Panasonic Debuts New SOLID SHINE Laser Projectors at InfoComm

Panasonic Systems Solutions Company will showcase its expanded portfolio of professional laser projectors. The expanded portfolio now includes the new PT-RQ22KU 21,000-lumen, 3-chip DLP laser projector with 4K+ resolution, and two new 1-chip DLP SOLID SHINE laser projectors featuring super high brightness: the PT-RZ120 providing 12,000 lumens of brightness and the PT-RZ870 offering 8,500 lumens of brightness. Also included will be the new PT-MZ770 Series 8,000-lumen LCD laser projectors. All of these new projectors will be on display in the Panasonic booth C3185 at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas, NV from June 6-8, 2018.

PT-RQ22KU 3-Chip DLP SOLID SHINE Laser Projector with 4K+ Resolution

The new compact and lightweight PT-RQ22KU 3-Chip DLP SOLID SHINE Laser 4K+ projector is perfect for a wide range of large-venue applications, delivering 21,000lm of maximum brightness. The PT-RQ22KU with 4K+ resolution (5120×3200-pixel) incorporates Quad Pixel Drive technology which creates extra pixels vertically and horizontally, quadrupling pixel density and by doing so, produces film-like image quality with the finest details in exquisite 4K+ resolution. Key features and advantages of the PT-RQ22KU include flexible 360-degree installation, long-distance HDBaseT-based DIGITAL LINK video/control transmission, Multi-Screen Support Systems and Geometry Adjustment software for network management over LAN complete with optional plug-ins for simultaneous auto-calibration of multiple projectors and expanded multi-screen support functions. Coupled with a 240 Hz-capable Real Motion Processor for fluid motion reproduction, Detail Clarity Processor 5+ technology with 4K optimization, System Daylight View 3 analysis technology, and digitally laser light-source modulated 20,000:1 dynamic contrast for spectacular visuals from fast action scenes to film-like text and graphic reproduction. The PT-RQ22KU also provides 4K BT.2020 color-space emulation and supports HDR standard for accurate handling of next-generation video formats. Other important features include highly desirable Quick On/Off, mechanical shutter functionality, and power management functions to ensure smooth, energy-efficient, virtually continuous 24/7 operation in long-term or temporary installations. The PT-RQ22KU will be available in August 2018.

New 1-Chip DLP SOLID SHINE Laser Projectors – PT-RZ120 and PT-RZ870

The new 12,000lm PT-RZ120 with 4K signal input and 8,500lm PT-RZ870 projectors blend crisp and vivid imaging with bright, dual-laser-module and dual-phosphor-wheel SOLID SHINE laser drives designed to support mission critical applications. A unique color-wheel system enhanced by dual heat-resistant phosphor wheels works in harmony to maximize color accuracy while reducing energy loss from the light sources. Both projectors are capable of maintenance-free operation for up to 20,000 hours thanks to air-tight and dust-resistant optical units and cooling systems negating the need for air filters. These projectors offer the flexibility for 360-degree installation and DIGITAL LINK (based on HDBaseT technology) for single-cable connection. The PT-RZ120 and PT-RZ870 projectors will suit the needs of many industries, such as education, corporate, museum and house of worship venues. The customers will have options to decide which high brightness, high reliability projector will best meet their needs. The PT-RZ120 will be available in October 2018, the PT-RZ870 begins shipping in July 2018.

PT-MZ770 Series of SOLID SHINE LCD Laser Projectors

The PT-MZ770 Series of SOLID SHINE LCD laser projectors offers a compact, lightweight design that delivers 8,000lm of brightness and high contrast to ensure exceptional picture quality. With Detail Clarity Processor 4 and System Daylight View 3, the PT-MZ770 Series delivers high resolution, sharp and vivid images in virtually any environment. Quick start/quick off and wireless capability also make the PT-MZ770 Series great for use in a classroom, a meeting room or in an executive boardroom. Featuring an airtight dust-resistant optical unit, one-way airflow, and a long-lasting ECO filter, the PT-MZ770 operates up to 20,000 hours with virtually no maintenance, significantly reducing operating costs. The ultimate projector for flexibility, the MZ770 Series provides powered lens shift, zoom, and focus, 360-degree installation, DIGITAL LINK (based on HDBaseT technology) for single-cable connection as well as Panasonic’s LinkRay Light ID technology to enable delivery of information to smartphones, making it a great match for signage and other exhibition/display applications. The PT-MZ770 Series includes two models, the PT-MZ770 that features WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution and 4K signal input, the PT-MW730 with WXGA (1280 x 800) resolution. Both models are available with a standard lens or without a lens, six optional lenses are available to choose from. The PT-MZ770 Series will be available in July 2018.

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