Info has leaked about the new AWOl Vision LTV-3000 ultra short throw projector. While it doesn't seem like it will revolutionize the projection space, we're certainly excited to see AWOL improve on their offerings.
We've got the breakdown of everything we know about this upcoming projector and will update you as more info becomes available.
Decently Bright Triple Laser Light Source
AWOL seemed to have a winning formula with the very bright AWOL LTV-3500 that offered a good picture with a very bright 3500 lumen laser light source. They put a lot of emphasis on the brightness of their projector which is important for those looking to replace their living room flatscreen with a laser TV.
The new AWOL LTV-3000 will take a step back with a 2600 lumen triple laser. This would put it behind the brightness output of the LG HU915QE, Hisense L9H and the Formovie Theater
With a 25,000 hour lamp life this projector will last for years to come, even with heavy usage.
Vibrant Image, Sharp Detail But Underwhelming Contrast
As a 4K ultra short throw projector, you know the image produced by the AWOL LTV-3000 is going to be pretty. The RGB triple laser engine will allow the LTV-3000 to achieve 107% of the BT.2020 color space so the picture you see on your projector screen will be vivid and colorful.
Along those lines, the AWOL Vision LTV-3000 will likely produce a very sharp image thanks to it's Ricoh F2.0 glass lens and DLP chipset. When it comes to HDR this new AWOL ultra short throw projector will support HDR10+, HDR10 and HLG. Unfortunately, there's still no support for Dolby Vision like the Formovie Theater or Hisense PX2-Pro. However, AWOL has been saying for a while that they'll eventually support Dolby Vision content.
Arguably the biggest drawback of the previous AWOL UST projectors was the pedestrian contrast. It was good but not great. Even after a significant firmware update, they lacked the deep black levels which limited the contrast, especially when compared to a projector like the Formovie Theater. With a listed 1,000,000:1 dynamic contrast which is the same as the AWOL LTV-3500, it seems that AWOL has not improved the contrast.
Big Screen Experience With Average Throw Ratio
The AWOL Vision LTV-3000 will be capable of projecting an image size from 80 to 150 inches. This would give it one of the widest ranges and the ability to produce a massive image size.
This new AWOL UST projector would have a .25:1 throw ratio, which is average. With projectors like the Epson LS800 and LG HU915QB being able to sit significantly closer to the screen, we would have liked to see AWOL's engineers follow suit.
With the AWOL LTV-3000, it will have a number of features. These include a built in 36W stereo speakers that support Dolby Atmos and DTS Virtual X. We always love it when projectors include 3 HDMI ports and the LTV-3000 will have tha,t including one with eARC. The projector will come with an Amazon Firestick which will take up one of the HDMI ports. One of the unique features is that this AWOL triple laser projector will support 3D for all you 3D enthusiasts out there.
Relatively Low Price
Probably the most exciting news about the new AWOL LTV-3000 is the $3,000 price it's likely coming out at. (We guess that's what the 3000 in LTV-3000 stands for).