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ViewSonic VP3D1 3D converter box

The VP3D1 3D video converter from ViewSonic incorporates two HDMI 1.4 inputs and a 1.3 input to ensure its compatibility with 3D-ready DLP projectors.


ViewSonic's VP3D1 is a $300 upgrade that installers can use to add 3D video to their clients' 3D-ready projection-based home theater systems.

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Robert Archer · May 19, 2011

There’s no doubt that the public is interested in 3D content. Movie gate receipts and the success of movies like Avatar, Tangled and How to Train a Dragon verify the format’s growing popularity and the increasing amounts of 3D Blu-ray disc releases and programming availability from broadcast service providers are providing more options for consumers.

ViewSonic‘s new VP3D1 HD Video box is designed to provide owners of 3D-ready DLP-based projectors the ability to watch 3D content. Viewsonic says the converter features dual HDMI 1.4a inputs and a 1.3 HDMI output to ensure compatibility with a wide range of display devices.

The converter works with gaming, Blu-ray and broadcast content, and ViewSonic adds the device works with its Pro8450w, Pro8500, PJD6251, PJD6531, as well as other DLP-based products.



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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at robert.archer@emeraldexpo.com

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Home Theater · Displays · 3D · DLP · Texas Instruments · ViewSonic · All Topics
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