If you are involved in any kind of company or organization, chances are that at some point you will have to plan a multimedia presentation. If the old saying “It’s all in the delivery” is in fact true, your projector could be the difference between a success and a night constantly fiddling with your equipment. For those whom buying a projector is not an option, renting is a quick, easy, and affordable solution. When looking for a projector for your next presentation, keep the following things in mind to help you narrow down the wide range of products:
When considering a projector, room size is one of the most important factors. If your projector is too small for your venue, the image may be fuzzy and quality will be negatively affected. When looking at your projector, make sure to look at the dimensions of the image that it casts. This information should be readily available in the product description as its “resolution.”
The room size will help you to determine the size of the projector you need. Different size projectors will have different lenses, hookups, and additional features. Some projectors are light, portable, and suitable for events in the home or smaller conference rooms; others are heavy with many extra features that are most useful in settings such as auditoriums or outdoor events. Consider the size and venue when deciding which product you will rent. Both small and large projectors often have the same features, so do not worry about losing quality by downgrading or upgrading the size of your unit.
For many small organizations and businesses that do not own their own projector, price can be one of the most important factors. How is the price of the rental broken down? Is it a flat rate? Is there a flate rate plus number of days? Is there a discount given for longer periods that you can take advantage of? Think about these issues and you may find an excellent deal on just what you are looking for.
If there is any audio in your presentation, you need a projector that can handle audio. Its especially important that if the projector does in fact have built-in sound software, as many projectors do not include this feature. If it does have built-in audio, ensure that it is of the sound and quality that you need. Many projectors despite having sound are more suited for home theater activities, and are not designed for crowds or large gatherings. If you have any doubts, it may be better to also rent a separate sound system.
Connections, Connections, Connections
One of the most important factors in projector choices is how you plan to connect it to your computer or other media device. Almost every laptop or desktop computer comes standard with an analog connector (trapezoidal) that is compatible with nearly every device. While this is convenient, the preferred connection would be the HDMI ports that are being installed on many newer platforms. HDMI, with its digital medium is far more reliable than the analog ports that may have interruptions such as skipping and inferior frame rates. Some models may even come equipped with a wireless connection and necessary software.
Renting a projector can seem like an overwhelming task. It takes careful research and knowing exactly what you need to ensure you make a proper decision. Alternatively if you want to skip the research, a trained rental representative from www.RentOurProjectors.com will help you decide exactly which projector is right for your event, just call 888-736-8301. Keeping these important factors in mind can make the experience seem effortless, and make your event a triumph. Remember, presentation is everything!