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Mitsubishi HC3 ColorView Projector

WVGA Home Theater Projector
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The Mitsubishi HC3 ColorView Projector is a WVGA Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,300 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 960x540 . The internal 3LCD technology is an innovative 3-chip design that sets itself apart by delivering vibrant, true-to-life images with better color brightness and a wider color gamut. This projector was first available for purchase in December 2003 and has been by Mitsubishi.

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Mitsubishi HC3 ColorView Projector Specifications

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Performance
3.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$2,795
Status
Discontinued
Released
December 2003
Warranty
2 Years
User Reviews
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White Brightness
1,300 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
960x540
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (WVGA)
Contrast
500:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.70" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 525p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
180W NSH bulb
Lamp Life
2,500 hours
Lamp Model
VLT-HC3LP  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Throw Distance
7.7' - 26.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
60.00" - 250.00"
Throw Ratio
1.49:1 - 1.78:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-9" and 12'-10" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
2.80" x 10.80" x 10.30"
Weight
5.9 lbs
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts Mono
Power
230 Watts 100V - 240V
Additional Features
Optional ProjectorNet networking system available. Mitsubishi's patented 3D Cineview™ technology produces vivid colors and sharper images.
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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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