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Hello could someone point me to-wards a few front projectors for around $2000-$2500, that I should be looking for use in my home theater.


I'm think DVI is good, and would like High Def as well.


Thanks - Dave
 

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Wow thanks... funny I had read that article a few days ago. So are those projectors well received in this forum? Am I eliminating a "good one" because of my criteria?


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For a couple hundred more, you could get a Sony HS20 which is an incredible projector ($2899 at most merchants). It's what I'm getting after a lot of research as it doesn't suffer from dust blobs building up on the inside of the lcd's and ruining the picture like the Sanyo Z2, has better blacks, is brighter, and has a better contrast ratio. It has all the inputs you need including DVI, component, etc. etc. It's truly an outstanding projector from what I've read :).
 

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You'll never have a dust blob with a NEC LT240k. I believe there's a $200 rebate till the end of the month. NEC makes excellent quality projectors.

Marry that with a Momitsu v880 dvd player and you'll be amazed.
 

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Another vote for the NEC LT240k. Do your homework. It's a fantastic PJ.


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It's also a DLP (which many see rainbows in) and is 4:3 aspect ratio instead of 16:9. Both are negative points, at least in my opinion.
 

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It's also a DLP (which many see rainbows in)
I still don't know anyone who sees rainbows. (aside from people in this forum) Now counting over 50 viewers.


If you want to discuss rainbows, do so in the ultimate rainbow thread.


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Another recommendation that you consider a LT240K. An excellent PJ for the price (around $2k after rebate), with high contrast and high lumen output, making it good even with some ambient light. I like the flexibility of a 4:3 projector since I do watch some non-HD TV, play Xbox, and some of my kids' DVD's are fullscreen.


I've also never heard anyone complain about seeing rainbows on it.
 

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IMO, the issues and tradeoffs between LCD (Z2, 500, HS20) and DLP (240K) and native 16:9 vs 4:3 far outweigh HD/nonHD resolution. Once you've settled on a technology, then the resolution issue can become more prominent. Of course, YMMV.
 

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I'll have to give another vote for the HS20. It throws a very nice, sharp picture. I agree that DLP is great, but my wife and I both can see rainbows with slower speed color wheels. Look at the projector before you buy and you'll be fine.


Good Luck

Russ
 
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