New JVC Projector Line Promises Enhanced Performance

By |

New JVC Projector Line Promises Enhanced Performance


JVC_DLA-X55R_projector_small.jpgJVC recently announced a new, expanded line of home theater projectors that offers significant improvements in picture performance and upgraded e-shift technology, which upconverts and scales 2D content. Now called e-shift2, the technology is available in seven new JVC projectors. Other performance-enhancing features include a new illumination system and a new polarizing wire grid in combination with e-shift2 for higher native contrast.

Additional Resources
• Read more video projector news from HomeTheaterReview.com.
• Explore reviews in our Video Projector Review section.
• Learn more about the 4K scaling technology.

JVC's 2013 projectors are the Procision Series DLA-X95R, DLA-X75R, DLA-X55R and DLA-X35, marketed by JVC's Consumer AV Group, and the Reference Series DLA-RS66, DLA-RS56, DLA-RS4810, DLA-RS48 and DLA-RS46, available through JVC Professional Products Company. All are 3D-enabled and all except for the base models in each series offer e-shift2.

Introduced last year on four models, e-shift upconverts and scales 2D HD content to a resolution of 3840 x 2160. This year's upgraded e-shift2 technology reportedly provides higher native contrast in combination with a new polarizing wire grid engine.

In other enhancements, new 2K to 4K scaling technology using proprietary JVC algorithms replaces a two-band filter with an eight-band filter to apply more correction to more areas of the image. This delivers a noticeable improvement with any compatible 2D signal. To optimize performance for different content, this Multiple Pixel Control offers five preset modes plus Off.

3D performance has been improved, with new circuitry and a new optical engine responsible for reduced cross talk.

Another key enhancement is a new illumination system, including a new lamp and power supply, which delivers a significant improvement in brightness over the life of the lamp. In addition, the lamp warranty has been extended to one year/1,000 hours.

The flagship DLA-X95R and DLA-RS66 offer a 130,000:1 native contrast ratio. The DLA-X75R and DLA-RS56 offer 90,000:1 native contrast, and the DLA-X55R, DLA-X35, DLA-RS4810, DLA-RS48 and DLA-RS46 offer 50,000:1 native contrast.

The new JVC D-ILA home theater projectors will be available in November 2012 at the following prices:

DLA-X95R/DLA-RS66 $11,999
DLA-X75R/DLA-RS56 $7,999
DLA-RS4810 $5,095
DLA-X55R/DLA-RS48 $4,999
DLA-X35/DLA-RS46 $3,499

Additional Resources
• Read more video projector news from HomeTheaterReview.com.
• Explore reviews in our Video Projector Review section.
• Learn more about the 4K scaling technology.

Latest Front Projector News

Sep 15
Hisense Highlights 2020 TV Lineup at CEDIA 2020 The L5 Series, H9G Quantum Dot Series, and H8G Quantum Series run on the Android TV operating system. The H9G and H8G both include Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision
Hisense Highlights 2020 TV Lineup at CEDIA 2020

Sep 08
Sony Releases Three New Powerhouse 4K Projectors The VPL-VW715ES, VPL-VW915E, and VPL-GTZ380 are all equipped with Sony "X1 for projector" processors that provide a clearer, more detailed picture
Sony Releases Three New Powerhouse 4K Projectors

Sep 04
JVC Announces Firmware Update for Native 4K Projectors The Theater Optimizer update will be available in November and enables more customizable brightness options as well as optimized Color Profiles
JVC Announces Firmware Update for Native 4K Projectors

Sep 01
Optoma Launches New Ultra-Short Throw Laser Projector The new CinemaX P2 delivers a 120-inch 4K UHD picture and integrates with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and IFTTT
Optoma Launches New Ultra-Short Throw Laser Projector

Aug 19
Think Projection Has to be Complicated? Hisense Says Nonsense The company's new 4K L5 "TV" has a laser light source and Android TV operating system
Think Projection Has to be Complicated? Hisense Says Nonsense

  • Comment on this article

Post a Comment
comments powered by Disqus