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Marantz VP-12S2 Projector

720P Home Theater Projector
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The Marantz VP-12S2 Projector is a 720P Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 700 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1280x720 . The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. The unique projector lens has the ability to be shifted to allow greater flexibility in positioning the projector relative to the screen. This projector was first available for purchase in November 2002 and has been by Marantz.

 

Marantz VP-12S2 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$12,499
User Reviews
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Status
Discontinued
Released
November 2002
 
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Brightness
700 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x720
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
2,600:1
Display Type
0.90" DLP x 1
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 480p
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
150W SHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours
Lamp Model
LU-12VPS1  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.16x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Vertical +/-0.00%
Throw Distance
7.4' - 27.1'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
60.00" - 250.00"
Throw Ratio
1.50:1 - 1.74:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-9" and 12'-6" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
5.19" x 15.94" x 18.56"
Weight
26.1 lbs
Power
250 Watts 100V - 240V
Features
2:3 Pulldown
Additional Features
Mustang HD2 DLP chip, 3:2 pulldown detection, Faroudja DCDi interlacing

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ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

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BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

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