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H56, H30 or the 4805 ???

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by dazca1, Sep 12, 2004.

  1. dazca1

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    I had my heart set on a 4805 until searching the net for the best price.
    I am now undecided as I stumbled on a h56(£1600) only £300 more than the 4805.
    Is the the h56 worth the extra money or has it had its day.
    The H30 can be picked up for less than a grand,
    What is the best thing to do?

    Im not interested in Lcd so no replies regarding them thanks.
     
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    I would go for the H56 without question.
    Build quality is superior to the others.
    Remember, this was a £3.5k projector when it first came to market.

    Jeff :rtfm:
     
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    I havent seen the other two, but the H56 I got recently produces a gorgeous picture.
    Standards are improving and prices dropping all the time, but the H56 still reprisents fantastic value for money.
     
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    I went for the H30 and am well impressed with it, the H56 will be a little better but then it's also a lot dearer.
    If it's the absolute best picture quality you want go for the H56, if you want to save a great deal of money and still have an awesome picture almost as good at normal viewing distances go for the H30, I did and have never regretted it.
    Get demo's and then make your mind up, it might also be worth checking out the 4805, it's getting good reports in the US.
    Having said that Optoma's customer support is second to none and one of the reasons I went with them.
    IMHO whichever one you choose I don't think you'll go far wrong with any of them.

    Regards, MikeD
     
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    I would recommend viewing a H56 first, i got eyestrain when i had a demo. I demo'd the 4805 and it was fine, no eyestrain etc. The 4805 also projected a very nice picture, but i am pretty sure that the H56 is a higher resolution.
     
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    Definitely go for the H56 - it is a serious contender to the HT1100's picture, only the HT1100 is still over 3 grand!!
     
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    Where is the h56 available for this price? I am also in the market for a PJ in this price range.
     
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    Most Themescene Dealers have lowered their H56 and H30 pricing to £1600 and £995 respectively :thumbsup:
     

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