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AE500 vs PLVZ2

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by thewul, Oct 5, 2004.

  1. thewul

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    Hi all,
    right i`ve just about narrowed it down to two projectors, the PLV-Z2 and the pana AE500. It would appear that the pana gets slighty better reviews but some have actually critisiezed the smooth screen technology. Is there anyone out there who has seen this and not been able to get away with it? Or thought that the sanyo has a sharper pic.
    And would that meen that the slight screen door effect on the sanyo is not objectionable.
    Help please :)
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    mark
     
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    You might wanna add the Hitachi TX100 to that list (which is considered around here the better of the three). And the Panasonic AE700...
     
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    and the Z3 is on its way........
     
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    yeh i did look at the hitachi but swayed towards the sanyo because of a 2 year guarantee also the TX100 is a little over my strict budget of £1000
     
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    and i think the z3 would come in over budget as well
     
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    what will you be connecting? and have you condidered DLP Infocus 4800 etc???
     
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    Oh yeah and Z3, and Optoma H30 which is now £995 (was £1200). TBH if you stretch your budget just a hundred quid more to include the TX100, Z3 and AE700, whichever of those you go for will be a much better buy than something that may have only been 50 quid cheaper...
     
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    yeh i see waht you mean, it may be woth looking at the tx100 with an extended warranty in that case and pushing my budget. I`ve seen the tx10 and was quite impressed with that so the tx100 should look very good to me.

    as for connecting to it i`ll be using a yamaha dvds540 with a pal prog output.
    and not sure about dlp because of rainbows, even if i dont suffer them the wife and friends might.
     
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    Liam i`ve just seen your web site TX100 for £60 over budget, guess its time for a re-think
     

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