ViewSonic's sleek, new projector

ViewSonic's 3,000-lumen projector.

Sleek ViewSonic

LAS VEGAS--Can't have a corporate presentation or a movie-in-the-driveway night without a projector, right? Well, I guess you could, but it would probably not be worth the trouble. Luckily for us, companies continue to push projector technology forward.

Case in point, the ViewSonic PJD6531. A wide-screen 120Hz and 3D-ready DLP projector that uses BrilliantColor tech­nology to purportedly produce more vibrant colors.

According to the specs, the projector delivers 3,000 lumens with a 1,280x800 WXGA, 16:9 native wide resolution. So, given that resolution, no quite ideal for projecting Avatar on Blu-ray several months from now, which honestly is the only application I'm thinking of at the moment.

The device also includes RJ-45 connectiv­ity, "extensive"--according to ViewSonic input options, and integrated 10W speakers.

The PJD6531 will be available in quarter one of 2010 at an MSRP of $800.

 

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