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Best 'Budget'1280 x 720 (16:9) projector ?

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Mr Sparkle, Jun 22, 2005.

  1. Mr Sparkle

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    Currently 2 years into using a Hitachi PJ-TX10 projector. Cannot fault it's performance or operation. This uses a WVGA (848 x 480) LCD panel.

    With the forthcoming advent of HD, I'm considering an upgrade to a WXGA (1280 x 720) machine and two years worth of technical improvements.

    I guess the budget is around £1K +/- £200

    No particular preference for LCD or DLP. Guess I need HDMI/DVI.

    What's the 'best' (I know everything is subjective) projector doing the rounds at the moment ?

    Any recommendations ?

    TIA

    Mr Sparkle
     
  2. PJTX100

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    If you're pleased with the TX10, the TX100 will blow your socks off.

    But the Sanyo Z3 is comparable, has come down in price to match the TX, and has a longer warranty (as well as the dust removal thingy) hence I'd probably go for that...PJ :)
     
  3. sainthalo

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    I'd say its really either the ae700 or the z3.

    The z3 has more pros than the ae700 or tx100 as mentioned.
     
  4. Liam @ Prog AV

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    Dunno, I still like the TX100 over the Z3, not really sure why. The other big one is the H30a - fantastic projector but no HD resolution.
     
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    For less than a £1000 you can get the Z3, Hitatchi or the 700! (what a choice!!) I don't think you'll go far wrong with any of these hi def PJs. Myself personnaly have a 700 and cannot fault it. I've had it from when they first came out and have had no problems and have clocked up 2750 hours :eek: . If you do go for the 700 make sure you get the latest firmware 1.07!

    Good luck!
     
  6. sainthalo

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    2750 hours! wow! im geussing there are lots of people enjoying it!
     

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