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Planar PD7130 Projector

720P Home Theater Projector
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The Planar PD7130 Projector is a 720P Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 900 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1280x720 . The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. The unique projector lens has the ability to be shifted to allow greater flexibility in positioning the projector relative to the screen. This projector was first available for purchase in August 2006 and has been by Planar.

 

Planar PD7130 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$3,999
User Reviews
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Status
Discontinued
Released
August 2006
Warranty
2 Years
 
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Brightness
900 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x720
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
4,500:1
Display Type
0.70" DLP x 1
Color Wheel
6 segments
Color Wheel
5x speed
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/50, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
250W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
3,000 hours

Included Lens
1.25x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal & Vertical
Throw Distance
8.8' - 12.1'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
70.00" - 120.00"
Throw Ratio
1.39:1 - 1.71:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-3" and 12'-7" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
No
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
7.10" x 17.50" x 16.50"
Weight
17.6 lbs
Audible Noise
29 dB  / 25 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
370 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
RS232: DB-9pin

Additional Features
Pixelworks DNX (Digital Natural Expression) 10 bit video with Motion-Adaptive De-Interlacing, rich color processing and noise reduction. 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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