The Marantz VP-15S1 created quite a stir when it debuted at last year's CEDIA Expo, outshining some considerably more expensive competition, so it was with some excitement that I began the audition. With the Marantz VP-15S1 calibrated and the lights dimmed, I was keen to see how the picture quality looked with a standard-definition DVD player; in this case the Marantz DV7001 seemed appropriate.
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Most projectors are now HD-ready, but owning something superior to what your neighbours have is a strong human instinct, so there's now Full HD for those who favour Club class quality over Economy
Most video projectors these days can boast an HD Ready badge, but the high-end Full HD club is currently much more exclusive, and to get in, you have to pay - hence the rather dizzying price of the VP11 S1
The Marantz VP-12 was one of the first highly specified DLP projectors. The original version used the HD2 DMD, capable of 720 x 1280 pixel resolution, and sat at the high-end of its class almost from the outset.