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Everything you need to know about projectors for Installs

The Music Gear Installations team are experts in all things audio visual, and have decades of experience in the industry. We are projector and screen experts, and provide sales and installation services across a number of industries, specialising in Office Audio Visual and Church Audio Visual projects.

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Specialists in Projector and Screen Installation Projects

We provide top-quality service on whatever your project requires. Our years of experience means not only can we solve any installation issue and create the perfect system for your needs, but can also recommend the best tech and products. Do you need help with your AV installation? Are you looking for an easy solution to your projection and sound system problems? We dig into common questions such as:

When it comes to setting up projection screens and installing audio visual equipment, we’re specialists. We’ll deliver perfect surround sound, unbeatable image quality and the ideal sound system for your organisation, with plenty of added value. Our team know all the tricks of the trade and will tailor your installation just for you.

We also provide sales services across a range of audio visual products, tools, and services.

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The right products for your project, guaranteed

If your install is straightforward and you don’t require any specialist fitting or set up from our team, we’ll supply all the equipment you need to take your sound system or projector screen to the next level. All of our stock is top of the line and comes equipped with a warranty direct from the manufacturer.

For all our installs and sales, we take a look at exactly what you require and what it will be used for. This way, we can make sure you get the right products, use them the right way and get the most value for money.

We stock and supply only top of the line projectors, meaning all our customers receive the best possible image quality. Whether you’re looking for full HD images or opting for 4K projection, we’ll sort you out with the perfect equipment.

Some of the top projection brands we’re proud to provide include:

  • BenQ
  • ViewSonic
  • Optoma
  • ACER
  • Epson
  • Panasonic

Tailored design and personalised installation service

Whether you know what you want or not, you might still want an expert opinion or help setting up your system just right. We offer a Design and Commissioning service that is completely flexible and can be suited to you.

We’ll provide guidance and instructions on the best equipment for your job, after talking to you to get a full understanding of your requirements. We can also suggest the best places to install projector mounts and screens to get the highest performance and best results.

There’s a variety of projector screen types and categories to choose from, each offering different results. We’ll point you in the right direction, and offer suggestions and recommendations based on your budget and design.

Projector screen types to consider for your project include:

  • Eyeline
  • Electric
  • Fixed Frame
  • Magnetic
  • Tripod
  • Tabletop
ViewSonic Projector options for businesses and meeting room installations
Tripod, Tabletop and Magnetic Projector screen examples demonstrated with 3 different pictures of people using them

Expert design and blueprints

Some customers choose to simply buy their manufacturer-guaranteed equipment from us and go it alone with installation and fitting.

If you’d prefer some specialist guidance or even our expert team to fully install your equipment, that’s no problem. In fact, we’re very proud of our Supply, Design and Commissioning service that fully analyses and assesses your project, requirements, and location to come up with the best installation blueprint.

Blueprints for installing a projector and screen with details angles

How do we choose the right projector for you?

When we discuss your install, we take a number of things into consideration before making recommendations. As well as choosing the right type of tech and the image quality you’re looking for, we’ll need to consider where you’re going to be using the projector.

One factor will be throw distance, which means how far away from your screen the projector will sit. Then we’ll consider optical zoom capabilities; this feature allows you to enlarge or minimise the screen. Lens shift allows you to move the screen around without sacrificing quality or having to change your physical set up.

We’ll factor in budget and all these features when we recommend your products.

Full Warranty on all Audio Installations

All projectors  and screens comes with full manufacturer warranty for that extra peace of mind. We are approved UK stockists for all the leading brands we supply.

The Perfect Audio Visual Set Up For Your Project

We specialise in providing the perfect design and equipment for business across multiple industries. We’ll work with your location and venue, and provide expert advice informed by our years of experience.

Some of the installation projects we offer include:

  • Activity and Play Centres
  • Bars, Pubs and Beer Gardens
  • Care Homes and Day Centres
  • Churches and Houses of Worship
  • Dental Practices
  • Equestrian Centres
  • GP Surgeries
  • Gyms
  • Hotels
  • Leisure Centres and Sports Clubs
  • Nightclubs, Club Venues and Halls
  • Outdoor Activity Centres
  • Restaurants
  • Salons, Hairdressers and Barbers
  • Shops and Supermarkets
  • Showrooms and Car Dealerships
  • Schools, Colleges and Universities
  • Theatres
  • Tourist Attractions
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a projector?

A projector is an electronic device that projects an image onto a surface. Most projectors work by shining light beams through a transparent lens. Many new and contemporary projectors actually use laser beams to project the images directly. The projected image is usually shown on a wall, projector screen or other large, flat surface for the best results. Projectors can produce both still and moving images. Often, they are used as part of a presentation or for functions such as displaying films or enlarging slides.

Can a projector replace a TV?

This really depends on how much TV you watch, what you’ll be using the projector for, and the venue or location where you’ll be using it.

Some of the benefits of a projector over a TV include portability and display size – typically projectors are used on large screens or surfaces, making them perfect for displaying images or videos for a larger audience.

A projector works best when there’s not a lot of outside light sources. If you’re thinking of replacing a screen or TV set with a projector, give our team a call to discuss and assess what will work best.

Are there different types of projector?

Yes, there are two major common categories for projectors for general use – Digital Light Processing (DLP) and Liquid Crystal Display (LCD).

DLP projectors are either one or three-chip. Each chip contains millions of tiny mirrors which reflect light, creating the projected image. Accordingly, one-chip projectors are capable of displaying around 16 million colours, while the higher three-chip projectors can show more than 35 million colours. The mirrors being so close together within the projector means there is less visible space between pixels in the projected image.

LCD projectors use mirrors that are polarised. With this system of mirrors, beams of red, green, and blue are split and then re-merged via a light prism. An LCD panel controls and alters how saturated or bright each colour is in the final projected image.

When it comes to choosing the right projector, you need to factor in what you’ll be displaying, and where you’ll be projecting. You also need to think about display functions like vertical lens shift, horizontal lens shift, throw distance and vertical offset.

What is a projector screen?

A projector screen is a specialised surface used to display the best quality projections. Projector screens are large, flat, and usually supported by a structure to keep them stable and visible to a larger audience.

Are there different types of projector screen?

There are several different kinds of projector screens, with different qualities and screen size. Which one you need will depend on your project requirements, what you’re projecting, who will be viewing it, where you’re projecting, and plenty of other factors. Some of the common projector screen types include Electric Projector Screens, Fixed Frame Screens, Manual Projector Screens, Portable Projector Screens, and Inflatable Projector Screens.

At Music Gear Installations, our team will assess your venue and requirements and recommend the right projector screen type for you. If you need, we can also come and install it for you.

How does a screen projector work?

A screen projector propels light onto a surface – one of the projector screen types mentioned above – to display an image. Depending on the quality of your projector, the projector type, the surface, or screen you’re using and the venue, the projection quality may differ. Some users choose to pair their screen projector with an AV surround sound system for a home theatre experience. We suggest consulting our team for recommendations on the best screen projector set up for you.

How to install a projector screen on a wall

There are lots of factors and potential issues to consider when installing a projector screen onto a wall. You need to ensure you’ve got the right projector and screen type, for a start. There are a number of choices that will be impacted by your usage, venue and more. Then, you’ll need to make sure you’ve chosen the right location for image quality, light diffusion, light pollution and, if applicable, sound quality. You need to make sure the image is projected onto the centre of the screen. The type of projector mount you require also differs depending on usage and location – for example, some projects require a ceiling mount.

To make sure you get the best out of your equipment and choose the right set up and method for your screen projector installation, get in touch with the Music Gear Installation team for a chat. We’ll discuss what you’re using the system for, take a look at your venue and suggest the best tools and design. If required, we can also attend your site and install everything for you, guaranteeing perfect results every time.

Safety features to consider when installing a projector screen in the ceiling
Projectors with electric fittings coming out of the ceiling, demonstrating a professional install by approved AV experts
Showing behind the ceiling tiles during a projector installation

How much does it cost to have a projector & screen installed?

Every installation is different. You might require less specialist installation services, or your project might be best with one of our customised design blueprints. To provide the most accurate quote and to make sure you get everything you need in your installation, we visit your venue. This not only provides us with an understanding of the requirements, but gives us a chance to get to know what you need out of your AV and screen projector equipment. We only sell or recommend the very best services for your project, and all our equipment is of the best quality and backed by a warranty direct from the manufacturer.

Can you provide a quote for my projector and screen installation, or AV install project?

Yes! We have years of experience in installing projectors, projection screens and more. We specialise in a variety of venues and can draw up a customised blueprint for your entire project. Whether you’re after a new projection system or require a full design for the ultimate projector or AV project, we can help. Get in touch with our team for an initial chat over what you’re working with. Then, we’ll provide a quote based on the specialist equipment we recommend and any potential installation requirements. All the products and equipment we sell comes with the backing of a manufacturer warranty, for your peace of mind.

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