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Optoma HD33 1080p 3D Projector Reviews

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Can a first time projector owner hit a home run on his first at bat? An Optoma HD33 review.

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Pros: Picture quality, 2D Brightness, Noise Level, Black levels, Frame Interpolation

Cons: 3D brightness, Placement flexibility, Remote Control, Minor HDMI Handshake Issues

First off, I have to come clean ......not only have I never reviewed a projector before, this is the first projector I've ever owned. And while I try to keep myself abreast of the newest info, trends, and technology that floods the AV market, by no means am I professional. So if you are looking for tech specs, industry jargon, or someone with a time tested trained eye that can decent the slightest bit of variance in the black levels, then I'm not your man. What I do bring to the table is a guy who loves AV, can tell when a picture is true, enjoys his self made man cave, and knows when he sees a good thing! The first thing I noticed about the HD33 was it's design. Not over the top but not...
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rekbones

Great projector for a reasonable price

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Pros: Very sharp, excellent color control,FI,outsanding 3D with RF,IR or DLP link for glasses and reliable proformance.

Cons: Average 2D, poor black level, no lens shift, DC2 and no iris

I bought this projector in the middle of last year replacing an Epson 6100. This is my fourth projector, the first being a Sony 720p CRT, the second an HP6120 720p DLP I bought new and the third the Epson 1080p LCD that I bought used. The HD33 out preforms the Epson in every way but the black level and then only marginally. The super sharp picture and vivid color are great for my Home theater with a totally light controlled room that was a former bed room only 12 x 12. Viewing distance is about 8' from a Jamestown cinewhite 110" 16x9 screen with masking for wide screen. The 3D performance is outstanding with Blu-ray and I plan to keep this projector until 4k becomes reasonable. The...
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