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Opinion of Jan Espen Pedersen - Mar 17, 2004

Sony VPL-HS3 Projector
WVGA (858x484), 1200 ANSI Lumens,
9.9 lbs, $1,499 (MSRP)
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by Jan Espen Pedersen - Mar 17, 2004
Image Quality 4.0
Features 4.0
Construction 4.0
Ease of Use 5.0
Reliability 5.0
Value for Money 5.0

Personal Experience
Overall I'm very satisfied with this projector. Because of the short lense, I have 106" inches just 3 meteres away from where I'm sitting. This gives a nice big cinema feeling. The picture is crystal clear IF the source is good, and the quality of the video-stream (DVD) is good. I'm using component cables to a DVD-930 DVD player.

Problems
I think it is a bit noisy. It's starts very quiet, about 28dB, but during the film, the fan is accelerating. I have it mounted to the ceiling, and I guess the temperature there is the problem.

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