Summary: Personal Experience I've now had my TLPS-10U for one year. Picked it up on EBAY for about $400.00. I've found the picture quality to be first rate. I'm projecting on a white wall from about 12 feet or so. Image size is about 84" diagonal. Some screen door effect on TV signal but when I play DVD's through S-Video and in widescreen format, the picture is stunning, especially for an entry level projector.
Summary: Personal Experience I was very lucky with value for my machine, as I recieved a free 100inch screeen and X-BOX, however, even without these, I would still say my NZ$2,500 was well spent!!! The image quality was beyond what I was expecting, and the features include everything I need. I use my projector for everything at home: TV, DVD, VCR, XBOX GAMING, PC! So it suerly cant be that bad if it satisfies me in all these departments!!
Summary: Personal Experience ok, well, everyone who is complaining about picture, i have no idea what your talking about. i have a veiwsonic video processor, and it looks like a plasma screen. its actually really nice. Problems screen door effect is bothersome at times, but with the video processor, it looks more like when you look close to a TV and see the little boxes
Summary: Personal Experience just wanted to comment on a couple of people running their dvd players through their computers or something ridiculous like that. no matter what resolution you output to this projector you are not gonna get XGA resolution out of it. it is a native SVGA projector and no matter what you send to it the image displayed will be converted back to a maximum of 800x600 resolution depending on the format. The projector simply does not have any more pixels.
Summary: Personal Experience Techbot, check my previous review for optimum colour settings, makes a big difference. Also, your setup. I tried this when I got the projector but ran into a problem, perhaps you can help. Running the dvd player through the computer to the projector to get the higher XGA resolution seems like a possibility, - could you explain how you do this ? I have an ATI all in wonder card, though it does not have a port for component or VGA IN.
Summary: Personal Experience I gave this a pretty good review because of the few options to click. For the money it has high resolution and the colors are pretty good with the DLP technology. At 10 feet it projects onto a 6 ft screen (Great in small places). I am using it mainly as a HD theater and Television. I found the trick was to hook up the RGB and run everything through the computer to get the higher resolutions (1024 X 768).
Summary: Personal Experience One would have to be ill-informed to buy this projector. I tried one out while my X1 was out for repair. Watching anything on this is like looking through a screen door. Contrast is also horrible. There is also no zoom. Why would anyone want to buy this projector when there is much better on the market for the same price?