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Sanyo PLV-Z3000 Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector
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The Sanyo PLV-Z3000 Projector is a 1080P Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,200 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1920x1080 . 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 zoom lens on the Sanyo PLV-Z3000 has an impressive zoom ratio of 2x combined with the ability to shift the lens which allows for flexibility in positioning. This projector was first available for purchase in December 2008 and has been by Sanyo. Sanyo is now part of the Panasonic Group and officially discontinued its production and sales of projectors in 2012.


Sanyo PLV-Z3000 Projector Specifications

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Performance
4.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$2,795
Status
Discontinued
Now part of Panasonic
Released
December 2008
Warranty
3 Years
User Reviews
(1) Review this Projector
 
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White Brightness
1,200 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
65,000:1
Dynamic Contrast
65,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.74" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 480p, 480i

Lamp Type
165W UHP bulb
Lamp Model
610-336-5404 / LMP114  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-50% & Vertical +/-100%
Throw Distance
7.9' - 30.2'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.39:1 - 2.78:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-0" and 20'-0" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
No
Digital Keystone
No

Projector Size
5.70" x 15.75" x 13.60"
Weight
16.5 lbs
Internal Speakers
No
Power
257 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Component: RCA x 2
Composite: RCA
HDMI x 2
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Features
Frame Interpolation
Additional Features
Features the industry's first 5:5 pull down projector with 120Hz Full HD panel & two HDMI 1.3b inputs

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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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