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Planar PD7150

Planar PD7150
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Dec, 2015

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Expert review by: Clint DeBoer (

Planar PD7150 DLP Projector Review


Planar is a company whose products everyone has likely encountered - they just may not realize it. Responsible for many of the displays found in gas station pumps, shopping centers, ATMs and

True native 720p DLP ; Deep blacks, rich colors ; Consumer adjustment of RGB gain, cut ; Variable gamma settings ; Backlit remote with discrete power codes

No HDMI input (does have DVI-D with HDCP) ; No support for downscaling 1080p/60 source material via DVI-D (support of 1080p/24 and 1080p/60 supported via component) ; No 480i support via DVI-D ; Awkward remote configuration and labeling

Mar, 2007

Expert review by: Nic Rossmüller (

Planar PD7150 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: Greg Robinson (

Planar PD7150 DLP Projector


When it comes to home theater gear, Planar is a name you may not recognize. However, with the PD7150 projector, and other products such as their Xscreen display, Planar has decided to throw their experience into the competitive home theater market. If...

There's no question the PD7150 is a formidable first effort from Planar's home theater division. The question is: is it worth the somewhat hefty $5,999 asking price? A year ago, I would have said absolutely. However, even with its deep blacks and...

Jun, 2001

Product Specifications

When a 5000:1 contrast ratio unites with 1000 radiant lumens, two things are bound to happen. Friends will covet. And friends will ultimately have to be reminded to leave. It's all because of 921,600 pixels at native 720p, integrator-friendly features such as horizontal and vertical lens shift, DLP's DarkChip technology, and a girth of connectivity options. Warning: standing in awe is about to become an obsession.

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Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
HD Image Format:720p
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:1000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:5000:1
Max Image Size:25ft / 300in
Max Resolution:1280 x 720
Max Screen Distance:18.7ft
Min Image Size:2.5ft / 30in
Min Screen Distance:5.6ft
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:3000hour(s)
Lamp Type:High-pressure mercury

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC 3.58 / NTSC 4.43 / PAL-B/G / PAL-H / PAL-I / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video
Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI) / High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)