Planar Viper Home Theater Projector

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

Behold the projector of all projectors, bequeathed with everything the home theater devotee could possibly desire. With 10,000:1 contrast, 3-chip DLP, and 2,000 lumens, this projector will transform your theater into a place of worship. Between the technology, which is so distinct there's none like it on the planet, and the design, which is so stylish it's as stunning turned off as it is turned on, this projector embodies your refined taste. Top it off with an array of brilliant features, including five lens options, power zoom and focus, horizontal and vertical lens shift, DynamicBlack video, and HD 3-chip technology. All in all, you might be tempted to fall to your knees, but this technological wonder is best shown off while seated.

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 (M,4.43), PAL (B,G,H,I,N,M), SECAM (M)
Computer Support: HDTV, Computer up to 1920 x 1080, Macintosh®
Communication: RS-232 (discrete commands and SW upgrades), wired IR repeater, screen triggers, 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), supports 10 & 12 bit 4:4:4 Deep Color signals, DVI via adapter (not included)
(1) Component (3 x RCA): 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): SDTV
(2) 3.5mm mini jack: 12V (+/-1.5V) screen trigger (250 mA), programmable
(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® 720p DMD x 3, DarkChip
Native Resolution: HD, 1280 x 720
Aspect Ratios: Native (Pixel-to-Pixel), 16:9, Letterbox, 4:3, 4:3 narrow, Letterbox (Anamorphic lens compatible)
Projection Lens (standard): All glass, 1.82—2.25 (distance/width)
Projection Lens (optional): (1.52—1.82) - Z80, (2.25—3.04) - Z200, (3.04—4.56) - Z400, (4.56—7.09) - Z500 (distance/width)
All with power zoom and focus.
Lens Shift - power (optical): +/-130% (% of half width), +/-60% (% of half width)
Video Lumens: 2,000 ANSI lumens (max) calibrated at D65
Contrast Ratio: 10,000:1 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 230/260W HPM (selectable), 2500 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: 25.31" (643mm) L x 20.43" (519mm) W x 8.86" (225mm) H
Weight: 41 lb (18.5 kg ± 0.5 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, China RoHS, WEEE, local conformances as required
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