Projector Reviews

Mitsubishi HC8000D Home Theater Projector Review

Mitsubishi’s new HC8000D home theater projector (first shown at the CEDIA show last fall), has a manufacturer-suggested list price of $2,999 and it’s sold by local installing authorized dealers.   It is a 2D and 3D capable projector, but, please note, the $2999 price does not include the necessary 3D emitter, nor any 3D glasses.  Figure an extra almost $500 to add 3D with two pair of glasses. That puts it in line, pricewise, with several direct competitors. This Mitsubishi projector itself is DLP based, a single chip design. It is 2D and 3D. The HC8000D projector, replaces last year’s HC7800, (which is also replaced […]

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Panasonic PT-AE7000 Home Theater Projector Review

Well, we waited about 4 months from our first look at the PT-AE7000 Home projector at the press roll-out in LA, until one arrived for review last week. Now that it’s finally here, and I’ve played with the PT-AE7000, I’m happy. In the US, this projector is usually referred to as either the PT-AE7000 or the PT-AE7000U. Overseas, it’s the PT-AT5000e. We’ll primarly use the AE7000 designation, but for variety, you’ll see the PT-AE7000U moniker, as well. […]

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