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Mitsubishi HC 3000

Mitsubishi HC 3000
alaScore 84

22 reviews

Jan, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Mitsubishi HC 3000. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the size and reliability are on the whole positive. The usability and image quality are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical views about the design. There are some mixed views about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Mitsubishi HC 3000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Kevin Miller (

Mitsubishi HC3000 720p DLP Front Projector


In prehistoric times (that is, around 10 years ago), Mitsubishi made a variety of CRT rear-projection TVs that were really good values for the dollar. Now, those dinosaurs are nearly extinct, and the company has evolved into a premier digital-display...

The HC3000 is a very good performer when compared to other similarly priced LCD and DLP projectors. It is particularly impressive as far as color accuracy is concerned. A direct comparison to the Sharp XV-Z2000U makes sense as they are exactly the same...

Sep, 2008

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Expert review by : Anthony Arrigo (

Mitsubishi HC3000


Excellent overall image quality (after a basic, end user color calibration) ; Extremely good black levels (best I've seen, for it's price or less) ; Fairly bright in best modes ; Very good manual (a rarity) ; Good menus, almost all functionality on...

Limited range of zoom lens (typical for DLP projectors in this price range) ; No variable lens shift (also typical of under $2500 DLP projectors) ; Remote control's backlighting is dim, and hard to see in a dark room ; Lacking a second digital input...

So, having spoiled some of the surprise, it's time to get down to the heart of the review

Jul, 2006

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Mitsubishi HC3000 DLP Projector


The case in point here is Mitsubishi's HC3000 single-chip DLP projector. Its diminutive $2500 price tag doesn't buy you state-of-the-art performance, but it buys enough to leave this reviewer shaking his head in disbelief. I've been in home theater...

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Shane C. Buettner (

Mitsubishi HC3000 DLP Projector


As far as living with top shelf projectors is concerned, I've lived a charmed life over the last few years. Sony Qualia 004, JVC's 1080P D-ILA, premium single-chip and three-chip DLP projectors, I've lived with the best of the best. And yet, in spite...

Rich, natural, and dimensional image

No vertical lens shift

I didn't maintain much of a poker face with this review, as the enthusiasm of the opening paragraphs attests. Projectors in this price range typically have to cut corners, and this one is no different. Only Sony, with its 3LCD Cineza projectors, has...

Apr, 2006

Highly Rated!

Expert review by : Evan Powell (

Review: Mitsubishi HC3000


The Mitsubishi HC3000 home theater projector, one of the most highly anticipated new product releases of the season, has just begun to appear on dealer shelves. It has attracted a great deal of attention for two reasons: (1) it is the first DLP...

The Mitsubishi HC3000 may be viewed as a breakthrough product in the world of DLP technology for having pushed 1280x768 resolution to the lowest price points yet. The pixel matrix of 768 lines, which is rare at this time in home theater projectors,...

Nov, 2005

Expert review by : Kevin Miller (

Mitsubishi HC3000 DLP Video Projector


Introduction There has never been a better time to take the plunge into a big-screen, front-projection home theater. Why, you ask? Two reasons: the products available have never been better in terms of picture quality and performance, and the prices...

Jan, 2001

Expert review by : Dave Jansen (

Mitsubishi HC3000


Superior colours, Rich blacks, Low heat emissions.

Slightly overpriced, some noise in low grays.

If you are in the market for a high quality cinema projector that is light weight, compact and delivers with fervor, this is the projector for you.

Mar, 2006

Expert review by : Dave Jansen (

Mitsubishi Electric HC3000


Home Theatre projector prices have dropped quite dramatically in the last year and DLP projectors in particular have become very affordable. The Mits...

Superior colours, Rich blacks, Low heat emissions

Slightly overpriced, some noise in low grays

If you are in the market for a high quality cinema projector that is light weight, compact and delivers with fervor, this is the projector for you.

Mar, 2006

Expert review by : staff (

Mitsubishi HC3000 review


Brings DLP within your reach

Good value

Not pretty ; Lacking in detail

For a DLP projector for under £2,000, this is a good effort

Mar, 2007

Expert review by : Kevin Miller (

Mitsubishi HC3000


Despite limited installation flexibility, the Mitsubishi HC3000 is one of the best values in DLP front projectors available today.

Accurate colour decoding and primary colours ; Solid video processing ; Relatively inexpensive

No physical lens shift limits mounting flexibility ; Inaccurate out-of-the-box colour temperature ; Blacks not quite as rich as those of the best DLP projectors

The Mitsubishi HC3000 is yet another credible entry in the budget-priced DLP front-projector category that is increasingly filled with very competitive products. This little Mitsubishi has a lot to recommend it in terms of picture quality. Yes, the...

Mar, 2006

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