Sharp Intros 9 Projectors

Sharp this week debuted six new models in its lineup of projectors, ranging from a high-light-output, three-chip DLP model to a short-throw projector that can display images up to 100 inches from a distance of 4.3 feet.

The XG-P560W is Sharp's first three-chip widescreen DLP projector. The installation projector offers a resolution of 1,280 x 800 (WXGA), a brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens, and a contrast ratio of 1,800:1, with seven interchangeable lenses. With its standard lens (1.25x powered zoom), the XG-P560W sells for $14,995. Without a lens, it sells for $13,995.

Sharp also introduced several mid-range DLP-based projectors, ranging from resolutions of XGA (1,024 x 768) to WXGA and brightness ratings up to 4,200 ANSI lumens.

The new models include:

  • PG-F255W (WXGA resolution, 2,500 ANSI Lumens, $1,395);
  • PG-F325W (WXGA resolution, 3000 ANSI Lumens, $1,495);
  • PG-D3750W (WXGA resolution, 3,700 ANSI Lumens, $2,495);
  • PG-F212XL (XGA resolution, 2,400 ANSI Lumens, $995);
  • PG-F262X (XGA resolution, 2,600 ANSI Lumens, $1,145);
  • PG-F312X (XGA resolution, 3,000 ANSI Lumens, $1,295);
  • PG-F317X (XGA resolution, 3,000 ANSI Lumens, $1,495); and
  • PG-D4010X (XGA resolution, 4,200 ANSI Lumens, $2,495).

Finally, in the category of short-throw projectors, Sharp has introduced the PG-F267X, which can project a 100-inch (diagonal) image from 4.3 feet or a 60-inch image from 2.7 feet. The DLP model offers an XGA resolution, a brightness of 2,500 ANSI lumens, and a contrast ratio of 2,200:1. It's available now for $1,895.

Further information can be found here.

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