Planar PD8150 Home Theater Projector

Planar Updated: 2009-01-02 RSS
Planar PD8150 Home Theater Projector

It takes only one viewing of this luminous projector, with its 15,000:1 contrast ratio, 1080p DLP, and 1,000 lumens, and the coveting wholeheartedly begins. Particularly once you add the piano-black ID, designed to flatter your good taste as well as your room, plus a rich array of impressive features including two lens options, horizontal and vertical lens shift, future-proof connectivity, VXP video, and a darkroom-optimized remote. Warn your family and friends. This projector is the stuff jealousy is made of.

Signal Compatibility
Video Support: HDMI and DVI with HDCP for digital video, Component and RGB HDTV (1080p, 1080i, 720p), Component and RGB EDTV (576p, 480p), Component, Composite and S-Video SDTV (576i, 480i), RGB SCART with adapter, NTSC/NTSC 4.43, PAL (B,G)/(D,K)/I/M/N, SECAM
Computer Support: Digital and Analog up to 1920x1080 @ 60Hz, Macintosh®
Communication: RS-232 (discrete commands and SW upgrades), IR remote, on-board keypad

(2) HDMI V1.3 with HDCP: HDTV RGB and Component, EDTV, SDTV, HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) with HDCP (High Bandwidth Digital Content Protection), DVI via adapter
(1) Component (3 x RCA, gold): HDTV, EDTV, SDTV, SCART RGBS: RGBS via component and composite inputs (adapter not included)
(1) Component (3 x BNC, 75 ohm): HDTV, EDTV, SDTV
(1) S-Video (4-pin mini-DIN): SDTV
(1) Composite (RCA, gold): SDTV
(2) 3.5mm mini jack: 12V (+/-1.5V) screen trigger (250mA)
(1) 9 pin D-sub RS-232 for discrete control and SW upgrades
(1) 3.5mm mini jack IR input for Niles/Xantech compatible IR repeater systems

Microdisplay: Texas Instruments DLP® 1080p DMD
Native Resolution: Full HD, 1920 x 1080 (2,073,600 pixels)
Aspect Ratios: Native (Pixel-to-Pixel), 16:9, Letterbox, 4:3, 4:3 narrow, Letterbox (Anamorphic lens compatible)
Projection Lens: All glass, F/2.5~2.71, f = 39.1~50.1mm, 1.3x manual zoom, made in Japan
Throw Ratios (2 lens options): 1.85 – 2.40 (distance/width) – Standard lens
1.56 – 1.86 (distance/width) – Optional short throw lens
Lens Shift (optical): -50% to +120% (vertical, ceiling mounted, % half height)
+/-15% (horizontal, % half width)
Video Lumens: 1,000 ANSI lumens (max) calibrated at D65
Contrast Ratio: 15,000:1 typical (sequential with DynamicBlack on)
Cooling Performance: High efficiency adaptive voltage side-to-side cooling with low system acoustic noise level and low light pollution cabinet
Projection Modes: Front, Rear, Ceiling (front/rear)
Lamp: User replaceable 180/230W HPM (selectable), 4000 hour lifetime
Video Processing: Planar customized Gennum GF9450 with 10 bit independent dual channel image processing, true 1080i deinterlacing, MPEG artifact reduction (block and mosquito noise), latest motion adaptive processing, 3D noise reduction, detail enhancement, rich color processing and noise reduction, less than one frame latency.
Calibration: Full RGB gain/offset control (White Balance), Gamma, Contrast, Color Temperature, Brightness

Dimensions: 20.6" (523mm) L x 17.7" (450mm) W x 7.6" (194mm) H
Weight: 22 lb (10 kg)
Operating Temperature: 50° F (10° C) - 104° F (40° C)
Operating Altitude: Sea Level - 7,500 Ft (2,300m), 95° F (35° C) up to 10,000 Ft
Operating Humidity: 0% - 85% non-condensing
Universal Power Supply: 100V - 240V at 50-60Hz (auto-ranging), true soft power
Regulatory: FCC Part 15 Class B, CE Class B, UL, cUL, CB, RoHS, WEEE, local conformances as required
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