Do all DLP Projectors suffer from the Rainbow Effect?

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  1. slannmage

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    I bought an Optoma HD142X or something? It was highly recommended on Amazon, but I could see it flashing colours.... I have a 3LCD Projector but the Blacks are so grey like a 10 year old LCD.

    Is there any good Projector out there that isn't too expensive? I'm thinking of just getting a 65 inch TV instead.
     
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    Epson 7300 or 9300?
     
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    All single chip DLP's have rainbows - triple chips are very expensive and rarely made as consumer models.

    There are LCD projectors around with better blacks these days (mid to high end Epson) but the best blacks tend to come from LCOS projectors made by JVC / Sony and a few others.

    That all said the 'limits' of your blacks tend to be heavily effected by your room setup.
     
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    If you are after "inexpensive" good blacks without rainbows your best option is a used JVC unit, but even those used will be expensive compared to your Optoma. Budget around £5-600 for something around 5-6 years old that originally sold for £3K+.
     

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