Can a £300 budget get you a decent projector?

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by OldHooky, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. OldHooky

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    Obviously £300 isn't a lot, but is there anything worth getting which could be plugged into a Virgin STB - so HDMI - or a laptop, to show mostly sports or films?

    Sound would be played through external speakers or hi-fi, so obviously some form of "out" required.

    HD would be a plus, but I'm not holding my breath at this price.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    Something 2nd hand yes...some bargains to be had in the classifieds section on here....An Optoma HD65 (native 720p) or similar is a great place to start & normally change hands for about £250ish....
     
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    depends how fussy you are, a mate of might bought an optomo around the £350 mark, 720p and he LOVES is. Not sure the model no. sorry.
     
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    I bought a 720p Opo of here & love it.... :)
     
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    Having bought your £300 projector, it's essential not to look at others.

    Ignorance is bliss. :lesson:

    And it's a lot cheaper, too... :smashin:
     
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    the acer k130 is £300 and 300 led lumens which is good enough for a 70 to 90 inch screen with decent brightness spend £100 more and you could get 500-600 lumen led models good for 100+ inchs. led bulbs last at least 10x that of regular projectors.
     
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    Yes second hand, most of the optomas are great pjs hd65 - 700 etc or if you suffer from rainbows try a panasonic ax100-ax200 look in the classifieds there loads of members always upgrading
     

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