How To Convert Your Home Into A Movie Theater With An XGIMI Projector?

By XGIMI Tech - 2021-12

The inability to go to the movies due to the ongoing pandemic has encouraged many people to replicate the movie-theater experience right in their living rooms. The experience becomes more realistic when you gather your family and friends and watch a movie that you all like. You could also become creative and arrange for popcorn, soft drinks, soda, pretzels, and chips with dips. You then choose a movie that you and your guests would enjoy.

Now that you have chosen the movie to watch, how would you screen it? We suggest a projector that can project onto a screen or even a wall. The best movies to watch on a projector will leave an unforgettable experience for you and your guests when you watch your favorite movie on a screen much larger than a TV.

The Ideal Place To Project

Of course, depending on the number of guests you have invited and the movie you want to watch, you may want to choose an appropriate setting where you can accommodate all the guests comfortably and enjoy the movie uninhibited. The best movies to watch on a projector become even better when you choose the most appropriate setting. For instance, if you watch a movie such as ‘My Fair Lady,’ you would be better off watching indoors as you can catch the wit and satire of Professor Higgins coming through clearly without missing a single word. You could also feel the remarkable contrast between Eliza Doolittle’s diction and that of Professor Higgins.

To enjoy My Fair Lady to the max, you need a superior projector from the XGIMI range of super projectors. The XGIMI AURA is the perfect projector for you to screen movies meant for indoor viewing.

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XGIMI AURA

The XGIMI AURA, the best 4K Ultra Short Throw Laser Projector, packed with amazing features that include:
Sound:
• Harman Kardon sound system incorporating two tweeters and two woofers at 15W
• Delivers crisp highs, dynamic midranges, and ample bass
• The system offers rich sounds suffusing the room but sensitive enough to let your ear discern individual sounds effortlessly
•Impeccable sound experience
Picture:
• True 4K UHD with 8.3M individual pixels onscreen
• Advanced Laser Phosphor Display (ALPD) technology that is used in most movie theaters worldwide providing consistent brightness, brilliant color display, and razor-sharp picture quality even in diffused lighting
• 2400 ANSI lumens brightness akin to TV quality without the TV, of course
• High-Dynamic Range (HDR10) technology – this technology incorporates an Ultra HD Blu-Ray media format offering streaming services through software that enables media playing and color grading.
Compactness:
• Ultra Short Throw (UST) technology that allows projection onto a 120-inch screen) by placing the projector just 11.7 inches away from the projection screen or wall
• Unit is a space-saving marvel
Durability:
• 20,000-hour lifespan of laser light source
• Consistent brightness over long years of usage
Safety and other features:
• Eliminates harmful blue light effects
• Minimum strain on eyes
• State-of-the-art IR sensors power automatic dimming feature to protect eyes from harmful radiation
• Futuristic design blends aesthetically with the decor of your home

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XGIMI HORIZON Pro

Another option to watch the best movies on a projector is to choose the XGIMI HORIZON Pro projector. The XGIMI HORIZON Pro is as versatile as they come, and what’s more, it is among the easiest of all 4K home projectors to use. Its features are truly amazing, and they include:
Sound:
• Harman Kardon Hi-Fi sound system
• Hosts two 8W, 45mm full-range speakers specifically developed for Horizon
• Provides unparalleled immersion and balance
• Low distortion and high dynamic response
• When paired with DTS Studio Sound Technology, HORIZON Pro can deliver a virtualized surround sound audio experience with dialog and bass enhancement
• By simply connecting the sound system to any device, you can convert it into a high-fidelity Bluetooth speaker
Picture:
• True 4K crisp detail for a perfect 4K picture
• Advanced screen adaptation technology
• Hosts X-VUE 2.0 image engine providing good colors
• Provides vivid pictures in both HDR and 10-bit color
• 2200 ANSI lumens brightness
• Projects onto a 200-inch screen with resolution up to 3840x2160p
• Automatic keystone correction technology aligns picture vertically and horizontally to custom fit your walls or screen to a perfect aspect ratio
• Manual keystone option to further customize your screen for up to 45 degrees lateral projection
• State-of-the-art intelligent screen detection matches your screen size with the size of the projected image automatically
• Automatic focus function keeps images vivid and clear even at the maximum screen size of 200 inches
Compactness:
• Its compact size belies its capability to bring you the highest 4K image quality on to a large screen of size up to 200 inches
• Unit is a space-saving marvel
Durability:
• Ultra-efficient LED light source gives perfectly crisp, clear images for a lifespan of up to 17 years when used for 4 hours daily
• Consistent brightness over long years of usage
Ease of Operation:
• Immersive, plug-and-play home cinematic projectors
• Great user experience allowing to be installed almost anywhere
• Boots straight into Android TV™
• Highly advanced auto-setup features
• Supports native 4K and HDR content
• Access more than 5000 native apps such as HBO, Showtime, and YouTube
• Google Assistant enabled
• Built-in Chromecast
Safety and other features:
• Safe viewing experience with low blue light design prompting TÜV Rheinland certification
• All-in-one smart projector
• Intelligent imaging features
• Superfast start-up
• AI object detection very useful in gaming applications
• Aesthetic design
• Large screen
• MEMC frame interpolation technology delivers a super low latency with minimal image blur
• XGIMI’s proprietary 60Hz motion compensation technology prevents image flutter and tailing when projecting dynamic images. Projecting sports, movies, or gaming images is a positively stupendous experience where all action is faithfully reproduced, retaining sharpness and clarity
• Excellent companion for playing games
• Two HDMI and USB ports, LAN, and headphone connections
• Options for connecting more peripherals

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Halo+

Yet another option is the XGIMI HALO+ projector. This excellent portable projector operates on a strong built-in battery to heighten your experience of the best movies to watch on a projector. This projector is perfect for an outdoor movie-screening event when you are unable to access a power source. The portable projector has several features that include:
Picture:
• Smartest screen adaptation technology
• The brightest, most advanced, and the smartest screen adaption technology delivering a premier visual experience with brilliant 1080p FHD and LED-powered hyper-focused 900 ANSI lumens
• Strong built-in battery permits big-screen entertainment that can last up to 2 hours
• 3D feature provides depth and image fusion on a 200-inch display providing movie-theater experience
• Hosts X-VUE 2.0 image engine providing good colors
Technology:
• HDR10+ offers high contrast ratio and phenomenal frame-by-frame color depth
• Compact design, superior engineering, and 59W battery
• Visual resolution compatible with dual 5W Harman Kardon speakers
• Distortion-free Hi-Fi sound with ample bass response
• Perfect for karaoke night or your fantastic music via Bluetooth connection
• Intelligent Screen Adaption (ISA) technology makes usability and setup effortless
• Fast boot up technology enabled by a superb processor speed and trained AI
Ease of Operation:
• Aligns image with projection area based on vertical/horizontal +/-45° angles
• Automatically focuses crystal-clear display swiftly
• Avoids obstacles by scaling projection automatically
• Adjusts projected image to match the screen size
• Seamless access to 5000+ apps such as Disney +, HBO Max, and Prime Video
• Chromecast built-in lets you cast apps and games wirelessly to Halo+ from your Android or Apple devices to enjoy your favorite content on a big screen
• With the Google Assistant feature integrated into the remote controller, you can open apps, search videos, and much more using your voice
• XGIMI’s proprietary 60Hz motion compensation technology prevents image flutter and tailing when projecting dynamic images. Projecting sports movies or gaming images is a positively stupendous experience where all action is faithfully reproduced, retaining sharpness and clarity
• Great gaming experience via HDMI, USB, and headphone port
Safety and other features:
• Reduces eye fatigue by limiting exposure to blue light
• Low-power consumption
• Super-efficient LED lamp with 10+ years of usage

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Setting Up for the Big Movie Night  

Now that you have three projectors to choose from depending on the type of movie you want to watch and the setting where you will watch, you need to prepare the setting for comfortable viewing.

The first thing that you must do is to learn to set up the projector by following the instructions as given in the user manual. Further, it would give you an opportunity to understand troubles that may crop up, and you can learn to troubleshoot. You should also shortlist suitable screen locations such as the walls of your living room or the dedicated home theater or any other place. You should also test the compatibility with various devices you possess and may want to use during the movie night screening. You can also consider using the best projector stand available to you to mount the projector to give you excellent viewing. 

Indoor Setting

Since you have already shortlisted screen locations, you can set up the equipment with the necessary peripherals in the most suitable setting to suit the guests you have invited. The choice would depend upon the number of guests you have invited and the availability of comfortable seating places. If you have a home theater and you want to watch it there, then you will most likely invite guests as per the seating capacity available there. Wherever the setting, the XGIMI projector you have chosen will ensure the maximum viewing pleasure, and the movie you watch will be among the best movies to watch on a projector.
Since you have already chosen a movie and the setting, you can power up the projector and begin the screening.

Outdoor Setting

Organizing an outdoor movie night is a little trickier than doing so indoors. However, if you have all the required paraphernalia such as chairs, mats, other seating elements such as sofas, beanbags and recliners, you can easily set up with the help of your family, friends, and their friends.

Preparing for an outdoor screening involves the following actions:
• Charging the portable projector
• Downloading the movie and storing it on a USB flash disk
• Setting up the screen at an appropriate place where interference from neighbors’ houses in terms of lighting is minimal
• Setting up the sound system if you are using external speakers
• Setting up the power source
• Dimming or switching off the external lights
• Starting the movie when everything is in place

With such a setting and the magic of an XGIMI projector, you and your guests are completely set to enjoy one of the best movies to watch on a projector. 

The best movies to watch on a projector will leave an unforgettable experience for you and your friends

Movie recommendations 

1. Jurassic Park 

When you watch Jurassic Park on an XGIMI projector, you get the full force of the special effects used in the production of the film. You can enjoy the phenomenal work done by art directors in creating six species of dinosaurs only on a large screen.  

2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

In this superb movie, Harry Potter’s magical brilliance in creating the Knight Bus explodes into action. The slick camera work captures the fast-paced ride on the triple-decker blue bus, especially when the blue bus squeezes in between two red double-decker buses after shrinking.

3. Avatar

You must watch Avatar on a large screen at home through an XGIMI projector that uses Advanced Laser Phosphor Display (ALPD) technology. This technology reproduces crisp images and vivid, lifelike colors that seem to grab you by coming off the screen.  

4. Jaws

If you watch a movie such as ‘Jaws’ on an XGIMI projector, you will enjoy the action outdoors, especially when Brody blows the shark apart. You can see the emotions in graphic detail as well as the power of the incredible jaws of the shark. 

5. Zootopia

In Zootopia, the various characters such as the police bunny, the wily fox, and the Cape buffalo appear lifelike. The defining images you remember are the eyes of each of the characters. Each pair is unique in size, color, and intensity, so well captured on the screen by the projector’s state-of-the-art technology.

6. Fast & Furious 

The theme of the movie Fast & Furious is fast action represented by illegal racing on streets. Each of the movies in the series depicts phenomenal racing sequences, crashes, and chases at breakneck speeds. The XGIMI’s MEMC technology provides clear movements for all to enjoy the sequences.

7. The Exorcist

The fear factor in The Exorcist movie is of the highest order. You should this movie onto a 300-inch screen by an XGIMI projector. The projector reproduces the visuals and the sound using its technology to scare you no end.   

8. Avengers: Endgame

The Avengers: End Game is a remarkable movie for its overall experience. The filmmakers have captured the last battle imaginatively when various characters fight. The range of fights is humungous, and the movie, when seen on a large screen, thoroughly involves you, the viewer.  

9. Bad Boys for Life

The Bad Boys for Life moviemakers have aged Will Smith and Martin Lawrence to their current age. When projected on a wall screen at home, the actors look gracefully aged. The XGIMI’s technology reproduces the characters’ features capturing every minute detail.

Indoors or outdoors, the best movies to watch on a projector are always with an XGIMI projector.

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