You hear the term resolution anytime you are looking for a display device. But what does it mean? In short, resolution is the number of pixels, from side to side and top to bottom, which make up your image. For example, an SVGA projector has 800 pixels from side to side and 600 pixels from top to bottom for a total of 480,000 pixels. More pixels means a higher 'pixel density' and a crisper image. Below are two charts with the most common resolutions and their pixel densities.
For some applications, like projecting spreadsheets or documents, you need to have a higher pixel density. For other applications, like simple PowerPoint® presentations, you do not.
Click here for a brief description of the most common uses for each resolution. If you would like to know more about which resolution is right for you, call and speak to one of our projector experts at 1-888-248-0675.
Chart above compares eight common resolutions and the enhanced pixel density as resolutions increase.
This chart compares popular home theater resolutions including common native 16:9 formats.
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