3D HDTVs are now very popular, thanks to the sudden advent of 3D movies. 3D viewing has now really come of age and are the “in” thing among the current generation of home theatre owners. With this, we have also seen an increase in the popularity of 3D projectors in the last few years. In this post, we bring you a roundup of the top 3D projectors for 2010.
- Acer H5360 3D DLP projector
The Acer H5360 3D DLP projector is a Digital Light Processing projector, which gives a brightness of 2500 ANSI-lumens. This device can sync to a 24 Hz refresh rate and also offers the color compensation feature for projection on colored surfaces such as walls.
Additionally, the H5360 offers the “Acer ColorBoost” feature which switches to a particular image preset while in 3D mode. This adjusts the color the balance while viewing a film.
Nvidia’s 3D Vision technology helps create 3D effects on a flat screen and the content can be viewed with the help of 3D shutter glasses, which can be purchased separately.
The ‘eco’ mode on this 3D projector considerably reduces fan noise and light dropouts. The Acer H5360 also comes with a VGA analog input and component, S-Video, composite video inputs, RS232 input and Kensington security lock slot.
The Acer H5360 3D DLP projector is available for $699.
- Sanyo PDG-DWL2500J
The Sanyo PDG-DWL2500J is a reasonably priced and durable product that comes with a WXGA resolution of 1280×800 pixels and a brightness of 2500 lumens. Capable of projecting more than 1 billion colors and an image length of up to 110 inches, this one is very popular among users.
The PDG-DWL2500J supposedly has the shortest ever projection distance of 32cms and so, it can easily project large images from a very short distance.
The Frame Sequential Display Format helps with the display of 3D images on the screen, which can be viewed with the help of 3D active shutter glasses.
The PDG-DWL2500J offers additional options such as presentation timer, freeze frame, color-board mode, HDMI, S-Video, Composite input, RCA Audio and more. This 3D projector can also latch onto a network, thanks to its RJ-45 wired LAN terminal.
The Sanyo PDG-DWL2500J is priced at $5,553.
- LG CF3D Full HD
The LG CF3D Full HD projector is the world’s first Full HD Single Lens Type device, which comes with a brightness of 2500 ANSI-lumens.
Main features of this model include TruMotion 120 Hz, Dual Engine and 3D auto picture calibration, which gives true color, enhanced color correction facilities and great picture quality.
This 3D projector does not have two separate lenses for left and right images, so the viewer gets a smooth feel of the visuals on screen.
The LG CF3D comes at a price of $14,999.
- Sony VPL-VW90ES
The Sony VPL-VW90ES, powered by Sony’s Advanced Iris 3 technology, comes with 24P True Cinema, full HD 3D projection, Silicon X-tal Reflective Display panel to reduce image distortion and the unique ability to switch between 2D and 3D mode, which means, you need no special screen to use this projector.
The Sony VPL-VW90ESuses a single Ultra High Performance lamp for a brightness of 1,000 ANSI-lumens. The 3D image generated by this projector offers a width of up to 300 inches.
The system configuration of this device can be customized as per your preferences. Installation is a breeze and you can also enjoy 3D games on this device. But you need to purchase speakers and amplifiers separately.
The Sony VPL-VW90ES is priced at $9,999.