Canon Debuts New Laser Projector and Lens Line

canon-lxm800u-0416Canon has introduced the LX-MU800Z, the company’s first single-chip DLP Projector with a Laser-Phosphor light source spec’d at 20,000 hours of operation to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO). Additional key features on the LX-MU800Z projector include native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution, a spec of up-to-8000 lumens, a dynamic contrast ratio up to 10,500:1, and seven interchangeable lens options with motorized lens shift for installation flexibility.

Like every laser projector in the market, the LX-MU800Z Laser DLP Projector can be rotated 360 degrees at any angle on the vertical axis, and can also be used to project in portrait applications. The LX-MU800Z projector also offers seven interchangeable lens options. Additionally, the projector’s lens memory function can be used to store up to eight different custom lens positions, each including lens shift, zoom and focal length.

Lens Options:

  • Ultra Wide Zoom LX-IL01UW    0.75 – 0.93:1
  • Wide Zoom LX-IL02WZ    1.25 – 1.79:1
  • Standard Zoom    LX-IL03ST    1.73 – 2.27:1
  • Middle Zoom LX-IL04MZ    2.22 – 3.67:1
  • Long Zoom LX-IL05LZ    3.58 – 5.38:1
  • Ultra Long Zoom LX-IL06UL    5.31 – 8.26:1
  • Short Fixed Zoom LX-IL07WF    0.76:1

The LX-MU800Z’s inputs include 3G-SDI, HDMI, DVI-D and a built-in HDBaseT receiver allowing uncompressed HD video, audio and control signals to be transmitted over a single LAN cable with a maximum distance up to 328 feet (100m).

The new Canon LX-MU800Z Laser DLP Projector will list for $17,969 and here are all the specs.