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I was mistaken about the model # (couldn't read it off the picture I took correctly). It's the Sharp AN-CM250. I was told it's not compatible by Sharp, and that I need the Sharp AN-XRCM30.
Originally Posted by HiFiFun
From Home Theater Magazine May 4, 2011
"I'm in the market for a 3D projector, and I'm considering the Sony VPL-VW90ES, JVC DLA-X9, Sharp XV-Z17000, Mitsubishi HC9000, and Samsung SP-A8000. Which would you recommend? Can I use the Samsung 3D glasses with all of them, or would I have to purchase the same brand?"
Scott Wilkinson's reply:
"We haven't reviewed the JVC DLA-X9, but Tom Norton reviewed the Sony VW90ES (pictured above) in the May 2011 issue of Home Theater, which also includes a review of the DLA-X3 by Kris Deering and the DLA-X7 by Shane Buettner. Also, Tom is working on the Sharp XV-Z17000 for the August issue, and he has used the X3 for several weeks. Of the three Tom has worked with directly, he likes the Sony best, though the JVC is pretty close. He reports that the Sharp is more limited in its controls, but he hasn't calibrated it yet.
We haven't seen the Mitsubishi or Samsung except at trade shows. Under those less-than-ideal conditions, the Mitsubishi looked very dim with lots of artifacts, but that could have been a prototype issue. The Samsung looked very good, but according to the company's PR agency, it is not scheduled to be released in the US. In my view, it's a toss-up between the Sony and JVC, with the Sony getting a slight edge from Tom."
Home Theater Magazine Senior reviewer Tom Norton gave the $10K Sony 90ES 3D his highest rating (5 stars & Top-Pick) even thought the he complains its too dim and has ghosting.
I've received the August 2011 issue and guess what: there is no promised Sharp 17000 review!
Now why could that be? Everyone knows the Sharp has the brightest, widest dynamic range, artifact free, with ZERO ghosting 3D.