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You'll need more ANSI (the way it's measured) brightness for well lit rooms.

  • Data Projectors are often used for sports events, they offer a easy to set up projector that you can move from room to room.
Forget all about contrast ratio for data projectors at any price, get as much brightness as you can for the money. Worst case, if the room becomes much darker and you don't need the ANSI Lumens is that you can use the lamp on low or eco mode thus extending massively the lamp life. See also Home Theatre Projectors

Home Theater or Cinema projectors are wasted if you have a lot of light in the room.

The only way you can really see the difference is to cut down the ambient light. Then, especially in dark scenes a "proper" home cinema projector will run rings around most data projectors. Turn the lights way up and the opposite happens but subtle details will be lost. Price list by

Got a lot of light? You need a "Data" projector.

Check out the New Epson EB U32 Projector Review, it's got the lot.

Epson U32 for You

If you have a brightly lit room you need a bright projector, it overcomes the ambient brightness in the room. 
Brightness (higher ANSI lumens) fools the eye to perceive black when in fact the black is simply less white than the very bright whites.

As a general rule Data projectors are brighter but less subtle in a dark room. 

1 You can buy a DATA projector for the board room and use it in the lounge room. 

1 Don't buy a Home Cinema projector and try to use it in a well lit board room or commercial application.


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Epson EB S31 Data Projector
Epson EB S31

EB-S31 has 3,200lm color light output, SVGA (4:3) resolution and 15,000:1 contrast. You can enjoy beautiful and clear images wherever you go without worrying about ambient light levels.
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Epson EB U32 Data Projector
Epson EB U32

Epson's EB U-32 WUXGA Projector blurs the line between home cinema and data projectors.
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Panasonic PT RZ370EA Data Projector
Panasonic PT RZ370EA

Panasonic's first lamp free projectors deliver an exciting new standard in professional reliability.
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Epson EB-W32 Data Projector
Epson EB-W32

A great value projector featuring a powerful 3300 lumens brightness
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