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BenQ HC1200 DLP 3D Projector Review

BenQ HC1200 DLP 3D Projector ReviewBenQ adds to its line of high-performance value-priced portable projectors with the new HC1200. A super-bright DLP model, it’s perfect for corporate warriors and home theater enthusiasts alike. Today I’ll run it through my benchmark suite and check out some 2D and 3D content.

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Optoma HD161X DLP 3D Projector Review

Optoma HD161X DLP 3D Projector Review

The battle of DLP vs. LCD in the value-priced projector market continues with the new HD161X from Optoma. It combines a bright sharp picture with 3D and full calibration features. It also offers a group of image enhancements that help set it apart from the competition.

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JVC DLA-X500R Three-Chip D-ILA 3D Projector Review

JVC DLA-X500R D-ILA 3D Projector Review

The DLA-X500R brings JVC's world-beating contrast and black levels to a more affordable price point. Featuring third-generation e-shift technology, you can now put a 4K projector in your theater for only $5,000. It also has 3D capabilities.

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BenQ HT1085ST DLP 3D Projector Review

BenQ HT1085ST DLP 3D Projector Review

Most of the sub-$2000 projectors I review require a full calibration to look their best. BenQ’s HT1085ST can ace my benchmark tests by simply switching to its Cinema picture mode. Coupled with a sharp bright picture, this is one impressive display.

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Sony VPL-HW40ES Three-Chip SXRD Projector Review

Sony VPL-HW40ES Projector Review

The Sony VPL-HW40ES is an entry level projector that produces almost 1600 lumens of light at 1080p resolution. Quiet and accurate, the VPL-HW40ES offers a huge amount of performance for the price.

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Epson Home Cinema 3500 LCD Projector Review

Epson Home Cinema 3500 LCD Projector ReviewIt wasn’t long ago that a projector with lens shift would cost you at least $2,500. Epson’s new Home Cinema 3500 3LCD Projector breaks that barrier with an MSRP of $1,600. In addition you get a full set of calibration controls, 3D and plenty of light output.

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BenQ GP20 Ultra-Lite LED-lit-DLP Projector Review

BenQ GP20 Ultra-Lite LED Projector ReviewThe BenQ GP20 LED projector houses a single DLP chip in a small lightweight chassis barely larger than a hardcover book. Its light engine is rated for 20,000 hours and will never change in brightness or color. It comes with a WiFi dongle to stream content wirelessly and a convenient carry bag so you can quickly set it up for an impromptu movie night. A complete set of inputs are provided including HDMI with MHL for easy connection to smart phones or tablets. It's compatible with a wide variety of still image and video formats so content can come from a laptop as easily as it does from a Blu-ray player. Today I installed it in my reference theater and put it through my benchmark suite as I have done for our prior BenQ projector reviews.

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Sony XBR-65X900B 65" Ultra HD (4K) Television Review

Sony XBR65X900B Ultra HD Television ReviewWhen 4K televisions first hit the market a year ago they were priced at the extreme high-end; but second-generation sets are becoming more affordable. In this review, I’m checking out Sony’s XBR-65X900B, a 65" (diagonal) Ultra HD set with great picture quality, solid connectivity, and a little more down-to-earth price-tag.

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Epson Home Cinema 2030 LCD 3D Projector Review

Epson Home Cinema 2030 LCD 3D ProjectorHere's what you get with the Cinema 2030: 2,000 lumens of brightness, 3D, HDMI with MHL, USB with networking capability, and a built-in speaker. Here's what you'll have to move up in price for: lens shift, higher quality optics, lower black levels, THX certification, and wireless HDMI. If you're looking for a portable projector that works in a variety of environments, and can connect to any conceivable video source, I don't believe you'll have to look any further! Let's check it out.

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Epson Home Cinema 5030UBe LCD 3D Projector Review

Epson Home Cinema 5030UBe LCD 3D Projector Review

Epson continues is tradition of high-performance at a low price with the THX-certified Home Cinema 5030UBe. With plenty of light output and killer 3D, it should be on your short list if you're shopping for a new projector.

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JVC DLA-X700R Three-Chip D-ILA Projector Review

JVC DLA-X700R ProjectorFor years JVC has produced the best contrast ratios of any home projector thanks to their D-ILA technology. They have been able to manage these stellar black levels despite being the only major company to not utilize any sort of dynamic iris system in their projectors. This year they have added a dynamic iris system to their projectors that promises to provide even deeper blacks than ever before. The JVC X700 also features their updated e-Shift3 that now accepts a 4K signal and offers more control than before. As everyone seems to be clamoring for UltraHD, can the JVC X700 deliver the goods while still using a regular 1080p panel?

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