Best Projector for Photography Club

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  1. BananaRepublic

    BananaRepublic No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    A lot of people in my club complain about the projector we use, I'm one of them. In the real world it seems difficult to ascertain what is the best unit to look at for an upgrade.

    I think the one we use now is 1080HD but Im not certain as its just a white box with no branding that I can see or specs for that matter, all I know for sure is that its about 3 years old and cost about $900

    Has there been improvements since.


     
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    4K projectors but they are expensive. Possibly a large 4K TV ?
     
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    I would think that being able to properly calibrate the projector is just as or more important than the model/specs of said projector.
     
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    Go through JVC DLA-X500R or Viewsonic PJD7822HDL
     
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    I personally think the contrast ratio of the projector is much more important than the resolution beyond ~SVGA and as @bigmike mentions getting it calibrated properly is also a very good idea!
     
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    Yep. Calibration.
    I highly recommend the X-Rite i1Display Pro, which can calibrate a projector as well as computer displays, Apple iOS and Android mobile devices.
     
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