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Panasonic PT-AE3000U Projector

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From Panasonic Home —   The PT-AE3000E maximizes the image quality of the full-HD content in Blu-ray Discs and HD broadcasts for large-screen viewing, and adds a newly designed optical system that achieves a 60,000:1 contrast ratio and 1,600 lumens of brightness. A variety of advanced signal-processing technologies, beginning with Detail Clarity Processor 2 and Frame Creation interpolation, push the performance level of the LCD projector to an entirely new level of picture quality, and provide viewers with the true beauty of full-HD images. Experience on-screen reality, complete with crisp, detailed images and lifelike depth, in the new PT-AE3000E. Its exceptional performance is further boosted by Panasonic's collaboration with leading Hollywood filmmakers to ensure that it produces images that mirror the director's artistic vision and intent.

  • A High-Precision, Top-Quality Lens maximizes Full-HD Performance
  • Pure Colour Filter Pro
  • High, 60,000:1 Contrast Ratio with New Pure Contrast Plates
  • New Full-HD LCD Panels
  • Smooth Screen Technology
  • Dynamic Iris Designed for Full-HD
  • Crisp, Clear Details in Motion Images
  • 2x Optical Power Zoom/Focus and Wide Lens Shift Range

Panasonic PT-AE3000U Projector Specifications

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White Brightness
1,600 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Dynamic Contrast
Dynamic Iris
Display Type
0.74" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/50, 576i, 576p, 625i, 625p, 1125i, 480p, 480i

Lamp Type
165W UHM bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 3,000 hours

Included Lens
2x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-40% & Vertical +/-100%
Throw Distance
11.5' - 19.7'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
60.00" - 200.00"
Throw Ratio
1.36:1 - 2.74:1
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-7" and 19'-5" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
5.12" x 18.11" x 11.81"
16.1 lbs
Internal Speakers
240 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Component: RCA x 2
Composite: RCA
HDMI x 3
RS232: DB-9pin
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Frame Interpolation
Additional Features
Lens memory function. HDMI ver. 1.3

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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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