New 1080 Sim2 C3X style and amazing pricing.

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  1. Peter Parker

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    I noticed that too. Might be due to advertising off the forum which isn't allowed, or the price is wrong perhaps (does seem low).

    Maybe Alan R knows something about it?

    Gary
     
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    "That is incorrect....$29995 is retail on the C3X1080p (which I officially announced with Sim2's blessing)." According to Jason Turk from AVS.

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    Alan R will likely as not be at CEDIA USA this week. So I'm not sure if we'll get a response from him for a few days.

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    Just been reading the same thread :)

    That puts it just above the C3X pricewise which is where you'd expect it to be.

    The original C3X was (and still is) an amazing projector, so I'm looking forward to seeing the 1080 version in action. What shows do we have coming up? :)

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    Greetings from Denver,

    Typing this at 6:45 UK time and 23:45 Denver time.

    Indeed the engineers have done an amazing job in producing a 1080p version of the C3X. Contrast ratio is better than 10,000:1 a 2000 lumens. it is producing a stonking picture.

    Of course 3 Chip DLP will always be on the pricey side I'm afraid simply due to the complexity of the light engine but our target price for the UK will be under £20k.

    Now, off to bed.
     
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    Hi Alan,

    Thanks for posting.

    If you get the chance to post again - any news on when we'll see the new model on demo here in the UK?

    Gary
     
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    When will there be a Darkchip4 version ? :D

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    Well, they did upgrade the DC2 3 chippers to DC3 (HT500 to HT500+ IIRC), so it's possible that the same could happen with the current crop of machines.

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    The new C3X 1080 is already Darkchip 4 :thumbsup:

    You didn't really expect us to have any thing less did you?;)

    The UK debut is scheduled for the What HiFi Show first week in Novemeber.
     
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    Not at that price :D

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    Blimey - talk about ahead of the game!

    Looking forward to November....

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    Do you think we might get a discount and early delivery if we both pre order a unit ? ;)

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    What's happened to Jeff Paynter web site? Can't seem to get on it??
     
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    Hi Phil

    Slight glitch for a couple of days but w/s is up and running again.

    Really looking forward to seeing the C3X 1080 as soon as Alan has a unit available :thumbsup:
     
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    Moving in ther right direction!

    £18,000 is still a little bit too much for me (by about £16,000 :rotfl: ) , so I'll be sticking with my HD73 for now.

    But it's nice to know ther prices of 3-chip jobs is falling.

    By the way, will this have a knock-on effect on the pricing of the 3-chip 720p model?

    Steve W
     
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    A modest increase on the current C3X Lite and this may be my next PJ but if it turns into 150%-200% increase then maybe not. :)

    Will there be a Lite version ?

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    There will be a Lite version and a Link version following the launch of the standard C3X 1080.
     

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