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Epson's New Native UltraHD 3LCD Panels

Epson's New Native UltraHD 3LCD Panels
« on: March 25, 2020, 05:28:34 AM »
I think this model was announced a while ago, but the Epson Pro L12000QNL native UltraHD (3840 x 2160) projector is shipping as of yesterday. This is a commercial/large venue-type projector.

I'm hoping this means Epson has something native UltraHD in the works for the consumer space come CEDIA in the fall.

Thoughts?
« Last Edit: March 25, 2020, 06:22:01 AM by Dylan Seeger »
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Re: Epson's New Native UltraHD 3LCD Panels
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2020, 06:48:48 AM »
I have always like Epson and am currently running one of their projectors. Hopefully this is a good sign of things to come.

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Re: Epson's New Native UltraHD 3LCD Panels
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2020, 08:06:41 AM »
Someone mentioned elsewhere that the 4K chips in this are large - 1" - not suitable for small consumer models. I'd still be willing to bet no 4K consumer projector this year. It's been an easy bet with Epson so far. 
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« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2020, 07:38:56 AM »
Someone mentioned elsewhere that the 4K chips in this are large - 1" - not suitable for small consumer models. I'd still be willing to bet no 4K consumer projector this year. It's been an easy bet with Epson so far.
Also has Epson started to provide IP control and proper calibration tools apart from their broken CMS? The LS10000 was pathetic in these area (no IP control, no decent calibration tools compared to JVC’s excellent Autocal). I don’t need an internal calibration tool that much anymore with an Envy Extreme in the chain, but no IP control means no sale here. It’s 2020, not 2001 :)

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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2020, 11:53:31 AM »
Epson first showed this projector in 2018 at Infocomm. Sure has taken a long time to finally get it on the market. Nothing in this projector would be used for an HT projector. Besides the 1,200:1 native would cross it off my list. 
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Re: Epson's New Native UltraHD 3LCD Panels
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2020, 12:03:19 PM »
It's definitely a large venue projector. I just thought the prospect of native 4K 3LCD panels from Epson was promising. I really hope they're using these panels as a foundation for something smaller to put inside a home theater based projector. I also really want them to continue developing their LCoQ technology. The LS10000 was an excellent projector, only bested by JVC at the time. With some more effort they could take a chunk of the market away from Sony and JVC in the higher priced segment of the market.
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Re: Epson's New Native UltraHD 3LCD Panels
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2020, 12:37:38 PM »
Epson first showed this projector in 2018 at Infocomm. Sure has taken a long time to finally get it on the market. Nothing in this projector would be used for an HT projector. Besides the 1,200:1 native would cross it off my list.
1,200:1 native? WOW, that's low.

Even my 5025 says "up to" 600,000:1 whatever that really means in the real world. Better than 1,200:1 as I've never had an issue in my light-controlled room.

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