Best Buy Projectors

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Steve Withers, Jan 2, 2016.


    1. Steve Withers

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      Could have done with a £2k-£3k model to complete the price range?
       
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      Why no tw7200
       
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      Because it is a round up of the 2015 models. The TW7200 is a 2014 model. Thanks.
       
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      We only saw one projector in that price range this year (2015) and that was the Optoma HD91+
      It's still a unique proposition.
       
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      Hi Steve,

      I'm looking forward to the review of the X7000!

      I noticed in the brief description you've given so far that you wrote: "motion handling was also good."

      Can you tell me how you determine this? Do you use motion test patterns to quantify motion resolution capabilities?

      I'm curious because I seem pretty sensitive to motion issues. I had the RS20, and didn't find motion troublesome on that projector. After that I had the RS55 (first E-shift model) and I found the motion seemed more blurred to the point it was distracting for quite a while. I think my brain adjusted eventually because over time I tended not to notice issues.

      When I purchased the RS57 (last gen) and the first thing I noticed to my surprise was how amazingly calm and smooth the motion was. I had to check whether the frame interpolation was on (it wasn't). When I did a shoot out with my RS55 before it left, the RS57 seemed to indeed retain better clarity of moving objects. During the two years I had the RS57 motion never was a problem, and in fact I often noticed how good it was.

      Now i have the RS600 (X7000)...and I'm back to seeing motion issues much more often. I'm just more aware of blur and judder taking me out of the viewing experience. I haven't quantified the motion differences between these projectors so it's hard to discern how much is perception or not, which is why I'm wondering if AVForums somehow quantifies the motion resolution of the JVC projectors, or whether it's just a case of you looking at it and deciding if motion looks good to you or not?

      Thanks.
       
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      Thanks, nice article. I can't help noticing the huge lacuna between £800 and £4000. I'm sure most buyers are between this price range. I don't see a reason not to include the likes of Epson TW7200 and Sony HW40/55 even though they were released in 2014, as they were the best projectors money could buy in 2015 for the budget.
       
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      These best buy articles are only for products they have reviewed in the last year.
      I agree they should also include models they have reviewed previously that are still current, i.e. Sony HW40es, Epson 7200 & 9200.
       
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      I was thinking of an JVC X5000 upgrade, but your comment made me uncertain.
      So do you think the JVC X7000 is worst than then previous JVC generation?
      I have had the JVC RS49 (X500) and wanted to upgrade, but after reading this i might consider the RS57 (X700).
       
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      Benq recommended? 2k hours only and 47db loud. No, thank you.
       
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      I remember the old times when i had DLP projectors. Those ones were insanely loud... tho' the image was still dark compare to a LCD machine.
       
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      Steve Withers,

      No comment on my motion resolution question re the new JVCs?

      I suppose they are not monitoring this discussion.
       
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      They are currently at CES in Las Vegas.
       
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      Its a tough life :)

      I thought the Sony Sony VPL-HW40ES or Panny 6000 would have got a mention
       

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