Best small projector recommendations

sparkie7

macrumors 68020
Original poster
Oct 17, 2008
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Looking at getting one, a few options like:

• XGIMI Z4
• Laserbeam Pro C200
• Nebula capsule
• LG Probeam HF80JA
• XGIMI H1

The last two are a bit big for my taste, and currently leaning towards the C200.

Is there any other options I have missed and any thoughts/recommendations which to go for?
 

sparkie7

macrumors 68020
Original poster
Oct 17, 2008
2,026
105
Nebula Capsule - a friend of mine has the nebula mars and loves it but I like the size of capsule more.
I like the size of the Capsule too. But its only got 100 lumens vs the 200 on the C200... Plus the C200 is laser tech, not DLP.. But as an all in one carry around with a speaker, the Capsule looks appealing, but I think I prefer the C200 for bringer image, focus free laser and I can buy a bluetooth speaker to pair it with..
 

Ivanovitchk

macrumors regular
Sep 9, 2010
105
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Paris, FR
I like the size of the Capsule too. But its only got 100 lumens vs the 200 on the C200... Plus the C200 is laser tech, not DLP..
tech rant: laser refers solely to the light source. DLP is the image producing element. Both can be used at the same time.

You can have laser + DLP, led + DLP, High-pressure sodium lamp + DLP, 3-laser + DLP / laser-LED combo + DLP ...

besides 1-DLPs from Texas Instruments there is 3-DLP (1 DLP for each RGB color, mostly used in ultra-high end & theaters projectors), single lcd (cra** <200$ full-size projectors), 3-LCD (epson, most common tech overall), D-ILA & SXRD (high end JVC & Sony reflective LCD panels -as opposed to transmissive LCD / 3LCD ) ...

for pico projectors though, i've only heard of 1DLP + laser / 1DLP + LED though...