Home theater nirvana doesn't come cheap, but it's nearly obtainable with Sharp
's new DLP
unit, the XV-Z21000. The projector manages a 1,920 x 1,080 resolution, 12:000:1 contrast ratio and 1,000 lumens to prop up an HD picture, while its dual HDMI ports (with HDCP), DVI plug and assorted other HD and SD connectivity should provide plenty of options to your collection of video devices. Sharp has also loaded in plenty of image processing and color reproduction niceties, and promise 3,000 hours of lamp life. However, the 1,250,000 Yen pricetag ($10,870 USD) might be a bit hard to swallow. Too bad that "international cooperation and commiseration" World Cup
excuse is in the past.