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#1 of 8 OFFLINE   Todd_RIC


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Posted March 21 2003 - 05:57 AM

Hello everyone, Do any of you have this projector? If you have or have seen it, I would really like to hear your impressions of the unit. It got a really good review at projector central, but I wanted to hear from some other folks as well. I would really like a DLP unit that had a 16:9 native aspect ratio, but alas, none are to be found except around the $10,000 range. Let me hear from you...

#2 of 8 OFFLINE   TanT


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Posted March 21 2003 - 03:19 PM

I don't own that unit but I've heard that it's a front runner of its price range


#3 of 8 OFFLINE   Max Leung

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Posted March 21 2003 - 04:11 PM

Also have a look at the $5000 and Up projector forum on www.avsforum.com for the extremely positive reviews of this projector.

I am stunned that Home Theater magazine states that the HT1000 has nearly perfect 6500K grayscale tracking right out of the box!
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#4 of 8 OFFLINE   jimmy~e



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Posted March 22 2003 - 07:17 AM

I am considering buying the HT 1000 sight unseen. Another forum similar to this one called "Home Theater Spot" has a group buy plan on the HT 1000 for paid members. If you join for $25, you can get a really, really good deal on the HT 1000. Members are not supposed to reveal the actual group buy price but I can tell you that its a great deal. There is also a glowing review from an owner of the machine on that site.

#5 of 8 OFFLINE   Antony_VE



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Posted March 22 2003 - 12:47 PM

We looked at quite a number and my friend bought this, its really good, looks the same as being in a cinema, great quality and also very 3d like and handles dark colours well. Has built in line doubling chip as well..
Cheers Antony

#6 of 8 OFFLINE   jimmy~e



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Posted March 23 2003 - 05:42 AM

I neglected to mention that there are quite a few reviews of the HT 1000 from people who have purchased the unit at the Projector Central review of the machine, just click on 'user reviews."

#7 of 8 OFFLINE   BruceW



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Posted May 25 2003 - 12:45 PM

Does anyone know of a showroom with an NEC HT1000 fp in the Baltimore or Washington, D.C. suburbs? Thanks.



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Posted May 25 2003 - 03:46 PM

I spent about a week watching bits of SWEPII on an HT-1000 where I work. It's the hole reason I purchased a DLP projector and not a Z1 or 300U. My X1 is nice (very nice especially considering the price), but not as nice as the color, resolution and black levels of this HT-1000. If I had the extra $$(and ceiling height)I would spring for the HT-1000. At more then 4x the cost though, I just couldn't justify it. Maybe when it's time to upgrade. Randy
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