Higher Education Embraces Laser Projection

November 18, 2019

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM CASIO By Wayne Borg Marketing Manager, Casio Projectors remain the best display option for the larger screens needed in college and university classrooms. But move over, lamp-projectors — with the introduction of Casio LampFree projectors that use lasers and LEDs as a light source instead of lamps, you can now […]

featured Image

LG Launches Native 4K Projector Line with Two Models

September 13, 2019

LG Electronics USA introduced a new LG CineBeam 4K UHD projector (yes, native 3840×2160) for only $1,799 that’s aimed at home theaters. With a compact design, the HU70LA LG CineBeam LED Projector is DLP-based and spec’d at 1,500 ANSI lumens and a colorimetry of 92 percent of the DCI-P3 color space. The HU70LA uses a […]

featured Image

Hitachi Introduces Its First 3,500 Lumen LED Projector

March 15, 2017

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 […]

featured Image

Philips to Focus ColorSpark Technology on Home Cinema Segment

March 2, 2017

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 […]

featured Image

BenQ Adds Bluetooth Speaker to i500 LED Mini Projector

July 27, 2016

BenQ America just introduced the i500 projector, a short-throw LED projector that’s just 3.3 pounds and 3 inches tall (about the size of a tablet). The i500 can project an 80-inch image from 3 feet from the wall or screen. The i500 is a 500 lumen, single-chip DLP that’s native WXGA (1280×800) resolution and uses […]

featured Image

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

January 12, 2016

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 […]

featured Image

VIVITEK Adds New Wireless Pocket Projector in Qumi Q6

October 5, 2015

Vivitek today introduced the LED HD Qumi Q6, a WXGA pocket projector with 800 ANSI lumens and capable of projecting an image up to 90’’ diagonal (in the dark). The Q6 also uses an LED light source that’s spec’d at 30,000 hours of use. The Q6 uses the MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) connection port for […]

featured Image

Casio Aims New LED Projector at ED Market

January 21, 2015

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 […]

featured Image

Digital Projection to Debut 4K LED projector at ISE

January 15, 2015

At ISE, Digital Projection will show for the first time in Europe the Insight 4K LED, which the company says is the world’s first full 4K 3-chip DLP LED projector. Delivering 2,000 lumens of brightness, Digital Projection says that the Insight 4K LED claims a typical 60,000+ hours of stable solid-state illumination with the use […]

featured Image

BenQ Ships GP20 Ultra-Portable LED Projector

March 3, 2014

BenQ America has started shipping the Ultra-Lite GP20, a palm-sized projector spec’d at 700 ANSI lumens and with native WXGA (1280×800) resolution. With features including mirroring for MHL-equipped devices, the GP20 can play content from anything from a phone to a Roku player and can project up to a 10-foot diagonal image at 10 feet […]

featured Image

Wolf Cinema Launches Three New Home Theater Projectors

January 2, 2014

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 […]

featured Image

Digital Projection Intros 1080p LED Titan

September 26, 2013

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 […]

featured Image

Acer Debuts K132 DLP LED Portable Projector

August 7, 2013

Acer’s new K132 is an LED-lit DLP pico projector measuring just 5.5″ (L) x 4.6″ (W) x 1.6″ (H) that claims over 500 ANSI lumens at WXGA resolution (1280×800). The contrast ratio spec is 10,000:1. LED-based, the K132 has a long lamp life of 30,000 hours in Extreme Eco mode that reduces standby power consumption […]

featured Image

DPI Launches 7500:1 Contrast Ratio 1080p LED Projector

August 5, 2010

Boasting a 700-ANSI lumen spec, the new dVision 30-1080p LED is a 10,000-hour, DLP-based LED projector from Digital Projection that claims a 7500:1 contrast ratio. It’s native 1920×1080, uses 10-bit color processing, is HDMI 1.3a capable and includes horizontal and vertical lens shift for retrofitting to any install. To read all the specs, click here.

featured Image