Pico Projectors – What’s in a Name?

Pico, Tiny, Micro. All of it means the identical thing however these phrases aren’t normally related to digital video projectors. Well now that expertise has advanced thus far we’re seeing projectors not much greater than a cigarette packet producing gorgeous images up to 80 inches in size.The term Pico is defined as ‘one trillionth’ of something which is fairly small. So Tiny and Micro most likely cowl it. So too does very small and that’s precisely what these projectors are. But the real definition of a pico mini projector is one that fit’s into someone’s pocket. They really are that small!

These superb digital projectors use an LED to project their image instead of the conventional lamp that’s present in most different digital projectors. LED expertise has come alongside in leaps and bounds within the final 2 years with a number of television and projector manufacturers providing units with this know-how inside. Some newer pico projector models are using a laser as their light source to project images. For many units, the lamp life is 10,000 to 30,000 hours which is a considerable quantity of time.

These wonderful gadgets normally have a in-built power supply in a battery which can power the unit for as much as an hour. These batteries can then be recharged and the device reused. In addition they come with at the least a composite input to permit laptops, PCs, game consoles and just about any device that can output video, to ship an image by means of them. Most also include the higher decision VGA input’s to allow a good pettier image quality to be displayed.

Some new devices coming out onto the market include SD card slots that lets the consumer add movies straight onto the card and play it back with out having to plug a supply machine into the pico projector.

These units are so small and lightweight that they can be used in any situation. You never have to fret about carrying around a giant, heavy bag with power cords and a projector in it. Just whip one of these Pico Projectors out of your pocket and start projecting in a matter of minutes.

It will be interesting to see how far expertise can go with these devices. Who knows, someday they might exchange the bigger dwelling theatre projectors that we use in our dwelling cinemas now. Wouldn’t that be nice.