Native 1080p DLP projector ideal for home-installation

Chris Davies - Jun 22, 2007

If you’re serious about home entertainment and you’ve got a spare $7,999 burning a hole in your pocket, you could do a lot worse than take a look at Optoma USA’s new DLP projector, the HD81-LV.  Split into two parts, the 2,500 lumen projector itself with a 10,000:1 contrast ratio, and the box of connections and general video trickery, replete with “studio grade” processing courtesy of Texas Instruments’ DarkChip3 DLP chipset.


 Optoma HD81-LV DLP projector

In terms of connectivity there are three HDMI ports (plus an external HDMI expansion), two BNC component, two component, three S-Video, three composite video and one VGA, as well as an RS-232 serial port, two 12V triggers and an IR extension socket.

 Optoma HD81-LV

Native 1080p resolution means that this would be an ideal unit for the film-hungry image connoisseur.

Optoma USA [via Electronic House]

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