Sanyo PLV-Z4 Projector Review
Brightness: 1000 ANSI lumens
Projection Lens: 2.0x optical zoom; f =
21.3 – 42.6 mm/F2.0 – 3.0, manual focus & zoom
- Very detailed image
- Usable picture/color controls for HDMI input
- Extremely quiet
- 3000 hour bulb life (max)
- Excellent LCD panel adjustment and maintenance options
- Reduced screen door effect
- Requires calibration out of the box, specifically for white and black levels
- No 12VDC trigger
Just wondering how the PLV-Z5 would stack up to the Panasonic PT-AX100U. Does the Z5 improve as much over the Z4 comparing to the level of improvement from the 900 to the 100?
Thanks for all the great information.
native res: 1280x720 pixels
which is also its advertised res. Duh on me.
Anyway, for those who care, here's another in-depth review of the model
absent a response, a tentative guess – L1 = HDMI connection; the other is component? Am I getting warmer?
no , wait, maybe L1 is moving images and L2 is still photos. But that doesn't explain why there are duplicate sets of L1 headers in the review, with different test values. Different inputs?
I suppose I'll get it eventually. Not getting any answers just makes it more fun.
So why not ask a few more –
I now have the HQV test disc, and want to compare varioous modes of my player and projector. Does turning off ‘progressive’ (i.e. deinterlacing) in the Sanyo also turn off (up)scaling? Or does it still (up)scale an interlaced DVD input? If you feed it a progressive (420p) DVD input via component, is there a way to turn off upscaling to 720p in the projector (or does upscaling only happen with HDMI input)? And what is the ‘native’ resolution of the Sanyo anyway?
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