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Sanyo PLV-Z2 Projector

720P Home Theater Projector
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From Sanyo —   With the new PLV-Z2, SANYO has introduced a home cinema projector that is sure to capture the hearts of all home cinema fans. The latest technology, outstanding image quality, and impressive contrast ratio all guarantee the finest movie enjoyment even within your own four walls. The Sanyo PLV-Z2 was also marketed as the Studio Exp. Matinee 2HD. Sanyo is now part of the Panasonic Group and officially discontinued its production and sales of projectors in 2012.

  • HDTV PANEL
  • CONTRAST 1,200:1
  • DESIGNED FOR PROGRESSIVE SCAN
  • IRIS FUNCTION
  • 3D-AUCC SYSTEM
  • INTEGRATED DUST FILTER
  • WIDE-ANGLE ZOOM LENS
  • VERTICAL KEYSTONE CORRECTION
  • INTELLIGENT SCALING

Sanyo PLV-Z2 Projector Specifications

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MSRP
$1,995
User Reviews
(185) Review this Projector
Awards
Highly Recommended
Status
Discontinued
Now part of Panasonic
Released
November 2003
Warranty
3 Years
 
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White Brightness
800 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x720
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
1,300:1
Display Type
0.70" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
135W UHP bulb

Included Lens
1.3x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-50% & Vertical +/-100%
Throw Distance
9.9' - 20.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
76.00" - 200.00"
Throw Ratio
1.39:1 - 1.78:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-2" and 13'-0" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.80" x 14.10" x 10.80"
Weight
9.0 lbs
Audible Noise
26 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
210 Watts 100V - 240V
Additional Features
DVI/VGA cable and component cable are optional


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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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