The JVC DLA-N7 is the company’s latest native 4K D-ILA projector, and one of the first to even approach affordability. The N7 costs £899 – but if that sounds expensive, and it is, don’t forget that JVC’s previous native 4K model was the £35,000 DLA-Z1 laser projector. The N7 uses native 4K panels, and it also supports high dynamic range and 3D – although, in the case of the latter, a separate synchro emitter and glasses are required. The projector boasts an extensive set of features in general, including lens memories and calibration controls. JVC’s new range of native 4K projectors is headed up by the DLA-NX9, which includes 8K e-Shift, THX certification and costs an eye-watering £18,000. There’s also the entry-level DLA-N5, which comes in either black or white and costs a slightly more reasonable £6499. The JVC DLA-N7 initially appears similar to previous generations, but on closer inspection you’ll notice its slightly larger, especially in terms of the height of the chassis. However, the layout is basically the same with a centrally mounted, all-glass lens flanked by exhaust vents. The N7 isn’t only big, it’s heavy too. This is a projector designed for a dedicated installatio...