Excerpt: In some respects, the Optoma HD20 is an exceptional value, providing a razor-sharp 1080p image for just about as little money as any projector I know of. It's overall detail and color are excellent via HDMI, and it offers extensive controls, surprisingly advanced features, and a well-organized user interface. However, the lack of lens shift makes placement difficult without invoking the keystone control that can degrade the detail a lot.
Optoma HD20 1080p DLP Home Theater Projector Review
4 June 2010
Conclusion: For $999, Optoma's HD20 represents a giant leap forward in home theater projector value. Although its blacks could be blacker, lens shift is unavailable and you're apt to notice a few jaggies here and there on standard def content, the HD20 still manages to create a large, bright and color-rich HD picture for very little money.
Pros: 1080p HD video for $999, Lightweight, portable design, Very bright, doesn't require total darkness, Long 4,000 hour lamp life potential
Cons: No lens shift, 4x-speed color wheel reveals minor DLP rainbows, Heavy light spill through front grille, Remote too bright for a darkened home theater environment
Excerpt: Projector Reviews HD20 Full High Definition DLP Home Theatre Projector Review Following their success in the High def market Optoma have released the HD20 to target the emerging budget Full HD market. this unit is stripped down to fit a price but still boasts a few good features and of course the ever important 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution to make the most of blu ray movies. We found it lacked the lens shift you will see in the higher end Epson home theatre models.