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Cheap short Throw Projectors

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Projectors with short throw distances can be projected from a distance of 1 metre or less. Unlike other projectors, they can be used effectively in very small spaces. 

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When choosing a short-throw projector, first consider what it will be used for

Film projectors

As movies are filmed in widescreen resolution, projectors with an aspect ratio of 16:9 or 21:9 are ideal home-cinema devices, i.e. projectors with native resolution of HD (1024 × 768 pixels), Full HD (1920 × 1080 pixels) and 4K (3840 × 2160 or 4096 × 2160 pixels).
 

Office projectors for presentations

For projecting presentations, we recommend an aspect ratio of 16:10 or 4:3. Office projectors woth native WXGA resolution (1280 × 800 pixels) or higher provide sufficient image quality .

Read about the difference between the native and maximum resolution of the projector.

What else should I consider when choosing a short-throw projector?

Throw distance and diagonal size

Before buying a film projector, first determine how far from the screen or wall it will be placed. If the projector isn't placed within its optimum projection distance, it won't provide a sufficiently sharp image. Generally, the further you place the projector from the screen or wall, the larger the size of the projected image.

Luminosity

  • Up to 2000 lumens - suitable for darkened rooms with minimal lighting.
  • 2000-3000 lumens - recommend for less well-lit rooms.
  • Over 3,000 lumens - provides a highly visible projection, even in daylight.

Technology

  • DLP projectors - have excellent contrast and shadow detail. Compared with LCD projectors, they require less maintenance (no need to clean the dust). The disadvantage is that fast moving objects may cause a rainbow effect on the canvas.
    • With halogen lamp - compared with LED projectors, they are often larger in size with higher luminance and power consumption.
    • With LEDs - generally smaller in size; they offer low power consumption, but also lower luminosity.
  • LCD projectors - outstanding colour reproduction. Compared with DLP projectors, they are more prone to rainbow effect but are quieter. They are also slightly more difficult to maintain (some models have a dust filter, which must be cleaned from time to time).

Connection

Before buying, make sure the projector has at least one same port as the device to which you plan to connect it. If not, you won't be able to connect to the projector.

HDMI cable HDMI

VGA cable D-SUB (VGA)

composite cable Composite

component cable Component

Useful functions and features

  • Remote control - allows convenient operation and setup of the projector.
  • Built-in speakers - ideal for those planning to show films and videos.
  • Wi-Fi - project slideshows, movies and videos wirelessly from your computer.
  • Zoom - resize the image without moving the projector.
  • PiP (Picture in Picture) - allows you to project two different presentations or videos simultaneously.
  • USB port - project films, videos or presentations without your PC via an external memory drive.
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Acer S1283Hne Short Throw
Projector -native XGA (1024x768), 3100 ANSI lm, 13,000:1 contrast ratio, HDMI (MHL), DLP 3D

A convenient DLP projector with 3D projection over short distances. As a result, the chances of the speaker dazzling are reduced rapidly, and at the same time the shadow will not disturb while moving away from the platinum...

£479 excl.VAT £399.17
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ASUS P3E
Projector - portable, LED, WXGA 1280 x 800, 800lm, 12000mAh battery, Wireless Projection, Power bank, Multimedia Player

Do you want freedom and total independence in presenting or projecting multimedia content? This Asus P3E projector offers you all this...

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Optoma GT760
Projector - DLP, nat. WXGA (1280 x 800), FULL 3D, 3400 ANSI lm, contrast 20000:1, 2x VGA, HDMI, S-Video, RCA, RS232, USB, 2W speaker, DO

Elegant, Full high-definition 3D projector with amazing short range projection. Full 3D Technology create stunning three-dimensional projection...

£482.90 excl.VAT £402.42
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Optoma GT760 3D Projector + ZD302 3D glasses
Projector - DLP, Full 3D, WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution, 3400 ANSI lumens, contrast of 20,000:1, 2x VGA, HDMI, S-Video, USB, RS232, 2W speakers

This bright & immersive 3D home entertainment projector delivers stunning results from a short distance. Full 3D technology creates a stunning three-dimensional projection...

£516.90 excl.VAT £430.75
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Acer S1383WHne Short Throw
Projector - DLP technology, WXGA (1280 x 800), 3200 ANSI lm, contrast ratio 13,000:1, HDMI (MHL), Full 3D

This DLP short throw projector, with the 3D technology support, offers a high-quality image and rich connectivity. Its compact dimensions make it a suitable candidate both for business trips and the office environment...

£527.62 excl.VAT £439.68
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Acer K138ST LED mini
Projector - DLP, nat. WXGA (1280x800), max. WUXGA (1920x1200), 800 ANSI lm, contrast 100000:1, VGA, HDMI (MHL), Short Throw

Acer H7 projectors ?have been designed to provide amazing home entertainment. They can be placed within a very short distance from the wall and...

£541.42 excl.VAT £451.18
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Sony VPL-SX226
Projector - LCD display, XGA, maximum UXGA resolution 1600x1200 pixels, brightness 2800lm, contrast ratio 3000:1, HDMI, S-Video, Video-in, 2xD-Sub, USB, RS232, RJ45, 16W speaker

The Sony VPL-SX236 projector has been specifically designed for short-throw projection. It can easily project a screen size screen over 2 metres while being placed only 75cm from the wall or screen...

£629 excl.VAT £524.17
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Acer H6517ST Short Throw
Projector - nat. Full HD 16: 9 (1920x1080), max. WUXGA (1920x1200), 3000 ANSI lumens, a contrast of 10,000: 1, NVIDIA & Blu-Ray 3D, 3D ColorBoost, VGA, HDMI (MHL)

Create your home cinema in the popular Full HD resolution and a short distance from the screen. The device offers a detailed picture suffused with...

£641.48 excl.VAT £534.57
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Sony VPL-SX236
Projector - LCD display, XGA, UXGA resolution 1600x1200 pixels, 3300lm, contrast ratio 3000:1, HDMI, S-Video, Video-in, 2xD-Sub, USB, RS232, RJ45, 16W

The Sony VPL-SX236 projector has been specifically designed for short-throw projection. It can easily project a screen size screen over 2 metres while being placed only 75cm from the wall or screen...

£659 excl.VAT £549.17
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Sony VPL-SW225
Projector - LCD display, WXGA, UXGA resolution 1600x1200 pixels, 2600lm, contrast ratio 3000:1, HDMI, S-Video, Video-in, 2xD-Sub, USB, RS232, RJ45, 16W

The Sony VPL-SW225 projector has been specifically designed for short-throw projection. It can easily project a screen size screen over 2 metres while being placed only 79cm from the wall or screen...

£719 excl.VAT £599.17
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Sony VPL-SW235
Projector - LCD display, WXGA, UXGA maximum resolution 1600x1200 pixels, 3000lm, 3000:1 contrast ration, HDMI, S-Video, Video-in, 2xD-Sub, USB, RS232, RJ45, 16W

The Sony VPL-SW235 projector has been designed specifically for short-throw projection. It can easily project a screen size screen over 2 metres while being placed only 79cm from the wall or screen...

£739 excl.VAT £615.83
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Acer U5220
Projector - DLP, XGA (1024 x 768), 3000 ANSI lm, contrast 13000:1, Full 3D, VGA, HDMI (MHL), RJ-45, Ultra Short Throw

Acer U5220 is a DLP ultra short throw projector which delivers a 2m image (diagonal) at a distance of 40cm from the screen, which will be filled with a great picture with realistic colours during its entire lifetime...

£814.02 excl.VAT £678.35
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Acer H7550ST Short Throw
Projector DLP, nat. Full HD 16:9 (1920x1080), WUXGA (1920x1200), 3000 ANSI lm, 16000:1 Contrast, Full 3D, ColorBoost 3D, VGA, HDMI (MHL), 2x 10W speaker, Google Chromcast dongle support

Acer H7 projectors have been designed to provide amazing home entertainment. They...

£845.08 excl.VAT £704.23
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Epson EH-TW5600
Projector - 3LCD, 3D, 16: 9, Full HD (1920x1080), 2500 ANSI, Contrast 35000: 1, VGA, 2x HDMI, MHL, USB, mini-jack, 10W

Enjoy a top-of-the-line Full HD 3D movie experience with a 35,000: 1 contrast ratio from the cinema through the Epson EH-TW5600 projector...

£849 excl.VAT £707.50
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Sony VPL-SX631
Projector - LCD, XGA, UXGA 1600 x 1200, 3300lm, 3000:1, HDMI, S-Video, Video-in, 2x D-Sub, USB, RS232, RJ45, speaker 16W

The Sony VPL-SX631 is a very short throw projector, making it ideal for installation in conference rooms or school classrooms. It can project...

£859 excl.VAT £715.83
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Epson EH-TW5650
Projector - 3LCD, 3D, 16:9, Full HD (1920x1080), 2500 ANSI, contrast 60000: 1, VGA, 2x HDMI, MHL, USB, mini-jack, LAN, Miracast, 10W

Enjoy the ultimate 3D movie experience in Full HD with a 60,000:1 contrast ratio, just like being at the cinema, through the Epson EH-TW5650 projector...

£889 excl.VAT £740.83
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Acer Education Series U5320W
Projector -DLP, WXGA (1280x800), 3000 ANSI lm, contrast 13000:1, DLP 3D, DLP 3D, HDMI, LAN, Ultra Short Throw

Parameters of an attractive DLP projector with an extra short projection distance of just 23cm (9.1 inches) from the screen and the intelligent ambient light sensor, while at a distance of 50cm it can display a 100" (254cm) diagonal screen.

£910.64 excl.VAT £758.87
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Sony VPL-SW631
Projector - LCD, WXGA, maximum resolution 1600 x 1200, 3300lm, 3000:1, HDMI, S-Video, Video-in, 2xD-Sub, USB, RS232, RJ45, 16W

The VPL-SW631 is an affordable, short-throw projector ideal for installation in conference rooms or school classrooms. It can easily project a screen size screen over 2 metres while being placed only 47cm from the wall or screen...

£1,029 excl.VAT £857.50
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Optoma X319UST
Projector - DLP, native XGA (1024x768), 4:3, 16:9, FULL 3D, 3,200 ANSI lm, 18,000:1 contrast, 2x HDMI, 2x VGA, RS232, USB, RJ45, 12V, 16W speaker
The new Optoma projectors are designed primarily for projection for a short distance. With advanced optics to offer an image with a diagonal of...

£1,099 excl.VAT £915.83
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Optoma X320UST
Projector -DLP, XGA (1024x768) native resolution, 4:3, 16:9, FULL 3D, 4000 ANSI lm, contrast of 20,000:1, 2x HDMI, 2x VGA, RS232, USB, RJ45, 12V, 16W speaker

The new Optoma projectors are designed for short distance projection. Due to the advanced optics, they offer a diagonal image about two metres away from a screen of only half a metre...

£1,139 excl.VAT £949.17
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Epson EB-536Wi
Projector - 3LCD, Short Throw, interactive, WXGA (1280x800), 3400 ANSI lm, 16,000:1, HDMI, USB, VGA, LAN, RS-232C, S-Video, 16 W speaker

The EB-536Wi delivers superior-quality images and a host of additional features as standard to give users more for their money. Ideal for classrooms or small meeting rooms, this projector can be wall or ceiling mounted. It also includes a range of interactive features, including a fast-syncing pen for precise writing, which are available to use straight out of the box.

Epson EB-536Wi - Projector
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