Buy a hi-tech projector for your home theatre, office or classroom

Whether you are looking for a way to improve your home theatre or boardroom, a projector is a stunning option. With different designs for the home, classroom and boardroom, finding the right projector for sale will definitely breathe new life into your visual media.

From an LED projector and a Mini projector, to a HD projector, there are a number of quality brands in South Africa that can help you transform everything from your home theatre to the boardroom.


A projector for the home

No home theatre is complete without some popcorn, a comfy seat and a big screen. Allowing you to really bring the movie (or the rugby game) home, finding a projector for your entertainment room is a definite must.

If you are looking for an HD projector, the Full HD 3D unit (CF3D) from LG is a great option. Weighing in at only 19.6 kilograms, this unit from LG has a 1920 x 1080 resolution and a brightness of 2500 (in 2D) and 1250 (in 3D). Featuring HDMI, Component Video, Composite Video and RGB signal input, it also has a manual focus and zoom and a high brightness noise of 37dB.

Another great option from LG is the Full HD Home Entertainment unit (AF115). Featuring microdisplay technology – SXRD – and LG’s Brilliant Colour technology, it has a brightness of 1500, a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and manual lens zoom and focus. This unit from LG also boast various input signals (including HDMI and Component Video), a projection offset of ± 120% and a high brightness noise of 25dB.


The EH-TW570 HD-Ready unit from Epson features turbo mode (great for the gamers out there) and a 720p HD display. Having a brightness of 3000 lumens, this unit also offers 3D dynamic and 3D Cinema colour modes as well as Dynamic, Cinema and Living Room colour modes for 2D. With a manual focus and a split-screen function, these LG projectors have 3LCD technology, an improved contrast ratio for sharper images and integrated sound, your home theatre will never be the same again. Quite expensive, these projector prices start from around R 17 400.


Epson also offers the EH-TW6600 Home Cinema unit. Offering high definition display (Full HD 3D), this projector for sale features 3LCD Technology, a colour and white light output of 2500 lumen, and various colour modes to make your 3D and 2D experience unforgettable. Offering a long lamp life, 3D depth adjustment and an aspect ratio of 16:9, this one from Epson is definitely worth a look if you are serious about home entertainment. It also carries a hefty price tag of around R 30 600.

Looking for a mini projector but do not want to sacrifice on quality? The Asus P2M might be the answer. Portable and light, this LED projector displays your images in crisp high definition (1280 x 800). Offering multiple connectivity options (which include a MicroSD card slot, HDMI, USB and an earphone port, to name but a few), this unit has a short throw lens, auto keystone correction and a brightness of 500 ANSI lumen.


The perfect projector for the classroom

Make your classes and lectures an interactive and visual experience for your students with a high quality projector in the classroom. With a number of great learning benefits, teaching can become a colourful ‘showing’ experience for you and learning experience for students.

The Canon LV-WX320 makes a stunning addition to the classroom. Portable, this unit from Canon delivers high quality, bright images and is MHL and HDMI compatible. With a brightness of 3200 lumens, built-in speakers (10W) and weighing in at just 2.5 kilograms, this unit is great for schools and businesses alike.


Looking for an LED Projector? LG offers a number of compact options that are great for the classroom. The LG PB60G has an LED digital based light source, a high brightness (500 ANSI lumens) and up to 30 000 hours of LED life. This unit has a WXGA of 1280 x 800, a file viewer function (allowing for Excel and PowerPoint presentations) and a USB port for multimedia.


Also on offer from LG is the BE320- a great LED unit for both schools and small businesses. With a six segment colour wheel, an RGB in and output, and a Composite (or AV) input, this unit has an SVGA Native Resolution, a 2800 ANSI brightness and manual lens focus. Weighing only 2.2 kilograms, this unit has Component Video and RGB input signal compatibility. These projector prices usually start at around R 5 500.


Interested in finding an HD projector? Epson also offer great solutions for the classroom. The EB-595Wi 3LCD unit has a colour and white light output of 3300 lumen (1900 with economy settings), is HD ready and features colour processing of 10 Bits. With a three-in-one USB display function, automatic brightness adjustment, finger touch support and being compatible with a number of operating systems (including Windows 7 and 8, Mac OSX and Linux) this unit also features wireless capabilities, allowing you to display content from a range of devices.

With an optical lens and a focal distance of 6.4 millimetres, the EB-520 from Epson is perfect for the classroom and smaller boardrooms. Also featuring 3LCD Technology, this projector has a colour and white light output of 1600 lumen (economy) and 2700 lumen. With WiFi and an HDMI input, it has a three-in-one USB display function and a weight of 3.7 kilograms.


Acer is also a great provider of projectors for classroom use. A great example of this is the Acer U5200 featuring XGA, and a brightness of 2500 lumens. Compatible with Windows and Mac, it is fitted with a manual focus lens and supports 30 Bit colour. With two built-in speakers, it boasts a range of in and outputs including S-Video, Composite Video, USB and two HDMI ports.

Looking for something smaller and more compact? This mini projector from Asus might just do the trick. An LED unit, it has a brightness of 350 ANSI lumen, and delivers high definition (1280 x 800) display. With bright and crisp imaging, this projector for sale also offers a dynamic key control, a number of connectivity options (including HDMI, an earphone out and Mini VGA), it weighs in at only 502 grams and has dimensions similar to that of a CD case.

A boardroom-fit projector

No one ever said that business presentations have to be boring and dull. From finding an HD projector to an LED projector, it is time to add a splash of colour to your stats, pitches and presentations.

Canon offers the XEED WUX6000 – the company’s flagship installation projector that offers five interchangeable lenses, an advanced LCOS panel and a brightness of 6000 lumen (4660 lumens in its Eco Mode). This unit also has built-in speakers, a brightness uniformity of 88% and a native WUXGA (1920 X 1200) resolution.

Another unit from Canon – the XEED WUX500 – uses a LCOS panel and AISYS technology. Delivering high quality images, this unit from Canon has an HDMI and RJ-45 ports, a manual focus control and a brightness uniformity of 90%. Weighing 5.89 kilograms, it has a digital RGB input (DVI-I 29-pin) as well as a digital video and audio input (deep colour HDMI). With a brightness of 5000 lumens and a 16:10 aspect ratio, this is a great unit for the boardroom.


Looking for something more compact? The HX300G LED unit is a portable unit from Canon that even boasts an FM transmitter. Deliver a 1024 x 768 resolution and a brightness of 270, it has a manual focus lens and a number of in and output terminals (including HDMI, CVBS and RGB). Weighing only 770 grams, this portable LG projector for sale can display PowerPoint presentations, Word documents, JPEGs and PDF files via a USB, making it great for those business meetings.

LG also offers a stunning portable unit designed for business use. The DX540 features VIDI Technology – enhancing DLP in terms of gamma, colour expression and dithering – LG Brilliant Colour as well as an 800:1 Digital Fine Contrast (DFC) Ratio. It has a brightness of 4000 lumen, a manual focus lens and delivers a resolution of 1024 x 768. Weighing 4.5 kilograms, this portable unit from LG is a great solution for businesses with a number of boardrooms.


This professional installation unit from Canon is great not only for large businesses, but universities and large lecture halls as well. Having a brightness of 6000 lumen (4200 lumen with economy settings), it features 3LCD Technology and is also a full HD projector. Having an optical lens, a manual focus and five 2D colour modes (including living room, auto and cinema), the EB-G6970WU has a resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) and 10 Bits colour processing.


Great for large venues, the Canon EB-Z9900W also uses 3LCD technology and boast WXGA resolution and a brightness of 9 200 lumen (7100 with economy settings). Featuring a motorised focus and optical lens, this installation unit weighs in at 26 kilograms and offers six video colour modes (including Photo, DICOM SIM and Presentation). Delivering high quality images, this projector is perfect for breathing life into presentations and lectures alike.


In the market for a unit fit for larger venues? The P1206 from Acer is a great option. With a brightness of 3500 lumen and a manual focus, this unit has a native resolution of 1024 x 768 and a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. This unit also has a 2x digital zoom, a maximum projection distance of 1 metre and a lamp life (in normal mode) of 2500 hours.


Asus also offers a number of projectors, including the B1M mini projector. Weighing in at only 900 grams, this LED projector has a brightness of 700 lumen and WGXA (1280 x 800) resolution. Versatile in every way, this unit has a SD card reader, USB 2.0 port, an AV in and an earphone output. Featuring auto keystone correction and a great short-throw ratio, this unit from Asus delivers bright and crisp imaging, making it perfect for the professional who is on-the-go.

The P1M HD Portable unit from Asus has a brightness of 200 lumen and supports HD visual quality and features a built-in speaker and SD card reader. Delivering a high quality, crisp image this HD projector has an eco-LED light source and supports various formats (with its PC-Free Office Viewer) including PDF and a variety of Microsoft Office files.

Find a projector for sale

Looking for projector prices that won’t break the bank? Junk Mail is the perfect place to shop. With a number of great options listed on our site, you are sure to find a unit that is not only in good condition, but also perfect for the job.

Acer X1173A

With a brightness of 3000 lumen, this Acer unit is 3D ready and compatible with both Mac and PC. It has a native resolution of 800 x 600nand supports 30 Bit colour. This unit has a price tag of R 4 695.


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Sony VPL-HW10

This full HD projector from Sony has a brightness of 1000 lumen and a native resolution of 1920 x 1080. Fitted with a new lamp, this unit has a price tag of R 25 000.


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Ready to invest in a high quality projector? Visit Junk Mail to find a projector for sale that will not only meet the needs of your home, school or business, but suit your pocket as well. Selling your HD or LED projector? Place your free ad on!

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