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Sharp XV-Z17000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and image quality. The black level and price also get good reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Sharp XV-Z17000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Sharp XV-Z17000 3D 1080p DLP Video Projector - Product Review


Setting up and using the Sharp XV-Z17000 easy, especially. The XV-Z17000 offers several image shift and image rotation settings that provide very flexible projector-to-screen positioning. The XV-Z17000 performs very well in either 2D or 3D mode, with...

Feb, 2013

Expert review by: AVguide (

Sharp XV-Z17000 3D Projector (TPV 101)

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Electronic House (

Hands On: Sharp XV-Z17000 3D DLP Projector

Apr, 2011

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Expert review by: Anthony Arrigo (

Sharp XV-Z17000


This Z17000 review is being posted in pieces since I promised at least part, before Superbowl. First posting includes only first page, the tour, and pieces of Image and Performance pages. The review should be complete by the 8th

The Sharp has minimal control for balancing grayscale, but does have a color management system two two CMS areas. You can select colors off the image, or use the provided color chart, then tune the saturation hue, etc. We normally do not calibrate...

Feb, 2011

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Sharp XV-Z17000 review


When asked by Sharp if we wanted to audition its 3D projector, we weren't about to say no, even though the machine hasn't yet been confirmed for a UK release. Oddly, Sharp is prevaricating about whether there's a market for a 3D PJ with a retail price...

Decent 2D and 3D performance; quiet; free of rainbow effect and little crosstalk

4:3 mode unavailable with HDMI-connected source; no optical keystone correction

Feb, 2012


Expert review by: John Archer (

Sharp XV-Z17000


Don't be fooled by its dour looks and uninspiring spec - inside the Sharp XV-Z17000 beats a heart of pure 3D gold.

3D images suffer no crosstalk or flicker ; Extremely detailed 2D and 3D ; Glasses are comfortable and effective

2D contrast could be better ; Some judder with 3D ; It runs a little noisily in 3D-friendly lamp modes

The mid-range space of the projector market is getting seriously interesting right now. In their different ways JVC’s X3, Sony’s HW30ES and now Sharp’s Z17000 projectors all offer some serious quality for your money. In the Z17000’s case, that...

Aug, 2011