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Find great deals for Panasonic PT-AEU LCD Projector. Shop with confidence on eBay!. 14 Nov This year’s Panasonic entry, the PT-AE debuted at just $ MAP ( minimum advertised price), surprising most folks. That’s $ less. pull down compensation, 3LCD Technology, Cinema Color Management ( CCM), Deep Color, Dynamic Iris, High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

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Mike did not use the CMS which would have allowed him to calibrate each of the primary and secondary colors, as we rarely do so. PT-AE Split Screen and Waveform Monitor For those who really love to play with their projectors the Panasonic offers panaspnic own waveform generator, which, in conjunction with test patterns can be used a4e000 do much of the calibration.

Some might like this kind of thing, but for far more it will be switched off as oanasonic ruins the filmic look and changes the feel of a movie. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. While when speaking of CFI, the examples are often of smoothing a fast moving object, like a plane shooting across the screen.

You might expect such a powerful, versatile projector to be an energy guzzler like a luxury automobile. Panasonic is manufacturing a new lamp for the PT-AE As you up it from there, the image starts oanasonic noticeably sharper, but with it, there is an expected increase in noise and contrast panaosnic the image.

In Split Adjust Mode you can freeze a frame, and pg it into two reflecting pictures, so you can compare how your picture adjustments, shown on one side, compare to the original picture, shown on the other. There are a few niggles here and there, but overall I am struggling to find anything that I would describe as a major issue.

Keep me logged in. They’ll come in handy even if you have a fixed screen because you can use them to dim the lights and adjust curtains to match the aspect ratio of the movie you’re showing among other options. These memories can be recalled manually or can be set for automatic switching.

Panasonic PT-AE review: Panasonic PT-AE – CNET

I displayed a source colour window as normal from my Sencore pattern generator and ignored the small boxes. Don’t hesitate to buy, no more research necessary after quite a bit of research, this projector was a no brainer for me, and out lived up to all my expectations. Not to worry — if you don’t want to get down and dirty with the murkier parts of the AE’s calibration suite, the projector also offers a strong selection of presets, themed to suit lt types of source panasoni.


Deep Color provides bit over 1. Lumpenly versatile Before we try to give you a flavour of just how flexible the AE is, we’ve got to get something off our chest concerning the projector’s design. Panasonic x LCD Projector. However, Mode 3 with film material playing was hilarious, and not in a good way.

Both of these boxes and the colours in them are produced by the projector. This is a plus. Easy to set up and operate. You can view superimposed onscreen the waveforms of the image being projected for automatic or manual adjustment. Split Adjust Mode for Easy Picture Adjustment Panaxonic can freeze any scene you wish, and then make adjustments while easily comparing the original pabasonic and the adjusted image side-by-side.

Things start looking up fast with the AE’s connections, which can be considered outstanding at this price, thanks in particular to the inclusion of three HDMIs and two 12V trigger outputs, so the projector can be used to ot up a panasobic screen and curtain system. The adjustments are made virtually frame by frame. Moving to our calibrated settings adds in a slight improvement again to finer shadow detailing on faces with a natural skin tone.

Video Processing Moving to our now standard video processing tests for standard definition and HD material the PT-AE continued to produce the goods.

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Panasonic PT-AE4000 Projector Review

Intelligent Lens Memory with Auto Detection Up to six settings can be stored in the Lens Memory, including zoom and focus positions for projecting in the normal Dynamic range is also very good with a nice depth to the image and plenty of shadow detail on show.

Do you already have an account? Panasonic is touting a new lamp design, with a stronger red component better matches the K standardto provide that extra brightness ;t best mode.

Continue to next page 01 Crave-worthy curves for a premium price. With the basics covered, we move on to some new or upgraded features available on the PT-AE and start with its claims ofOverall the image looks very good in terms of colour and detail with a stronger black level than last year and a very good depth to the image when required.

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After a two dimensional analysis of the video signal’s frequency in each scene, the new circuit optimizes the sharpness of each image portion based on the panqsonic information. The Point Color Correction mode lets you pick a point in the image and adjust that color without affecting the neighboring colors, so it is easy to get just the right color equalization in hue, luminance and saturation.

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Most bang for the buck! I find the 2 setting to be nice and safe, it adds very little, but there is also no discernable noise or artifacts added. But before we do that, we need to see what the new lamp is capable of in terms of colour energy in a spectral scan.

We could go on and on but you get the point. We still couldn’t get totally perfect pictures out of it despite that, but it’s nonetheless a very accomplished machine that will leave tinkerers in seventh heaven Visit manufacturer site for details.

Panasonic PT-AE LCD Projector Review With its exclusive lens functions for cinemascope fans, along with an excellent calibrated performance combined with very ae400 black levels and image contrast, the PT-AE offers exceptionally good images at its price point. This projector is amazing. Much fun, and for those who like to eyeball settings, a a4000 help. The black levels are an improvement over the outgoing projector without the need for the dynamic iris to be called upon.

Panasonic PT-AE4000 LCD Projector Review

You can adjust the contrast and brightness of the red, green and blue colour elements, and adjust the gamma curve along no less than nine different points. This enables the projector to block unwanted light leakage and successfully increases the dynamic range.

This is an older unit by Panasonic which is at a very good price point if you not want 3-D.