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Sanyo PLC-XU56 Projector

XGA Portable Projector
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The Sanyo PLC-XU56 Projector is a XGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 2,500 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1024x768 . The internal 3LCD technology is an innovative 3-chip design that sets itself apart by delivering vibrant, true-to-life images with better color brightness and a wider color gamut. This projector was first available for purchase in September 2004 and has been by Sanyo. The Sanyo PLC-XU56 was also marketed as the Canon LV-7225, EIKI LC-XB26, and the Christie LX25a. Sanyo is now part of the Panasonic Group and officially discontinued its production and sales of projectors in 2012.


Sanyo PLC-XU56 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$3,495
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Status
Discontinued
Now part of Panasonic
Released
September 2004
Warranty
3 Years
 
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White Brightness
2,500 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Contrast
450:1
Display Type
0.79" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
1035i, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
200W UHP bulb

Included Lens
1.5x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Throw Distance
5.0' - 25.3'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.27:1 - 1.95:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 8'-5" and 12'-10" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
2.80" x 11.70" x 8.60"
Weight
6.2 lbs
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
Power
270 Watts 100V - 240V
Additional Features
Optional component video input and HDTV ready

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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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