Projectors for a big-screen gaming experience

By Ashwin Nair | Published on 20 Feb 2020
Projectors for a big-screen gaming experience

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When it comes to creating a great gaming session, having a bigger screen to enhance your viewing experience is definitely a must. And knowing how size is important when it comes to displays, there are situations in which even a large TV starts looking small. So, instead of purchasing a high-end TV that is worth lakhs of rupees, what you can do is get a projector that is designed to render optimal images to give you that big-screen gaming experience. Ideally, you should choose a projector with a high number of lumens to give you bright colours and high contrast ratios so that you get images with the right depth of colours in it. If you are a little confused about choosing the right projector, worry not as we’ve gone ahead and curated a list of projectors that are ideal for big-screen gaming. 

Optoma HD143X 1080p 3000 Lumens 3D DLP Home Theater Projector

Here is a projector from Optoma that supports 1080p video to give you that big-screen gaming experience. It uses 3000 lumens to project light and thanks to its excellent contrast ratio of 25000:1, you should be able to produce a decent amount of light even in a dark room. In fact, such a high contrast ratio is considered to be well above excellent, as per industry standards, so it would not be unreasonable for you to expect a good display.  It supports the 3D format, which should give you an even more convenient experience if you have the necessary accessories to go with it. You can now connect any 3D device to it and play your favourite games like FIFA or Halo on it. It comes with a throw ratio of 1.47–1.62, which should be good enough to project light on a wider screen with ease. The lamps have a life of 12,000 hours, which should be good enough to last for a long time under optimal conditions.

Epson EH-TW650 Home Projector (White)

With the Epson EH-TW650 Home projector, you can have a big screen of up to 300 inches with good clarity. With 3100 lumens generating great colour brightness at a contrast ratio of 15000:1, you are in for a treat with the quality of the visuals on this projector. Since it supports a Full HD format, you can even check out various sporting events in high quality. It comes with 2 HDMI ports with one of them supporting MHL as well. You can project images with a diagonal length of 100-inches on a screen at a distance of 7ft 5inches. Also, you get a 2W monorail built-in speaker which should be good enough for your big screen gaming experience. Call your friends over and go on a gaming spree with slick visuals running on the big screen.

BenQ W1050 Full HD 1080P DLP Home Theatre 3D Projector

The BenQ W1050 is a Home Theatre projector that should offer decent visuals, be it images or videos. In fact, with the visuals shown in full HD 1080p resolution, you should be able to get one of the best display outputs in the industry. With 3D support, you can now play your favourite 3D PS4 games on the big screen. Thanks to the 2200 lumens producing light at a commendable contrast ratio of 15000:1 and 6X RGB, the projector should be able to deliver great pictures with all the right colours. Furthermore, it has a 2W speaker which should give you a sound output that is ideal for small groups. To get more sound output, you can connect your speakers to the projector as it comes with two HDMI ports. Also, it comes with three different picture modes out of which you can choose the Sport mode to get the best gaming experience on a big screen.

Viewsonic Px706hd 1080p Projector

The Viewsonic Px706hd is one of the more premium home theatre projectors in the industry thanks to its wide range of features. To start with, it possesses 3000 lumens to project bright colours on the big screen, which should allow you to play even darker games with ease. Moreover, with the contrast ratio of this projector standing at 22,000:1, you should be able to get a great picture and video quality with the right depth of colours. Viewsonic uses exclusive technology to produce cinematic colours to enhance your experience while you’re gaming or watching movies. It also comes with reduced input latency and a gaming mode to allow you to experience all the action in a lag-free manner. 


Ashwin Nair

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