Tis the Season for Holiday Projector Rentals

 

It is the second time this year I have had the opportunity use the phrase, ” ‘Tis the Season”, and I would be Scrooge not to take it. December is finally upon us, which means it is time for hot chocolate, excessive blanket usage, and hoping for a white Christmas with a fire going in the fireplace depending on where you live. Christmas is also when you tell tales of the glories of Christmases long, long ago.

 
The truth is that you don’t neecessarily have to focus on telling Christmas stories, but the Christmas season is a great time for storytelling in general. Proof of this fact can be seen in the countless Christmas movies which litter television during the holiday season. For everyone living in regions which stay warm in December, this won’t apply but for anyone in our region (Southwest Ohio), most of us know that it’s not always pleasant to be out and about during the winter, which means we stay indoors and entertain ourselves with either stories from books, television, or games.

Holiday Projector Rentals
This Christmas you can mix things up, if you’re hosting a Christmas party, get a projector rental to display movies or games for your attendees. You can dedicate an entire wall to playing you and your guests’ favorite Christmas movies you have on DVD with a DVD projector rental. Everything is better on the big screen, and there aren’t many bigger screens than projector screens. Of course, if you don’t have a projector screen, you can also get a projector screen rental to get the most out of your projector.

 
Projectors can be rented for more than just throwing a Christmas party though. You can rent a projector for a much more work-related reason, such as putting on a Christmas play for your organization, you could get a large venue projector rental to provide a backdrop to make your play more captivating, or you could use your projector to project something instrumental to the play’s script itself.

 
Whether you need a Christmas projector rental for a Christmas party, Christmas play, or any other holiday or even non-festive reason, you can get a projector rental quote from us today. Happy holidays!

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Portable Projector Rentals

 

Many people think of projectors as big, clunky devices. However; modern technology has made projectors capable of being ultra-light devices which can even fit inside of your pocket!Portable ProjectorDue to their size, portable projectors can be very useful in a variety of situations. If you are a travelling business person, you can make your job easier by getting a portable projector rental. Renting a portable projector will enable you to hit multiple presentation destinations in a shorter period of time because you won’t have to deal with the hassle of packing up a heavy projector. However; if you are presenting inside of a large auditorium, you may want to consider getting a large venue projector rental instead.

Portable projectors are not only amazing for business purposes, they are also extremely practical for personal use. It is no secret that projectors are great to have on hand for parties. During this time of the year, projectors are often rented to display horror films at Halloween parties.

Portable projector rentals for family reunions are also a common example of renting a projector for personal use. Having a portable projector at your family reunion is a great way to display family history, and gives family members something to gather around and talk about. You can even use your projector as a way for family members to catch up on everyone’s important life events.

Whether you need a projector for business or personal reasons, get a portable projector rental if you want a combination of great display, and the best mobility. For more information, call us at 888-736-8301.

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Training Course Projector Rentals

Modern educational programs are often empowered by technology. Many programs, such as PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, are routinely used in training and educational courses. However; if you are running a training course, you may not have a projector at your disposal to adequately display essential information.

Getting a training course projector rental will increase your training program’s value, while also saving you time. Instead of writing down information on a whiteboard and erasing and writing information as the program progresses, you can switch between nicely formatted presentation slides.

Having a projector also allows you to display more accurate graph related information. Handwriting and graphing are ancient nemeses, but being able to display a computer generated graph saves you the hassle of becoming a part of that ancient feud, and allows you to concentrate on presenting information instead of staring at your own drawing skills.

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One thing projectors can do that the mastering of penmanship will not allow you to do is displaying videos. There is a massive amount of instructional videos on the internet, and having just one of these in your presentation can greatly increase the presentations value. If you were learning to change a tire, it would be more helpful if you saw it being done so that you can repeat the process, instead of just reading about it. Displaying a video through your projector is a great way to get your audience’s attention, and add a new layer of depth to the material being taught.

If you are suddenly thrust into a scenario where you are giving a training presentation and you have a projector, but do not have a projector screen appropriate for your venue, you’ll be pleased to know we offer projector screen rentals. Projector screens are not compact or easily transportable, but if you rent a projector screen from RentOurProjectors.com, our tech agents can deliver it to your venue so you don’t have to worry about how you are getting your projector screen. 

One final word of advice, when renting a projector screen, try to find out the height of your venue’s ceiling, the distance from the screen to the audience, and the projector’s native resolution. Knowing these three things will make choosing the size of your projector screen a walk in the park.

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Tis the Season to be Spooky

It’s about that time of the year again folks! That’s right, only 61 more days until Halloween at the time this post was published. Halloween is a tremendous time for decoration, and what better way to decorate than with projector rentals? Here at RentOurProjectors.com, we take Halloween very seriously. Get your pumpkins and crucifixes ready, it’s time for some serious Halloween preparation advice.

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At this point you have already been thinking “there are much better ways to decorate my (insert environment here) than with a rented projector”, but you know what, you’re wrong! Props and pumpkins are all well and good, but to truly add a sense of dread and horror to your environment, you need to play with the element of lighting.

With the power of projectors, you can create a ghastly and dazzling display for the eyes of your fellow mortals. For residential use, projectors can be used to make your house the hottest haunt on the block. If you are a fan of Halloween parties, you can rent a projector to host the ultimate Halloween-themed movie party.

If you are on the business end of the spooktrum, there is almost no end to practical usage for projectors for haunted houses. If you run a haunted house/trail, you can use projectors to keep your clientele happy and entertained as they wait in line, or use projector rentals to scare your attendees as they wait, and give them a foreboding taste of what to expect in your house of horrors.

If you own a haunted house or just a regular property, if you want to be this season’s hot commodity, you should consider getting a quote from us at RentOurProjectors.com, or call us at 888-736-8301.

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4 Creative Ways to Use Projectors

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Projectors can be one of the most useful tools in hosting any event. Sure, projectors can be used for normal functions like teaching classrooms or watching movies, but what other exciting things can you do with projectors? I don’t know, maybe make the coolest panorama projection ever to impress your fellow businessmen-in-arms?

1.) Panorama Wall Projection

 

The above video is from an open house event called “The Big Color Bang”. This amazing display was made possible through the use of eight ceiling-mounted LCD projectors rented through RentOurProjectors.com.

2.) Interactive Floor Displays

Projectors can be used for truly amazing things. For example, you can use projectors alongside a computer and a camera to display advanced, interactive floor “carpets” which your guests can interact with. The video below is from an art installation where guests would walk through the projection and the display would react to their presence.

 

3.) Laser & Music Light Shows

Another clever use of projectors would be to give life to your event by orchestrating a laser light show. Using software and a high-lumen projector, you can put on a very impressive laser light show to accompany whatever music you like.    

 

4.) Slideshows

One final reason to get a projector rental for your next event would be to display a slideshow. This is easily the least creative idea I have listed so far, but slideshows can be used in many scenarios. These scenarios include hosting graduation parties, family reunions, or business conventions. Whatever your event may be, if used with creativity, projectors can add a little, or a lot of, extra wow factor.

New Ultra-Bright 1080p Projectors From Epson

Epson’s newest projectors are the Home Cinema 1040 ($799) and the Home Cinema 1440 ($1,699), which respectively put out a rated light output of 3,000 and 4,400 lumens. Both are 1080p projectors with integrated speakers and MHL support, with the Home Cinema 1440 adding 1.6x optical zoom and Faroudja DCDi Cinema processing. You’ll be able to get your hands on these, this month!

The Home Cinema 1040 and Home Cinema 1440 feature up to 4,400 lumens of color brightness and 4,400 lumens of white brightness. Epson’s newest projectors feature widescreen, Full HD 1080p big-screen projections for your living rooms. They also feature advanced image quality technology, built-in sound and setup tools for placement, two HMDI ports and MHL support for connecting a Blu-ray player, Chromecast, Apple TV, gaming console, Roku Stick and more. It pretty much makes these projectors a home entertainment hub!

The marketing manager for Epson America, Jason Palmer says, “The new projectors offer today’s households a convenient, affordable and powerful big-screen experience. Beyond the flexibility, the Home Cinema 1440 is also one of the brightest home projectors available on the market–this is a flat-panel killer. Why settle for a 65-inch or 70-inch TV when you can have something four times bigger with bright, lifelike, sharp details, a portable design, and simple setup for a truly captivating experience even in large, well-lit environments.”

High-quality imaging needs high color brightness (color light output) and with the Epson projectors, they have up to 3X higher color brightness than any other projectors. They also feature 25% lower power consumption which lowers your energy cost. Both the Home Cinema 1040 and 440 use 3LCD, 3-chip technology for amazing images with vivid color, as well as featured with built-in color modes for top quality and color. This allows users to be able to enjoy their movie, video game or TV show projecting inside or even outside, with more possibility of color break-up or “rainbow effect.”

These projectors come in a compact design so you can easily install them on a ceiling, place them on a table, or easily put them up on a shelf. They also have a horizontal image correction with easy-slide control technology and an advanced home screen for easy navigation and set up. The Home Cinema 1440 has a split screen capability, so you can project two different videos or still images side by side.

The Home Cinema 1040 at $799 and Home Cinema 1440 at $1,699 will be out this month at specific stores and online sites nationwide. Both projectors come with Epson’s service and support, as well as a 2-year limited warranty with toll-free access to Epson’s PrivateLine tech support. They also come with a 90-day limited lamp warranty and free two-business-day exchange with Extra Care Home Service.

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Best Projectors Currently Available

ThinkstockPhotos-187093586When it comes to projectors, finding the right one can be a taxing situation. There are a lot of factors to consider, like lumen output, portability, projection distance, image projection size, connectivity, etc… Thankfully you have people like us who make nifty lists like this one that informs you about the current projectors sitting at the top of the market. You’re welcome.

ViewSonic PLED-W800

This is one of the least expensive ViewSonic projectors that still performs like a champion. The smaller price tag is probably mostly due t how small it is, but this means that it is super portable. it weighs just short of 2 pounds, and it is 13.1 x 10.4 x 4.3 inches. You can take it with you to all of your business meetings or events with little to no hassle. The lamp can reach up to 800 lumens. As long as you can control the lighting a little bit, you can use this projector in any room you want for any reason. It has an SD slot, an HDMI input, a USB slot, and a VGA output for laptops. You can connect just about anything to it that you could think of.

This is an great choice for presenting documents from Word, Excel, and Powerpoint presentations directly from a USB flash drive. It can also play video of course, but that isn’t a strong point. Either way, for the money, it’s really hard to beat. Especially with the portability.

Epson EB-X11

ThinkstockPhotos-487439985This is another super portable projector that is great at doing just about everything. It’s also a little cheaper than the ViewSonic PLED-W800, and if you shop around a little bit you can get it for a steal. It has a ton of amazing features, which is why it made it on the list. It measures 11.6 x 11.9 x3.0 inches and weighs about 5 pounds. So like the Viewsonic model, you can easily take the EB-X11 from place to place and take care of business anywhere you need to. One cool feature is the lens cap that automatically shuts off the lamp and the speakers when it is put on. The lamp has a really high brightness for this type of projector, with a rating of 2600 lumens. It does have USB slot, but for some reason you can only view photos with it and not videos. Other than that, this is a really great projector and the brightness and size make up for it’s little flaws. And even the flaws are pretty easy to get around.

Sony VPL-FHZ55

This model isn’t very portable at all, but that isn’t what it was made for. It weighs about 26 and a half pounds, so you probably wouldn’t want to move it anyway. It measures 15.3 x 19.8 x 5.8 inches. This model is also the first 3LCD projector, but the projection chip it uses was made popular by other companies. It does not use a lamp at all but instead uses a blue laser light source. This is very convenient, but we all know you pay a price for convenience. This bad boy is going to cost you an arm and a leg. It goes for about $11 grand if you’re planning on buying as opposed to renting. It has a brightness of 4,000 lumens and can last for up to 20,000 hours. This means you don’t have to change lamps as often. It also has a full set of BNC/component inputs, an RGB D-sub 15-pin slot, DV-D, monitor output and an HDMI input. On the other side of the projector it also has S-video, composite video, lots of analog audio ins and outs, an RS-232C control jack, the DC inlet, and wired LAN. With all of those features you would think that it would have built in Wi-Fi, but sadly it does not. This is a small price to pay for all of the other crazy features though.

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The LED Pocket Projector

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Here is a super neat little product for anyone who is frequently traveling for business. You can cut down on the amount of things you take with you on any trip for and presentation with this little pocket projector.

The Asus S1 LED Pocket Projector can connect to any smartphone or any laptop via MHL to give you a big, bright screen anywhere you want it to show anything you need.

It has a built in battery that will give you up to 3 hours of projection, and it can even work as a power bank so that you can use it to charge your other mobile devices. Obviously, if it is plugged in you have limitless amounts of projection time. It is really small, only about 4 inches wide both ways and a little over an inch thick. It could easily fit in any pocket. It is capable of 200 lumens brightness and has the best in class short throw (41″ display at 1 m). Aside from the MHL connectivity, it also has an HDMI input and a SonicMaster-enhanced speaker built right in.

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Not only is this a great choice for any type of business meeting, but when you are constantly traveling, entertainment is hard to come by. When you aren’t in an important meeting, this is the perfect thing to hook up to your phone and enjoy some of your favorite movies on Netflix or watch some YouTube videos. No matter what you are using it for, this little projector is one of the coolest mobile devices on the market right now.

*BONUS: SEE ALSO: Sony’s 4K VPL-VW1100ES Projector – The Expensive, Extensive Projector You Probably Can’t Afford

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Lenovo Is Giving Us A Tablet With A Built-In Pico Projector!

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Over the course of the past few years, we’ve seen some pretty amazing breakthroughs with projectors and how we can actually use them. There have been many new makes and models to come out, each boasting different specs and functions. tablet textEven with all of the new projectors that come out though, they can still be looked at as an “unnecessary” commodity in the eyes of some. There’s not a huge sense of practicality for those that would only use it for business or the occasional movie night. To them it might be just an extra expense. Because of that however, we’ve been graced by projectors being incorporated into other tech devices, such as our smartphones.

One that is a bit new to the table though, is a projector in a tablet.

Lenovo’s Projector Tab Is Pretty Sweet

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When you think about how much we use our tablets, both for business and for pleasure, there are certain ideas that would just… make sense. Tablets these days are used mainly for consuming content. Now mind you there are still some out there who use it for business purposes. Projectors have recently started to become more than just devices that throw images upon a wall or screen. They’re now holding hard drives and are capable of using apps, much like your tablet. The new Lenovo Yoga 2 tablet just cuts the middleman out all together and gives us a tablet with a built-in pico projector. It comes with 2 GB of RAM and 32GB of storage space to hold all sorts of apps, photos, movies, and games. It’s also working with a 4th gen Intel Atom processor with the Android KitKat 4.4 OS. The tablet is capable of throwing a 50 inch image for you and everyone else to enjoy.

How Will You Use It?

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Needless to say, many of us who own tablets normally just surf the web, go on social media, and watch YouTube videos. Even still, if that is the case, there is nothing wrong with throwing up a 50 inch display of your favorite cat videos for you and your friends to cry laughing at. This isn’t to say that I’m pigeon-holing this product. There is still a high use business aspect of this device as well. It can be cumbersome to actually connect a tablet to a projector, so when you’re going to give your presentation at that board meeting, it might not go as well as you may have wanted. Now with the Lenovo Yoga 2, you don’t have to worry about that. Every corporate office deals with giving and receiving presentations. This tablet just makes your presentation giving a lot easier.

SEE ALSO: Ashton Kutcher’s New Creation Is A Tablet With A Built In Projector

Should We Expect This To Become The Norm?

While this is still a really cool and practical (for once) concept, there is still a lot more to projectors than most people realize. To have a really good image, you not only need a good projector, but also a good screen to go along with it. With the new Lenovo tab, you’re not really going to be too worried about having a good screen however, because your tablet has a pico projector inside of it, and it should be enough to get the job done. Until companies are able to truly make something like a 4K short throw projector built-into an extremely fast and extremely light weight tablet, laptop, or wearable, I feel that it’s safe to say that this could be a one time thing. That being said, I’ve been wrong before.

Whether you would be using this for business or pleasure, there is no doubt that having a pico projector built into the new Lenovo Yoga 2 Tablet isn’t an awesome asset. Now if only it was an ultra short throw pico projector…

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…And don’t forget about Lenovo’s Product Engineer, Ashton Kutcher:

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Epson Debuts 3LCD Reflective Laser Projectors….For Real This Time!

Epson recently announced its newest line of Pro Cinema projectors with 3LCD Reflective laser technology, projectors that were showed off a couple of years ago but never made it to market. The new devices, known as the Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema LS10000 4K Enhancement Projector and the Pro Cinema LS9600e Wireless 1080p Projector, are capable of producing bright, clear images with up to 1,500 lumens of color brightness and 1,500 lumens of white brightness. In addition to that, these projectors are also have good contrast ratios along with an advanced suite of calibration tools.

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According to Epson, these projectors were developed to “meet the requirements of today’s most demanding home entertainment consumers, providing home theater designers with state-of-the-art solutions for creating unparalleled home theater experiences.”

These projectors combine Epson’s new 3LCD Reflective technology and a laser light source in order to deliver an Absolute Black contrast ratio and one of the industry’s largest color gamuts. The Pro Cinema LS10000 adds 4K Enhancement Technology for high sharpness, clarity and detail by shifting each pixel diagonally by 0.5 pixels, doubling the resolution and surpassing Full HD image quality without visible stair-stepping or pixel gaps.

Epson’s innovative 3LCD Reflective system allows custom installers to ensure that the images filmmakers intended are the actual images that their customers are seeing. Both projectors are capable of producing an Absolute Black contrast ratio that displays zero lumens during full-black scenes along with improved pixel density and increased aperture ratios for smoother, film-like pictures.

In addition to that, both projectors also offer advanced projection features, including Full HD 1080p in 2D and 3D with Super Resolution and Detail Enhancement for sharp, rich images, exceptional frame rate interpolation capabilities and Bright 3D Drive projection for greater brightness when viewing 3D content, according to the company.

Moreover, the projectors are also designed for convenient installations with 2.1x power zoom, power focus, lens shift up to 90% vertical and 40% horizontal and lens position memory that can store up to 10 different settings for standard 16:9 or 4:3 projection areas and 2.35:1 wide cinema ratio.

The laser light engine offers up to 30,000 hours of life with rapid warm-up or cool down time for fast, quiet operation. A WirelessHD transmitter has also been added for added installation and operation flexibility. The Wireless HD transmitter allows you to connect up to five HDMI devices simultaneously with one HDMI out connection and one optical port for switching between sources and MHL connectivity to display content from MHL-enabled tablets and smartphones.

According to Epson, both the PowerLite Pro Cinema LS10000 and PowerLite Pro Cinema LS9600e will be available through CEDIA and specialty dealers in the fall for less than $8,000. In addition to that, each projector also comes with Epson’s three-year limited warranty and support.

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