Panasonic PT-AR100U Full HD Home Cinema Projector
Item # 741310
The PT-AR100 lets friends and family enjoy Full-HD large screen entertainment from movies, sports to video games. Whether this projector is used for a house party filled with friends or for family movie night, the PT-AR100 will provide everybody with vivid, clear and stunning video content.
Large Screen Entertainment for the Entire Group
2800 Lumens Brightness from Newly Developed 280-W Red-Rich Lamp
The PT-AR100 projector produces bright, sharp images by employing a new, high-power 280-W Red-Rich Lamp and optical unit that combine to generate 2,800 lm of brightness for comfortable viewing in various lighting conditions.
Light Harmonizer 3 Produces Quality Pictures in Various Light Settings
Together with 2,800 lm of brightness, Panasonic’s Light Harmonizer 3 technology assists the versatile use of the projector by automatically adjusting the picture quality of the image to match the living room or theater room conditions. This is made possible by utilizing built-in ambient light and color sensors that adjust the white balance, gamma curve, and sharpness settings to maintain bright, crisp pictures that match the viewing environment.
Picture Modes for Different Occasions
The PT-AR100 features seven picture modes for various viewing situations, including modes that are ideal for sports, games and movies: Normal, Dynamic, Game, Sports, Rec. 709, Cinema 1 and Vivid Cinema.
Superb Picture Quality
Dynamic Iris Pro Delivers High 50,000:1 Contrast Ratio for Deep Blacks
This intelligent iris system works by analyzing the brightness level of each image using a histogram, then adjusting the lamp power, iris and gamma curve* accordingly to create the ideal image. The adjustments are made virtually frame by frame. This achieves an astounding contrast ratio of 50,000:1, providing a wide dynamic range with swift smoothness for added beauty in both dark and bright scenes.
Pure Color Filter Pro for Rich, Vibrant Colors
The optical filter optimizes the light spectrum from the UHM projector lamp, helping to produce deeper blacks while improving purity levels in the three primary colors (red, green and blue). This advanced filter system improves color purity to cover a range that extends from the HDTV standard (Rec. 709 mode)*1 to the color gamut used in digital cinema.*2 This gives images the deep, rich coloring that distinguishes movie images.
Detail Clarity Processor 3 Gives Natural Clarity to Even the Finest Details
This digital image processing circuit brings greater clarity and sharpness to details, by reproducing fine nuances that were lost due to image compression. After a two dimensional analysis of the video signal’s frequency in each scene, the new circuit optimizes the sharpness of each image portion based on the extracted information. The resulting images have a more natural, lifelike expression than those of previous image-processing methods. The detection of super-high-frequency image components also enables more faithful reproduction of highly detailed information, such as the film grain in movies. The effect can be adjusted in eight steps from 0 to +7.
Motion Effect Adds Smoothness and Sharpness to Fast-Moving Scenes
This digital image processing circuit brings greater clarity and sharpness to details, even in fast-moving scenes.
The resulting images have a more natural, lifelike expression.
Waveform Monitor for Precise Calibration
When the output level of the source device fluctuates due to the performance of the device or its cable connections, the original black and white levels of the image content cannot be reproduced. With the PT-AR100, you can view the waveforms on the screen and adjust the settings either automatically or manually as you prefer.
Cinema Color Management Premium Enables Flexible Color Control
This color correction system enables free color control in two different modes. The Point Color Correction mode lets you pick a point in the image and adjust that color without affecting the neighboring colors. The Six Color Correction mode enables independent adjustment of red, green, blue, cyan, magenta and yellow.
Installation Flexibility and Ease of Use
2x Optical Zoom Lens and Wide Lens Shift Range
The 2x optical zoom lens provides a wide throw range, and the image can be shifted ±65% vertically and ±26% horizontally. This outstanding level of setup flexibility lets you enjoy large-screen viewing in different-sized rooms. Position it on a table in front of you, suspend it from the ceiling, or place it on a bookshelf behind you.
Abundant Connection Terminals
The PT-AR100 has two HDMI input terminals for digital transmission without image degradation. The HDMI input terminals also support Deep Color and the x.v.Color color space of the 1.3 standard. Deep Color provides 10-bit (over 1.07 billion) and 12-bit (over 68.7 billion) color depths for smooth gradation between colors, while x.v.Color compliance reproduces natural, lifelike images.*
Programmable 12V Trigger for Automated Theater Setup
Two 12V triggers are provided. Since the input and output can be set independently (menu selectable), they can link flexibly with powered screens, room lights and powered curtains.
Eco Management Functions
A number of functions are provided to reduce power consumption. They adjust the brightness according to ambient light conditions, and reduce the lamp power when there is no signal input or the projector is in AV Mute mode. You can easily set the Eco Management functions according to operating conditions by using the ECO button on the remote control.
Energy-Saving Intelligent Lamp Power Control
Advanced Panasonic digital circuitry intelligently determines the necessary power output of the lamp depending on the content being displayed by analyzing more than 3 billion different image patterns. This advanced analysis process reduces the main power consumption by as much as 10 percent when the Dynamic Iris Pro function is operating, thus saving energy.
UP to 3,000-Hour Lamp Replacement Cycle and Simple Maintenance
Panasonic’s proprietary lamp drive system helps maintain lamp performance, resulting in a up to 3,000-hour lamp replacement cycle. For easy maintenance, you can replace the dust filter from the side and the lamp from the top of the projector. The filter and lamp are easily replaced even after the PT-AR100 is installed on the ceiling."
Brightness (ANSI): 2,800 Lumen
Ceiling Mountable: Yes
Contrast Range (Shades of Gray): 50,000
Depth: 14.97 in.
Format: NTSC, PAL & SECAM
Manual Focus/Auto Focus: Manual Focus
Maximum Screen Size: 300 in.
Maximum Wattage of Light Bulb: 280 W
Number of D-Sub Inputs: 1
Number of HDMI Inputs: 2
Number of RCA Inputs: 4 in.
Number of S-Video Inputs: 1
Power: 350 W
Screen Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Type of Multimedia Projectors: LCD
Type of Remote Control: Remote Control
Weight: 19 lb.
Width: 18.53 in.
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Delivery is not available to Puerto Rico.
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