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Optoma HD81 Value Rating Increase

We just posted summaries of the 1080p projector reviews, and a couple of updates should be noted. First, due to changes in street prices that have materialized after the initial review of the Optoma HD81, we have increased the Value rating from the initial four stars to a full five stars. (See review). At current street prices, the Optoma HD81 is very competitively priced, and an excellent value for the money. If you are planning to ceiling mount your home theater projector, give this one a very close look.more

Upset with the Delay

We were finally able to get the overview of the HD disc players posted today. It took a bit longer than anticipated due to the confusion over the 1080p/24 issue. Basically, contrary to all expectations, we saw no improvement in picture stability when transmitting 1080p/24 as compared to 1080p/60 or 1080i. We were trying to discover the reason for this, and as of yet we have not determined the root of the problem.more