Do you feel safe in a movie theater these days? As theaters slowly begin reopening across the nation, many medical professionals are warning moviegoers that heading back to the cineplex today still presents a host of potential COVID-19 infection dangers.
"It's just about the last thing I'd do right now," physician and epidemiologist Dr. Abdul El-Sayed told AV Club.
Meanwhile, home theaters continue to be everyone's go theater experience these days, with the sale of home theater projectors expected to close the year up over 8 percent.
Technology is making home projector units not only economical for cinephiles, but it's also a way of watching your favorite films and TV on screens up to 240 inches across, larger than any big screen TV.
Right now, check out these deals on new digital projectors that could be the centerpiece of your new home theater setup, each at up to 64 percent off its regular price.
EPSON EX3260 SVGA 3LCD Projector (Renewed) – $259; originally $279
This one isn't made for high-definition home viewing, but for on-the-go presentations and other business-related projects, this Epson projector is a perfect intersection of price and function. The fully cleaned, tested, certified and guaranteed model is ideal for projecting everyday presentations and graphics with brilliant, vibrant images via HDMI-compatible connections to your laptop.
AAXA S1 Mini Projector for Nintendo Switch – $289.99; originally $312
The handheld Nintendo Switch has a 6-inch single-player screen for your personal gameplay, but with the S1 on the case, you can beam your game to a massive 12 feet across so everyone can play and join in the fun. It can even charge your Switch when its docked in standby mode.
4K HD DLP Pocket Projector – $299.99; originally $499
Want to watch everything? Even 3D content? This Kinkoo pocket cinema projector can make it happen. It supports streaming of almost any video file format, including 3D, has a built-in 3000mAh battery for up to 90 minutes of playback and can also mirror to your favorite computer or TV screen when you aren't projecting.
Cinemood 360 Bundle: First Interactive Projector – $328.99; originally $499
This best-selling interactive projector is the only projector among its peers that supports 360-degree videos, so your kids can fully immerse in their favorite games. Unrestricted by connectors and cords, you or your child can move the Cinemood anywhere. And with a library of educational Disney content, digital books and even safety videos built-in, it's never at a loss for what to do next.
Lenso Space Pocket Size 4K 32GB Projector – $339; originally $799
Geeky Gadgets calls the Lenso "a true all-in-one self-contained device" — and its list of features backs up that claim. It projects crystal clear 4K and 1080p resolution video up to 120 inches across. Its built-in speakers eliminate the need for other audio devices. It's got 32GB of on-board memory and connects wirelessly to any device or via HDMI or USB.
Prima 1080p HD Pocket Projector – $799
You can consider this the ultimate portable multimedia experience. With four times the brightness of other portable projectors, the Prima delivers a crisp, sharp picture while its Android-powered, 64-bit quad-core processor lets you access the Google Play Store, download apps, and stream directly from Prima. Its battery can hold up to more than three hours of HD quality video and it projects an image over 16 feet across brilliantly.
Prices are subject to change.