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Sanyo PLV-Z700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 129 reviews of Sanyo PLV-Z700. 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. Opinions about the reliability and usability are on the whole positive. The price and image quality also get good feedback. Many are negative about the design and noise. There are mixed views on the black level and size.

image quality, price, usability, reliability

noise, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Sanyo PLV-Z700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sanyo PLV-Z700

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Sanyo PLV-Z700 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the image quality, but some have doubts about the price.

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price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sanyo PLV-Z700 Home Cinema Projector FULL HD 1080p, 10000:1 Contrast with 2x HDMISanyo PLV-Z700 Home Cinema Projector FULL HD 1080p, 10000:1 Contrast with 2x HDMI

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Amazon.com review summary for Sanyo PLV-Z700

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sanyo PLV-Z700 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The reliability is also appreciated. Some have doubts about the design.

reliability, usability

design

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sanyo PLVZ700 300-Inch 1080p Front Projector - White

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Sanyo PLV-Z 700

 

Great 24p movie picture., Highly versatile (lens-shift and zoom)., Comprehensive video processing., Fair price.

Mediocre brightness., Low contrast., Slight motion-blur.

An excellent projector that’s easy to use and comes at an extremely fair price! The crisp HDTV picture impresses, and clever control technology compensates for the device’s limited contrast. In brief: A superb projector for smaller rooms and smaller...

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Sanyo PLV-Z700 16:9 LCD Full HD Projector Reviewed

 

Sanyo's entry-level projector packs quite a visual punch in terms of color reproduction, contrast and light output. What the PLV-Z700 won't do is put a hurt on your budget for its one of the least expensive, full-featured LCD projectors on the market...

The Sanyo PLV-Z700 is a phenomenal projector in many ways and one that most consumers would be happy to own, but there are a few issues that keep it from being mistaken for a reference-grade projector. For starters, the lack of digital keystone...

The Sanyo PLV-Z700 HDTV LCD projector is a benchmark product for consumers looking to get into the front-projection game on a budget. Packed with features and one of the most brilliant and colorful pictures you're going to find this side of $5,000, the...

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Expert Review

 

Most affordable 1080p projector currently shipping (though competition at that price is on the way), With minor performance compromise in “best mode”, average or slightly above average brightness, Very good, post calibration, Sharper than most, image,...

Most affordable 1080p projector currently shipping (though competition at that price is on the way), With minor performance compromise in “best mode”, average or slightly above average brightness, Very good, post calibration, Sharper than most, image,...

When you consider all the aspects that make for a good picture; color accuracy, richness, saturation, sharpness, black levels, shadow and highlight details, and so on, the PLV-700 is actually pretty impressive considering it’s the currently lowest...

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Sanyo PLV-Z700 Review

 

Sanyo continues its tradition of delivering aggressively priced home theater projectors that deliver exceptional performance.

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Sanyo PLV-Z700

 

Sanyo is a company focused providing the necessary features and settings to have a high-end product. The Sanyo PLV-Z700 is one of their mid-range home theater models. It packs enough power to satisfy most people and is well worth the price. We were...

The 10,000:1 contrast ratio and two HDMI slots are very nice to additions to this projector

Sanyo’s site could have better help and support

The Sanyo PLV-Z700 is a well-rounded, mid-range product for home use.

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Sanyo PLV-Z700 LCD Projector

 

John gets to grips with Sanyo's PLV-Z700 - a Full HD LCD projector for around £1,000.

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Sanyo PLV-Z700 review

 

The projector world has been tough place to survive these past few years. With brands like InFocus and Panasonic delivering great performance at ludicrously low prices, it's been hard for other to keep on the pace. Sanyo's been quietly churning out...

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Sanyo PLV-Z700

 

If you're looking for a projector under a grand that delivers all-round, the Sanyo ticks all boxes

Thorough, Full HD spec; simple set-up; quiet in operation; detailed, classy images

The design won't get your pulse racing

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Sanyo PLV-Z700

 

Superb performance-per-pound value ensures this should be on any budget projector shortlist

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Sanyo PLV–Z700 review

 

Sanyo’s entry-level HD effort covers all bases extremely effectively. Its 1080p pictures are crisp, clear and just what you’d expect from something packing two HDMI ports. The 1,200 lumens provide ample pictures in conditions nowhere near pitch black,...

The PLV–Z700 is somewhat let down when trying to handle standard-definition content, as we found when we hooked up our Tiscali TV box to watch the latest installment of Hollyoaks (don’t judge us! The storylines are gripping). Being aimed at those with...

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Product Specifications

The Home Cinema LCD Projector PLV-Z700 makes a Full HD digital home theater projector a part of your living room! It brings theater-like style to home with large-screen projection. With built-in Full HD panel, you can enjoy high quality and high resolution from the latest sources, such as Blu-ray and HD digital terrestrial broadcasting.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.6in
Height:5.7in
Weight:16.5lbs
Width:15.7in

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Color Support:Up to 10.7 billion colors
Color Support:Up to 10.7 billion colors
Image Brightness:1200ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:10000:1
Max Resolution:1920 x 1080
Max Screen Distance:60ft
Min Screen Distance:4ft
Native Aspect Ratio:Widescreen
Portability:Non-portable
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema
Type:LCD projector

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sanyo
Model:Z700
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sanyo PLV

Projector Lamp

Lamp Type:UHP

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video
Digital Video Standard:High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
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