22 Nov 2020 18:54
Can anyone recommend a 55inch £600 or less please
22 Nov 2020 19:05
I can only really get away with 49/50, anything bigger would be too big for the room so rules out OLED and I don’t really want to spend that much. Can’t see any obvious reasons on that site either to spend the extra £150 unless I’m missing something obvious? Not hugely into tech so probably wouldn’t notice any minor picture differences, just something to watch footie and Netflix on.
22 Nov 2020 19:53
That’s the answer I was looking for, cheers mate
23 Nov 2020 21:02
Anyone have a projector and can offer some advice. Have a room which would be perfect for one but would prefer to avoid ceiling mounted. How much are decent ones now ? And do you need extras speakers etc or are the in built ones decent enough ( for the average user like me)
23 Nov 2020 21:11
3 grand is quite a lot !! And I don’t think I want one like that but was thinking of having on a shelf on the back wall. The room is small ish maybe 4 metres by 4 metres. I’m just weighing up whether it’s worth it or just getting a bigger lcd like 55.
23 Nov 2020 21:13
That does look well good though. !!
23 Nov 2020 23:10
I got a £500 benq a few years back and it’s been great. Mainly use it at weekends and for watching films etc…just project onto a white wall and have it going into a soundbar - then have sky/chromecast/playstation going into that.
Sure there better options now and much better setups but we love it - easy to take to other people’s houses too and I will deffo replace when it packs up.
But - if it’s for full time use….tv all the way.
24 Nov 2020 07:13
Yeah will only be for occasional use, it won’t be for day to day. Just to watch movies really and maybe video games. So is the soundbar wired? Because ideally I’d have the projector on a shelf on the back wall quite high up but then I’d need the soundbar at the front right? But then I’d have to have a wire going around the room or can the soundbar work wirelessly like Sonos ?
posted 24 Nov 2020 07:55, edited 24 Nov 2020 07:55
On mine it has to be connected by hdmi but it’s prob 6 years old. I’d imagine the ones now must have wireless connections but you are right - you need a way of getting the sounds and images to the projector.
25 Nov 2020 10:16
good to know, how have you got on with the above? straight forward to use/hook up to laptop to use skygo or similar?
25 Nov 2020 10:45
Super easy - it's got a built in Android OS so Netflix / YouTube / Sky is all there to be installed, or I can HDMI it to my laptop or bluetooth my phone.