The next stop on my journey through budget Ultra HD projectors is Epson’s Home Cinema 4010. With third-generation PRO-UHD pixel shift technology, full DCI-P3 color gamut coverage, HDR, and 3D, it looks to be a real winner in the under $2000 price category.
Today, I’ll be checking out my first Dolby Vision-capable display, VIZIO’s P65-F1. It’s a 65” Ultra HD television with HDR10, Dolby Vision, a full-array LED backlight with 100 zones, and an impressive suite of apps to stream content. It should delight videophiles and cord-cutters alike.
After the destruction of Jurassic Park, the remaining dinosaurs face a new danger when Isla Nublar’s volcano erupts, threatening to destroy the island.
Today’s displays are loaded with features, some of which affect image quality, and most of which are aimed at convenience and ease-of-use. But, the only meaningful way to separate the good from the bad is by looking at color accuracy. Now that is a term that is often written but rarely explained. So, join me now as we go on a journey through color science, video standards, and how all this impacts your enjoyment of the movie.
For premium sound from home theater separates, the NAD M17 V2 Surround Sound Preamp Processor merits serious consideration. It brings supremely accurate and detailed audio to that special place occupied by only the finest audio components.
The Optoma UHD51A Ultra HD DLP Projector offers 3840x2160 resolution, HDR10, 3D, and 2400 lumens in a compact chassis for less than $1700. It also includes a built-in media player and voice control via Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. I’ll be checking it out today.
Today, I’m checking out ViewSonic’s PX727-4K Ultra HD DLP Projector. For just $1499, it offers Ultra HD resolution from a .47” DLP chip, HDR10, a built-in speaker, and a compact form factor. If you’re thinking of trying one of these budget DLPs to add 4K to your theater, it’s worth serious consideration.
If you’re looking to make the jump to Ultra HD in your media room and need a high-output projector, look no further than the BenQ TK800. It delivers 3840x2160 pixels, HDR10, and 3000 ANSI lumens. Whether you want to watch movies or sports, or play games console games, it looks like a great choice for home entertainment. I’ll be putting it through its paces today.
Next Level Acoustics introduces its Fusion Reference Soundbar and CI-HV10 Subwoofer for the custom install and DIY markets. They’re just the thing when you want a more integrated front speaker array but don’t want to settle for the canned sound that comes from typical soundbars.
The ViewSonic PX747-4K brings Ultra HD resolution and High Dynamic Range to the projector market for only $1499. With 3500 lumens claimed output and a built-in speaker, it looks like a great choice for home theater enthusiasts on a budget.