Sharp Launches Six 3D Projectors

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Last week, Sharp announced its entry into the 3D presentation market with the introduction of six (yes, six!) 3D-ready DLP BrilliantColor projectors offering 3D projection from a single projector. All six projectors incorporate DLP Link technology, which allows for 3D projection when using compatible 3D field sequential content and active shutter 3D glasses that support […]

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Sharp Ships Their First Short-Throw Lens Projector

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Last week, Sharp begun shipping its first short-throw DLP BrilliantColor professional projector. The PG-F267X achieves a 100-inch diagonal image from a distance of 4.3 feet.  For rental applications where space is critical – but you don’t want people stepping on or around all the wiring, placing the projector rear-screen while not taking up a lot […]

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Despite Rumors to the Contrary, Sharp Says its Not Exiting LCD Projector Market

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Virtually the entire first quarter of 2009, Sharp has fought off rumors, verbally, that they were not exiting the LCD projector market — mostly generated due to their inability to ship their “C” Series projectors.  Well, Sharp has finally issued a memo that puts to rest the rumors — for now.  Production problems have forced […]

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Sharp Launches Two DLPs: One 16:9 and One 4:3

Sharp’s new DLP BrilliantColor PG-D4010X and PG-D3750W projectors are certainly among the highest brightness single-lamp DLP projectors currently on the market.  At 4000 and 3700 ANSI Lumens respectively, and specified 2200:1 contrast ratio, these projectors are high-end alternatives to the sub-$1000 projectors that many universities and K-12 institutions use – and shouldn’t.  These sub-$1000 projectors […]

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Sharp Launches Two DLPs: One 16:9 and One 4:3

Sharp’s new DLP BrilliantColor PG-D4010X and PG-D3750W projectors are certainly among the highest brightness single-lamp DLP projectors currently on the market.  At 4000 and 3700 ANSI Lumens respectively, and specified 2200:1 contrast ratio, these projectors are high-end alternatives to the sub-$1000 projectors that many universities and K-12 institutions use – and shouldn’t.  These sub-$1000 projectors […]

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Heavyweights to Hammer out Standard for Wireless Multi-Room Media Delivery

AMIMON, Hitachi, Motorola, Samsung, Sharp and Sony banded together to form a special interest group to develop a new industry standard for multi-room audio, video and control using Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) technology. They even say they’ll have it done by year’s end. The consortium points to the WHDI video-modem‘s ability to operate in […]

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Sharp Introduces Its First 3-Chip DLP Installation Projector

Sharp’s new XG-P610X is a 3-chip DLP projector specified at 6000 lumens, XGA resolution and 2000:1 contrast ratio. It uses the BrilliantColor chip from DLP. Sharp offers six lens options and redundancy through the dual-lamp design. It has built-in RJ-45 LAN. Two other BrilliantColor projectors from Sharp, the PG-F320W and XG-F315X, add a built-in network […]

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Sharp Goes With DLP For New 5200-Lumen Installation Projector With Six Lens Options

Sharp introduced a high-end install projector specified at 5200 ANSI lumens and 1200:1 contrast ratio. The XG-PH70X has XGA native resolution and six lens options allowing up to 116 feet from the screen. Five of the lenses are powered, so adjustments can be made remotely, and the sixth lens is a wide-angle fixed focus.  Power […]

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Sharp Brings New 46-Inch Digital Signage LCD to NSCA, Shows Portrait 65-Inch

Sharp introduced a 46-inch professional LCD display at NSCA. The PN-465U can be used in portrait or landscape mode. They also introduced the PN465UP, which adds a protective acrylic overlay to the same display. The PN-465U monitor has a two-megapixel 1920 x 1080 HD resolution with more than six million pixels. Other specs include a […]

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65-Inch LCD From Sharp Now Available in Portrait Mode

Sharp announced the PN-655RU, a 65-inch LCD display specifically designed to operate in portrait mode. To do this, Sharp says the company optimized the internal cooling, air flow and backlight system.  The display is specified at 1920 x 1080 two-megapixel high-definition resolution and is priced at $32,995. The landscape model will be available for $29,995

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Sharp Commercial HD 45-Inch LCD Now Available in Portrait and Landscape Modes

Sharp announced an upgrade to the company’s 45-inch commercial LCD monitor that allows it to be operated in both portrait and landscape modes. The new PN-455RU has an optimized internal cooling, air flow and backlight system for ideal use in portrait mode, according to the company.  The PN-455RU monitor is specified at two-megapixel 1920 x […]

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