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SharpVision DT-500 Projector

WXGA Home Theater Projector
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The SharpVision DT-500 Projector is a WXGA Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,200 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1280x768 . The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. This projector was first available for purchase in June 2006 and has been by SharpVision.

 

SharpVision DT-500 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$2,299
Status
Discontinued
Released
June 2006
Warranty
1 Year
User Reviews
(11) Review this Projector
 
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Brightness
1,200 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x768
Aspect Ratio
15:9 (WXGA)
Contrast
4,000:1
Dynamic Contrast
4,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.65" DLP x 1
Color Wheel
6 segments
Color Wheel
5x speed
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1035i, 540p, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i

Lamp Type
275W SHP bulb
Lamp Life
3,000 hours

Included Lens
1.15x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
4.6' - 29.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.39:1 - 1.61:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-11" and 11'-6" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
4.30" x 12.41" x 11.03"
Weight
8.8 lbs
Internal Speakers
No
Power
355 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
RS232: DB-9pin

Features
2:3 Pulldown
Additional Features
A powered optical iris system instantly changes brightness & contrast settings with the push of a button to allow the greatest flexibility for varying home theater environments

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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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