Top Golf Simulator Projectors for 2021

You’ve heard from the Carl’s Place team about the different projector terminology and how to set one up in your golf simulator. Now is the time for information you’ve been waiting for...

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Here are our top recommendations for golf simulator projectors in 2021:


BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK: BenQ LU710 and BenQ LH710

Yeah, these two BenQ projectors might be higher priced, but typically you get what you pay for, which stands true here. They are bright and have a great contrast ratio, providing a high-quality image in your golf simulator enclosure. And, you won’t have to worry about replacing the lamp often as both provide up to 20,000 hours. 

BenQ LU710

  • Price: $1,699
  • Type: DLP/Laser
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:10
  • Throw Distance: 3.1 feet to 24 feet
  • Lumens: 4,000
  • Lamp Life: 20,000 hours
  • Contrast: 3,000,000:1
  • Resolution: 1920×1200
  • Keystone Correction: Horizontal and Vertical
  • Additional Features: full HD 3D; Revolutionary BlueCore Laser Technology; LumiExpert Ambient Light Detector.

BenQ LH710

  • Price: $1,499
  • Type: DLP/Laser
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Throw Distance: 3.2 feet to 24.6 feet
  • Lumens: 4,000
  • Lamp Life: 20,000 hours
  • Contrast: 3,000,000:1
  • Resolution: 1920×1080
  • Keystone Correction: Horizontal and Vertical
  • Additional Features: High precision lens; Certified Ip5X dust proof mechanism to guarantee an ultra high level of image quality while reducing maintenance costs; LumiExpert technology can automatically detect the ambient light conditions of a meeting room and adjust brightness; BlueCore Laser Technology for superior brightness, performance and durability.

BEST SHORT THROW: BenQ TH671ST

The BenQ TH671ST fits the need for those who have space restrictions and need to use a short-throw projector. You also won’t have to worry about your wallet thickness too much.

  • Price: $799
  • Type: DLP
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Throw Distance: 3.6 feet to 15 feet
  • Lumens: 3,000
  • Lamp Life: 4,000 hours / 15,000 hours (eco)
  • Contrast: 10,000:1
  • Resolution: 1920×1080
  • Keystone Correction: Vertical only

MOST BUDGET FRIENDLY: Epson Home Cinema 1080

The Epson Home Cinema 1080 is a solid starting projector for someone just getting into golf simulators with a tight budget. Its horizontal and vertical keystone correction options allow for flexibility in placing the projector on an angle to avoid shadows on the screen. 

  • Price: $749
  • Type: LCD
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Throw Distance: 2.7 feet to 22.2 feet
  • Lumens: 3,400
  • Lamp Life: 6,000 hours / 12,000 hours (eco)
  • Contrast: 16,000:1
  • Resolution: 1920×1080
  • Keystone Correction: Horizontal and Vertical
  • Additional Features: Geometric Correction, Miracast.

TOP-OF-THE-LINE IMAGE QUALITY: BenQ LK953ST

An ultra 4K HD experience to go with your high-end golf simulator setup. Goes well with a Carl's Place Golf Simulator Enclosure for a truly immersive indoor golf experience. 

  • Price: $5,499
  • Type: DLP
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (4K HD)
  • Throw Distance: 1.9 feet to 17.7 feet
  • Lumens: 5,000
  • Lamp Life: 20,000 hours
  • Contrast: 3,000,000:1
  • Resolution: 3840x2160
  • Keystone Correction: Vertical only
  • Additional Features: DICOM, HDR, Crestron RoomView