When I heard Anker was coming out with an R2-D2 Limited Edition of its excellent Nebula Capsule II video projector, I hoped it would look exactly like the illustration on its box, but in color. Alas, the color is there, but the R2-D2 treatment is just a paint job on the existing projector, making the $120 upsell over the run-of-the-mill Nebula Capsule II—$700 versus $580—a little hard to swallow.

Apart from the paint design, the only other feature that informs you this is a Star Wars-inspired home-theater device is the beep-beep-boop sound the projector makes when first powered up. Yes, it sounds exactly like the loveable droid, but that’s the only time you’ll hear it.

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