Top LCD Projectors?

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Jon79, Aug 13, 2012.

  1. Jon79

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    I'd like to avoid the rainbow effect of DLPs so i need some help in narrowing down the best LCD performers. I've only ever owned one projector, roughly 4 years ago, and it was DLP so i only really known Optoma. So yeah, which manufacturer is generally considered the best when it comes to LCD?

    Oh, and are dead/stuck pixels common with LCD projectors? I'd imagine just one faulty pixel would be noticeable on a 100" projection :/
     
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    Budget??
     
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    Generally better than LCD & DLP are L-cos/D-ila from JVC/Sony cost new from £2200 approx.

    No rainbows or dustblobs which are the main problems with DLP/LCD.
     
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    Thanks kbfern. Will read up on it.

    Budget is between £1000-£1500 i'd say. Any higher than that would have to be something very special.
     
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    There is only 1 LCD pj manufacturer these days in that price bracket and that is Epson, so a TW5900/6000 at between £950-1300 is your only choice.

    Panny's are £2k+ and Sanyo no longer make pj's so thats it really,I would try and get a end of line JVC X30 in 2-3 months at under £2k.A few demo ones come up on ebay from time to time at £1800 this is a much better bet IMV.
     
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    agree with fern on this, if you have that much to work with, wait for a JVC to pop-up on amazon/ebay. They are miles ahead on black levels (its so far in front, its not even in the same game).
     
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    the problem with Amazon/Ebay is there will not to be the 3 years JVC HD World warranty offered

    Allan :smashin:
     

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