Panasonic announced the PT-AE7000U, its first Full HD 3D home theater projector. It is also the world’s first 3D projector to use transparent LCD panels driven at 480Hz that, combined with Panasonic’s original Overdrive Technology, realize a significantly low crosstalk. The projector offers 300,000:1 contrast ratio, 2000 lumens brightness.
Accroding to Panasonic, the projector’s key 3D projection technologies were developed in collaboration with Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory engineers, who are heavily engaged in the creation of 3D Blu-ray discs. It includes the Intelligent Lens Memory feature that makes it possible for the user to easily program up to six different zoom/focus positions. Automatic switching between 16:9 and 2.35:1 video content is also possible thanks to the signal aspect detection capability on the PT-AE7000U. You can also expect Panasonic Pure Contrast Plates, Pure Color Filter Pro and Dynamic Iris Pro technologies.
The Panasonic PT-AE7000U’s 200W lamp offers up to 5,000 hours of life. The projector has three HDMI inputs. It will be available as PT-AE7000U in North America, Latin America and Taiwan, PT-AT5000E in Europe, PT-AE7000EH in Hong Kong and PT-AE7000EA in Others.