Long Throw Projectors
Long throw projectors are designed to project images from a greater distance than normal. This means that it is suitable for larger environments and is particularly useful in large venues like auditoriums, halls or for large outdoor events, where the projector needs to be positioned further away from the projection surface
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All you wanted to know about long throw projectors
How far can a long throw projector throw the image?
Long-throw projectors are capable of projecting images at distances ranging from 5 to 60 meters, depending on the lens ratio. Different manufacturers offer a wide variety of lens ratios for various applications. To find the appropriate throw ratio for your installation, please contact our sales team for expert advice.
What are the advantages of using a long throw projector?
For larger venues, long-throw projectors are perfect. They can project bright, clear images over longer distances, and they offer versatile mounting options. They require less adjustment and are ideal for permanent installations.
What are some popular brands of long throw projectors?
If you’re looking for a projector with a long-throw lens option, you may want to consider brands like Epson, Digital Projection, and Panasonic. These brands are widely recognised for their superior quality and performance, particularly for use in larger venues.
What is the difference between a long throw and a short throw projector?
A long-throw projector has a lens that can project an image over a greater distance, while a short-throw projector can produce an image even when placed closer to the screen.
How much do long throw projectors cost?
Long throw projectors can vary in price depending on the brand and specifications. At Projectorpoint, we offer a range of long throw projectors starting from £2,500 upwards. Our team of experts can help find the right projector to fit your budget and needs.
What features should I look for when buying a long throw projector?
If you’re looking for a long throw projector, consider models with high brightness, lens shift and zoom features, and both horizontal and vertical keystone correction, to aid your installation. Additionally, don’t forget to take into account the projector’s throw distance and compatibility with your desired screen size.
How bright should a long throw projector be for outdoor use?
This all depends on your required image size and the level of ambient light, the larger the image the higher the brightness. Also, the higher the level of ambient light then the higher the lumens required. For example, for a 3m wide image in a high degree of ambient light, you would require around 6000 lumens.