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Opinion of Chris - Dec 11, 2003

InFocus LP400 Projector
SVGA (800x600), 700 ANSI Lumens,
6.8 lbs, $2,999 (MSRP)
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by Chris - Dec 11, 2003
Image Quality 5.0
Features 4.0
Construction 5.0
Ease of Use 5.0
Reliability 5.0
Value for Money 5.0

Personal Experience
I am not sure why the March 2002 reviewer of this projector thought it wasn't good for Home Theater use. Perhaps he didn't have a line doubler such as a AVT-3343. At any rate, I found this projector is excellent for Home Theater, and has an awesome bright picture. Since it uses DLP, I feel the picture is superior to LCD type projectors, and there were no rainbows. I watched some real intense scenes (Star Trek- the motion picture, etc), and found the image quality excellent.

The picture is even better when doing presentations with a computer. I had no troubles getting the projector hooked up and working, and I didn't get the manual until after I had the projector working. THere is a firmware upgrade from Infocus's web site, and will increase the features of the projector. Remember that to get the best picture, use a de-interlacer (line doubler, or up-converter, such as the one I mentioned above). THis is true for most projectors that are more than 1 or 2 years old.

Problems
Its a little on the noisy side. If you have the inclination, you could probably replace the fan with a quieter one.

 
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