Vienna Acoustics Beethoven Baby Grand Speaker System, REL R-305 Subwoofer, and Optoma HD72 DLP Projector At A Glance & Ratings: Optima

Optoma HD72 DLP Projector:
• Its performance is unbeatable for $1,999
• Uses a DarkChip2 DLP chip and TI’s BrilliantColor technology
• Has a native resolution of 1,280 by 768 and is plenty bright and sharp

At A Glance: Optoma HD72 DLP Projector


Type: DLP
Native Resolution / Aspect Ratio: 1,280 by 768 / 16:10 (and 16:9)
Lamp Life: 3,000 hours
Different Lenses Available? No
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 3.72 x 13.56 x 9.67
Weight (pounds): 7
Price: $1,999

Video: HDMI (1), DVI-I w/HDCP (1), S-video (1), component video (1), composite video (1)
Audio: None
Video: None
Audio: None
Additional: RS-232 (1), IR receiver (2), 12-volt trigger relay (1)

Ratings: Optoma HD72 DLP Projector

Build Quality: 88
• Small and lightweight
• Minimal light leakage from chassis

Value: 96
• Excellent picture for the money
• Two-year warranty

Features: 89
• Has HDMI and DVI connectivity
• Plenty of basic and advanced adjustment capabilities
• Front and rear adjustable feet

Performance: 92
• Vibrant color; bright display
• Exceptionally sharp image for the price

Ergonomics: 88
• Limited throw ratio
• Backlit remote does not have much range
• No lens shift but small amount of digital image shift

Overall Rating: 92
Although it's not too flexible when it comes to physical location and setup in your theater, it's hard to think of a projector that offers a better value for the money in terms of picture quality at this price.

General Information
HD72 DLP Projector, $1,999
(888) 289-6786
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