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Posts with topic Mitsubishi HC1600:

Mitsubishi Rebates

In case you missed it, Mitsubishi has announced rebates on several of its home theater projectors including the HC6500, the HC5500, and the HC1600. The rebate on the HC6500 is $200, bringing the official street price down to $2,295. As luck would have it, this rebate is well-timed. We are planning to do a shoot-out comparison between the Mits HC6500 and the Panny AE3000 next week. However, since it is Thanksgiving week, we expect to post it a week from Monday.more

Two Reviews in on the HT 1080p's

Well, as promised we got two reviews up this week. One being the entry level Mitsubishi HC1600, and the other the Canon REALiS SX80. The Mits HC1600 is an outstanding entry level projector for graphics and photography, but the switch to a 2x wheel from its predecessor, the HC1500's 4x wheel means a greater number of users will be bothered by rainbow artifacts when using it for video and film.more

Quick Update on Forthcoming Reviews

Just a quick update on what's in the mill. We are currently working on three reviews that should all be posted within the next ten days. Those include two new home theater models from Mitsubishi, an entry level 720p unit known as the HC1600, and a new 1080p model, the HC5500. We are also working on the new Canon SX80, which is Canon's latest 3000 lumen SXGA+ LCOS projector. Two of these reviews will be posted next week, and one soon thereafter.

Review Trends

This week we posted Notes on Infocomm 2008 and a second installment of Projectors for Photography. We will continue to develop editorial material related to photography, and your suggestions are always welcome. We are also developing some more material related specifically to projectors for video gaming.

Upcoming reviews currently in process include the Mitsubishi HC1600 for home theater, and the Canon SX80, which is Canon's latest high-brightness SXGA+ LCOS projector.