Ratings Overview - Projector

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 BenQ HT2050
The HT2050 delivered the best image quality in our testing, blowing us away with the kind of theater worthy images we'd only expect from a much more expensive model. It did this while also having...  read more >
$800

Editors' Choice Award
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Image Quality - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Brightness - 4 of 10
4
Fan Noise - 9 of 10
9

 Epson EX9200
the Epson EX9200 is bright, portable, and projected the clearest text in our testing. This combination of attributes makes it our top Pick for Business Applications. Even in well lit conference...  read more >
$800

Top Pick Award
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65
Image Quality - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Brightness - 7 of 10
7
Fan Noise - 5 of 10
5

 Optoma HD27
The HD27 is a souped up version of the Optoma HD142X with a lamp that is reported to be brighter and produce a better contrast ratio. We did find it to produce better image quality than its sibling...  read more >
$600

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Image Quality - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Brightness - 5 of 10
5
Fan Noise - 6 of 10
6

 Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2040
The PowerLite Home Cinema 2040 is a top notch movie machine that fell just short of the Editors' Choice Award winner in our testing. While you can get some extra performance from the BenQ HT2050, we...  read more >
$800

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Image Quality - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Brightness - 4 of 10
4
Fan Noise - 4 of 10
4

 ViewSonic PJD7720HD
The PJD7720HD was one of the brightest models in our tests and our favorite to use in a well lit room. It also has great image quality and full high definition resolution. This makes it the only...  read more >
$600

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Image Quality - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 5 of 10
5
Brightness - 9 of 10
9
Fan Noise - 2 of 10
2

 Optoma HD142X
The Optoma HD142X is essentially a slightly brighter, slightly less vivid version of its sibling, the HD27. Since the HD142X still isn't bright enough to be used in a well-lit room, most people...  read more >
$550

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Image Quality - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Brightness - 5 of 10
5
Fan Noise - 6 of 10
6

 BenQ MS524A
The BenQ MS524A punches well above its weight class. It is both the lightest projector we tested and the brightest. Despite its relatively low native resolution, it manages to produce images of a...  read more >
$489

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Image Quality - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Brightness - 9 of 10
9
Fan Noise - 7 of 10
7

 ViewSonic PJD5155
The PJD5155 is an inexpensive projector with a very bright lamp that is well suited for presentations in well lit rooms. It has a bigger body than most models in its class, making it much less...  read more >
$340

Best Buy Award
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Image Quality - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Use - 5 of 10
5
Brightness - 8 of 10
8
Fan Noise - 3 of 10
3

 Epson VS240
The VS240 is a small, portable projector with good brightness at a low price, but it had the lowest score in our image quality testing. We would only feel comfortable using it for photo free...  read more >
$360

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Image Quality - 3 of 10
3
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Brightness - 8 of 10
8
Fan Noise - 4 of 10
4
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