simply put – Yes! This difference is all about texture and how this impacts on the quality of the final image. When viewed under a microscope (see image), a standard matte white, non-tensioned projection screen surface has imperfections in the physical structure. You can […]
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Choosing The Right Conference Room Screen Size

Posted on: June 27, 2023
When it comes to screen size, there’s a natural inclination to follow the old adage of “bigger is better”. And while in the majority of cases this is true, the reality of things is a bit more complicated. This guide looks at how to calculate the right dimensions for your space and use, and demonstrates […]
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How To Connect An iPad To A Projector

Posted on: May 22, 2023
It’s a fact that connecting an iPad to a projector can be impressive, not to mention the useful functionality in the office. More and more companies are realising the benefits of using visual aids to improve meetings and collaboration potential and more companies are adopting bring your own device policies too. These two facts have led to […]
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How to use a projector outside during the day

Posted on: May 22, 2023
Looking to screen the big football match, other sporting events or a movie? Projectors are versatile tools that can be used indoors or outdoors, depending on your needs. There are many aspects to consider when you think of using a projector outside during the day, such as the ANSI lumens rating of your projector, the […]
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Home Cinema Projector Advice

Posted on: May 16, 2023
Setting up your own home cinema has never been as easy or affordable as it is now. However, projectors tend to be optimised either for PC use or for home cinema, and very few truly excel at both. So if you’re considering investing, it’s worth knowing what to look out for in a brilliant home […]
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Screen vs Wall: The True Value of Projector Screens

Posted on: May 16, 2023
By the time you’ve put in the time, effort and money of buying a decent projector, it can be ask if it’s really worth going through all the research and making the extra spend to buy a projector screen as well. After all – a screen is a flat, white background – how different can […]
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Event Projectors

Posted on: May 16, 2023
Whether you’re a mobile DJ looking for a projector to add some visuals to your set or an event organiser managing wedding venues and other gatherings, choosing the right projector is a tricky task. For most people, it’s the variety of different working environments you could be operating from that proves to be the biggest […]
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Types of laser projectors

Posted on: May 16, 2023
More and more projectors are entering the market using lamp-free light sources. These types of projectors are known as solid-state light sources, SSL, or just Laser Projectors. SSL or laser projectors are light-producing systems made up of either LED devices or Laser. So what does this mean? Well, laser projectors are projectors with light-producing systems […]
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About Place Of Worship Projectors

Posted on: May 16, 2023
Projector Point can help you select the right projector or display for your place of worship. Just give us a call to find out just how easy it is to select the right projector or display along with projector screens, projector mounts and cables to make your installation professional and cost-effective. When choosing a projector […]
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Outdoor Projection Advice

Posted on: May 16, 2023
Just about any projector can be taken outdoors under the right conditions and safety precautions, and we can help you choose the right package to make the most of your outdoor space so you can enjoy the unbeatable experience of big-screen projection. You may also like… Explainer – Projector Resolution Explainer – Projector Brightness Explainer […]
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Different types of Touchscreens

Posted on: May 16, 2023
The method of sensing touch can vary according to the manufacturer and the technology they adopt, the main ones being Infrared (most widely used), Optical (camera based), Resistive and capacitive. Without going into too much detail they work as follows: Infrared An infrared touchscreen uses an array of X-Y infrared LED and photodetector pairs around […]
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4K UHD Projector Screens

Posted on: May 16, 2023
In addition to our range of standard projector screens, here at ProjectorPoint we advise on, supply and if required install high-performance screens tailor-made for HD and 4K UHD content. Whether you need a custom screen size with extended black drops, acoustically transparent screen material, or even a custom colour choice for the screen casing finish, […]
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How to change lamp or filter in your projector from Prpjectorpoint

Advice guide – How To Guides

Posted on: May 16, 2023
Ever wondered how to replace the lamp in your projector or perhaps clean it’s filter? Or maybe you want to connect your projector to your Windows or Apple MAC laptop but were not sure how to do it? Below we have put together a few simple how to guide’s which contain a straightforward step-by-step process. […]
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