Tuesday, 23 December 2003
new home PT-AE500 cinema projector has from Panasonic high-definition
wide-screen LCD panels, integrated cinema quality circuitry, full
10-bit digital processing and gamma correction, and new smooth screen
technology. The PT-AE500 will be available December 2003 with a
manufacturer's suggested retail price of $2499.95.
picture of the PT-AE500 is a high-definition (1,280 x 720 pixels)
wide-screen LCD panel. Its three layer RGB structure has an effective
total of approximately 2.76 million pixels. A new optical system
developed specifically for high-definition LCD panels delivers 850
lumens of brightness and has a contrast ratio of 1,300:1.
PT-AE500 features a new, quiet fan that uses twin blades to lower
operating noise while reducing light leakage. The fan operates at only
27dB, according to Panasonic. The projector is equipped with HDCP
compatible DVI inputs that directly accept digital signals from DVD and
other digital sources. Component video input terminals allow the user
to enjoy the full quality of images from ...