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LG HF85JA Ultra Short Throw Laser 1080p Smart Home Theater Projector [buydig.com] $1199 + free s/h


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One: 14" is a huge difference.

Two: it can throw up to a 120" screen. At 3" from the screen you're throwing a 90" pic. 8" away gets you 120".

This is a short throw pj that is less than a foot away from the screen. So no big throw distances and ceiling mounts to manage. It changes the game of projection for many.

And your LG is $3k. Sounds like you don't really know what you're talking about.

The only problem I ever saw with these ultra short throw pj's is placement with the center channel since both are centered. You'd have to put the center channel below and angle it up depending on your setup.

It also has a built in tuner and acts as a typical LG WebOS smart TV.
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Yeah, for only $2000 more... lol

If you want good input lag, check out the Optoma GT5500+. It's not laser, but it's a UST with great input lag.
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Low lumens. Best used in a pitch black room. Good luck.
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Anyone know about the response time on this thing? I have a Epson 2045 and it works great for gaming... but would love to change to a short throw projector.
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Anyone know about the response time on this thing? I have a Epson 2045 and it works great for gaming... but would love to change to a short throw projector.
58 ms

https://www.projectorcentral.com/...review.htm
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There is no point in getting this one. Save your money and get the lg 86" tv.

You do need 110"+ if you want a projector. If its 100" or smaller, buy the 86" tv. the size difference between a 100" and 86" is quite small, it makes no sense to buy projector with all the draw backs.
Yeah, for only $2000 more... lol

If you want good input lag, check out the Optoma GT5500+. It's not laser, but it's a UST with great input lag.
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There is no point in getting this one. Save your money and get the lg 86" tv.

You do need 110"+ if you want a projector. If its 100" or smaller, buy the 86" tv. the size difference between a 100" and 86" is quite small, it makes no sense to buy projector with all the draw backs.
One: 14" is a huge difference.

Two: it can throw up to a 120" screen. At 3" from the screen you're throwing a 90" pic. 8" away gets you 120".

This is a short throw pj that is less than a foot away from the screen. So no big throw distances and ceiling mounts to manage. It changes the game of projection for many.

And your LG is $3k. Sounds like you don't really know what you're talking about.

The only problem I ever saw with these ultra short throw pj's is placement with the center channel since both are centered. You'd have to put the center channel below and angle it up depending on your setup.

It also has a built in tuner and acts as a typical LG WebOS smart TV.
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Op... You really need to mention this is an ultra short throw pj. People should not be comparing this to standard projectors as it's a completely different animal, and I imagine many don't know what it is.
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Low lumens. Best used in a pitch black room. Good luck.
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Can this be mounted on ceiling?
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Low lumens. Best used in a pitch black room. Good luck.
1500 lumens per LG, seems mid range on brightness.
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1500 lumens per LG, seems mid range on brightness.

How does the color vs white lumens measure for a laser? I like to watch a lot of stuff in the middle of the day so I went with the Epson 3700 and for everything except content like Interstellar, it looks really, really good even in the middle of the day with it's brightness.

This one is very tempting though.
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There is no point in getting this one. Save your money and get the lg 86" tv.

You do need 110"+ if you want a projector. If its 100" or smaller, buy the 86" tv. the size difference between a 100" and 86" is quite small, it makes no sense to buy projector with all the draw backs.
35.21% larger area, seems like a decent upgrade from that standpoint.

And at 2k more for the 86 inch TV, the projector makes a lot of sense.
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How does the color vs white lumens measure for a laser? I like to watch a lot of stuff in the middle of the day so I went with the Epson 3700 and for everything except content like Interstellar, it looks really, really good even in the middle of the day with it's brightness.

This one is very tempting though.
The brightness is quite low here. Your next upgrade is the epson 5040ub.
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