4k(ish) projectors... worth it yet?

Discussion in 'Home Theater PCs & Equipment' started by capt_cope, Apr 22, 2018.

  1. capt_cope

    capt_cope Gawd

    Apr 12, 2009
    I love my 1080p projector, and to my eye it produces a better image (or "experience" if you're into that) than my parent's 4k tv. Is there really as big of a leap between a 1080p projector and a mid-tier 4k projector as there is between a 1080p tv and a 4k tv? I'm a bit skeptical of all the "4k" projectors that rely on shifting pixels to create the illusion of 4k, but I'm not willing to drop multiple thousands on a fancy sony one either.
  2. Verge

    Verge [H]ardness Supreme

    May 27, 2001
    Well they aren't 4k for one. And the DLP's are absolutely awful, even worse than the newer 1080p chips which were completely antiquated.

    So unless you want to plop 5k for a sony, or deal with a JVC and e-shift... no, they aren't worth it. Not even close.
  3. DGMurdockIII

    DGMurdockIII Limp Gawd

    Jan 16, 2015
    what 4k projector is it