SHARP XV-Z12000 MARK II High Definition Front Projector

SHARP Updated: 2007-10-25
SHARP XV-Z12000 MARK II High Definition Front Projector

This high definition front projector represents the pinnacle in home theater. Utilizing DLP® Dark Chip 3™ technology from Texas Instruments and Sharp’s advanced proprietary Computer Video & Integrated Composer (CV-IC) System II technology, the MARK II boasts a 7000:1 contrast ratio and a high brightness 1000 ANSI lumens rating, delivering one of the best pictures available in consumer home theater projectors today.


High Contrast Ratio 7000:1 (in High Contrast Mode) enhances the MARK II’s ability to discern fine, detailed differences between the darkest and lightest colors and provides superior black level reproduction.

1000 ANSI Lumens (in High Brightness Mode) is a high ANSI lumens rating that delivers a bright, beautiful picture.

Native 720p High Definition Capability is compatible with 1080i and 720p HD signals.

7 Segment 5x-Speed ND (Neutral Density) Color Wheel

CV-IC System II Sharp’s proprietary advanced video scaler circuitry up-converts standard definition signals to the native 720p HD resolution of the projector (1280 x 720).

Powered Iris Switchover Function (High Contrast Mode/Middle Mode/High Brightness Mode) instantly adjust multiple brightness and contrast settings with the touch of a button for the greatest flexibility in varying home theater environments.

Manual Optical Lens Shift simplifies installation adjustments and "squares" the image by not needing to change the projector mount.

DVI-I with High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) Terminal aids compatibility with the new generation of high definition set-top boxes.

Home Theater Conveniences 33 dB whisper quiet operation (using the Power Save mode).

HDTV Compatible:1080i (in Advanced Intelligent Compression), 720p, 480i/p
Aspect Ratio:4:3/16:9
Resolution:1280 x 720
Brightness:1000 ANSI Lumens
(in High Brightness Mode)
Contrast Ratio:7000:1 (in High Contrast Mode)
Component Inputs:Component/RGB (5 RCA) x2
Anamorphic DVD Capable:Yes
3D Y/C Digital Comb Filter:Yes