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Home Theater Projectors: Is the Picture As Good As a TV?

Q. I’ve always wanted a Home Theater with the classic projector and big screen that looks like a movie theater. But I have also always wondered if the projector picture is all that good? How would you compare it to a big-screen regular TV? — Carlo, Buffalo, New York.  Carlo, I used a Sony 1080p

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Home Theater: How Long Will a TV Projector Lamp Last?

Q. I’ve been thinking of building my own Home Theater with a projector rather than a traditional TV. But I hear that projector lamps don’t last very long. Is that true? — Carl, Boston, Massachusetts. Carl, it depends on your definition of “very long.” But generally speaking, a LCD projector lamp should last between 2,000 and 3,000

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Home Theater: What Is a Subwoofer?

Q. I am having a Home Theater installed in my basement and my tech guy (a neighbor) says I need a subwoofer to go with my Surround Sound speakers. What is a subwoofer? (I’m afraid to ask my neighbor because he’ll give me, well, grief, you know?) Do I really need to buy a subwoofer?

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Home Theater Projectors: How Good Is the Picture?

Q. I have been thinking of building a Home Theater in my Man Cave, but I was wondering if I should get a projector with a big wall screen or just a big-screen TV.  I hear a projector doesn’t offer as good a picture as a regular TV because the picture is not as sharp.

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The TV Projector Lamp: How Long Will It Last?

Q. I’ve been thinking of building my own Home Theater with a projector rather than a traditional TV. But I hear that projector lamps don’t last very long. Is that true? — Carl, Boston, Massachusetts. Carl, it depends on your definition of “very long.” But generally speaking, a LCD projector lamp should last between 2,000

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How Long Does a TV Projector Lamp Last?

Q. I’ve been thinking of building my own Home Theater with a projector rather than a traditional TV. But I hear that projector lamps don’t last very long. Is that true? — Carl, Boston, Massachusetts. Carl, it depends on your definition of “very long.” But generally speaking, a LCD projector lamp should last between 2,000

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