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SharpVision XV-Z3000 Projector

WXGA Home Theater Projector
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The SharpVision XV-Z3000 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 April 2006 and has been by SharpVision. The SharpVision XV-Z3000 was also marketed as the Marantz VP4001, and the EIKI 1600T.


SharpVision XV-Z3000 Projector Specifications

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Performance
5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$2,799
User Reviews
(8) Review this Projector
Status
Discontinued
Released
April 2006
Warranty
1 Year
 
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Brightness
1,200 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x768
Aspect Ratio
15:9 (WXGA)
Contrast
6,500:1
Dynamic Contrast
6,500:1
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
2,000 hours  / 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
4.73" x 12.41" x 11.43"
Weight
8.8 lbs
Audible Noise
33 dB  / 30 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
355 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
RS232: DB-9pin

Features
2:3 Pulldown
Additional Features
Dual-iris system adjusts image brightness to show full detail & enhances contrast ratio to compensate for varied lighting 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.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness:

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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