Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 offers a decent image and a good mix of features at a low price, but is still bettered by rivals.
The Philips Screeneo HDP1590 boasts a decent number of features including an ultra-short throw distance but offers below-average performance for the price.
If you can afford the JVC DLA-X700R -- and the dedicated room, high-quality screen, and professional calibration required to make it shine -- its spectacular picture quality is worth the steep investment.
The BenQ W1080ST short-throw DLP projector offers very good performance and extra placement flexibility, but the long-throw W1070 is a better deal.
The Epson 5030UB projector is better then ever, with excellent picture quality for the money and class-leading light output, making it shine in both dark and moderately lit rooms.
Leave flat-screen TVs in the dust with the Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector, which delivers a 147-inch 4K image on your wall. Just be prepared to pay upward of $40,000 when it hits stores later in 2014.
CNET goes hands-on with the ZTE Projector Hotspot , a personal hot spot that can also beam images and videos.
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The Epson 5020UB projector offers excellent picture quality for the money, and is versatile enough for both dark and moderately lit rooms.
BenQ has introduced its W1500 projector, which features wireless streaming from WHDI devices and an emphasis on color performance.
Sony's VPL-VW600ES is far from the entry-level 4K projector we were expecting to see, but it should boast excellent image quality.