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Posts about upcoming product reviews and releases, tradeshows, new technology and advanced product features as well as our thoughts and observations on all things related to projectors.

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Mitsubishi HC4000 wins Editor's Choice

The review of the Mitsubishi HC4000 has been posted, and we are happy to announce that it has been given our Editor's Choice Award...more

Epson 8700 UB and other Review News

The review of one of the most popular models of the fall season, the Epson 8700 UB, has been posted.more

Which is best: 16:9 or 2.4?

When installing a new home theater, the first and most important decision you can make is whether to go with a 16:9 screen, or the wider format 2.4 Cinemascope alternative...more

Epson's Remarkable Lamp Guarantee

At the bottom of our review on the Epson Home Cinema 8100 there are an unusual number of user comments expressing frustration with premature lamp failure. This is unusual for two reasons...more

Epson 8350 wins Editor's Choice

Two great, inexpensive projectors in the spotlight: The Epson Home Cinema 8350, for home theater at $1,299, and the Samsung F10, the brightest LED projector to hit the market at just $1,099...more

CEDIA Update -- Epson 8350

With the focus on 3D news and stratospheric contrast ratings, it's easy to overlook what will likely be the hottest selling projector of the season...more

CEDIA News Opening Day

Sharp announces 3D-enabled 1080p with the Z17000...... projectiondesign debuts the world's first 2.35:1 native aspect ratio projector..... Sony drops 1080p SXRD to $3,400 with the VWPRO1.....JVC's D-ILA technology goes below $3,000..... Sony announces 3D 1080p with the VPL-VW90ES..... JVC unveils six new 3D 1080p projectors.....Epson releases pricing on new home theater models.....Mitsubishi announces HC4000 and the Diamond 3D .....Panasonic sitting it out...more

Mitsubishi to unveil "Diamond 3D" 1080p Projector

This Thursday Mitsubishi will unveil one of the world's first 3D enabled 1080p home theater projectors. The code named Diamond 3D will have a reflective LCD "SXRD" light engine, marking the first time Mitsubishi has brought a product to market that uses reflective LCD technology.more

Epson hits Million:1 Contrast

Epson is planning to unveil seven new 1080p home theater projectors next week at the CEDIA trade show. The flagship model, the ProCinema 61000, will carry a contrast rating of 1,000,000:1 and a brightness rating of 1200 lumens.more

How to Compare Projectors

Want to compare projectors? Don't know how? Just click the check box you see next to a projector model name anywhere on ProjectorCentral and it will pop-up on a compare list in the top rightmost column.more

Wow... $399 Home Theater Projector?

In the news...a new 3D technology article just posted, and a review of the hot little NEC NP115 for home movies. If you want that really big picture experience without spending much money...more

3D Survey Results

The 3D Survey we've run the last couple weeks has generated some fascinating results....more

3-D enabled 1080p Projectors

When will 3-D enabled 1080p projectors get here? So far most vendors are silent on the issue.more

Coming Again to Theaters Near You

Fox has just announced that Avatar will be re-released in RealD and 3D IMAX theaters on August 27. This time it will include a whopping EIGHT additional minutes of Never Before Seen Footage. Wow. I can hardly wait.more

Casio Hybrid, 3rd Update

Here is what we know so far about the Casio LED/Laser Hybrid light engines...more

Casio LED/Laser Hybrid Update

We are still waiting for a statement from Casio regarding the brightness issues we've seen on the new LED/Laser Hybrid light engines. But in the meantime, we have some more test results to share...more

Casio's New LED/Laser Hybrids

The new Casio hybrids are the most popular portables on the site, but many units appear to fall far short of the lumen spec.more

Optoma HD8600 wins Editor's Choice

The premium-class Optoma HD8600 has been given the Editor's Choice Award for home theater models in the $5,000 to $10,000 price range.more

Sanyo announces PLV-Z4000

Just when you thought Sanyo was bowing out of the home theater marketmore

New Reviews and a note on SVGA

Mitsubishi's hot new 4000 lumen widescreen projector, and a review of the North by Northwest Blu-ray.....more

More Reviews and a new Blu-ray section

We currently have eight projectors under review in all niches of the market. And a new Blu-ray section has been added.more

Projector and Blu-ray Reviews

Several new articles have been posted, and several more are coming this week...more

More on 3D and projector reviews...

We've posted two 3D articles and several reviews in the last few days. For inexpensive home theater, the Optoma HD66 is a hot little machine.more

3D Revolution at CES

CES 2010 just wrapped up last night in Las Vegas, I can't remember when a new technology ever took an entire convention by storm like 3D just did at CES....more