After an thrilling IFA the place 8K TVs had an opportunity to make their world debut, it’s now the common-or-garden projector’s flip to get the 8K therapy through the annual CEDIA convention down in Los Angeles, California.
On the head of the pack is JVC, who at the moment introduced its new D-ILA sequence that features the world’s first 8K e-shift projector, the DLA-NX9/DLA-RS3000, that may produce photographs as much as 300 inches throughout (25 ft/7.6m) with a eight,192×4,320 decision.
Whereas the world’s first 8K projector ought to completely enthrall AV lovers, the phrase e-shift may dampen the spirits of some: E-Shift, for many who’ve by no means seen the time period earlier than, implies that the projector would not precisely output a local decision, however slightly makes use of a pixel shifting algorithm to upscale photographs.
By way of specs, the NX-9 has a 100,000:1 native distinction ratio and a brightness of two,200 lumens. It would provide HDR assist within the type of HDR10 and HLG, plus makes use of one thing referred to as Auto Tone Mapping perform to mechanically modify settings based mostly on the mastering info – a expertise that sounds awfully much like HDR10+.
If all this expertise sounds costly, you are completely proper. It’s. The NX-9 will set you again a whopping $17,999 (£18,599, round AU$25,000) when it comes out in October of this yr.
After all, 4K continues to be advantageous!
Whereas the spotlight of the present is JVC’s 8K beamer, you will additionally discover two new 4K projectors from the agency popping out on the identical time.
To wit, there’s the brand new DLA-NX7, a 4K projector with an 80,000:1 native distinction and a most display dimension of 200 inches and the DLA-NX5 that drops the native distinction down to only 40,000:1.
These projectors will likely be a bit cheaper than their 8K counterpart and can promote for $7,999.95 (£eight,499, round AU$11,000) and $5,999.95 (£6,499, round AU$eight,400), respectively once they launch in October.