Optoma Releases New 4K UHD 1-Chip Projectors for Home and Ed

optomaOptoma is aiming for the home or edu-based game with the new UHD35 and UHD38 projectors — both 4K UHD 1-chip DLP-based with 3,600 and 4,000 lumens of brightness, respectively. Both are Consumer Technology Association (CTA) certified True 4K UHD and include what the company is calling an “Enhanced Gaming Mode” with input lag of 4.2ms – about the same as a TV. Based on resolution and refresh rate, the response times for the UHD35 and UHD38 are:

  • 4K UHD @ 60Hz: 16.7ms
  • 1080P @ 60Hz: 16.7ms
  • 1080P @ 120Hz: 8.9ms
  • 1080P @ 240Hz: 4.2ms

These new projectors deliver an image of up to 300 inches, HDR10 and HLG compatibility and include horizontal and vertical keystone and four-corner correction. Dual HDMI 2.0 with HDCP 2.2 support ensures connectivity and a 12V trigger enables control of motorized screens. Additional specifications of the UHD35 and UHD38 include:

  • Resolution: 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
  • HDR10 and HLG compatible
  • Color gamut support: REC.709, DCI-P3
  • Brightness: 3,600/ 4,000 ANSI lumens
  • Contrast ratio: Up to 1,000,000:1 with Dynamic Black
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Color wheel: eight-segment RGBWRGBW
  • I/O: 2x HDMI v2.0, VGA in, audio in, audio out, S/PDIF, USB-A Power
  • Built-in 10W speaker
  • Image size: Up to 300”
  • Light source life: Up to 15,000 hours of operation in Dynamic Black mode

The Optoma UHD35 is $1,299 and the Optoma UHD38 lists for $1,399.