Projector Reviews

Mitsubishi HC1600 Home Theater Projector Review: Image Quality – 2

You can see the various differences in shadow details, but you can also see the differences in black levels.

Below we have four “thumbnails” of this cropped HD scene from Space Cowboys. Click on each for an overexposed version. Look to the satellite on the left for dark shadow details. By row, starting top left:

Mitsubishi HC1600, Optoma HD65
Panasonic PT-AX200U, Optoma HD71

Mitsubishi HC1600
Optoma HD65
Panasonic PT-AX200U
Optoma HD71

In the night scene below from Lord of the Rings, look for shadow detail below the mountains in the back right.

Top left: Mitsubishi HC1600, Top right: Panasonic PT-AX200U
2nd Row left: Epson Home Cinema 720

Mitsubishi HC1600
Panasonic PT-AX200U
Epson Home Cinema 720