The best campervan projector will allow you to enjoy watching films or TV shows when you’re on tour, with the chosen entertainment projected onto a clear surface, a wall-mounted screen or your awning.

Years ago entertainment after pitching up at one of the best campervan sites was limited to a game of keepy-uppy or perhaps a spot of French cricket (nothing wrong with that!). However, today’s campervanner can enjoy a suite of electronic gadgets that are not only high-performing but crucially portable. Some people enjoy watching their favourite shows on the best motorhome TVs while others may prefer the ease and flexibility provided by a projector for a campervan instead.

Size isn’t everything they say, and you’ll be surprised at the power that some of these small units (in some cases just the size of a cola can) can pack. Many models featured here have excellent picture resolution and decent built-in speakers. Our primary criteria have been to choose the most portable and easy to use, but we also consider brightness, resolution and functionality as we share our pick of the best campervan projectors.

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The best projector for a campervan:

Nebula Anker Capsule 3 Laser
ViewSonic M1 Pro
XGIMI MoGo 2
KODAK Luma 350
Nebula Mars 3 Air
WiMiUS K9 Projector
Yaber E1 Mini Projector
Magicube Mini projector

The best campervan projector – our top picks:

Nebula Anker Capsule 3 Laser
Nebula Anker Capsule 3 Laser – image: Amazon

Nebula Anker Capsule 3 Laser

  • Dimensions: 170 x 83mm (H x D)
  • Weight: 0.95kg
  • Resolution: 1920×1080
  • Brightness: 300 Ansi Lumens

Reason to buy:

  • Wonderfully compact and portable. High-level spec and multiple hardware interface options.

Reason to avoid:

  • There are cheaper models even within the Nebula range that might satisfy in terms of performance

We like the styling of this smart-looking piece of kit, which is under a kilo in weight and only the size of a can of soft drink.

While portability is important, performance will also be a crucial factor when choosing the best projector for a campervan. In the case of the Laser, it’s 300 Ansi lumens should provide a sizeable HD Quality 1080 picture (the manufacturer states 120 inches although this will be reduced in lower light).

It has an easy setup to connect via phone apps with Google Play and Netflix and 2.5 hours of playtime with the built-in battery. The battery charges in three hours. There’s a Bluetooth speaker mode but we were impressed by the inbuilt 8W Dolby Digital speaker.

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ViewSonic M1 Pro
ViewSonic M1 Pro – image: Amazon

ViewSonic M1 Pro

  • Dimensions: 82 x 140 x 62mm (L x W x H)
  • Weight: 0.95kg
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720
  • Brightness: 300 Ansi Lumens

Reason to buy:

  • Low fan noise and adaptable stand

Reason to avoid:

  • Other models have superior picture quality

The ViewSonic might not have the most alluring looks, but it’s still a decent enough all-rounder. We like its adaptable stand which allows you to swivel the unit so you can project at different angles. The built-in Harman Kardon speakers give good performance and you can connect through USB Type-C and HDMI, as well as Wi-Fi.

It has 12GB of internal storage and comes in a neat package of the projector, power cable, USB-C cable, remote control, quick start guide and carry bag. Users have praised the lack of fan noise and easy setup. The 720-resolution picture is not the highest available but for a campervan projector, we think it’s perfectly adequate.

XGIMI MoGo 2
XGIMI MoGo 2 – image: Amazon

XGIMI MoGo 2

  • Dimensions: 10.8 x 11.9 x 16.1cm (L x W x H)
  • Weight: ‎1.1kg
  • Resolution: ‎1280 x 720
  • Brightness: 400 ISO Lumens

Reason to buy:

  • Bright picture

Reason to avoid

  • Netflix is not immediately accessible

The MoGo looks good and has decent picture quality. At this price, the level of brightness is high. Sound is good too, with the 8-watt speakers providing better than average performance, although some users have reported varying performance over different apps.

The units is pre-installed with the Android 11.0 smart system and Google Play Store, allowing access to over 4000 apps, that are easy to set up. However, you will need to contact XGIMI to access Netflix and may lose some functionality as a result. There’s no built-in battery but there is a USB-C port.

KODAK Luma 350
KODAK Luma 350 – image: Amazon

KODAK Luma 350

  • Dimensions: 7.87 x 7.87 x 2.21 cm (L x W x H)
  • Weight: ‎821g
  • Resolution: ‎1920 x 1080
  • Brightness: 150 Ansi Lumens

Reason to buy:

  • Quality build and decent picture

Reason to avoid:

  • Supporting apps can be tricky to use

This great-looking product fits in a pocket and has the solid build quality one would expect from a premium brand such as Kodak. For such a small unit we think it packs a punch in terms of picture quality – both in resolution and brightness.

It supports streaming video over Android applications and can play files from USB or HDMI® connection ports and it offers screen sharing via Miracast. The unit is Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled. There have been comments that using some of the supporting apps can be somewhat technical, but overall, we think it’s a good product.

Nebula Mars 3 Air
Nebula Mars 3 Air – image: Amazon

Nebula Mars 3 Air

  • Dimensions: 17.8 x 12.2 x 13.3cm (L x W x H)
  • Weight: 1.7kg
  • Resolution: ‎1920 x 1080
  • Brightness: 400 Ansi Lumens

Reason to buy:

  • Bright picture and lots of functionality

Reason to avoid:

  • No USB-C

Although larger than some other projectors here, this mini projector for a campervan is still portable and has a good specification and performance. It’s easy to use through Google TV’s streaming service allowing access to Netflix and other platforms such as You Tube. The picture quality is good, as is the overall brightness with some 400 Ansi Lumens to play with.

Other good features are the long playback of 2.5 hours and Dolby speaker. It has lots of connectivity options including HDMI, USB-A, AUX, DC-IN, and WiFi. The only thing missing appears to be USB-C.

WiMiUS K9 Projector
WiMiUS K9 Projector – image: Amazon

WiMiUS K9 Projector

  • Dimensions: 128.4 x 26.2 x 24.5 cm
  • Weight: 3.32 kg
  • Resolution: ‎‎1920 x 1080
  • Brightness: 700 Ansi Lumens

Reason to buy:

  • Great picture quality and easy to use

Reason to avoid:

  • Bulkier than some of the smaller units

A slightly larger unit than most featured in our guide to the best campervan projectors, the K9 is a top performer with many features. We like its super bright picture, easy setup and advanced features like autofocus and 6D keystone correction (this helps users maintain a rectangular picture image).

The unit supports wireless screen mirroring for iOS/Android/Windows and you can stream by a wired connection. The Linux operating system provides instant access to Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, and thousands of apps.

Yaber E1 Mini Projector
Yaber E1 Mini Projector – image: Amazon

Yaber E1 Mini Projector

  • Dimensions: ‎16 x 12.5 x 11.8cm
  • Weight: 1.67kg
  • Resolution: ‎‎1920 x 1080
  • Brightness: TBC

Reason to buy:

  • Easy to use budget option

Reason to avoid:

  • Limited functions and performance

If your expectations aren’t too high and you want something that will double up for use at home for perhaps one of the kids, this might be an option. This WiFi Bluetooth projector can be connected to a smartphone or computer but you’ll need an Amazon stick to connect to watch Netflix and Prime.

There’s no built-in battery so you’ll need a powerpack or electric hookup and no automatic focus, you’ll need to use the electric focus on the remote control. For all its limitations, it has received good reviews online.

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Magicube Mini projector
Magicube Mini projector – image: Amazon

Magicube Mini projector

  • Dimensions: 30.5 x 23.5 x 11.6cm
  • Weight: ‎930g
  • Resolution: ‎1280 x 720
  • Brightness: 200 Ansi Lumens

Reason to buy:

  • Budget option with generally good feedback

Reason to avoid:

  • Speaker quality and brightness could be better

There’s something of a spotlight look to this portable projector which is Android compatible and has a useful 180-degree rotating design. It’s cheap and cheerful with built-in Wi-fi and USB hardware interface. Despite the manufacturer’s many claims don’t expect too many bells and whistles, this is a budget item.

The high-resolution 720P Full HD Native and 1080P 4K sounds impressive but the claimed maximum image of 200 inches is pushing it in terms of image quality. Nevertheless, feedback online suggests that this is a decent buy although there are reservations around app connectivity and picture brightness.

How do I watch a projector in my campervan?

While some users will project onto a clear surface perhaps on the outside of their van, you’ll need a screen to get the best picture. If you have an awning or plan on outside screenings you can use a large screen with a stand that can be opened easily when required. There are many options online, including the 100-120-inch PropVue projector screen with stand or a pull-up version such as the Projector Screen Pull Up and Stand. You can choose a screen as big as your projector will allow but 100 inches is probably sufficient.

Alternatively, for those looking to cosy up with a good film inside their campers, consider rigging up a bar wall mountable screen such as the Duronic Projector screen. It’s easy to attach using a screw or a hook, and the bottom bar will weigh down the screen to keep the screen flat. Dimensions will depend on your van but a 50in rolldown screen should keep most people happy.


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