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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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Epson EB-W05
Projector - 3LCD, WXGA (1280x800), 16:10, 3300 lm, 15000: 1, HDMI, VGA, USB, LAN, 2W

Epson EB-W05 - Projector
-5%
£369
-5% £389
excl.VAT £307.50

In stock 3 pcs
Order Code: WX244u8
Epson EB-S41
Projector - 3LCD, SVGA (800x600), 4:3, 3300 lm, 15000: 1, HDMI, VGA, USB, LAN, 2W

Epson EB-S41 - Projector
-13%
£279
-13% £319
excl.VAT £232.50

In stock 2 pcs
Order Code: WX244f6
ASUS P3E
Projector - portable, LED, WXGA 1280 x 800, 800lm, 12000mAh battery, Wireless Projection, Power bank, Multimedia Player

£483.90
excl.VAT £403.25

In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: WA090h
LG PF1000U
Projector - DLP, 3D, nat. Full HD (1920x1080), 16: 9, 1000lm, Contrast 150000: 1, LED, 3.5mm jack, 2x HDMI, MHL, 2x USB, Bluetooth, RJ45, Miracast, 2x 3W Speakers

£967.90
excl.VAT £806.58

In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: WK6010p1
Casio XJ-V100W
Projector - DLP - Laser & LED hybrid technology, lamp life up to 20,000 hours, nat. WXGA (1280x800), max. Full HD (1920x1080), 3000 ANSI lm, contrast 20,000:1, 1.5x optical zoom, HDMI, VGA, RS-232C

£690.90
excl.VAT £575.75

Special Offer
In stock > 5 pcs
Order Code: WX175b8a
Epson EB-W39
Projector - 3LCD, nat. HD Ready 1366 × 768, max. WXGA 1280 × 800 (16:10), 3500lm, 15000:1, HDMI, S-Video, USB, RS232, 5W speaker

Epson EB-W39 - Projector
-7%
£511.96
-7% £551.77
excl.VAT £426.63

In stock 2 pcs
Order Code: WX244x72
Epson EB-2142W
Projector - 3LCD, max. WXGA 1280×800 (16:10), 4200lm, 15000:1, HDMI, MHL, S-Video, D-Sub, USB, RS232,

Epson EB-2142W - Projector
-7%
£777.82
-7% £832.90
excl.VAT £648.18

In stock 3 pcs
Order Code: WX288v85b
Acer U5220
Projector - DLP, XGA (1024 x 768), 3000 ANSI lm, contrast 13000:1, Full 3D, VGA, HDMI (MHL), RJ-45, Ultra Short Throw

£815.84
excl.VAT £679.87

In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: WX349m4
Acer C101I Portable LED
Projector - DLP mini, nat. WVGA (854x480), max. WXGA (1280x800), 150 ANSI lm, contrast 1200:1, HDMI, carrying case, 610g

£238.28
excl.VAT £198.57

In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: WX376m2
BenQ MW632ST
Projector - DLP technology, 3D, native resolution 16:10 WXGA (1280 x 800), compression WUXGA (1920 x 1200), 3200 ANSI lm, contrast ratio 13,000:1, 2 x HDMI, MHL, D-Sub, 2 x USB, S-Video, RS232, 10W speaker

BenQ MW632ST - Projector
-11%
£518.90
-11% £585.90
excl.VAT £432.42

In stock 2 pcs
Order Code: WX440i1p
Optoma W319UST
Projector - DLP, nat. WXGA (1280 x 800), 16:10, FULL 3D, 3300 ANSI lm, contrast 18000:1, 2 x HDMI, 2 x VGA, RS232, 16W speaker, remote control

£1,139
excl.VAT £949.17

In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: WY014a
Optoma ML1050ST
Projector - DLP, WXGA (1280x800), 16:10, 3D, LED, 1000lm, 20000:1 contrast, VGA, USB, HDMI, MHL, 1W speaker, remote controller

£587.90
excl.VAT £489.92

In stock 3 pcs
Order Code: WZ001i17
Optoma GT5000+
Projector - DLP, 16: 9, nat. Full HD (1920x1080), FULL 3D, 3200 ANSI lm, Contrast 23000: 1, 2x VGA, 2x HDMI, RJ45, RS232, USB, 16W, DO

£1,209
excl.VAT £1,007.50

In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: WZ001l41
Optoma GT1080 Darbee
Projector - DLP, nat. Full HD (1920x1080), nat.16: 9 widescreen, 3000 ANSI lm, Full 3D, Contrast 28000: 1, 2x HDMI 1.4, MHL, Repro 20W, DO

£780
excl.VAT £650

In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: WZ001l22
NEC M353WS
Projector - DLP, natural resolution WXGA (1280 x 800), max. WUXGA (1920 x 1200), 16:10 3500 ANSI lumens, a contrast of 10,000:1, 2x HDMI, VGA, RCA, LAN, USB, speaker 20W

NEC M353WS - Projector
-30%
£605.90
-30% £862.34
excl.VAT £504.92

Last piece in stock
Order Code: WN390c4h
Philips PicoPix PPX5110
Projector - pocket, DLP, nat. WVGA (854x480), 16: 9, 100 ANSI, 1000: 1 contrast, micro USB, mini HDMI, 3.5mm jack, WIFI, 1W speaker

Philips PicoPix PPX5110 - Projector
-18%
£234.90
-18% £286.90
excl.VAT £195.75

In stock 3 pcs
Order Code: PILPX01
Epson EB-2040
Projector - 3LCD, XGA (1024x768), 4200 ANSI lm, contrast 15000:1, 2x HDMI, MHL, 3x D-Sub, USB, RS-232C, repro 16W, DO

Epson EB-2040 - Projector
-10%
£705.90
-10% £787.90
excl.VAT £588.25

In stock 3 pcs
Order Code: WX288v84r
ASUS ZenBeam E1
Projector - Portable, DLP technology, native resolution WVGA (854 × 480), 150 ANSI lm, LED, contrast ratio 3500:1, 2W speaker, HDMI, MHL, headphone output

ASUS ZenBeam E1 - Projector
-11%
£258.90
-11% £289.90
excl.VAT £215.75

In stock 4 pcs
Order Code: WA092c
BenQ MH733
Projector - DLP, 3D, Full HD (1920x1200), 16:10, 4000 ANSI Im, 16000: 1, 2xHDMI, 2xUSB, USB mini, VGA, Audio in/out 3.5mm, RS232

£704.90
excl.VAT £587.42

Arriving Soon 2 pcs
Expected 22/06/2018
Order Code: WX409b14
BenQ MU706
Projector DLP, nat. WUXGA 16:10 (1920x1200), 4000 ANSI lm, Contrast 20000: 1, 2x HDMI, MHL, D-Sub, 2x USB, S-Video, RS232, IR

£888.90
excl.VAT £740.75

Arriving Soon 1 pcs
Expected 22/06/2018
Order Code: WX444g
Epson EB-2155W
Projector - 3LCD, WXGA (1280x800) 16:10 5000 ANSI lumens, contrast of 15,000:1, 2x HDMI, 3x D-Sub, 2x USB, MHL, DisplayPort, RS-232C, LAN, speakers 16W, DO

Epson EB-2155W - Projector
-19%
£1,129

-19% £1,397.90
excl.VAT £940.83

Ordered on request within 4 days
Order Code: WX288v85d
Acer S1283Hne Short Throw
Projector -native XGA (1024x768), 3100 ANSI lm, 13,000:1 contrast ratio, HDMI (MHL), DLP 3D

£479

excl.VAT £399.17

Ordered on request
Order Code: WX371b9
Acer K137i Portable LED Projector + WiFi
Projector - DLP system, 1280 x 800 pixels (WXGA), 1920 x 1080 resolution, 700 lm, 10,000:1 contrast ratio, HDMI, USB

£511.50

excl.VAT £426.25

Ordered on request within 4 days
Order Code: WX377i8e
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

£833.14

excl.VAT £694.28

Ordered on request within 4 days
Order Code: WX365m4

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