This shows the lifespan of the light source. Beamers need to have their lamps (light source) replaced every now and then.
Vivitek Qumi Q7
Philips PicoPix 2480
Audible noise is the noise that a device produces while in operation. Reduced audible noise improves quality.
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The light projected by the device is brighter, i.e. it has a higher ANSI lumens measurement.
Motorized or power zoom lenses allow the user to remotely press a switch, for example on a remote control, causing the projector to automatically zoom in or out and correct the size of the image.
A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
The screen can be used to view 3D images with special glasses. The advantage of these screens is that they provide wider viewing angles compared to devices that don't require 3D-compatible gear.
The lens shift feature on a device allows the optical lens to be physically shifted up and down (vertical) or left and right (horizontal).
More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
The more component ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.