Hello I hope this is an interesting question for the folks in the forum used to mainly home theatre display questions.
I am designing an art installation for an artist who needs a high resolution, high brightness image. The image being projected is high contrast so I am looking for deep blacks while having high brightness. Money isn't really an object with the budget I am working with however the physically lighter and smaller the projector the better. In my research I've found the following projectors to fit the bill. Any suggestions would be great!
|Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB|
how is the room where you project in ? ( will there be light in it ? and if yes how much ? , color off the wall, celling and floor ? ) distance you will Watch the image ?
yes a dedicated screen will be a distinct advantage ( wich model depends on the answers above - Craig will advise you
Only two off the projectors is very high resolution / UHD ( ultra high definition = 3830x2160 ) / 4K = 4096x2160 - with around 8.8 mil pixels on screen
thats the 500/600ES and the 1000ES ( both real 4K projectors with a 4096x2160 panel )
- brightness is allmost the same between them ( probely with a Little advantage to the 1000ES )
the contrast and intrascene contrast is better on the 1000ES,
the lens and the picture is sharpere on the 1000ES,
The 500/600ES will be physically lighter and smaller ( 14 kg versus 20 kg and the 1000ES 18cm deeper/ longer )
the 1000ES will be more silent, if thats a point ?
the 500/600ES will easyer be calibreted to 100% correct colors, if thats a point.
The 1000ES has the biggest colorspace - can show DCI and Adobe RGB color Space ( could be importent if it is a still Picture/ Photo, you will show ? )
The rest is 1920x1080 resolution projectors = around 2.2 mil pixels on screen ( the JVC do some tampering with them, but are actually still 2K - 1920x1080 - projectorerer , showing a kind of pseudo "4.4" mil pixels, IMO ). But off all the projectors the X900 will have the biggest dynamic range ( native contrast - on/off contrast ).
without knowing more for now - my best bet would clearly be the 1000/1100ES - but there can be importent Things in your setup, wich could change the advise on wich projector there will fit your needs best.
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