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Top 3 Mitsubishi Projection TVs

written by: Kumara Velu•edited by: Jean Scheid•updated: 2/18/2011

Do you have an expensive home theater setup and are looking for a large screen size HDTV to match it? Well, projection TV is the way to go. If you’re unsure where to get started, give the Mitsubishi projection TV sets a try with the help of this quick guide.

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    Before we take a look at Mitsubishi projection TVs, let’s first look at what’s the difference between a projection TV and a CRT-type TV.

    The CRT TV sets provided us with great picture quality for many years. However, they could not fulfill the wish of home theater system owners who demanded larger TV screen sizes in their living rooms. Since the CRT TV screen is made of glass, the largest screen size a CRT TV can support is 40 inches diagonally.

    So, the main advantage of projection TVs is flexibility of screen size. You must know that there’s a trade-off though for the larger screen size projection TVs support. Projection TVs do not accurately display black properly. Normally, this is not evident when you’re viewing a normal TV show. However, the difference is noticeable for scenes shot in low light.

    That said, the type of projection TV that’s popular today on the market is the DLP projection TV. It’s a rear-projection TV which makes use of the Digital Light Processing technology blending with LCD technology. Generally, it’s much cheaper than a similar-sized flat-panel LCD HDTV that does not use rear–projection technology and can be wall-mounted.

    Let’s now take a look at some of the Mitsubishi projection TV models. Since size is the main attraction of projection TVs, we shall look at the 65-inch, 73-inch and 82-inch Mitsubishi TV models.

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    1. Mitsubishi WD-82838 82-Inch DLP HDTV

    Mitsubishi 82-inch Projection TV Looking for a TV with the largest screen size available on the market to go along with your state-of-the-art home theater system? Also, do you need 3D functionality? Then the Mitsubishi Diamond Series WD-82838 82-Inch 1080p 3D DLP HDTV fits the bill.

    Tagged as the the world's largest 3D-ready HDTV for the home, it uses the same DLP technology as that offered by 3D movie theaters. Since the DLP TV technology is about a thousand times faster than LCD technology, you will get a much better reproduction of 2D and 3D images.

    Other features worthy of note are the StreamTV Internet Media which, among others, allows you access to the VUDU movie rental service, not to mention WiFi support with an optional adapter.

    At the time of this writing, the Mitsubishi WD-82838 is available for $3,495 at Amazon.

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    2. Mitsubishi WD-73737 73-Inch DLP HDTV

    Mitsubishi 73-inch Projection TV If you’re on a tighter budget and would still like to bring a big-screen viewing experience to your home theater setup, you may want to consider the Mitsubishi WD-73737 73-Inch 1080p 120Hz Home Theater DLP HDTV.

    The model has enough features to impress you. For one, it employs the 120Hz Film Motion technology which does away with annoying motion artifacts and provides you with clear, quality fast motion picture. The Mitsubishi WD-73737 also employs the 6-Color Processor technology for a more versatile color reproduction.

    Want to play non-1080p content on the set and worried about image quality? The Plush 1080p 5G technology will convert your video content to a level at par with 1080p.

    As of today, the Mitsubishi WD-73737 retails for around $1,400 at Amazon.

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    3. Mitsubishi WD-65837 65-Inch DLP HDTV

    Mitsubishi WD 65837 65 inch Are you looking for an HDTV TV which delvers better color reproduction than a normal HDTV? If so, take a closer look at the Mitsubishi WD-65837 65-Inch 1080p 120Hz Home Theater DLP HDTV. It employs x.v.Color technology which is the new standard in high-definition color reproduction. What makes it stand apart from the normal HDTV color reproduction technology is its ability to deliver up to a maximum of 80 percent more color than you would get from your usual HDTV set.

    It also employs the 120Hz Film Motion technology for clearer fast motion images and the Plush 1080p 5G technology that will up-convert low-resolution video signals to be at par with 1080p.

    Currently, the Mitsubishi WD-65837 retails for around $1,248 at Amazon.

    As can be seen from above, Mitsubishi projection TV sets offer picture quality to match their large screen sizes at prices that will not burn a hole in your pocket. To check out other Mitsubishi projection TV models, check out this web page at Amazon.

    All product information and screenshots courtesy of Amazon.