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Samsung SP-A800B Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector
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The Samsung SP-A800B Projector is a 1080P Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,000 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1920x1080 . 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 January 2008 and has been by Samsung.


Samsung SP-A800B Projector Specifications

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Performance
4
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$9,999
Status
Discontinued
Released
January 2008
Warranty
2 Years
User Reviews
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Brightness
1,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
10,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
1.00" DLP x 1
Color Wheel
6 segments
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080

Lamp Type
300W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours

Included Lens
1.3x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Vertical +/-0.00%
Throw Distance
6.5' - 37.5'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.72:1 - 2.24:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 12'-6" and 16'-3" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
No

Projector Size
8.50" x 18.00" x 19.00"
Weight
21.6 lbs
Audible Noise
30 dB  / 24 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
380 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Component x 2
Composite: RCA
HDMI 1.3 x 2
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Features
2:3 Pulldown
Additional Features
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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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