Answered Whats a good project you can grab used nowadays?

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    Moving house and now have room for a huge screen so figured why not.

    I don't want to buy new but would pay up to £1000 for a used really good projector that can display on a large screen.

    Any project gurus remember what was unbelievably awesome yada yada 12-18 months ago?

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    Would also consider new if there's some awesome little bargain to be had.
     
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    At around £900 will get an Optoma HD39 Darbee. It's a reasonable projector for the money, after that you will need to spend a bit more on a new projector. Increasing your budget to £1300 will enable you to purchase a Optoma UHD40 projector which means 4K movies are available to you with other electronics in place. With £1500 you will have access to the UHD51, a better projector than the UHD40. Optoma are DLP projectors

    As for second hand projectors, look towards JVC, Epson and Sony. These are big projectors and make the three above look like toys. None of these will give you the ability to play 4K footage through them, but they will look very good. JVC are top dog for black detail, Epson somewhere in the middle of the two delivering the best of both Worlds without sacrificing to much, Sony are better for gaming, but in the similar realm as the UHD51 for black detail. For there new prices, they should have cost from £2500 and above. If it was less, leave them alone as the UHD51 should give it a run for its money in most areas today. If your wondering why Optoma isn't listed in the second hand products, it because they have been asleep for a few years and people tend to keep hold on to their HD86 and HD87 as they were very good all-be-it quite old today and the HD91 I suspect you won't find one around £1k
     
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    That's awesome feedback. Appreciate it Shane.
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    No worries Simon :smashin:
     

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