DLP Projectors FAQs
(Frequently Asked Questions)
Selecting a home cinema projector can seem like a daunting task and there is more to consider than just “How much does it cost?” With all the options and features available today, here are a few things to consider when selecting a projector to get the maximum value for your home cinema.
What is DLP's presence in front projectors for the business products market?
Demand for DLP continues to grow. Nearly half of the world’s new projectors are powered by DLP technology. Since 1996, more than 20 million DLP chipsets have been shipped. Worldwide, there are more than 700 DLP projector models on the market.
Where are DLP projectors used?
DLP projectors are being utilised across a broad range of industries to offer stunning presentations. DLP projectors are utilised in business and home environments – where families are enjoying them for films, games and digital pictures. Additional market-specific applications for DLP projectors include: classrooms, hotels and convention centres and places of worship.
Will projectors replace or compete with TVs?
The projector and television markets satisfy different consumer needs and as a result they do not compete. Projectors are products that will augment the overall consumer entertainment experience in the home. Projectors deliver a big screen experience that is commonly enjoyed for specific events such as films, sports, viewing content from digital cameras, gaming etc. Consumers will still use TV for their daily viewing of news, television programmes, etc.
Why should someone choose a DLP projector over an LCD projector?
- Lower total cost of ownership – Many DLP projectors feature a filter-free design. With no filters to clean or replace, your maintenance costs could be lower.
- Innovation – From 3D-ready projectors, built-in interactivity and projectors that fit in the palm of your hand, to lamp-free designs, DLP is famous for re-inventing projection technology.
- Wide selection – Dozens of projector manufacturers use DLP technology to power their projectors, unlike LCD where only a handful of brands are available. This broader selection of DLP projectors gives you more choices, more features to choose from and a better variety to fit any size budget.
Where can you find DLP projectors?
DLP projectors are available at many major electronics retailers, direct from manufacturers, through the AV channel and at online dealers.