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Planar PD7060

Planar PD7060
alaScore 80

5 reviews

Sep, 2014

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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...

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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...

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Planar PD7060 review

 

Planar dips its toes into UK waters for the first time

p>Black levels Sharpness Colour intensity 1080p compatible</p

p>Limited optical zoom Slightly noisy fans Some rainbow effect</p

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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...

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You probably haven't heard of Planar before. But on the evidence of the PD7060, you'll surely be hearing more about it in the future, for it's a really startling combination of high quality pictures and aggressive pricing that could well have more...

Remarkable value for such a good picture performer ; Nicely designed ; Well connected

You can occasionally see DLP's rainbow effect ; Not very quiet ; Doesn't particularly like low-quality sources

Conclusion While we had no reason to doubt that Planar knew its projection onions, frankly nothing could have prepared us for what a great job the PD7060 does of unleashing the full potential of HD material. So if you're looking for a flexible, great...

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

Depth:12.4in
Height:5.8in
Weight:7.9lbs
Width:13.7in

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
Portability:Non-portable
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema
Type:DLP projector

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Planar Systems
Model:PD7060
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)
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