Things you need for an outdoor movie theater

What do you need for an outdoor movie theater?

Outdoor theaters are a great addition to any backyard!  There are some key components you need to get the most out of your backyard entertainment system.

High lumen projector

First thing you need is a high lumen projector.   We recommend 2500 lumens or more for large screens.  Projectors are made to be used after dark but with a high lumen projector you can start your movie at dusk with no quality issues.


Speakers are next.  Most projectors only have a 10-20 watt speaker built in.  External speakers are very important and you need to make sure that they are compatible with your projector.  We recommend 100-400 watts depending on your audience size.

Outdoor projection screen

high quality outdoor projection screen with enhance your projectors image and quality.  Make sure your projector will work with your screen size.  Our projection screens and projectors are paired together to take the guess work out of the equation.

Media device

Then there is the media device to connect to the projector.  You can use a lot of different media devices to connect with your projector.  Blu-ray players, phones, computers, fire stick, Xbox, PlayStation. If it has and HDMI output you can use it with our projectors.


Then there are all the little things that are sometimes overlooked.  Like extension cords, multiple outlet strips, speaker cords etc.

Feel the magic of outdoor entertainment with Outdoor Theater Systems

Outdoor Theater Systems has been a leading source for completed outdoor projection screens and full theater setups for 10 years and running. From the comfort of your home to the great outdoors, our high-quality production ensures a flawless experience to be remembered in the years to come. If you're looking for an unforgettable viewing experience with your loved ones, or aiming to wow your colleagues at a corporate event, contact us today and we'll be more than happy to assist you in finding the theater system suitable to your needs.

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