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Planar PD7010 Projector

720P Home Theater Projector
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The Planar PD7010 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. This projector was first available for purchase in August 2006 and has been by Planar.


Planar PD7010 Projector Specifications

August 2006
2 Years
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1,000 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Display Type
0.70" DLP x 1
Color Wheel
6 segments
Color Wheel
5x speed
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/50, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
200W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
4,000 hours

Included Lens
1.16x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Throw Distance
4.9' - 23.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
38.50" - 206.67"
Throw Ratio
1.53:1 - 1.76:1
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 11'-1" and 12'-9" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
5.80" x 13.60" x 12.40"
8.0 lbs
Audible Noise
30 dB  / 27 dB
Internal Speakers
100V - 240V
Connection Panel
RS232: DB-9pin

Anamorphic Ready
Additional Features
This projector's 2500:1 contrast, 1,000 lumens, and native 720p HD resolution, completes a trifecta not often seen for the price. Embellished further with wide-ranging connectivity, DLP's DarkChip technology
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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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