The Sanyo PLV-Z3 LCD Projector has a large 1280x720 resolution, a 2000:1 Contrast Ratio and 800 ANSI Lumens of brightness.The Sanyo PLV-Z3 projector will turn your home into a movie theater, state of the art technology and user friendly equipment means that you can concentrate entirely on perfect movie enjoyment.
Incorporates a 10 bit color technology, 2000:1 contrast ratio, one billion colors, constant color optimization with the 3D-AUCC system, HDTV and true 16:9 format. Discover a complete great image quality.
TOPAZreal A Future Technology
With its perfectly coordinated motorized iris and automatic lamp control, the projector ensures that brightness is adjusted to match the current image content. As a result, the PLV-Z3 always renders images with optimal contrast.
10-bit true image processing has been used in this category of projector for the first time ever. Compared with the 8-bit technology that has been used to date, this offers four times more grayscales (1,024 instead of 256) and can display more than one billion colors compared with the 16.6 million previously used.
In practice, this means that the projector can display more finely detailed images and a significantly higher color depth thanks to the display of a considerably greater number of intermediary colors and shades.
The integration of these three functions - motorized iris, automatic lamp control and 10-bit image processing - is grouped by Sanyo under the TOPAZreal (TOtal image Processing for Advanced Z series) concept and sets higher standards for quality in home theater.
High Quality Home Theater
HDTV and true 16:9 format make this a reality. With its 16:9 format, the projector produces as authentic a movie theater feeling as you could expect from a good home theater projector.
High Contrast and Brightness
Another feature that is also unusual in this range is the high contrast ratio of 2000:1 - with a brightness level of 800 ANSI lumens. The most effective images are thus projected as realistically and vividly as they should be: The endless realms of space are deep black and not just gray and night scenes impress with its unbelievable depth.
Constant Color Optimization with 3D-AUCC System
With the 3D-AUCC (Automatic Uniformity Correction Controller), the projector is equipped with another high end technology. The 3D-AUCC allows you to subtly adjust the image signals and optimizes color reproduction in sensitive areas, such as color transitions and skin tones.
Projectors cannot always be perfectly aligned with the screen. However, with its lens shift and Keystone Correction features, the projector is equipped with everything that you need to produce a perfect image each time. The horizontal and vertical lens shift function, which can be adjusted using two small wheels on the front of the projector, provides you with a high level of flexibility.
Keystone Correction Function
The vertical keystone correction feature (+/- 20 degree) helps to deliver perfect images and eliminates keystoning resulting from vertically angled projections.
With an operating noise level of just 23 dB (Eco), it is one of the quietest projector in its range. This means that you can concentrate fully on the sound effects in your favorite films.
The automatic input selector recognizes the incoming signal and configures itself automatically. Thanks to the clearly structured on screen menu, all settings can be changed quickly and easily. The illuminated remote control is a real bonus in the darkness - you can make all major adjustments directly at the push of a button.
Three Lamp Modes
The projector can be operated with three different lamp modes:
Normal mode: Power consumption: 210 Watt
Illumination: 100 percent
Eco mode: Power consumption: 185 Watt
Illumination: approx. 88 percent
Auto mode: Independent switching between Eco and Normal mode. For dark scenes, Eco mode delivers greater contrast. For bright scenes, Normal mode increases color saturation.
More Leeway During Installation Thanks To Side Venting
Right from the start, the perfect movie theater experience is a question of room and the ideal position of the projector. The projector offers you a high level of flexibility when installing the projector since the warm air is discharged at the sides and not out the back.
In contrast to many other projectors, you therefore have more leeway as you need less of a gap with the back wall.
Triple Protection Against Troublesome Dust
Dust is the greatest enemy of any projector, impairing image quality again and again. To counter this problem, the PLV-Z3 is protected in three ways. Firstly, the integrated membrane air filter prevents dust particles from being sucked into the inside of the projector.
Secondly, an automatic cleaning function can be activated via the menu. And, finally, the vacuum pump included with the accessories allows you to clean the panel manually.
System: NTSC, PAL-N-M, SECAM
Recommended Projection Size: From 31" up to 200" diagonal, at a throw distance of 3.9 to 20
Lens: Short Zoom 2.04-2.54 f/21.5 - 27.7mm
Resolution: WXGA 1280 x 720
Focus/Zoom Adjusting: Manual - Zoom 1:1.3
Lumens Brightness: 800 ANSI Lumens
Lamp (Bulb): 135 Watt UHP Lamp
Projector Display System: LCD, 0.7" TFT Poly x 3 - 16:9
Lens Shift: Manual, 1 image height Up/Down, 1/2 image width Left/Right
Projection Tilt Option: Yes
Number of Pixels: 921,600 x 3 = 2,764,800
Contrast Ratio: 2000:1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - Widescreen
Rear Screen Projection: Yes
Ceiling Mountable: Yes
Digital Keystone Correction: Vertical +/- 20 degree
Input Terminals: Computer, VGA HD-15 pin, HDMI x1, Component Video RCA Type x3 (Y, Pb/Cb, Pr/Cr), Composite Video RCA Type x1, S-Video 4 pin x1
Output Terminals: No
Control Port: Mini Din 8-pin service port - RS-232 compatible
Built-in Speaker: No
Remote Control: Yes
Power Requirements: 210w / 100-240v AC, 50/60Hz
Dimensions (WxHxD): 14.1 x 4.6 x 10.8", 359 x 116.7 x 273.5mm
Weight: 9 lbs, 4.1 kg
Audible Noise: 23 dB - in Eco mode