Projector News and Industry Commentary

Bulletins about upcoming product reviews and releases, tradeshows, new technology and advanced product features as well as our thoughts and observations on all things related to projectors.

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Latest Competitive Developments

In response to many requests for reviews of the Mitsubishi HC900, we have just posted a review not only of that unit, but of the Studio Experience 30HD as well. These are both impressive home theater projectors using the 1024x576 Matterhorn DLP chip. They are quite distinctive, as we came to discover. See Bill's shootout evaluation of these two very interesting projectors.

We are about to take a long weekend for the July 4 holiday. I plan to have another update at the end of next week focusing on the latest competitive developments between LCD and DLP technology. That subject never fails to stimulate a few emails! Stay tuned.more

Neutralizing the Competitive Edge

We just posted a new article entitled A Great Home Theater Concept. The purpose of this article is not only to suggest an idea that you might not otherwise think of, but in general to illustrate how important it is to consider what you want to do with your home theater before deciding on the equipment. Too often people get driven by specs before giving thought to applications. After posting this article, one reader sent in pictures of a unique mounting solution that addressed the same 16:9 vs. 4:3 problem in a different way--he ceiling mounted the projector to a rail system that allows him to move the projector forward and back a full three feet, thus eliminating the need for...more

InfoComm This Week

A new review of the InFocus Screenplay 7210 is now posted. Infocus has established itself as a major force in home theater projectors ever since its launch of the Screenplay series of products. The 7210 is the latest in the line, and it is a dynamic projector for the money.

A further note from Infocus....as of a few days ago, the Screenplay 4805 pricing was dropped to $1,099, and a $100 rebate was instituted for the month of June, bringing the net price on this top-selling model down to $999.more