Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

New Products

Yamahas Next Generation Home Cinema LCD Video Projector – High-Quality Home Theater Solution at a Mid-Price Model

INDIANAPOLIS—-Yamaha Electronics Corporation is further enhancing its line of home theater solutions with the LPX-510, an advanced LCD projector that offers improved film-like picture quality due to enhanced brightness and contrast, easy quiet operation, flexible installation and true 16:9 HDTV compatibility. The LPX-510 was recently redesigned to match Yamaha’s stylish flagship DLP projectors.
At the heart of the LPX-510 are three 720×1280 high-definition LCD panels that can display a 16:9, high-contrast widescreen image on a large screen. Linear color balance technology corrects color irregularities at each of 640 points on the screen for multiple gradients ranging from dark scenes to bright scenes.

The LPX-510 is equipped with the latest 0.7″ 720p liquid crystal panel (with MLA) and a 10-bit gradation control that permits representation of 1.07 billion colors. To ensure that movies retain a film-like quality, the LPX-510 has a 3-2 pulldown progressive circuit, while Faroudja DCDi video processing reduces video artifacting and provides a smooth quality to the image. Other new video technologies include a 10-bit A/D converter for greater resolution during analog input, three-dimensional Y/C separation, three-dimensional noise reduction and motion adaptive i/p conversion.
An exceptional contrast ratio of 1200:1 gives users a deep brightness balance, while Yamaha’s “Natural Black” video technology gives the correct depth to “blackness” onscreen, making subtle degrees of shadow stand out. A new cinema filter enhances color reproduction while viewing in dark environments. The color reproduction range meets the stipulated range based on the HD monitor standard.
A 200 watt UHP lamp delivers up to a 3000 hour life expectancy and is capable of pumping out 1000 ANSI lumens. A six-level lamp power control that optimizes the brightness level of each specific viewing environment, saves power, reduces noise, and extends the lamp’s life. To cool the projector, the LPX-510 has dual Scirocco fans that extend lamp life and run at a whisper-quiet noise level of 27dB.

For setup convenience, the LPX-510 features a short-throw lens, so users can set it very close to the screen. At just over nine feet from the screen, the projector can display a 100-inch screen image with a 16:9 aspect ratio. Another new convenient feature is Smart Zoom, which projects 4:3 signals onto a full 16:9 display by stretching the edges further than the central part of the picture. Positioning of the projector is extremely flexible, thanks to a 1.5x motorized zoom and focus lens, as well as vertical and horizontal lens shift. The range of movement greatly exceeds that of conventional models, with a maximum of 100 percent vertically and of 50 percent horizontally. A motorized iris control function can be used to improve contrast and depth of field, and give the image a more three-dimensional feel. Digital keystone correction (15°) ensures a perfectly rectangular image, even if the projector is mounted on the floor or high on the ceiling.
Yamaha’s LPX-510 has a full complement of analog and digital video inputs, giving users great flexibility. Along with component, composite and S-video connections, a new HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) input provides both digital video and audio from the source component directly to the LPX-510. Also included is a PC standard RS-232 serial port so users can control the projector via home computers or automation systems. In addition, a handy 200mA +12V trigger can activate a motorized screen when the projector is powered on, providing a quick startup procedure even with complex home theater setups.

Yamaha’s LPX-510 projector is a high-end solution for home theater lovers who demand an advanced set of features designed to deliver the best picture possible. The LPX-510 is now shipping with an MSRP of $5,499.
The LPX-510 can be seen during the CEDIA 2004 show at Yamaha’s booth (#424), Indianapolis Convention Center, beginning September 10.
For more information on the LPX-510, write Yamaha Electronics Corporation, P.O. Box 6660, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9105; email infostation@yamaha.com; or visit www.yamaha.com/home

–END–

About Yamaha
Yamaha Electronics Corporation (YEC), USA, based in Buena Park, California, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Yamaha. YEC offers Home Theater components and systems, featuring A/V Receivers, Amplifiers, DVD/CD, Speakers, Mini-Systems, Video Projection, as well as A/V & IT Convergence Products

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

Our Reviews

D/A Converters

A portable USB DAC that plugs into your smartphone to improve the sound quality of headphone listening on-the-go.

Reviews

Review By Maurice Jeffries New Heavyweight Contenders! My first encounter with DS Audio’s fascinating line of optical cartridges and matching phono energizers (the term...

Over-Ear Headphones

Portable USB DACs are a new category that can take well regarded headphones from Meze Audio and Audeze to the next level when listening...

Integrated Amps & Stereo Receivers

At $7499, Yamaha's flagship stereo integrated amplifier for 2020 pays homage to the company's heritage. Check out part 1 of our review.

Over-Ear Headphones

First impressions of a portable headphone combo for audiophiles using the Clarus CODA USB DAC with the Audeze LCD-1 planar-magnetic over-ear headphones.

A/V Receivers & Preamp/Processors

Denon's 2020 middle-of-the-line 9.2-channel home theater receiver superbly handles surround sound, while ushering in support for 8K TVs.

You May Also Like

Epson

All-in-one box TV solution includes an ultra short-throw laser-array projector with a 100-inch or 120-inch ambient light rejecting screen.

New Products

The Optoma CinemaX P2 is an all-in-one smart home entertainment solution that includes an ultra short throw 4K laser projector with built-in soundbar.

New Products

For serious videophiles, Sony's new 2020 4K SXRD lamp and laser home theater projectors boast high brightness and new X1 for projector image processing.

LG Electronics

Short-throw 4K laser projector displays a 90-inch image when placed on a tabletop just 2.2-inches from the wall.

Advertisement

ecoustics is the unbiased resource for the latest technology news, coolest gadgets, and best consumer electronics. Plus get product reviews, roundups and deals from all over the web on everything electronic. Read more



Copyright © 1999-2021 ecoustics | Disclaimer: ecoustics may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.