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McIntosh MDLP1 Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector


The McIntosh MDLP1 Projector is a 1080P Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 700 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1920x1080 . 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 January 2007 and has been by McIntosh.

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McIntosh MDLP1 Projector Specifications

January 2007
1 Year
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700 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Display Type
0.80" DLP x 1
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 480p
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080

Lamp Type
200W DC bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours

Included Lens
manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Contact McIntosh for lens information.
Lens Shift
Vertical +/-0.00%
Digital Keystone

Projector Size
6.75" x 20.25" x 19.10"
40.0 lbs
Internal Speakers
350 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger x 2
Audio Out: Mini Jack
Component: RCA x 2
HDMI 1.1 x 2
RS232: DB-9pin

Anamorphic Ready
Additional Features
When used in conjunction with McIntosh’s new VP1000 video processor, the MDLP1 provides optional scaling up to and including to 1080p of all video sources.2 HDMI inputs.

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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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