Top 10 3D Projectors

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There are presently two types of 3D Projectors: Full HD 3D and PC 3D Ready. All 3D projectors also support 2D. Prices of 3D and 2D projectors are comparable, unless the 3D projector includes an emitter and glasses. Performance is essentially the same.

Full HD 3D Projectors
A projector that is Full HD 3D compatible can use any of the 3D formats enabled in the HDMI 1.4 3D specification. These projectors are compatible with the 1080p 3D signal from a Blu-ray player, set-top box, or other HDMI 1.4 device.
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Click to Compare 1.  BenQ W1070
First Ship Date: November 2012
$851
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Brightness: 2000 Lumens
Resolution: 1920x1080
Technology: DLP
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
Weight: 5.8 lbs
Warranty: 1 Year
Click to Compare 2.  Sony VPL-HW40ES
First Ship Date: May 2014
$2,499
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Brightness: 1700 Lumens
Resolution: 1920x1080
Technology: 0.6" SXRD
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
Weight: 22.1 lbs
Warranty: 3 Years
Click to Compare 3.  Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB
First Ship Date: October 2013
$2,513
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Brightness: 2400 Lumens
Resolution: 1920x1080
Technology: 0.7" 3 LCD
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
Weight: 18.4 lbs
Warranty: 2 Years
Click to Compare 4.  Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030
First Ship Date: September 2013
$879
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Brightness: 2000 Lumens
Resolution: 1920x1080
Technology: 3 LCD
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
Weight: 6.4 lbs
Warranty: 2 Years
Click to Compare 5.  Optoma HD25-LV
First Ship Date: April 2013
$1,028
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Brightness: 3200 Lumens
Resolution: 1920x1080
Technology: 0.7" DLP
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
Weight: 6.4 lbs
Warranty: 1 Year
Click to Compare 6.  Sony VPL-VW600ES
First Ship Date: December 2013
$11,444
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Brightness: 1700 Lumens
Resolution: 4096x2160
Technology: 0.7" SXRD
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 (Quad HD)
Weight: 30.9 lbs
Warranty: 3 Years
Click to Compare 7.  BenQ W1080ST
First Ship Date: February 2013
$1,023
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Brightness: 2000 Lumens
Resolution: 1920x1080
Technology: DLP
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
Weight: 6.2 lbs
Warranty: 1 Year
Click to Compare 8.  Panasonic PT-AE8000
First Ship Date: September 2012
$2,558
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Brightness: 2400 Lumens
Resolution: 1920x1080
Technology: 0.7" 3 LCD
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
Weight: 19.2 lbs
Warranty: 2 Years
Click to Compare 9.  Acer H6510BD
First Ship Date: February 2013
$714
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Brightness: 3000 Lumens
Resolution: 1920x1080
Technology: DLP
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
Weight: 4.8 lbs
Warranty: 1 Year
Click to Compare 10.  Optoma HD131Xe
First Ship Date: August 2013
$734
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Brightness: 2500 Lumens
Resolution: 1920x1080
Technology: 0.7" DLP
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
Weight: 6.4 lbs
Warranty: 1 Year
 
PC 3D Ready Projectors
A projector that is PC 3D Ready can accept a 120Hz frame-sequential 3D signal from a computer via either NVIDIA's 3D Vision system or one of several educational software suites. These projectors are not compatible with the HDMI 1.4 3D specification used on 3D Blu-ray players and set-top boxes.
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Click to Compare 1.  Acer H5380BD
First Ship Date: March 2014
$486
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Brightness: 3000 Lumens
Resolution: 1280x720
Technology: DLP
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
Weight: 5.5 lbs
Warranty: 1 Year
Click to Compare 2.  Optoma ML550
First Ship Date: July 2013
$527
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Brightness: 500 Lumens
Resolution: 1280x800
Technology: 0.5" DLP
Aspect Ratio: 16:10 (WXGA)
Weight: 0.9 lbs
Warranty: 1 Year
Click to Compare 3.  NEC NP-M282X
First Ship Date: April 2014
$629
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Brightness: 2800 Lumens
Resolution: 1024x768
Technology: 0.6" DLP
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 (XGA)
Weight: 7.7 lbs
Warranty: 2 Years
Click to Compare 4.  Optoma HD66
First Ship Date: December 2009
$549
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Brightness: 2500 Lumens
Resolution: 1280x720
Technology: 0.7" DLP
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
Weight: 5.1 lbs
Warranty: 1 Year
Click to Compare 5.  Vivitek D554
First Ship Date: December 2013
  $391
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Brightness: 3000 Lumens
Resolution: 800x600
Technology: 0.7" DLP
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 (SVGA)
Weight: 5.1 lbs
Warranty: 3 Years
Click to Compare 6.  BenQ MS504
First Ship Date: December 2013
  $301
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Brightness: 3000 Lumens
Resolution: 800x600
Technology: DLP
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 (SVGA)
Weight: 4.0 lbs
Warranty: 1 Year
Click to Compare 7.  Vivitek Qumi Q5
$591
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Brightness: 500 Lumens
Resolution: 1280x800
Technology: DLP
Aspect Ratio: 16:10 (WXGA)
Weight: 1.1 lbs
Warranty: 2 Years
Click to Compare 8.  BenQ MH740
First Ship Date: November 2013
  $1,291
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Brightness: 4000 Lumens
Resolution: 1920x1080
Technology: DLP
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
Weight: 8.1 lbs
Warranty: 3 Years
Click to Compare 9.  Ricoh PJ WX4141Ni
First Ship Date: June 2014
$1,920
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Brightness: 3300 Lumens
Resolution: 1280x800
Technology: 0.7" DLP
Aspect Ratio: 16:10 (WXGA)
Weight: 6.6 lbs
Warranty: 3 Years
Click to Compare 10.  Panasonic PT-RW430UK
First Ship Date: April 2013
$2,999
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Brightness: 3500 Lumens
Resolution: 1280x800
Technology: 0.7" DLP
Aspect Ratio: 16:10 (WXGA)
Weight: 22.1 lbs
Warranty: 3 Years