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Ultra Short Throw LED Home Theater Projector

  • PF1000U

Key Features

  • Ultra Short Throw Projection
  • Up To 100" Screen I Full HD (1920 x 1080)
  • Smart TV Enabled (Netflix®, YouTube®, & More)
What Is A Short Throw Projector?

What Is A Short Throw Projector?

Watch how the PF1000U projector can a big screen from nearly anywhere.

What Is A Short Throw Projector?
Ultra Short Throw Projection

Ultra Short Throw Projection

The LG Ultra Short Throw projector delivers vivid imagery within an exceptionally short distance of the projection surface. Set it just 5 inches away to get 60 inches of bright, vivid viewing, or go farther to get images up to 100 inches.

Big Vivid Picture

Big Vivid Picture

The PF1000U gives you a cinematic viewing experience with up to a 100-inch picture in clear Full HD 1080p picture quality. That's a picture so large it will make your home cinema experience feel like you brought the theater home.

• Up to 100” inch projection
• Full HD 1080p resolution
• 1000 lumen brightness*
• 150,000:1 contrast ratio

LED Illumination

LED Illumination

The PF1000U's LED light source displays natural and rich colors and will last up to an estimated 30,000 hours. That means the lamp does not have to be replaced for about 10 years if the projector is used 8 hours every day.

Easy Set Up

Easy Set Up

The PF1000U sets up easily. Just set it on a flat surface a few inches from the wall, connect it to your video source and home audio, dim the lights and press play. No mounting brackets required.

 Smart TV

Smart TV 

Experience content from premium content providers** such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon, and Vudu with the LG PF1000U. And with the Magic Remote, simply scroll and click to change the channel or find something to watch. Now you can spend less time navigating and more time enjoying your entertainment.

Wireless Connectivity

Wireless Connectivity

Wirelessly screen-share content to the PF1000U using Wi-Fi with an Andriod or Windows smartphone or a tablet.*** Watch over-the-air digital TV or experience Smart TV content** from premium content providers such as Netflix®, YouTube®, & more.

HDMI Connectivity

HDMI Connectivity

For even more viewing versatility, you can quickly connect the PF1000U to your game console, BluRay player, laptop or other devices using an HDMI cable.

Bluetooth Sound Out

Bluetooth Sound Out

Wirelessly stream sound directly from the PF1000U projector to a Bluetooth compatible sound system like home audio speakers, headphones or portable speakers to pair big sound to the big viewing experience.

Perfect Image Alignment

Perfect Image Alignment

With the 4-corner keystone technology, the PF1000U allows for adjustment of each of the four corners of the image for ideal projection image alignment.

Display Type DLP
Native Resolution Full HD (1920 x 1080)
Screen Size 60" ~ 100"
Projection Image 100"@15 inch (from back side to screen)
Aspect Ratio 16:9/Just Scan/Original/ 4:3/Zoom/Cinema Zoom
Brightness (Lumens) Up to 1,000 Lumens *Based on the perceived brightness equivalent to the brightness of the lamp projector.
Contrast Ratio 150,000:1
Lamp Type LED RGB
Lamp Life Up to 30,000 hrs
Digital Keystone Correction Auto Keystone (Veritical), Manual 4 corner keystone
3D Yes
2D to 3D Yes
Premium Content Providers Netflix, VuDu, Youtube, Google MAP
Magic Remote Yes
App Store Yes
Web Browser Yes
Smart Share™ Yes
DTV Tuner Yes
USB Host (DivX®, MP3, Photo) Yes
WiDi Yes
Screen Sharing (with Android O/S) Yes
DLNA Certified® Yes
Bluetooth sound out (Wireless connection to Sound bar, Portable speaker, headset) Yes
Built-in Speakers 3W + 3W Stereo
Audio Out 1 (3.5mm), S/PDIF 1(Optical)
HDMI® 2 (1 MHL)
USB 2 (Type A)
Composite (AV) In Phone to AV in
RJ45 1
Power Supply (Voltage, Hz) Adapter (100V ~ 240V @ 50~60 Hz)
Power Consumption 100W (Max)
Standby Mode <0.5W
Remote Control 1 Magic Remote
Phone to AV (Composite) 1
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.2" x 4.5"/3.3" x 12.2" (Including Mirror part / without Mirror part)
Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD) 14.96" x 7.09" x 10.78"
Weight 4.85 lbs
Shipping Weight 8.8 lbs
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts & Labor
UPC 719192602649

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Projector Looks great, just wish there was a way to remove the slight bend at the top center. No alignment options for that. Its pretty small though and if you line the image up with the cloth it can easily hide that and the rest of the screen looks perfect and clear as can be. Love it.
Date published: 2016-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BEST PROJECTOR?! For what i could see, this is the best projector that you could ask for
Date published: 2016-07-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Good device, zero app support So, I set this thing up and everything looks good. I go to the app store to install some the usual: Pandora, Plex, etc. Pandora? Nope. Plex? Not a chance. In fact, they have a whopping 35 total apps. That's right, TOTAL. So much for it being a "smart" device.
Date published: 2016-02-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Portable and Ultra Short Throw are plus points I bought this Projector and have been using for more than a month now. Recommended for below points: - Ultra Short Throw : No need for Extra room setup and can be used on a TV Table. - Portable : Small and portable - Input options : HDMI, Cable Antenna, USB. Almost all options you need like a TV - MiraCast : Casting enabled is another great feature, removes the need for a Chromecast - Life : With no need to change a lamp this can be used a daily use screen like TV Problem Areas: - Dark areas : They become obtrusive on black/night scenes - Not very Bright : But work in Theater setup rooms - Priced High then expected : The Price should be lower to justify a buy for this Item as many users even if impressed by this projector turn away for other options. Other Features: - Ok Speaker Sound: Need external for a good watching experience - Acceptable Fan sound : If Maximum Energy saving is enabled, the Fan sound does not bother and especially if you are using external speakers. - LG Smart : Not a great piece of feature but works for some basic TV Streaming services. I would really like LG to address the screen Dark Areas issue with an update (Hardware or Software).
Date published: 2016-02-18
Date published: 2016-01-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product overall. After using this projector a little bit I have a pretty good idea of its potential. The image is very clear, colors are very nice. Brightness is on the low end, with sunlight it is useless, however it can handle artificial room lightning ok, Not very bright but watchable, if you need to watch under heavy light conditions, then this is not the right projector for you. The ultra short throw ability is amazing, saves tons of space and no need for wires all over the place, the picture quality is very good, however focus is never perfect across the entire image, this is not noticeable while watching a movie or playing video games, but it is an issue. In completely dark sceene there is a darker area in the lower left part of the image, but not visible during normal operation really. No rainbow artifacts is a nice thing! Overall this is a very nice projector, a little bit expensive in my opinion, but being able to have such a big picture with such small distance from the screen is great! Totally worth it.
Date published: 2016-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I"m happy with quality and its worth for the money.
Date published: 2015-11-07
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Dear sir, To This, lg 1000u, can I connect with my tata sky cable TV and play 24 hours like running TV in India...? As well as can I connect with my android phone display.. Is It working...

Asked by: Ramanji
Our offices, in the United States, do not have any product information for India. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-07-21

Amazon prime video app is not available under premium services. When will it become available?

Asked by: Cnet
We regret your dissatisfaction with the options of this projector. The projector manufacturer does not write the software for the applications found on the device and in the LG Content Store. As such, if the software developers do not write application software for this unit’s application platform, then the apps will not be available for use.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-07-01

I bought the projector in US and brought it back to Saudi Arabia. I have tried to connect it to cable here but it doesn't work. Someone mentioned that they have PAL in Saudi while US is NTSC or SECAM. Is there a quick solution?

Asked by: blue smoke
I apologize, but no; this projector has been designed for use in the United States. There are no modifications that can be recommended which would allow this device in another country.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-25

Is it possible to display the image vertically? So for example the image 100in from top to bottom not wide. 

Asked by: Gino1234
I have the same question. Turning the projector by 90 degrees doesn't mean that you would cover the ventilation area, you can also use some mount to attach it by the projector bottom on a vertical surface. Concerning this, is there any other obstacles to use this projector in vertical mode?
Answered by: zzkovacs
Date published: 2016-06-21

Miracast is disabled after sometime. Smartshare is always working, wifi connection is good. Factory reset has been performed several times 

Asked by: Parkjun
Hello, It is recommended to connect a laptop using Intel’s WiDi within close range or Miracast may disable.Though Intel’s WiDi can be connected without a wireless router, it is recommended to connect the wireless router first for optimal performance.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-26

AV input is absent but input HMI shows its available. I have to press one more button to pass it. Inconvenient.

Asked by: Parkjun
Thank you for your interest in LG products we apologize for the inconvenience however that is how the product is designed, If there are any other questions we would be happy to assist please call our care line at 1800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-26

I live In Norway. Will this projector work as normal in my country or is there any regional locks that will hinder it's full potential? Regards Matt

Asked by: Matty87
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for the Norway. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-25

I see it supports Vudu, does it support Vudu's 3D movies?  or would I need to connect a different device to watch 3D movies from vudu?

Asked by: Jrmertz00
The LG Ultra Short Throw LED Home Theater Projector, Model # PF1000U is a 3D projector and regardless of where you are getting the 3D content from, be it VUDU's 3D movies or another service provider's 3D content, you will need to pair DLPLink™ 3D GLASSES, Model # AG-S250J with the projector in order for you to watch 3D movies/content. When you find a #D movie or tune to a 3D channel, you will need to activate the 3D mode by pressing the 3D button on the remote control and then putting the DLP-LINK glasses on and turning them on. The pairing with the DLP-LINK glasses is affected by the intensity of light reflected from the screen. Therefore, the pairing with DLP-LINK glasses may not work properly if the light reflected from the screen is not bright enough, such as when the surrounding area is bright, the screen is big, or the maximum energy saving mode is enabled. Some menus may not work while playing a 3D video. You can only watch a 3D video properly when the 3D video format option has been selected on the projector...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-04-14
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