Performance
Setup
Value

PRICE $4,132 as reviewed


AT A GLANCE

Plus

Excellent off-axis light rejection
Wide viewing angle maintains color saturation
Very good calibration
accuracy

Minus

Cloudy artifacts with camera pans on bright scenes
High price


THE VERDICT

A paradoxical hybrid that blends excellent contrast management for challenging viewing environments with a frustrating callousness about pristine image fidelity.


Two years ago, Sound & Vision contemplated how pairing sub-$2K projectors with innovative ALR (ambient light rejecting) screens might compete as similarly priced replacements for large flat panels in multipurpose environments. Compelling, immersive, life-size projected images for the same currency swap as a diminutive, backlit, uh…TV?