Epson TW5900 Blacked out room

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  1. Dr. Robert

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    The TW5900 is as far as my money will go. I want 1080p and 3d.
    the room its going in will be fully blacked out. Will this improve the black levels? will it improve the contrast?

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    Will it improve the black levels & contrast against what.
     
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    It will improve the black level in the sense that you will see the maximum black the projector can produce, however it will not improve the black levels of the projector. Like you, I am on a tight budget and I was looking at the TW5900, but every review I read says the black levels are rubbish, so I swaying away from it now.
     
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    If you want good black levels you need a JVC, other than that a used higher end Epson or Sony SXRD but even they are not as good as a JVC.If I were you if your room is not all white get a used HD350 for under £1k no 3D but superb 2D.
     
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    mate its a good projector...and I liked it....but the diferences in blacks compared to the 6000 made me pay the extra....its swings and roundabouts...pay more get a better 3d projector....pay less...get lesser contrast etc....but as KBfern says, pay £1000 and get a superb 2d...its all about what you want ....if you want 3d....go for the 6000 fro £1200...its got 3 free pairs of glasses (worth over £200) or pay £1000 for the 5900 and have to buy extra glasses....
     
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    As a happy owner of a 5900, I can say that despite the price it's still an excellent projector. I have a 3200 as well and compared to that the black aren't that bad. Admittedly I have far from ideal viewing conditions as I project onto a white wall. I guess if you are on tight budget it still is an excellent choice, especially if you don't plan to buy the 3d glasses straight away.
     
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    Don't forget, it's not just a lack of ambient lighting that makes a room a "bat cave".

    You'll need dark (ideally matt black) ceiling/walls/floor.

    If it's not a dedicated Home Cinema room, that might be a step too far! :rolleyes:
     
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    Not just Matt black paint but Devore around the screen would be even better but the cost just adds up.

    Richard
     

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