SIM2 Grand Cinema C3X Lumis 3D Review

(DLP Projector)
SIM2 Grand Cinema C3X Lumis 3D

Excellent (A) 6 reviews 09/2011
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Product specification:
  • HD-capability: Full-HD
  • Projector Type: DLP
  • Light source: High-pressure lamp
  • Projector brightness: 5000 ANSI …
  • Extras: 3D-ready, Lens Shift, …
  • Aspect ratio: 4:3, 16:9 … more information

What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision
Magazine 11/2011
Single test
"stunning all-rounder" (5 out of 5 stars)

"FOR: Extraordinary picture quality with both 2D and 3D; compact and stylish.
AGAINST: Some might not like its (easily disabled) motion-processing modes; the price."

TechRadar UK
Single test
5 out of 5 points

The price of the SIM2 C3X Lumis 3D-S projector is seriously high and considering this price, the remote control did not impress TechRadar, and nor did the noise. It is, however, superbly designed and the set up offers ample flexibility. And of course the 3D pictures it generates are almost perfect with no colour noise or rainbow effect.

Single test
10 out of 10 points

Value for money: 7 out of 10 points, "Editor's Choice"

Considering it costs more than a new car, it still managed to impress Trusted Reviews. The images in both 2D and 3D are perfect and there is a lot of flexibility in the set-up, plus it has a stunning design. They had a couple of quibbles about the running noise and run-of-the-mill remote control, but otherwise they found this projector to be just incredible.

Magazine 8-9/2011
Single test
“excellent” (1.2); Reference Class

Value for money: “adequate”, “Reference”

“The SIM2 Lumis 3D Solo delivers a sensational picture even with mixed brightness levels. This is when it really makes the most of its enormous ANSI contrast ratio, producing pictures which are incredibly deep and vivid. Its 3D playback is one of the quietest of all the active systems and its high brightness levels make it the first choice when it comes to producing adequately bright 3D pictures, even for screens that surpass the 2 metre mark. ...”

Magazine 8/2011
Single test
“very good” (86%)

Value for money: “very good”

“Do you want a natural and balanced home cinema picture? After a 3D picture that uses cinema-based technology with no flickering, no ghosting and fine detail? If you start saving now you could get your hands on your dream model in the shape of the SIM2 C3X Lumis 3D-Solo. Perfect? Not quite. This ideal combination of professional and home cinema technology is in need of some extra tuning when it comes to its firmware.”

Magazine 5/2011
Single test
without final score

“Decadence of the month”

“... The Lumis really is the bee’s knees when it comes to elegance: it definitely knows its way around action films, sports transmissions and games. And it loves fast action shots. ... Potential opponents have only one chance to outfox the curvy Lumis - they have to surprise it from behind as the Lumis is fairly bog-standard when it comes to its rear-installed connection options. ...”

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