rAVe Scoop: Barco Introduces Three New High-Brightness Projector Lines

Over the next ten days, Barco will introduce a series of new products for its corporate audiovisual line, including three new projector families — the Present line, the Collaborate line and the Impress line.

barco-present3The Present line is a series of one-chip DLP projectors ranging in brightness from 5,000 lumens up to 10,000 lumens. They are designed for boardrooms, houses of worship, large venues or meeting rooms. The line offers a white design, can be ceiling mounted or rest on a table top, and the controls offer a simple one-button remote. The brightest model, the PJWU-101B, offering 10,000 ANSI lumens is the brightest one-chip DLP projector on the market, according to Barco.

The models are:

Model # Brightness Resolution
PFWX-51B 4,750 ANSI lumens WXGA 1280×800
PFWU-51B 4,650 ANSI lumens WUXGA 1920×1200
PGXG061B 6,750 ANSI lumens XGA 1024×768
PGWX-61B 6,200 ANSI lumens WXGA 1280×800
PGWU-61B 5,900 ANSI lumens WUXGA 1920×1200
PHXG-81B 8,500 ANSI lumens XGA 1024×768
PHWX-81B 7,300 ANSI lumens WXGA 1280×800
PHWU-81B 7,500 ANSI lumens WUXGA 1920×1200
PJWU-101B 10,000 ANSI lumens WUXGA 1920×1200

barco-collaborate3The new Barco Collaborate line of meeting room and large venue projectors is focused on making collaborative meetings easier. It features resolutions up to WQXGA (2560×1600) and a wide aspect ratio, as well as an all-glass lenses and high brightness color wheel for sharp images. With the extra wide resolutions, Barco designed them as an alternative to a traditional set up with a dual channel blend.

Models include:

Model # Brightness Resolution
CNWU-61B 6,000 lumens WUXGA 1920×1200
CRPN-52B 5,000 lumens Panorama 2560×1080
CRWQ-62B 5,500 lumens WQXGA 2560×1600
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barco-impress3The Impress projector, Barco’s final introduction, is a 3-chip DLP projector with a variety of interchangeable lens options, offering installers flexibility.

Specs are as follows:

Model # Brightness Resolution
MSWU-81E 8,300 ANSI lumens WUXGA 1920×1200

Additional information can be found here [PDF].