Summary: Although the Panasonic’s 165-watt bulb is only 15 watts more powerful than other projectors in its class, it manages to put out substantially more light than the average projector, which allows for very large screen sizes (I calculate that it can handle up to a 13-foot diagonal screen in the high...
Excerpt: Panasonic has been making pro video projectors for years, but its first home theater projector to catch my eye was the PT-AE700U. Both that model and its follow-up, the PT-AE900U, were competent 720p LCD designs in deceptively small, businesslike black boxes that offered good value for the money.
Panasonic PT-AE2000U 1080p Home Theater Projector Review
5 February 2008
Excerpt: Can a person be unfaithful to his home theater equipment? As loyal BigPictureBigSound readers can attest, I'm a huge proponent of Sanyo projectors. My first was the PLV-Z2, and I recently upgraded to the stellar 1080p PLV-Z2000 .
Pros: Panasonic PT-AE2000U Projector on Amazon.com, Panasonic PT-AE2000U at B&H Photo Video
Conclusion: I’ll stick by my original recommendation. I pretty well anticipated the differences between the first and second projectors, and I based my discussion of the PT-AE2000U with the assumption that the color shift would be minimal and not an issue on production projectors (as it turned out), and the...
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Cons: Optoma HD37 Home Projector Review, Epson Powerlite 97H Projector Review, Epson Powerlite Pro Cinema G6550WU Commercial and Home Entertainment Projector – Review, DVDO Quick6R 4K Digital HDMI Switcher with MHL – A Review, Business and Education Projector Reviews Directory, Viewsonic PJD6350 Projec...
Panasonic PT-AE2000U Home Theater Projector Review
19 November 2007
Conclusion: All considered, Panasonic may well be the best overall value out there. We’ll know far more after the production unit arrives, and also the Epson Home Cinema 1080UB. (Hopefully they’ll be here at the same time!
Summary: If you judge a book by its cover you'll hate Panasonic's PT-AE2000E, which isn't so much plain as plain ugly, its square-edged sobriety a stark visual contrast to the curvaceous lines preferred by rivals such as InFocus and ThemeScene.