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Investing in a projector is usually the first step when one sets out to make any significant update to their home theater. But with so many options available online — from pocket-sized projectors to 4k projectors to outdoor projectors — it can be hard find the right piece of equipment without breaking the bank.
Some of the most important features to look out for are high brightness, detailed images and lens shifting — all advanced tech that can be hard to come by without a heft price tag. Below, we rounded up the best budget projectors on the market that do it all, ranging in price from $150 to $750 — but none more than $1,000.