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Optoma HD70 Projector

720P Home Theater Projector
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From Optoma —   The Optoma HD70 is a native 720p, high-definition home theater DLP projector. By incorporating the finest HD technologies, including BrilliantColor color processing technology, the Optoma HD70 delivers vivid images and amazing color clarity. With outstanding functionality and value, the HD70 demonstrates the ability of delivering a brilliant projected picture without compromising performance.

  • Native 720p high-definition home theater projector
  • Bright 1000 lumens with 4000:1 contrast ratio (with ImageAI)
  • Native widescreen with a 16:9 aspect ratio
  • ImageAI technology adjusts light intensity output to deliver remarkable contrast levels
  • Whisper-quiet at 28dB to ensure silent operation
 

Optoma HD70 Projector Specifications

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Performance
4
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$999
Awards
#6 in
Status
Discontinued
Released
September 2006
Warranty
2 Years
User Reviews
(39) Review this Projector
 
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Brightness
1,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x720
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
4,000:1
Dynamic Contrast
4,000:1
Display Type
0.62" DLP x 1
Color Wheel
7 segments
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1400x1050

Lamp Type
200W Metal Halide bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 3,000 hours
Lamp Model
BL-FP200C  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
2.9' - 32.4'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
21.00" - 282.00"
Throw Ratio
1.58:1 - 1.90:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 11'-6" and 13'-10" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
3.70" x 10.40" x 10.10"
Weight
5.6 lbs
Internal Speakers
No
Power
250 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
RS232: DB-9pin

Additional Features
Contrast Ratio: 3000:1 (Full On/Full Off); 4000:1 in ImageAI mode.
 


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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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