Sharp unveils the XV-Z3000 high-definition projector

Home cinema

Sharp has introduced the HD Ready XV-Z3000 prjoector, which offers a resolution of 1280 x 768, giving you the chance to turn your living room into your very own home theatre.

The XV-Z3000 has 720p High Definition capability (and is compatible with 1080i and 720p HD signals), plus a 6500:1 contrast ratio (in High Contrast mode). There’s also a 1200 ANSI lumen in High Brightness mode for improved large-screen images and a 5x speed 6 segment colour wheel, which produces a flicker-free picture with a more natural colour reproduction. The Short Throw Lens means 60" large screen projection from just 1.8m.

Along with standard connectivity, there’s HDMI. The unit also comes with a 275W lamp, which should see you through around 3,000 and a remote control unit. Available soon, but as yet, we haven’t got a confirmed price.

Sharp website

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Dave Walker
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