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Optoma HD81-LV Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector
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The Optoma HD81-LV Projector is a 1080P Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 2,500 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1920x1080 . The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. This projector was first available for purchase in August 2007 and has been by Optoma.

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Optoma HD81-LV Projector Specifications

August 2007
3 Years
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2,500 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Dynamic Contrast
Dynamic Iris
Display Type
0.95" DLP x 1
Color Wheel
6 segments
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 576i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080

Lamp Type
300W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours
Lamp Model
BL-FS300B  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Contact Optoma for lens information.
Lens Shift
Throw Distance
3.4' - 37.9'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
21.00" - 282.00"
Throw Ratio
1.85:1 - 2.22:1
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
5.30" x 16.00" x 12.00"
10.0 lbs
Audible Noise
32 dB
Internal Speakers
430 Watts 90V - 264V
Connection Panel
RS232: DB-9pin

Anamorphic Ready
Additional Features
Includes video processor. Video processor supports up-scaling to 1080p with de-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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