Can £800 really buy you a quality hi-def home cinema projector?
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InFocus goes back to basics with its first new home cinema projector for nearly two years
Conventional wisdom would have it that you have to spend an awful lot of money to get decent picture quality out of an HD projector - just you try telling the £1,099 InFocus X10 that. It won't believe you
The InFocus IN80 shouldn't exist. The black-clad DLP light box deﬁnes conventional logic to deliver a full HD resolution, high-spec picture processing and features galore for just £1,300.
Even if you've only got a rudimentary understanding of the world of home cinema projection, you'll probably realise that DarkChip4 – as sported for the ﬁrst time in the UK by the InFocus IN83 – is a Big Deal.
The rapid shift to affordable Full HD projectors, typified by a battalion of affordable LCD models, has clearly put pressure on the traditional mid-range PJ market, which is the accepted stomping ground for upscaling DLP models.
After leaving the affordable full HD projection market to LCD for far too long, a new breed of affordable DLP projector is finally starting to appear. And HD DLP has now come of age with the arrival of InFocus' first 1920 x 1080 DLP model, the £2,500 IN81