The NX9 is a 4K native and 8K e-shift projector featuring new 0.69-inch native 4K D-ILA device. It has a 100mm diameter, 18 element, all-glass lens and supports HDR10 using Auto Tone Mapping and Frame Adapt. UPDATED to add video review.
Why does the cost of native 4K projectors remain high?
by Andy Bassett
Member jeddati would like to move from DLP/pixel shifting 4K to a native 4K projector but wonders why prices have not come down in this sector yet. Can anyone offer some insight as to why costs remain prohibitively high?
We report back from this year's IFA show in Berlin. There were new 4K Native projectors from JVC and Sony, new OLED TVs from Philips and Sony, and new TV manufacturers like TCL. All that and more in our bumper video report.
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JVC announce native 4K projectors
by Mark Hodgkinson
JVC has finally produced a new range of D-ILA projectors featuring a native 4k resolution. The range topping NX9 is also equipped with 8K e-shift.
It's been another good year for projectors, with improved HDR performance, cheaper native 4K models and more higher resolution projectors that can accept a 4K signal. So here's our pick of the best buys.
What's the best way to install a home cinema projector?
It's sometimes difficult to truly get the idea of how large some of the home cinema projectors on the market really are and it can be a bit of a shock when you actually get them in-house. So just how do you go about attaching them to your ceiling for optimal positioning and security?
JVC have launched their latest HDR compatible e-shift5 4K projectors in the UK and here we have the mid-range X7900 model which promises improved HDR performance and brighter colour profiles over the previous models. But does it still offer value for money?
Sometimes circumstances dictate that you are forced to make purchases from a particular store, especially with regards to insurance claims so where is the best place to get a projector in a bricks and mortar shop?
What projector has the largest image from an 'average' throw distance?
A very important consideration when researching a home cinema projector is what size of image you will get from the distance you place the projector away from the screen as the specs can be confusing. One forum member wants to know what's the largest possible image achievable from a throw distance of 2.5m with the current crop of projectors. Join the discussion
It's the twentieth anniversary of JVC's D-ILA projector technology and to celebrate, the manufacturer has three new projectors due to release in Autumn 2017 as well as a special edition planned for a later date.
Updated 17th July. The Z1 not only marks JVC's first native 4K projector but also includes a laser light source that promises a better HDR performance. However what is the cost in terms of both price and performance?
First Look & Unboxing the JVC DLA-X7000B Projector
by Phil Hinton
We have the JVC DLA-X7000B D-ILA projector in for review and as it's a fully new retail production unit, we unbox it to see what's included. We also have a quick look at the actual projector and the connections.