Published On: May 7, 2024

JVC Introduces New D-ILA Projectors: The DLA-NZ900 and DLA-NZ800

Published On: May 7, 2024
Last Updated on: June 25, 2024
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JVC Introduces New D-ILA Projectors: The DLA-NZ900 and DLA-NZ800

JVC unveils its latest line-up of premium D-ILA projectors, the DLA-NZ900 and DLA-NZ800, featuring enhanced brightness, wide color gamuts, and support for high frame rate gaming.

JVC Introduces New D-ILA Projectors: The DLA-NZ900 and DLA-NZ800

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JVC has recently unveiled its latest line-up of premium D-ILA projectors, marking the brand's first major release in over two years. The new models, comprising four variants – DLA-NZ900, DLA-RS4200, DLA-NZ800, and DLA-RS3200 – boast significant advancements in technology and performance, promising to elevate the home viewing experience to new heights.

The DLA-NZ models are part of JVC’s Procision Series, while the RS models are categorized under the Reference Series. However, the only notable difference between the RS and NZ variants appears to be aesthetic. The NZ models feature a silver ring encircling their lenses, whereas the RS models sport a gold ring. Functionally, the NZ900s and RS4200s share identical specifications and features, as do the NZ800s and RS3200s.

The DLA-NZ900 takes over from its highly praised predecessor, the DLA-NZ9, which we honored with the Best Home Theater Projector Of The Year accolade.

The key highlight of these new projectors is the integration of JVC's third-generation D-ILA optical system, a technology that has been instrumental in solidifying the brand's reputation for delivering exceptional contrast performance. The upgraded D-ILA chipset enables these projectors to achieve up to 1.5 times higher native contrast ratios compared to their predecessors, setting a new standard in black level reproduction.

Each model in the new line-up is equipped with JVC's proprietary BLU-Escent Laser Light engine, which works in tandem with the D-ILA optical design to deliver exceptional brightness and luminosity, according to the company. The flagship DLA-NZ900 (as well as the DLA-RS4200), boasts an impressive native contrast ratio of 150,000:1, while the DLA-NZ800 (and DLA-RS3200, of course) offer a still impressive 100,000:1 contrast ratio.

DLA-NZ900 projector.

In addition to their excellent contrast performance, these projectors feature enhanced dynamic contrast tools, allowing for precise control over light output to achieve virtually infinite dynamic contrast ratios. This feature, combined with the projectors' high brightness levels – 3,300 lumens for the NZ900/RS4200 and 2,700 lumens for the NZ800/RS3200 – should provide a truly immersive viewing experience, particularly in dark scenes.

Moreover, JVC has incorporated its latest e-Shift technology to provide an 8K-like viewing experience, despite the projectors' native 4K resolution. This innovative approach enhances image density and cinematic realism, making the new projectors well-suited for large screen installations.

Another noteworthy aspect of the new JVC projectors is their support for high frame rate gaming, thanks to HDMI 2.1 compatibility and features like Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM). This makes them ideal companions for the latest gaming consoles and high-end gaming PCs, offering a responsive and immersive gaming experience.

JVC DLA-NZ800 home theater projector.

Furthermore, JVC has focused on color accuracy and reproduction, with support for wide color gamuts like BT2020 and HDR formats including HDR10+ and HLG. The inclusion of cinematic color filters and advanced color gradation ensures that the projectors deliver vibrant and lifelike images, faithfully reproducing the director's vision.

In terms of design, the new projectors feature premium construction and motorized lens shift capabilities, offering installation flexibility and ease of use. Additionally, JVC has introduced improvements in image uniformity and manufacturing precision, further improving the overall viewing experience.

The new JVC D-ILA projectors are set to debut at the upcoming High-End Munich technology show, with shipping scheduled to commence in June 2024. For those interested in purchasing the new JVC projectors, they will be available through authorized retailers.

The JVC DLA-NZ900 will be available for $25,999 at Dreamedia and, while the JVC DLA-NZ800 is priced at $15,999, also available for purchase at Dreamedia and

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