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Understanding projection distance for optimal display

Updated: Nov 16, 2023

In this article, we will take you through one of the key factors to consider when purchasing a projector.

We will dive deep into an important factor which is called the throw distance. In the context of projectors, the term "throw" refers to the distance between the projector and the projection surface necessary to achieve a certain image size.

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Projection: Short-throw projectors

Short-throw projectors typically have a throw ratio between 0.5 to 1.0, which indicates that the projector must be located a particular distance away for every foot of image width. These projectors are suited for smaller rooms or spaces where the distance between the projector and the screen is limited.

Projection: Ultra-short throw projectors

Ultra-short throw projectors, on the other hand, have a throw ratio that is considerably lower, usually between 0.2 and 0.4. This means that they may be positioned very close to the screen or wall, frequently just a few inches away, and still display big, immersive visuals. Ultra-short throw projectors are ideal for use in tight places.

Projection: Interactive projector

An interactive projector is another form of projector. An interactive projector is a type of projector that allows viewers to interact with the projected image or material directly. The minimum and maximum throw distances for interactive projectors are commonly specified. It's worth remembering that throw ratios vary among interactive projectors.

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