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Planar PD7060

Planar PD7060
alaScore 80

4 reviews

Nov, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Planar PD7060. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The noise and image quality get negative comments.


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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Planar PD7060 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Anthony Arrigo (

Planar 7060


Planar is hardly a new company. They've been around for 20+ years or so, focusing on display systems. (I believe many of their folks originally came from Tektronics). As far as display systems go, I believe medical has been their primary specialty....

A very so, so User manual - first off, it only comes on disk. There is, though, a 12 page printed getting started guide. Alhough the manual is fairly comprehensive in terms of listing features, it is almost devoid of explanation - for example which is...

As noted, I do expect to get in, in the next few weeks, another 7060, with the fixed, production firmware, just to confirm confirm performance, take a 2nd look at shadow detail, and do some additional measurements/adjustments. Even with the work-around...

Feb, 2007

Expert review by: Nic Rossmüller (

Planar PD7060 projector


As a next step in its strategic plan to deliver innovative products to specialty display markets, Planar Systems, Inc., today introduced a line of high-performance projectors for the home theater market. The company's new line includes six...

Sep, 2006

Expert review by: staff (

Planar PD7060 review


Planar dips its toes into UK waters for the first time

Black levels ; Sharpness ; Colour intensity ; 1080p compatible

Limited optical zoom ; Slightly noisy fans ; Some rainbow effect

Given the PD7060's impressive credentials and performance, it's safe to say that Planar is here to stay

Sep, 2007


Expert review by: John Archer (

Planar PD7060 Projector


Planar is making a habit of producing class-beating projectors for very good money. Here's another one...

You can, of course, get better DLP projectors than the PD7060 if you're prepared to chuck enough cash around. But if £1,750 is simply as much as you can manage, the only other projector even in the same ballpark as Planar's PD7060 is the outrageously...

Nov, 2007

Product Specifications

A 3500:1 contrast ratio, 1,000 lumens, and a native 720p HD resolution, the Planar PD7060 endows every projected image with a lush, detailed realism. Now augment this awe-inspiring performance with wide-ranging connectivity, DLP's DarkChip technology, and menus that can virtually read your mind. This projector has been known to turn enthusiasts into addicts.

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
HD Image Format:720p
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:1000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:3500:1
Max Resolution:1280 x 720
Native Aspect Ratio:Widescreen
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema
Type:DLP projector


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Planar Systems
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Planar

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:4000hour(s)
Lamp Type:High-pressure mercury

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL-B/G / PAL-H / PAL-I / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video
Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI) / High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)