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[Amazon Canada] $131.99 w/coupon: Projector, ABOX A2 720P Portable Projector, 3000 Lumens

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[Amazon Canada] $131.99 w/coupon: Projector, ABOX A2 720P Portable Projector, 3000 Lumens

Very positive reviews and a good price to get into a theater projector

Don't forget to click the 20 dollar instant off coupon to get the 131.99 price
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This is 720p, Not 1080p. Placement might lead to headaches, there's no zoom on this.
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Not terrible for the price, but just keep your expectations in check. If you have low standards when it comes to brightness, contrast, etc. and are just looking for a big cheap screen you can throw on a wall then this will do the job. But just keep your expectations low. It's native 720p which is better than Goo Bang Doo's old 480p native. It still ticks me off they put 1080p in the name to trick people that don't understand but what are you going to do.
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Anyone has this? Curious how portable this is just for occasional presentation
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there is no way this is a 3000 lumens projector...
complete false advertising from them
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I have one. I use it for camping. It works really well for the price. I would recommend for sure. Just keep in mind the price and you will be impressed.
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Remember, whenever any cheap Chinese gadget advertises a lumen amount, assume it is completely made up.
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wearysky wrote:
Jan 12th, 2019 8:26 pm
Remember, whenever any cheap Chinese gadget advertises a lumen amount, assume it is completely made up.
It's almost always all entirely fiction and misleading statements with this stuff. I'm surprised the Chinese government doesn't crack down on this trash to try to improve their global manufacturing reputation by now like how Japan turned theirs around completely.

Remember Japan used to be today's China for 'cheap trash'.
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I received mine a couple of days ago. It's pretty compact and relatively light. The only issue I can see for presentation use is that the supplied power cord is short. Recommend plugging it into an extension cord or a power bar with a long cord.

Like others have mentioned, it won't blow you away with the picture, but definitely acceptable for the price with the lightning deal + $20 coupon.

I can definitely notice the "barrel" effect on the image when playing videos, but it's not a deal breaker for my use.

There are 2 adjustment knobs/wheels on the unit. 1 for keystone correction, and 1 for focus. The focus adjustment isn't as fine as I would prefer but this is a low budget unit.
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pesttt wrote:
Jan 12th, 2019 7:29 pm
there is no way this is a 3000 lumens projector...
complete false advertising from them
If you read the description its 100 ansi. I hate how they falsly list output.
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For those looking to get into their first home theatre experience, I urge you watch epsons clearance page
https://epson.ca/Clearance-Centre/Home- ... nt/c/cc301

Yes it's more, but you can get a legit home theatre projector for a decent price. I got mine though here a couple years ago under $500 and am very happy
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I had one, it had a few massive dead pixels out of the box, also there was a light Halo around all text, especially white on black. Very noticeable with subtitles, and on Netflix app. Also would collect dust under the lens easily. Did not focus fully no matter what. Finally it was loud and the speakers are absolutely awful. Hope this helps. Picture is ok for the price, but it's definitely nowhere near 3000 lumens. Probably around 150 ANSI lumens. Another thing, if you give them a bad review on Amazon, they offer you free projectors or other products from their line if you change your review to 5 stars.
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bpcrally wrote:
Jan 12th, 2019 9:30 pm
For those looking to get into their first home theatre experience, I urge you watch epsons clearance page
https://epson.ca/Clearance-Centre/Home- ... nt/c/cc301

Yes it's more, but you can get a legit home theatre projector for a decent price. I got mine though here a couple years ago under $500 and am very happy
Heck - just keep an eye out for their 2000 series line up - new always goes on sale at least once a year to the $500 ish level.

Got my Epson 2040 new for $499.

2000++ lumens (cant remember exact spec)
Bright enough for day time with some ambient light.

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