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Podcast: 2023 Laser TV Showdown Recap

Find out who won Best UST and lifestyle projectors of 2023, get the backstory on the competition, and how to interpret the scoring.

Looking for a 4K UST projector or a portable lifestyle projector for your home? At the 2023 Laser TV Showdown, six unbiased expert judges took a look at the top UST projectors and the top portable (lifestyle) 4K projectors and picked the winners in each category. Join us for a discussion with the organizers of the event as they reveal which UST (ultra-short throw) projectors and which portable projectors got the highest ratings from the judges. 

We chat with Rob Sabin of and Brian Gluck of, organizer and host of the shootout event which saw nine of the world’s best UST projectors and five of the top portable 4K projectors compete for the top spots. 

Watch the full video podcast on YouTube or click play above.

Top scoring projectors in the UST competition:

Top rated portable projectors in the lifestyle projector competition:

Check out our detailed coverage of the event here:

About Rob Sabin:

Rob Sabin has worked nearly three decades as an audio/video reporter, editor, and reviewer. For the last five years he’s been editor-in-chief at, the longest running website dedicated to covering the projector industry with news and reviews. Prior to that he was editor-in-chief for Home Theater and Sound & Vision magazines and their respective websites, among other positions. 

About Brian Gluck:

Having launched the company in 2014, has rapidly become one of the largest boutique retailers in the projection space, specializing in premium projectors, screens and related products for both the residential and commercial markets.


2023 Laser TV Showdown Scorecard
ProjectorCentral ProjectorScreen Laser TV Showdown 2023 for Best UST Projector Sound Quality
ProjectorCentral and ProjectorScreen Portable Projector Lifestyle Showdown Scorecard

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