The PT-AE4000U boasts an impressive 100,000:1 contrast ratio and 1600 Lumens of light, which is enough to provide a brilliant image on a typical home theater screen under controlled lighting conditions. Combine that with true 16:9 panels, HDTV compatibility and superb video performance and it is easy to see why PT-AE4000U is one of the hottest projectors on the market! Would this projector be right for you? Read user feedback about this projector here or a professional review on ProjectorCentral.com or call 1-866-866-2600 to speak to one of our experienced sales consultants.
Video Performance. The PT-AE4000U accepts all standard TV and HDTV formats including 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720/50p, 720/60p, 1080/50i, 1080/60i, 1080/24p, 1080/50p, 1080/60p, restores anamorphic recordings to their proper aspect ratio, and is compatible with all of the world's video systems including NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL-M, PAL-N and SECAM. A super-quiet fan lets you listen to the movie . . . not the projector.
Special Features. The PT-AE4000U is loaded with special features: Progressive Cinema Scan (3/2 Pulldown), Detail Clarity Processor 3, Dynamic Iris, Waveform Monitor, Cinema Color Management Premium and Split Adjust Mode.
Connectivity. The PT-AE4000U offers (1) 3-RCA Component Video input (Y, Cb/Cr, Pb/Pr), (1) Composite Video input, (1) S-Video input, (1) analog computer input (VGA), (3) HDMI 1.3 deep color digital video inputs, VIERA link and a 12V Trigger.
Remote. The PT-AE4000U's backlit universal "learning" remote can be used to control multiple devices in your home theater.
Versatility. This projector operates from any line voltage between 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz with auto sense and auto select. It can project from a table top, upside-down from a ceiling, in front of or behind the screen, direct projection, or with the image reflected from a mirror.
Manual Lens Shift (±40% Horizontal, ±100% Vertical). The lens shift feature - sometimes called optical keystone correction - allows the projector to be placed anywhere within its offset range without distorting the image. Unlike digital keystone correction, which does the same thing electronically, the manual lens shift feature leaves no digital
Powered Zoom/Focus Lens. This projector comes with a powered zoom lens and focus that is perfect for most applications. The projection distance should be between 1.36 and 2.74 times the screen width. Minimum image size 40" diagonal; maximum size 200"diagonal.
1-Year Warranty 2-Year Warranty. You will receive the full U.S. factory warranty covering labor, materials and shipping on everything but the lamp which is covered by a 90 day warranty. For a limited time, Panasonic is offering a free replacement lamp + 2nd-year warranty!