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Best buy 16:9 projector

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by timmers, Feb 11, 2004.

  1. timmers

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    HI. I currently have an Infocus LP340 and was thinking of selling it to get a projector that gives dedicated 16:9. Currently there is a lot of light pollution or bleed around the image.

    Q's: Does a dedicated 16:9 prevent this light leakage?

    Are there any reasonable projectors under a grand that do this?

    Any idea what I might get for my projector please? Lamp has been used a couple of hundred hours I guess and well looked after...

    Cheers for your help....

    JT
     
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    JT

    With a true 16:9 projector you will not get the overspill of light around the image as you do on 4:3 units when set to 16:9

    The Sanyo PLV-Z1 is in your price bracket and gives a respectable image.
     
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    The Panny AE300 can be had for less than £1K, it's 960x540 and a nice machine for a first projector.
     
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    www.ivojo.co.uk are doing the Sanyo Z1 for £637.00 (£748.48 inc. VAT).

    Native Wide Aspect Ratio
    Video (964*544)
    700 ANSI lumens
    3.4kg (7.50lbs.)
    Horizontal & Vertical lens shift
    Theatre black mode
    800:1 Contrast Ratio
    PAL Progressive Compatible
     
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    And the AE300 for £930.60 inc. VAT.

    Native Wide Aspect Ratio
    Video (960*540)
    800 ANSI lumens
    2.9kg (6.40lbs.)
    5000 hour lamp life (typical)
    SCART Socket
    Smooth screen technology
    Horizontal & Vertical keystone correction
    Free pixel check
    800:1 Contrast Ratio
    DVI Input
    Includes Case
    PAL Progressive Compatible
     
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    Cheers chaps,

    Got my self a Sanyo plv-z1. Good spec and good value projector.
    I need to sell my Infocus LP340 now. I reckon I should get about 550 - 600 it. Its in good condition and the lamp has always been looked after. Cooled down nicely etc...

    Thanks for your help,

    Timmers
     
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    What do you think of the Z1 ?

    There are quite a lot of comments about the visible screen door and noise. How does it compare to your LP340?
     

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