JVC DLA-HD1 User Reviews
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I have had the DLA for a few weeks and find it a excellent projector, in the past i have owed a pnasonic 700 and was going to buy the new 2000 untill the price droped on the jvc. i did find i had to tweek it just a bit colour -5, contrast -5,found it best on user 1 , image cinema , bright 1, give this a try because it does work, let me know if anyone has a better setting plesae let me know
Any Problems: none
I have had the JVC DLA-HD1 model, which is very similar to the RS1, for almost two months now, and I am very satisfied. This is my first front projector, so I cannot compare it, as many of the experts can, but I can say the picture quality is excellent. I have not needed to do any adjusting, and simply use the "cinema" setting on the remote, as colors looked great right out of the box. I am using a 133" Da-Lite cinema-vision screen, and mainly Blu-Ray disks played through a Sony PS-3 as my source. I plan to add an Onkyo 875 or 905 receiver with 1080P upscaling to the setup shortly.
Any Problems: A completely dark room is certainly best, but with a darkened room the image is quite bright. The super crisp image has bright, vivid colors, along with deep blacks, even at 133" size. I ceiling mounted the projector 17' back from the screen, with a single HDMI cable for the input. My greatest difficulty was finding a unit available to purchase...that may be improving with time...but I have mine now and won't be in the market for another projector for a long, long time.
I was able to experience a side by side comparison live @ the CES show in Vegas it was paired against the sony VPL-VW30, it was not even close the JVC had very deep dark blacks and bright correct colors, and sonys blacks were dark grey and the colors had a blue tint to them compared to the JVC, JVC blew away sony in this side by side comparison, and mind you both units had 15000:1 contrast ratios. The JVC is Awesome.
Any Problems: NONE