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Sharp DT-100 Home Theater Projector

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2500:1 Contrast Ratio
1000 Lumens
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Although home theater as a whole is moving towards high definition content, there is a big market for low-cost projectors better suited to enjoying DVD movies in the comfort of your living room. For this purpose, the Sharp DT-100 offers a very nice package, with some unique features not found in other projectors at this price point. And all this comes in at street prices well below the $1,299 MSRP.

Specifications. 1000 ANSI lumens, 2,500:1 contrast, native 16:9 widescreen format, 854x480 resolution DLP chip with a 5x six-segment color wheel.

Compatibility. HDTV 1080i, 720p, 576p, 576i, 480p, 480i. Full NTSC / PAL / SECAM.

Lens and Throw Distance. 1.15:1 manual zoom/focus lens. Throws a 100" diagonal image from 11.7 feet to 13.5 feet.

Lamp Life. 2,000 hours, 3,000 hours in eco-mode.

Connection Panel. One composite video, one S-Video, two d-sub 15-pin VGA ports (RGB and YPbPr), two audio-in ports, one monitor pass-through, and one RS-232 port.

Installation Options. Table mount, rear shelf mount, ceiling mount.

Warranty. One year.

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