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Optoma H79 Projector

720P Home Theater Projector
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The Optoma H79 Projector is a 720P Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,000 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 March 2005 and has been by Optoma.


Optoma H79 Projector Specifications

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Performance
5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$10,000
User Reviews
(22) Review this Projector
Status
Discontinued
Released
March 2005
Warranty
2 Years
 
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Brightness
1,000 ANSI Lumens / 800 Lumens
Resolution
1280x720
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
4,500:1
Display Type
0.79" DLP x 1
Color Wheel
8 segments
Color Wheel
5x speed
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Type
250W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
3,000 hours
Lamp Model
BL-FU250E  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.35x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Vertical +/-0.00%
Throw Distance
3.3' - 32.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
21.00" - 282.00"
Throw Ratio
1.60:1 - 2.16:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 11'-7" and 15'-8" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
5.30" x 16.90" x 12.00"
Weight
16.5 lbs
Audible Noise
23 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
320 Watts 90V - 264V
Additional Features
DarkChip3 DLP technology. Industry-leading video processing and proprietary, independently adjustable color matrix


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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.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness:

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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