Best in Class awards won by projectors from Acer, BenQ, Epson, Panasonic, JVC and Sony.
San Clemente, CA April 18, 2012
Each year, Projector Reviews organizes the current 25+ home theater projectors they've reviewed, into three price "Classes:" Under $2000, $2000-$3500, and $3500 - $10,000+ projector models.
The award winners, by class:
Best 2D projector under $2000: Panasonic PT-AR100U
Best 2D / 3D capable projector under $2000 (Tie): Acer H9500BD projector and the Epson Home Cinema 3010 projector.
Best projector $2000-$3500 price class: Epson Home Cinema 5010 / Epson Pro Cinema 6010
Best Projector $3500-$10,000+ (Tie): JVC's DLA-X70R and Sony's VPL-VW95ES.
Projector Reviews also determined several Best In Class Runner-Up awards, including Panasonic's PT-AE7000 and BenQ's W7000.
Editor Art Feierman had this to say about the crop of projectors considered:
"This past year has been an exceptional one in terms of the number of 'all new' projectors, and the number of significantly improved projectors. Of particular note, there are a lot more very bright projectors suitable for family rooms and living rooms. This year, people are getting a whole lot more bang for their buck."
Art Feierman also commented on the exciting rise of 3D's presence in the report:
"3D is happening with home theater projectors. Most over $2000 new models offer 3D capability. And they can really dazzle.
"We want everyone to know that projector based 3D at home is a whole different world than on a 42" LCDTV, and typically even blows away your average local 3D theater. That is to say, truly awesome. This year, we're really trying to make our readers aware of how great home 3D is when you are truly immersed by using projector."
About Projector Reviews:
Based in San Clemente, CA, ProjectorReviews.com provides an in-depth look into the industry's top home theater projectors. Art Feierman and the rest of the Projector Reviews staff have been reviewing both home and business / education projectors since 2000.
The Projector Reviews website and blogs reach approximately one and a half million unique visitors a year. That's a lot of folks with projector interest.
To contact Projector Reviews, email Art Feierman at reviewer(at)projectorreviews(dot)com or call (949) 291-2867.