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Projectors for Photography

In the last couple of months we have evaluated quite a few projectors specifically for their attributes as photography projectors. We have many more to look at, so this will be the subject of ongoing study and comment as we find models that are particularly exciting for photography.

What we have concluded so far are the following:more

Optoma HD80-- Editor's Choice Award

The new review of the Optoma HD80 has just been posted, and it tells the whole story. But in a nutshell, this is a fantastic projector that delivers amazing 1080p image quality for only $2,699. The HD80 will give the industry's 1080p price structure another tumble since it will outperform other 1080p products that are currently selling for higher prices. That won't last long.more

Falling Prices

Epson's current $500 mail in rebate puts their Home Cinema 400 home theater projector in a whole new light in terms of value for the money. So we asked for a second sample and gave it another review, updating the original review that was done last fall. At street prices of about $1100, it is now a strong contender in the entry level 720p resolution projector class.more