We round up our 5 favourite gadgets to turn your home into an at home cinema
With lockdown measures continuing, it feels like there is no end in sight. If you were ever considering getting a screen projector, there has never been a better time to upgrade your Netflix evenings. These screen projectors can turn any blank wall or ceiling into the ideal home cinema set-up.
1) LG CineBeam Projector Laser
LG's offering allows you to easily move the projector to set up any wall space as a screen. The CineBeam projector fits any wall or ceiling (its the one '@RosieLondoner' is using in the image above), you can change the projected screen size from 66 inches (excellent for TV) to 150 inches (ideal for movies) with 1.2 × Zoom. WITH 8.3 million discrete pixels the image is 4 times more dense and detailed, which is important for large, projected screens.
4K UHD Laser CineBeam Projector Laser, £1,420
2) Kodak Mini Portable Projector
This one fits in the palm of your hand, with 2.5 hours of battery, making it a great option if you are on the go or want to take it to a friends. (Not likely right now but good to know it does the job.) Use an HDMI cable to start projecting films and you are all set. This affordable option is perfect for those of you who want to try out a screen projector for the first time.
Ultra Mini Portable Projector 75, £179.99
3) The Optoma Projector
Wired recommends this one, and it's easy to see why. You can enjoy impressive 4K UHD cinema quality images in your own home with this projector from Optoma. The new model also features advanced PureMotion frame-interpolation which eliminates motion blur or image judder you normally get with projectors. It also includes a stereo speaker that provides powerful audio.
UHD51 4K DLP
4) Anker Nebula Capsule II
The Nebula Capsule by Anker is ideal for outdoors as its easy to transport and offers 4 hours of battery life, just grab a white sheet and you can sit under the stars to watch The Notebook in your own back garden. Tissues not included. Also its voice activated, and compatible with apps such as Amazon Prime and YouTube. It's made specifically for Android TV, so a better option for those of you with Android devices.
Capsule II Mini Smart Projector, £579.99
LG CineBeam PH30N
If your'e looking for an option which is not as pricey but still does the job beautifully then LG's PH30N might be what you're after. It has around two hours of battery life, and you can even stream directly from your mobile phone. This projector has 720p resolution and you can have up to a 100-inch screen size, from a device that fits easily in a handbag. It's not as bright as some of its more expensive counterparts but a dark room can easily solve that problem.
CineBeam PH30N, £339
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