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6000:1 Contrast Ratio
1100 Lumens
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Optoma HD73

Bill Livolsi, March 14, 2007

Last year's Optoma HD72 was a big hit among home theater enthusiasts, and it was one of our favorite models of 2006. Now Optoma has released the HD73, an updated edition of the HD72 that places a bit less emphasis on light output and more on pure cinema performance.


ANSI lumens: 1100

Contrast (full on/off): 4500:1, 6000:1 in ImageAI mode

Light Engine: 1280x768, native 15:9, 0.7" DLP chip, with a 5x speed color wheel and a 220W UHP lamp.

Video Compatibility: 1080p/60/50/24, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 576i, 480p, 480i. NTSC/PAL/SECAM.

The Optoma HD73

Connection Panel: One DVI-I port, one HDMI port, one set of YPbPr component inputs, one composite video, one S-video, one RS-232, one service port, one 12V relay, and a Kensington lock point.

Lens and Throw Distance: 1.2:1 manual zoom/focus lens. Throws a 100" diagonal 15:9 image from 11.2' to 13.4'.

Lamp Life: 3000 hours.

Warranty: Two years.

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