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Sanyo PLV-Z5

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Epson 720 vs. Sanyo PLV-Z5 Home Theater Projector

Projector US
15 March 2007
  • Excerpt: The Epson 720p is an exceptional home theatre projector with incredible image characteristics and an array of user adjustable controls. As we’ve written before, the 720 is a tweaker’s paradise, with powerful controls laid out in a simple, logical manner. The 720p has a large, back lit, user friendly remote, with most of the important functions included right on the remote. The Sanyo PLV-Z5 was a great unit a year ago.
  • Pros: 2 Year Warranty. However, if electronics are going to fail, they are going to fail right out of the box.
  • Cons: Manufacturer: www.sanyo.com
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Sanyo PLV-Z5 Home Theater Video Projector Review

Projector US
15 March 2007
  • Excerpt: This is the latest in Sanyo's class leading home theatre projector models. It's a 720P HD Home Theatre video projector that has earned it's reputation. The Sanyo PLV-Z5 projector gets great reviews and for good reason – it's great value for dollar. The Z5 features an incredible range of adjustments combined with an easy to use well laid out menu system. It's inexpensive, but don't let the price fool you; this is a carefully laid out, well considered projector.
  • Pros: Stylish and modern, Quiet, Hugely adjustable picture settings, Best in class image quality, Adjustable if sloppy horizontal and vertical lens shift, Great connectivity
  • Cons: Can be prone to dust contamination with long use, Out of box image settings aren't impressive, Initial picture set up can be time consuming, Silver case can be distracting
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Expert Review

Projector reviews
2 November 2006
Overall 8

Sanyo PLV-Z5 review

5 November 2007
  • Summary: Don't be put off by the cheap and nasty looks – this HD-ready Sanyo projector may well be the company's best projector yet. Packed to the rafters with imaging tech and connections, the deal clincher is you can get your mitts on it for less than half its original launch price. Like all good offspring, the fifth-generation 3LCD Sanyo takes the best bits of its predecessors and adds a little magic of its own.
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Overall 7

Expert Review

Projector Reviews
20 May 2007
  • Excerpt: Projector Reviews Sanyo PLV-Z5 High Definition LCD Home Theatre Projector The Sanyo PLV Z5 projector is a 720p model with quite a good amount of detail in the image an features quite a high contrast level of 10,000:1. This is similar to the new Epson TW700 with a similar LCD engine driving the beast and the Z5 also has a similar zoom lens of 2x allowing quite flexible installation.
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Overall 9

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
7 May 2007
  • Summary: If you're in the market for a top-notch home theatre projector, you can't go wrong with the Sanyo PLV-Z5.
  • Pros: Excellent image quality, quiet operation, wide array of ports, lens shifting, large maximum image size, extensive calibration options
  • Cons: Some banding in the PC mode resolution tests
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Overall 7

Sanyo PLV Z5

PC Authority
26 April 2007

Sanyo PLV-Z5

29 May 2007
  • Excerpt: Avec son cache d’objectif motorisé (à la manière du LG AN-110), sa belle puissance lumineuse (1100 lumens ANSI annoncés), ses trois matrices LCD 0,7 pouce affichant une résolution native de 1280x720, son ratio contrastes capable d’atteindre 10 000 :1 et ses deux entrées HDMI, le Sanyo PLV-Z5 a suffisamment d’arguments pour venir taquiner les projecteurs DLP sur le terrain de l’image "cinéma".
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Overall 10

Expert Review

1 November 2006
  • Summary: En mycket god representant för 3LCD-teknikens senaste LCD-generation med D5-baserade projektorer! Sanyo PLV-Z5 lämnar nog ingen LCD-köpare besviken med sin väldigt goda bildkvalitet och sitt oerhört låga fläktljud.
  • Pros: + Ljusstark!, + Bra dynamik, + Bra LCD-svärta, + Bra egen de-interlacing, + Naturlig färgåtergivning, + Skärpan är mycket hög, + EXTREMT tystlåten!!!, + Dubbla komponentingångar, + 2x zoom, + Lens Shift
  • Cons: - Kanske något långsam iris?, - Något begränsad svärta, (Fungerar bäst i lite ”ljusare” rum)
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26 October 2006
  • Conclusion: 总结 基本上我对这机以这个价钱来讲是满意她的表现,但如果真是要和Z4作比较的话,其画面除了比之前真是光亮了,我就不觉得Z5会超越Z4很多很多的地方。但话得说回来,今时今日打算买Sanyo的话,除非那个价钱很吸引,否则一定不会选择Z4吧。不过.................我平日自己都信不过我自己,所以你都不要信我,你要信自己的亲身体验,日后有不少地方有Sanyo Z5的示范会,多留意这些活动参与出席,看看你们眼中的Z5和我个人对Z5的看法是否一样吧。提醒大家,现时购买Z5的话可免费得到东京飘移DVD碟一只,但问我这套电影是否好看的话,我个人就不喜欢,但当中有几段赛车片段,是近日试机必播的片段呢。如果你有看过这电影,或者看过这只DVD碟的话,你应该知道我讲哪几段呢。 注:此篇文章只是作者本有人充满个人口味的日记,只作为自己留念之用,绝对不是一篇真正意义上的试机报告。
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