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Sanyo PLV-Z1 Projector

WVGA Home Theater Projector
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The Sanyo PLV-Z1 Projector is a WVGA Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 700 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 964x544 . 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. 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 November 2002 and has been by Sanyo. The Sanyo PLV-Z1 was also marketed as the Studio Exp. Matinee 1HD. Sanyo is now part of the Panasonic Group and officially discontinued its production and sales of projectors in 2012.

 

Sanyo PLV-Z1 Projector Specifications

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MSRP
$1,295
User Reviews
(153) Review this Projector
Status
Discontinued
Now part of Panasonic
Released
November 2002
Warranty
3 Years
 
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White Brightness
700 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
964x544
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (WVGA)
Contrast
800:1
Display Type
0.70" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1035i, 575i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1024x768

Lamp Type
130W UHP bulb
Lamp Model
610-302-5933 / POA-LMP54  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-25% & Vertical +/-50%
Throw Distance
4.6' - 14.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 150.00"
Throw Ratio
1.37:1 - 1.64:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-9" and 11'-9" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
4.27" x 13.11" x 9.70"
Weight
7.5 lbs
Internal Speakers
No
Power
210 Watts 100V - 240V
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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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