Originally Posted by bond_007
Im about to pull the trigger on this projector getting a sweet deal under 1000 my question is how far more advanced id this panny compared to my old Samsung sph710ae a great projector btw
Are you sure you really want to be looking at the Panasonic (2011) which is LCD while your Samsung (2005) is DLP? If so, below are the main differences.
Brightness (lumens): 2800 vs
Contrast: 50,000:1 vs
Audible Noise (eco mode): 29 dB vs
Weight: 19 lbs vs
Size (inches): 5.4 x 18.5 x 15.0 vs
6.9 x 15.1 x 16.7
Native Resolution: 1920x1080 vs
HDTV Formats: 720p, 1080i, 1080p/24, 1080p/50, 525i, 575i, 575p, 576i, 576p, 625i, 625p, 1125i vs
720p, 1080i, 576i, 576p
Digital Input: HDMI vs
Throw Dist (feet): 8.0 - 29.0 vs
6.0 - 34.0
There are many new and inexpensive DLP projectors that have recently come on the market if you decide to stay with DLP technology.
AR100U for less than a $1000 is a sweet deal.