How To Connect PS4 To Projector?

The projector is a lightweight, portable device that supports WI-FI and Bluetooth. These projectors are bought or hired to browse the Internet, listen to music, socialize with friends, broadcast gaming sessions, and use streaming video services like Netflix and Hulu.

The projector is a lightweight, portable device that supports WI-FI and Bluetooth. These projectors are bought or hired to browse the Internet, listen to music, socialize with friends, broadcast gaming sessions, and use streaming video services like Netflix and Hulu.

Though projectors can be rented or bought for many purposes, broadcasting games on a projector would be a lasting experience.

To broadcast games on a LED projector, one has to connect PlayStation to the projector.

If you are new to the projectors’ world(though this is nearly impossible), it must not be kept a secret that PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 can be connected to the projector. Yes, Even Playstation 5. However, connecting PlayStation 5 to a projector can be a bit tricky.

If you do not want to get out of your comfort zone, PlayStation 4 and a projector would make a fine pair.

Moreover, PlayStation 4 or PS4 is an affordable gaming console so why not? It hardly takes a minute or two and you are ready to have a lasting experience of your life.

Want to try? Well, the method of connecting PlayStation 4 and a projector is fairly simple. Here’s what you have to do;

How to Connect a PS4 to a Projector?

First of all, you need to know that to connect a PS4 to a projector a 10 to 15 feet HDMI cable is required.

HDMI stands for High-Definition Multimedia Interface. This HDMI cable is designed and manufactured to send video and audio signals between modem and AV devices.

How to Connect a PS4 and a Projector with a Wire?

There are two ways

Connecting PS4 and the projector by connecting the HDMI cable with the HDMI port

PS4 and a projector can be connected without an HDMI port as well, however, the suggested way is the safest. Here’s how PS4 and a projector can be connected using an HDMI cable;

  • Peel off the packing and take out the HDMI cable
  • Switch off the devices; PS4 and Projector
  • Find the HDMI port on PlayStation 4
  • Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI port
  • Now find the HDMI port on the projector
  • Connect the other end of the HDMI cable with the projector
  • Turn on both devices
  • Go to your projector’s OSD menu to get the PS4 content displayed
  • Choose the appropriate HDMI source from the options
  • Enjoy

Connecting PS4 and a projector without HDMI port

No, it’s not impossible to broadcast your favorite games on an old movie projector. Fortunately, connecting a PS4 and an old projector without an HDMI port is also fairly simple.

If you have to encounter such issues, an HDMI adapter will come to your rescue. It must be made sure that the HDMI adapter supports the same connection port.

  • Find a suitable adapter
  • Suppose your projector supports a VGA adapter, get an HDMI to VGA adapter
  • Connect PS 4 to HDMI using a VGA cable

If finding an adapter is the issue, the HDMI to VGA is the most advanced solution. This method also requires you to connect the cables to the appropriate ports to get them done.

How to Connect a PS4 and Projector Wireless?

It must be noted here that PS4 and projector can not only be connected using a wire.

Fortunately, we live in a world where everything is possible; even connecting a projector and PS4 wirelessly.

To connect PS4 and projector wirelessly, you would need an Aries Prime Transmitter and a receiver by Nyrius. To broadcast your favorite games this way;

  • Unpack the Aries Prime Transmitter and the receiver
  • Take a look at the manual
  • Take out the micro USB adapter
  • Connect it to the receiver
  • To power up the receiver, plug the adapter in the power source
  • Take out the HDMI cable and connect one end to the receiver and the other end to the projector
  • Once done, find and press the input search button
  • Select HDMI
  • It’s time to connect the transmitter to your PS4
  • Connect your micro USB with the transmitter and the PS4
  • Plug the transmitter in the HDMI port to get done
  • There your job is done. You can now enjoy broadcasting your favorite games on a bigger screen

Why Should You Connect or Not Connect PS4 and a Projector?

Well, before you buy an HDMI cable or an adapter and go through all the processes. The advantages and disadvantages of connecting a PS4 and a projector must be known.

Connecting and broadcasting your favorite games this way would help you have an immersive viewing screen and graphics quality. The issue you might face is “motion sickness”. Motion sickness is caused by viewing the screen for a longer time.

In brief, a projector and a PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 can be connected to have a lasting gaming experience. Fortunately, there is not one but several ways. The two devices can easily be connected using HDMI cables or wirelessly.

Author

  • Will Nob has extensive experience with Laser Projectors. His job was to assemble laptops and projectors for a famous company in the United States. Several of his articles and research papers have been published.

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