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Panasonic PT-AR100U Projector

1080P Home Video Projector
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From Panasonic Home —   The PT-AR100 lets friends and family enjoy Full-HD large screen entertainment from movies, sports to video games. Whether this projector is used for a house party filled with friends or for family movie night, the PT-AR100 will provide everybody with vivid, clear and stunning video content.

  • 2,800 lumens of high brightness from newly developed 280W Red-Rich Lamp
  • Motion Effect adds smoothness and sharpness to fast-moving scenes
  • Dynamic Iris Pro adds beauty to both dark and bright scenes
  • 16-Bit digital processing produces smooth gradation
  • Eco Management function for smart power consumption control
  • Cinema Color Management allows individual color correction

Panasonic PT-AR100U Projector Specifications

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Projector Central Highly Recommended Award
Highly Recommended Award

Our Highly Recommended designation is earned by products offering extraordinary value or performance in their price class.

Performance
4.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$1,749
User Reviews
(10) Review this Projector
Awards
Highly Recommended
Status
Discontinued
Released
October 2011
Warranty
1 Year
 
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White Brightness
2,800 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
50,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
3LCD Chips
Color Processing
10-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/24, 1080p/50, 525i, 575i, 575p, 576i, 576p, 625i, 625p, 1125i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080

Lamp Type
280W UHM bulb
Lamp Model
ET-LAA110  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-26% & Vertical +/-68%
Throw Distance
2.4 m - 8.8 m  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
104 cm - 763 cm
Throw Ratio
1.33:1 - 2.69:1
Projector Placement
For a
cm
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 2.9 m and 6.0 m from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
14 cm x 47 cm x 38 cm
Weight
8.6 kg
Internal Speakers
No
Power
350 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger x 2
Component: RCA
Composite: RCA
HDMI x 2
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Features
2:3 Pulldown
Additional Features
16-Bit digital processing produces smooth gradation. Waveform monitor for precise calibration makes sure full dynamic range is in use.


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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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