LG’s stylish tabletop projector turns any room into an instant movie theater. It measures just 5.3″ x 5.3″ x 3.15″ and uses an RGB laser light source to project 4K UHD video up to 120″ diagonally. It has built-in support for popular streaming services, and automatic screen adjustment tech ensures images are aligned and in focus.
There are many projectors that use a laser diode to display big images. But they generally have a very short range. Ben Makes Everything used a bright green laser to project images that can be seen from a much greater distance. His design relies on an old hard drive to create a persistence of vision illusion and can only display primitive text and numbers.
This 1″ thick laser projector outputs sharp and bright 1080p HD video up to 120″ diagonal. It has intelligent screen alignment, autofocus, and keystone correction for easy setup and has a built-in 15º kickstand. It can run on AC power indefinitely or up to 1.5 hours on its internal rechargeable battery.
The X300 is a portable movie theater. It combines a Harmon Kardon audio system with a 1080p LED projector that can output up to a 100″ diagonal image. It can stream content via AirPlay, an HDMI source like a Roku stick, or a Nintendo Switch via USB-C. Its built-in battery can play movies for 3 hours or Bluetooth audio for 6 hours.
Samsung’s tabletop projector can pivot 180º, so you can project on your walls or ceiling and from any height. It projects a 1080p image up to 100″ and automatically adjusts for distortion and wall color. It also has a built-in 360º speaker and Alexa and Bixby voice assistants and plays content wirelessly or via a Micro HDMI port.
AAXA’s P7 differentiates itself from cheaper mini projectors by offering a true HD (1920×1080) DLP optical engine, for crisp images up to 120″ diagonal. It’s also got a nice loud speaker. It’ll run on AC, or its 38-watt rechargeable battery runs for up to 90 minutes. AAXA also offers a larger and more expensive model with 4K resolution.
This compact projector (7.8″L x 4.8″W x 1.9″H) outputs a bright HD image with 650 ANSI lumens. Its short-throw optics mean you don’t need to place it far away for a big picture, and it has autofocus and auto keystone adjustment for quick and easy setup. It has HDMI, MicroSD, USB, and Ethernet connections and runs Android OS.
Carry a 24.5″ HD screen wherever you go with the Splay folding display. It combines a short-throw projector with a pop-up rear projection screen to give you a big picture for watching movies, playing games, or doing demos and presentations. The projector can also be used to produce up to an 80″ image in standalone mode.
Want a giant screen for movies and games? Place the JMGO O1 as little as 10″ from the wall for an 80″ screen or the O1 Pro 9″ away for a 100″ display. Both models offer 1920 x 1080 resolution with auto-keystone correction and auto-focus. The Pro model was co-engineered with Leica, and both feature dual speakers tuned by Dynaudio.
Featuring a rugged case design similar to the Muzen Wild speaker, the Filmatic projector brings big-screen video wherever you travel. It has a 200-lumen light source with DLP tech and native 1080p resolution. What really sets it apart is its durable, drop-resistant aluminum alloy case, and IPX6 waterproof rating.
This compact projector measures just 4.48″ across, but can display an image up to 120″ diagonal. It outputs 200 lumens at a native 720p resolution but can handle 1080p and 4K signal sources. It has 32GB of storage, an HDMI input, and supports wireless streaming. Runs for 2h 30m on battery, or plug it in for a movie marathon.
There are lots of inexpensive home projectors these days, but most of the cheap ones aren’t very high resolution. DIY Perks shows us how he built his own that has the same 4K resolution as the ones in movie theaters, using entirely off-the-shelf components, including a bright 100-watt LED and an LCD panel from a smartphone.
While flat screen TVs are all the rage these days, sometimes a projector is still a better solution – especially if you want a huge image. Builder Laura Kampf shows off a neat design for a coffee table that has a cubby for concealing a projector neatly beneath its lid.
This tabletop gadget looks like a vintage film projector, but it actually packs a modern DLP digital projector inside. It’s made from sturdy aluminum, with a tilting base. Its 10000 mAH battery means it’ll run for up to 4 hours while unplugged, and it can mirror Android or iOS devices over WiFi in addition to its HDMI input.
This unique projector packs a computer inside, as well as an RGB/IR camera, allowing it to automatically create depth maps. Combined with Lightform’s Creator software, anyone can create amazing projection mapping displays in small to medium sized spaces. Already have a projector? Check out the LFC.
This pocket-sized projector can output images from 30 to 200 inches in any darkened room. It’s got a high quality DLP light engine, 1080p resolution, and 200 lumen brightness, all from a box about the size of a smartphone. Save an extra 15% off in The Awesomer Shop with code SAVE15TODAY (valid through 8/31/19)
The PIQO pocket projector measures only 2″ on each side, yet can project up to a 240″ screen. It has 1080p resolution and outputs 200 lumens of light. It runs on Android 7 and has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirPlay and screen mirroring connectivity. Grab one today in The Awesomer Shop.
BenQ’s mid-range TK800M projector offers up high-end features like true 4K resolution with HDR support, and a DMD DLP panel that produces colorful, razor sharp images from 60″ to 200″ diagonal. Its light source cranks out an impressive 3000 lumens, making it suitable for brightly-lit rooms.
VAVA’s laser projector outputs 4K images with HDR10 support. It can can create up to a 150″ display from just 7.2″ away from the projection surface. It’s rated at 6000 lumens, and its light source lasts up to 25,000h. It’s even bright enough to use in daylight with the proper screen.
The Puppy Cube is an Android-based 720p ultra short throw projector. What makes it unique is its desktop touchscreen mode that simulates a 23″ tablet. You can also use it as a wall projector for up to a 100″ display. It has HDMI, USB, AirPlay, Miracast and DLNA inputs.
ROKR’s bass wood replica of a classic film projector is one of the coolest flat-pack model kits we’ve ever seen. Not only does it look awesome, it actually can project a short loop of film that’s included with the kit. The hand-cranked projector isn’t bright, but it requires no batteries to operate.
The second generation of LG’s CineBeam short-throw 4K laser projector has a horizontal orientation, making it easy to mount on any flat surface. It can create a 90″ image at 2″ away, and a 120″ at 7″ away. It can be operated via voice commands. Drops 2019.