Ion Projector Deluxe Speaker Review

Ion projector Deluxe review compares different models from the same brand along with other alternatives. This leaves scope for the user to determine which model is best for their use case. Choosing a projector depends on the resolution you seek, projector size and other features (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi). Image quality is a major concern as we want to see the best image with details in large screen.

These projectors have built-in speakers so you don’t have to pay extra on speakers. Additional features like mic for karaoke is a bonus. Budget is a major concern and these Ion projectors are quite affordable.

Ion Projector Deluxe Speaker Review:

Ion Projector Deluxe speaker model is quite affordable and at the same time will meet consumer’s needs.

Features
Ion Projector Deluxe speaker
Ion Projector Plus Bluetooth
Resolution
1024x600 RGB
800x480 RGB
Light Source
LED
LED
Projector size
30-150”
30-150”
Bluetooth
5.0
5.0
Connections
HDMI, USB, Mic In, Aux In
HDMI, USB, Mic In, Aux In
Battery
Built-in rechargeable Lithium Ion
Built-in rechargeable Lithium Ion
Features
Ion Projector Deluxe speaker
Resolution
1024x600 RGB
Light Source
LED
Projector size
30-150”
Bluetooth
5.0
Connections
HDMI, USB, Mic In, Aux In
Battery
Built-in rechargeable Lithium Ion
Features
Ion Projector Plus Bluetooth
Resolution
800x480 RGB
Light Source
LED
Projector size
30-150”
Bluetooth
5.0
Connections
HDMI, USB, Mic In, Aux In
Battery
Built-in rechargeable Lithium Ion

Ion Projector Deluxe Speaker

Ion Projector Deluxe Speaker price is lower than the Projector Plus model. It has a good design and basic controls on top of it. You will find several buttons for different purpose: Power, Bluetooth, Echo, Source, Menu, Mic Knob, Focus Ring, and Keystone adjustment. It comes with a handy remote control. You can use it to play, pause, select source, zoom, menu, etc.

Once you receive the product, allow the battery to be fully charged. Place the projector  fbl at your preferred location facing the projector screen. Allow the lens to be at a height as the center of the screen. Placing it closer to the screen will make smaller projection on the screen and vice versa. Projected video of 2.5-2.5 ft size should give clear picture.

Once you have placed the projector, use the Focus Ring for the clearer image. In case the location isn’t ideal, use the Keystone Adjustment knob to raise or lower the foot. Ion Projector Deluxe speaker is quite versatile in terms of connection. With HDMI port, connect DVD player or computer. The Aux port allows connection with tab, and MP3 player.

Bluetooth makes it easier to connect any wireless device. It has a Mic option where you can connect the included mic. Go to the Menu settings to adjust projector picture options. While pairing with Bluetooth, a permanent Blue light will tell the pairing is complete. In case the device asks for pairing code, type 0000. If you want to adjust the sound, like tweaking bass, use the EQ settings.

Ion Projector Plus Bluetooth 30-150″

As you can already tell, the difference between Ion Projector Plus and the Ion Projector Deluxe is, they vary in terms of native resolution. The Projector Plus model has a resolution of 800×480 RGB. You will find similar controls on the top panel. Connections with devices remain same as they both have the same connectors. The image below shows different types of devices that you can connect to the projector.

With a High Powered 30- Watt Sound System. It has 4-inch full-range speaker so along with videos on the screen, you can also enjoy audio. for both these Ion projectors, the built-in batteries can give 2 hours of video playback and up to 100 hours if you are only playing audio. It has a helpful user manual that gives detailed instructions on how to use each input device. Like choosing image, audio or video from USB drive, connecting any aux device or pairing Bluetooth sources.

Similar to the Ion model described above, this model has a mic that you can use for karaoke. The Echo effect works well in this case. This projector has a rugged and sturdy enclosure. At the same time it is lightweight so it is easy to carry. The USB drive size is 32GB max. and it supports the following formats: audio (MP#, WAV), picture (JPG, GIF, BMP, and PNG) and video (MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, RMVB, MOV, and MJPEG).

Alternative:

You are not bound to pick one from a single brand. There are several projectors with built-in speakers, have a look at some of the best alternatives.

TOPVISION Native 1080P Portable Movie Projector, 9500Lux

If you are looking for alternative, check this Topvision projector. It is affordable, supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. this is a portable projector has native resolution of 1080p. You can enjoy rich and detailed images. With high light transmission lens, it minimized any eye problem like irritation and ensures your eyesight remains protected.

The Topvision has dual speaker built-in into it. This means you don’t have to seek external speakers for sound. The sound is enjoyable and powerful. You can also connect additional Bluetooth speakers from different brands. Project content on 350” large screen and enjoy movies or other contents. You can use this device for outdoor purpose.

With 9500L brightness and 12000:1 contrast ratio, this projector model produces 60% brighter images. It uses advanced cooling fan and noise-omitting technologies lowers the noise by 80%. It works with TV stick or Roku Stick. During installation, place the projector within 2-8 m.

Epson Pro EX7280

Epson Pro EX7280 is one of the best projectors under $1000. If you don’t have any budget limitations, you can check this model. It works with 4000 lumens brightness and 16000:1 contrast ratio. It has 3LCD Chips and native resolution of 1280×800. It is known to deliver ‘professional-quality’ in all lighting conditions.

On the projected screen, you can obtain an image within 33.11″ – 320.47″. The distance between the Epson projector and screen should be within 3.7′ – 29.4′. It has Audio in, composite in, HDMI and USB. Use the HDMI port to connect Fire TV, Apple TV®, Roku, and Chromecast™. Although the cost is higher than other projectors mentioned, the image quality and pictures have excellent color accuracy and shows minute details.

With built-in picture skew sensor, it will detect the image and adjust the vertical keystone. The built-in speakers make it much easier and enjoy an all-in-one system. You can easily use it in office rooms, home or living room. Options like 1.2x optical zoom and horizontal slider make it easier to use.

Parting words:

While choosing projectors with built-in speakers, make sure they are powerful enough to cover up the space with your audience. If you want to carry the projector from one place to another, make sure it is portable and is lightweight. Check the lumens and contrast ratio as they will determine the image quality.

If you go into costlier projectors, along with high-quality image, you can also get advanced features. Like the Epson EX7280 projector has picture skew sensor to adjust vertical keystone automatically by analyzing the image. Ion Projector Deluxe speaker is an excellent choice if you prefer all in one solution.

FAQ

This FAQ is here to solve some of your question regarding these projectors.

Can I use projectors in bright room?

Projectors with at least 2500 lumens or higher can be used in bright rooms.

How to connect speakers to projectors?

You can connect speakers with different ports. You can use RCA ports, stereo audio jack, optical/TOSLINK, or Bluetooth for these connections. You can connect powered speakers, soundbars or Bluetooth speakers. You can also add speakers via AV receiver.