Wednesday, 01 October 2008
Within the past year, there has been a large leap forward in DLP front-projector technology, which has thankfully been accompanied by a noticeable reduction in price. Marantz, well known for manufacturing topnotch gear, has been at the forefront of this evolution with their VP-11S1, VP-15S1 and now their VP-11S2 projectors. The VP-11S2 reviewed here is their current top of the line projector. It replaces their VP-11S1, yet is priced at $14,999, smack dab in the middle of the pricing of its predecessor and the VP-15S1. A long-throw version is also available for slightly more money.
Those looking for DLP projectors now have two outstanding choices from Marantz. The question that will face most shoppers is whether or not the VP-11S2 is worth the $5,000 premium over the already excellent VP-15S1. While that ultimate decision has to be made by you, ...