Hitachi Introduces Its First 3,500 Lumen LED Projector

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Hitachi America just launched the LP-WU3500, a 3,500-lumen, WUXGA (1920×1200) LED projector. The High Lumen Density (HLD) technology works by channeling blue LED light through a phosphor rod, where it is discharged as bright green light. Working in tandem with high brightness red and blue LED lights, it achieves maximum brightness and a 30,000:1 contrast ratio. LED […]

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Philips to Focus ColorSpark Technology on Home Cinema Segment

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About a year and a half ago, Philips Lighting debuted a new LED-based light source for projectors called ColorSpark HLD LED (High Lumen Density LED). In 2016, this technology rolled out in mainstream projection products in the 3,000- to 4,000-lumen range. For 2017, Philips is focusing on enabling projection customers to create new 1,000- and […]

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Our Solid State Illumination Survey Shows Most AV’ers Would Buy It

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Last month, Christie funded the industry’s first ever Solid State Illumination Survey. We wanted to know who knows what and who is buying it. Solid state projection has only been around for three years (e.g., originally only LED-based projectors) and originally only available from two manufacturers. But over the last year, nearly every major brand […]

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Casio Aims New LED Projector at ED Market

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Casio America just launched a new entry-level projector with its EcoLite XJ-V1, aimed at the education market and featuring Casio’s 5th generation LASER & LED Hybrid Light Source technology. This LampFree light source combines a laser, fluorescent element and LEDs to generate high brightness spec of 2,700 lumens and a 20,000 hour estimated lifespan. Casio’s […]

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Wolf Cinema Launches Three New Home Theater Projectors

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Wolf Cinema has just launched three new DLP based front projectors for home theater applications: the SDC-6, the SDC-20 and the SDC-25, an LED-based home theater projection system. All three new models are available immediately. The 1920×1080 resolution SDC-6 is spec’d at 3,500 ANSI and includes the company’s ProScaler MK III outboard video processor. It’s […]

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Digital Projection Intros 1080p LED Titan

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At CEDIA, Digital Projection International (DPI) announced the TITAN 1080p LED 3D projector, which the company says is the world’s first combination of 3-chip DLP imaging and solid-state LED illumination. Utilizing Texas Instruments’ DarkChip DLP technology, DPI’s new TITAN 1080p LED 3D is spec’d at 2,000 lumens and lists for $79,995. The benefits of LED […]

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