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Celebrate Easter with an Affordable Projector Rental

Easter Projector RentalApril 5th is a great opportunity for churches to provide an interactive and engaging presentation with an Easter projector rental. The seats of your congregation will no doubt be filled with expectant members as well as visiting guests, looking forward to an inspiring Easter message. A powerful, high definition projector can enhance your Easter celebration with a vibrant, engaging display that will benefit all who attend your service.

Our versatile projectors come with a variety of user friendly functions that make set up and operation easy. Plug and play from your laptop, memory stick, tablet, or phone with a variety of networking options and enjoy a bright, true color display with DLP or LCD color technology that will bring your presentations, movies, and slideshows to life.

What are the benefits of renting from Projector Rentals?

  • Free round trip shipping directly to your home, business, or church
  • Guaranteed arrival of equipment at least 24 hours before your event
  • Free tech support throughout your rental period
  • Low price guarantee on all of our audio-visual products


Not sure which projector is right for your Easter event? Our knowledgeable staff is happy to help make recommendations and offer support to find the perfect rental for your special Easter celebration. Call us at (888) 951-5060, email us at or fill out a quote form on our website to get a free quote and to reserve your Easter projector rental today.


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Rent an Eiki LC-X800A Portable Projector

Eiki Projector RentalPart of the renowned Powerhouse series, the Eiki LC-X800A is one of the most powerful, high lumen projectors available on the market today. Though the Eiki is not for the light traveler, it is still a portable option, weighing in at just over 60 pounds. At 12000 lumens, the Eiki is bright enough for large venue spaces with a 3LCD + One imaging technology that automatically controls the amount of yellow light produced on screen to create a brighter, more accurate color display.

Its high 4000:1 contrast ratio and versatile display allows digital video and analog input up to 1080p, with XGA resolution as well as compatibility with VGA, MAC, and UXGA for fine detail images.

The Eiki LC-X800A provides perpendicular and omnidirectional projection with a motor lens shift function that operates in all directions. Choose from a variety of projection screen sizes, including full screen, wide screen, custom screen, and true screen for displays larger than 1024×768.

Some of Eiki’s user-friendly benefits include a capture image function, especially useful for movie screenings and longer presentations, which displays a chosen still image at startup or during intermissions, and a digital zoom function that allows greater focus on specific areas of a display. A number of connectivity ports make the Eiki a diverse tool, allowing connection to laptops, DVD and Blu-Ray players, HD TV, and much more for multi-purpose functionality and a big screen brightness that will rival most movie theater experiences.

Key Features

  • High lumen, bright display for larger venues
  • Large screen display up to 600 inches
  • Supports analog and digital video input
  • Displays a variety of screen sizes


Need to Know Basics

  • Brightness: 12000 ANSI lumens
  • Projection image size:  up to 600  inches (measured diagonally)
  • Contrast ratio: 4000:1
  • Native resolution:  XGA 1024 x 768
  • Dimensions: 20.8 W x 10.55 H x 29.8 D inches
  • Weight: 60.9 lbs / 27.6 kg


To rent an Eiki LC-X800A projector, or to find out more about our large selection of projectors in stock, contact today at (888) 951-5060, email us at or fill out a quick quote form to get more information and pricing.


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Rent a NEC NP410 Portable Projector

NEC-NP410The NEC NP410 projector is an all-around best bet for small to medium business presentations. Packed with a few key features, the NP410 is a basic LCD projector, with some added features to make setup and operation easy.

At 2600 ANSI lumens, the NEC NP410 works well in boardroom and classroom environments with a bright image display under most light conditions. Built in color correction allows the projector to adapt to unique display surfaces, such as non-white walls, when a projector screen is not being used. Inclined or titled angles are not a problem for this projector thanks to the keystone correction function, which automatically corrects the projected image to maintain a square appearance. When non-native resolution sources are connected to the NEC NP410, an Advanced Accublend feature maintains image detail, providing a reliable display for a variety of formats.

The NEC NP410 is one of the first projectors to receive TCO certification, due to its low energy use, minimal operating noise, and the environmentally friendly materials used in its design. An Eco Friendly mode reduces noise and power levels and even provides a visual display to show the amount of carbon saved while the mode is in use.

Basic connectivity options include dual computer input ports, an audio in and out mini stereo jack, an S-Video connection, a LAN port, and a PC control port which allows you to control the projector from your laptop. With these ports, you can network to a laptop, DVD player, VCR, and document camera.

Key Features:

  • Quick Start and Quick Power Off – powers up in less than 4 seconds, with no cool down period required to move the projector once it is turned off
  • Virtual Remote Function – allows the projector to be controlled from a laptop via a VGA cable
  • Auto Keystone Correction – automatically corrects vertical distortion when the projector is tilted or resting on an incline
  • Eco Friendly Mode – reduces power consumption and noise
  • Built in Closed Caption mode
  • 7 watt, built in speaker


Need to Know Basics

  • Brightness: 2600 ANSI lumens
  • Projection image size:  21 inches up to 300 inches (measured diagonally)
  • Contrast ratio: 2000:1
  • Native resolution:  XGA 1024 x 768
  • Dimensions: 12.1 W x 3.7 H inches x 10.3 D
  • Weight: 6.6 lbs / 3kg


To rent a NEC NP410 projector, or to find out more about our large selection of projectors in stock, contact today at (888) 951-5060, email us at or fill out a quick quote form to get more information and pricing.

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Finding the Right Projector for Your Event (Part 2 of 2)

In our last blog post about finding the right projector for your event, we discussed important things to consider about your venue that directly relate to the type of projector you rent. In this post we will talk about the type of event you are planning.

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It’s a simple question, but it makes a big difference! Why? Ultimately, how you plan to use your projector will determine the type of projector you need.

Business events tend to involve PowerPoint or slideshow presentations and may require a template or blackboard/whiteboard function. Personal events cover a wider territory of requirements, depending on the type of event. When considering which projector to rent, think about what you plan to use it for.

Here are a few key features that projectors may or may not have, with the relevant events they can be used for.


VGA port: Allows you to connect to a laptop or TV. Good for PowerPoint and slideshow presentations, watching sporting events, displaying websites.

HDMI port: Allows you to connect to a tablet, iPod, iPhone, Blu-Ray player, and video game consoles. Good for backyard movie nights, video game tournaments, PowerPoint and slideshow presentations, Karaoke.

Mic Input: Allows you to plug a corded microphone into the projector. Good for voice over presentations, Karaoke, and training sessions.

USB port: Allows you to connect to a memory stick. Good for PowerPoint and slideshow presentations.

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Template: Projects a series of grids or lines onto a surface (whiteboard, blackboard, flipchart, etc.). Good for teaching or training exercises.

Blackboard/Whiteboard: Automatically adjusts image brightness and color to enable image display on a blackboard or whiteboard. Good for classroom or boardroom settings.

Short Throw: A special type of lens that is able to create a large image within a limited throw space. Good for trade show events or boardroom meetings.

HD/Widescreen display: Supports high definition and wide screen resolution. Good for movie nights, video game tournaments, sporting events.

Still not sure which projector is right for your event? Take a look at our first blog post here, and of course, our experienced team of rental specialists are always happy to help make recommendations and offer advice. Contact us today at (888) 951-5060, email us at or fill out a quick quote form to find out more about renting for your next event.

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Find the Right Projector Rental for Your Event (Part 1 of 2)

Projector RentalThere are a number of things to consider when looking for a perfect projector rental. Just like your unique event, no two projectors are alike. In this two part blog series we will explore the important factors to consider when choosing a projector rental so that you can make an informed, confident decision.

First, let’s discuss one of the most important determining factors that will affect your projector rental – your venue.

From Outdoor Weddings to Boardroom Presentations

Will your event take place indoors or outdoors? Are you planning an intimate gathering in a boardroom, classroom, your own living room? Or are you planning a large event in an auditorium, reception hall, or theater? Your venue relates directly to three important factors – light environment, throw space, and your audience.

Light Environment

If you are planning an outdoor event during the daytime, or plan to present in a well lit room, light will play a key role in picture interference. In bright environments, a high lumen projector is best (to learn more about lumens, visit our blog post – Decoding Projector Terminology). The opposite is true in a dark environment, where a low lumen projector is required.

Why is this important? In a bright environment, a low lumen projector will produce a washed out image that is hard to see, but the bright bulb of a high lumen projector will ensure a crystal clear display without any loss of color or definition. Likewise, a high lumen projector in a dark environment will create an image that is too bright for the eyes, but a low lumen projector will create the right brightness level while maintaining a vibrant display.

Throw Space

Giving a PowerPoint presentation in a boardroom is very different from presenting in a large auditorium. First, you have less space to work with in a boardroom, meaning that your projector will rest closer to the projection surface. In a large auditorium, this isn’t an issue. Your projector can sit as far back from the projection screen as needed.

Consider the amount of space you will have to work with before choosing a projector to rent. If you are planning on using a projector in a particularly restricted space, such as a trade show booth or your own living room, a short throw projector, which can produce a large display in a limited space, might be your best option. For really big venues, a large venue projector combines both high lumens and a large display to create a perfect display for large spaces.


How many people are attending your event? Are you planning an intimate anniversary party, a business meeting or training session with a handful of colleagues, a small religious ceremony or memorial service? Or will your event involve a larger gathering, such as a formal charity event, a speaking engagement, a main stage performance, or a corporate function?

For smaller audiences, a huge display is probably not necessary, which means the projection display size isn’t going to be a big factor when considering which projector to rent. For larger audiences, it’s important that everyone can see the display, from the person in the front row all the way to the back, which means you need a larger display. In this case, you need a projector that provides a larger display size. For particularly large audiences, a large-venue projector is a good option, as it maximizes your display without chipping away at your picture quality.

Your Venue in Review

  • Light Environment: The amount of light in your venue will affect your projector display. Dark environments need higher lumens. Light environments need lower lumens.
  • Throw Space: How much space do you have in your venue? Very small spaces may require a short throw projector. Very large spaces may require a large-venue projector.
  • Audience: Will your audience be big or small? Large audience’s will probably require a bigger display.

Our knowledgeable rental experts are available to answer any questions you might have about finding the perfect projector rental for your event. Whether you are planning a large outdoor display or a more intimate indoor presentation, we have the perfect multimedia options to make your event professional and dynamic.

For more information and pricing, call us at (888) 951-5060, email us at or fill out a quick quote form to get your own personalized quote.

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Rent a Hitachi CP-x5021n Portable Projector

Hitachi-CP-x5021nThe Hitachi CP-x5021n is a leader in bright projection technology with 5000 lumens providing a brilliant display for large auditoriums, meeting rooms, and conference halls. It has both a Daytime Mode function as well as a Whiteboard/Blackboard mode to allow automatic light correction for different lit environments and projection surfaces. Utilizing LCD technology, this projector can display a wide variety of formats including 1080p high definition.

A manual horizontal and vertical lens shift allows you to adjust each corner of an image to create a customized display while built in automatic keystone correction ensures images are probably aligned with the screen, even when the projector is sitting at an incline. The Hitachi Cp-x5021n projector can also be stacked horizontally or vertically beside or atop another projector to create dual displays. Other useful extras include a Template Function that projects a set of graphs or lines for writing on a whiteboard, blackboard, or flip chart, a Quick On/Off button that allows the projector to power up and shut down quickly, and an Eco Mode which reduces energy consumption.

Perhaps one of the more unique ports available on the Hitachi CP-x5021n is a USB, which allows convenient access to PowerPoint presentations, slideshows, and video via a memory stick.

A HDMI port provides connectivity to laptops, tablets, iPhones and more while a variety of other ports including microphone input, audio amp, LAN, and video provide a number of other networking options.

Key Features

  • High lumen, bright display for larger audiences
  • Multiple plug and play connectivity options, including a USB port
  • Automatic Keystone Correction – automatically corrects vertical distortion when the projector is tilted or resting on an incline
  • Template Function – projects grid or line patterns onto a blackboard, whiteboard, or flip chart
  • 16 watt, built in speakers


Need to Know Basics

  • Brightness: 5000 ANSI lumens
  • Projection image size:  30 inches up to 300  inches (measured diagonally)
  • Contrast ratio: 2000:1
  • Native resolution:  XGA 1024 x 768
  • Dimensions: 15.8 W x 4.1 H inches x 12.5 D
  • Weight: 10.4 lbs / 4.7 kg


To rent a Hitachi CP-x5021n projector, or to find out more about our large selection of projectors in stock, contact today at (888) 951-5060, email us at or fill out a quick quote form to get more information and pricing.



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How to Create an Outstanding PowerPoint Presentation

An outstanding PowerPoint slideshow has the potential to boost a presentation, making it not only effective and engaging, but also inspiring. With a few basic steps, anyone can create an outstanding PowerPoint presentation that is both professional and fun for your audience.

26349490_sBefore You Begin

It’s important to understand the purpose of a PowerPoint presentation before you begin. Think of your slideshow as your own personal support system. It should provide backing and give strength to your speaking presentation, reinforcing your key points and goals.  An effective slideshow should not present all of your material for you or act as your speaking notes. An effective slideshow is simply the exclamation point at the end of what you have already said.

For this reason, you should never put a PowerPoint slideshow together before planning your presentation from start to finish. Once you have firmly established what you are going to say, you can then start to create a slideshow that will support your key points. This will ensure the slides support your message rather than speak for you. 

Keep It Simple

Of all the advice out there about PowerPoint presentations, this is probably the most important – keep it simple! This applies to your design as well as your content. Stay away from hard to read fonts, overly colorful templates, cluttered designs, and lengthy paragraphs. Remember, your slideshow is your support system, not the main act. If a slide’s message isn’t clear within a few seconds of viewing it, it probably needs to be simplified or removed. Here are a few ideas to keep it simple:

  • Stay consistent– stick with a basic set of colors and fonts throughout your entire slideshow
  • Avoid paragraphs – short phrases, one word, or even no words at all (just an image) work best. Remember, your audience’s concentration isn’t on you if they are reading your slides.
  • Use transitions sparingly – animated transitions such as fade, wipe, and dissolve can become distracting and tacky if overused. If you choose to incorporate transitions, use them sparingly.
  • One point per slide – your slides are not your speaking notes. Keep your message clear by focusing on one, key point for each slide.
  • Don’t skip ahead – only provide information you have just covered or are about to cover. This keeps your message immediate and your audience focused.
  • Be your audience – step in your audience’s shoes and try to view your slides from their perspective. Are they clear? Are they in a logical order? Are they interesting and relevant to your presentation?

BPresentatione a Passionate Storyteller

Ultimately the goal of any presentation is to hold your audience’s attention and effectively pass on information. The best way to achieve this is to not only be passionate about your subject matter, but to present your information in a dynamic way – by telling a story.

Stories hold our attention, especially when they come from a passionate storyteller, and we remember stories long after they are told. Why? Because we can connect to stories and relate to them, often on a personal level. A story will always be more effective and motivating than bullet points with facts and figures.

Find a way to connect to your audience. Give them details that will mean something to them. Instead of a chart that shows sales revenues increased by 10% over the last quarter, share a picture and story of a family who received assistance through the company’s recent donation to a relief fund, which was made possible by employee efforts that boosted company sales 10% over the last quarter.

Every slide should in some way contribute to your story and connect with your audience. If a slide isn’t contributing in some way, it probably isn’t necessary. Remember too, you don’t always have to use words to tell a story. A powerful image can be just as effective!

Be Creative and Break the Rules

Every slide in your PowerPoint presentation is important because every slide is an opportunity to connect to your audience and inspire them – it’s the difference between keeping their full attention and losing them to complete boredom. When you create a slide, think of it like a magazine cover. Use professional images, evocative headlines, and an organized, strong format to engage your audience with a clear, dynamic message.

Familiarize yourself with PowerPoint and understand how it works before you begin. This will allow you to create your own backgrounds and templates without relying on the program’s cookie cutter designs that your audience has probably seen one too many times.

Finally, don’t be afraid to break the rules. After all, that’s what creativity is all about! Many PowerPoint guides will tell you there is a right and wrong way to create a presentation, but ultimately what matters is that the slideshow works in your favor. If you can keep your audience’s attention with nothing but pictures – than go for it! If bullet points keep your slides organized, stick to bullet points! Understand the rules, then don’t be afraid to break them when you have a good reason to do so.

Power Point Presentations with Projector Rentals

Projector Rentals provides the cutting edge audio-visual technology you need to bring your PowerPoint presentation to life. Our recognized name brand products deliver high quality displays you can trust to support your presentation and engage your audience. For more information about renting a projector for your presentation, please call us today at (888) 951-5060, email us at or fill out a quick quote form found on the right hand side of this page.

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Rent a Dell 1510x Portable Projector

Dell Projector RentalsThe popular Dell 1510x offers a bright lumen display that holds up well in ambient light conditions. This projector is best suited for small to medium business or education events for displaying PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets, and data, though it also works well for video displays.

A number of connectivity options, including an HDMI, dual VGA, and LAN port, make the Dell 1510x a flexible projector for networking to multimedia devices such as laptops, DVD players, and video game consoles. A microphone jack allows for voice over presentations and an S-Video port provides Closed Captioning for compatible video and TV programs. Its dual VGA ports allow the Dell to display an image across two screens at the same time.

The Dell 1510x starts up and cools down quickly. Built in DLP technology creates sharp, true to life color with vivid, clear image quality thanks to a powerful 3500 lumen display and a 2100:1 contrast ratio. Portable and easy to use, this projector ticks all the boxes for a professional presentation.

Key Features

  • Multiple connectivity options
  • Built in Closed Caption mode
  • Bright display
  • 8 watt, built in speaker


Need to know Basics

  • Brightness: 3500 ANSI lumens
  • Projection image size:  30 inches up to 307 inches (measured diagonally)
  • Contrast ratio: 2100:1
  • Native resolution:  XGA 1024 x 768
  • Dimensions: 11.6 W x 3.46 H x 7.9 D inches
  • Weight: 5.2 lbs / 2.36 kg


To rent a Dell 1510x projector, or to find out more about our large selection of projectors in stock, contact today at (888) 951-5060, email us at or fill out a quick quote form to get more information and pricing.


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Rent an Epson Movie Mate HD85

The Epson Movie Mate HD85 is all about versatility. Given this fact, it isn’t any surprise that this projector is considered a stand-alone home entertainment system, though it does also network well with other devices. Registering at 2500 lumens, the Movie Mate performs best in darker environments, but does a decent job in ambient light too.

HD Movie Projector RentalA built in DVD player makes the Epson Movie Mate a favorite for movie nights, with Dual Doby Digital 10w speakers and the option to plug in additional audio amps if desired. A microphone input designed in conjunction with the projectors ability to play CD’s as well as mp3 and WMA files from an iPod, laptop, or tablet makes the Movie Mate a great choice for Karaoke and party events. But the multi-functional value doesn’t stop there. The projector’s host of ports, including HDMI, VGA, and USB, also provide connectivity to video game consoles, TV’s, camcorders, digital cameras, Blue-Ray players, and flash drives.

The Epson Movie Mate HD85 has a HD quality, widescreen display that takes advantage of 3 chip LCD color technology to produce vibrant, bright color with a 3000:1 contrast ratio. Producing images up to 12 times larger than a 40” widescreen TV, this projector provides a true home theater experience, with plenty of extra features to make it a versatile tool for any event.

Key Features

  • Multiple plug and play connectivity options
  • Automatic Keystone Correction function
  • Built in DVD and CD player
  • HD, widescreen display
  • 10 watt, built in Dolby Digital surround sound speakers


Need to Know Basics

  • Brightness:  2500 lumens (ISO 21118 standard)
  • Projection image size:  33 inches up to 320 inches (measured diagonally)
  • Contrast ratio: 3000:1
  • Native resolution:  Widescreen 1280 x 800
  • Dimensions: 13.2 W x 5.4 H (including feet) 5.0 H (excluding feet) inches x 9.4 D
  • Weight: 9.3 lbs / 4.2 kg


To rent an Epson Movie Mate HD85 projector, or to find out more about our large selection of projectors in stock, contact today at (888) 951-5060, email us at or fill out a quick quote form to get more information and pricing.


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Create Your Own Oscars Event

Calling all movie lovers – the 87th Academy Awards nominations are in! While the who’s who of entertainment converge on Hollywood’s red carpet on February 22nd, why not create your own Oscar event with an affordable LCD or DLP projector rental.

Watch the best of Hollywood live on a big screen, with sharp, HD quality color display and digital surround sound in the comfort of your own living room. Make the Oscars part of your girl’s night in or host a movie themed party event with the best in digital display and sound.

Contact Projector Rentals today to secure your perfect projector rental. Call us at (888) 951-5060, email us at or fill out a quick quote form to get more information and pricing.

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