Vivitek Launches Qumi Q38 1080p Pico Projector

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Vivitek has announced the expansion of its Qumi series of industry leading LED pocket projectors, with the introduction of the Qumi Q38. The Q38 is 1080p resolution and weighs just under 750 grams. With the Qumi Q38 you can project up to 130” at 600 lumens brightness, 10,000:1 contrast ratio and it has a 30,000 hours LED light-sourcee. Additionally, there are […]

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BenQ Debuts Native 4K HDR 3000-Lumen Projector in TK800

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BenQ America today announced the TK800 Home Entertainment DLP projector — a native 3840×2160 UHD-resolution projector. Like the HT2550 (their other native 4K project launched last month, the TK800 is HDR-capable and uses an RGBW color wheel achieves 92 percent of Rec. 709 color gamut with 3,000-lumen high brightness. TK800 is designed for consumer applications with a bunch of pre-loaded templated […]

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Hitachi Expands Collegiate Series Projector Line with Three New Projectors

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Today, Hitachi America announced the expansion of its Collegiate Series of projectors with the addition of three new high-brightness, low-maintenance projectors — the CP-EU4501WN, CP-EW5001WN and CP-EX5001WN. With these additions, the Collegiate Series now offers twelve different projector models ranging from 3,500 to 5,800 lumens. All three of the newest models in the series have two digital inputs (HDMI […]

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NEC Display American Claims World’s Brightest RB Laser Projectors for Large Venues

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NEC Display today claimed the world’s brightest red-blue (RB) laser projectors with the new PH Series – NEC PH3501QL and NEC PH2601QL. Both are native 4K (4096×2160) resolution. The PH Series uses RB laser light source technology, is spec’d at 40,000 center lumens and 30,000 center lumens and the use of a red and blue laser light source which NEC says increases the color gamut […]

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Optoma Intros 10K Lumen Laser ProScene Projector for Large Venues

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Optoma today announced the ZU1050 WUXGA 10,000 lumens laser projector. The ZU1050 has seven interchangeable optical lens options, MultiColor laser (MCL) technology for a wider color gamut and Optoma’s DURACORE laser phosphor light source for virtually maintenance-free operation. The Optoma ProScene ZU1050 is a WUXGA laser phosphor projector that’s designed for large venues is spec’d at 10,000 lumens, a 2,000,000:1 contrast […]

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New Eiki LED-Lit 3LCD EK-350U Projector Lasts 25K Hours

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Eiki International just debuted the EK-350U Meeting Room projector. This WUXGA resolution projector is spec’d at 4,500 ANSI Lumens brightness and uses a ColorSpark HLD LED lighting system that allows it to last over 25,000 hours. With its HLD LED technology, the new EK-350U emits four times the light of current LED technology and includes rapid power on and off capability. With a […]

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Sony Expands Laser Projector Line with Five New Models

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Sony is adding five new WUXGA resolution models to its family of laser light source projectors. Each is aimed at commercial mid-range installation applications in schools, including education, faith, corporate and museums. The new models include the VPL-FHZ120L (12,000 lumens) for larger venues, the VPL-FHZ90L (9,000 lumens) for mid-sized classrooms, and the compact VPL-FHZ66 (6,100 lumens), VPL-FHZ61 (5,100 lumens) and VPL-FHZ58 (4,200 lumens). These […]

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Epson Launches New PowerLite L-Series Laser Projectors Aimed at Education and Corporate

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Epson continues to drive the laser projection market with the introduction of the new PowerLite L-Series designed for corporate, education and houses of worship. The new Epson PowerLite L615U, L610U, L510U, L400U, L610W, L500W and L610 deliver use a laser light source, are spec’d at up to 6,000 lumens of color and white brightness, resolutions up to WUXGA and a new wireless technology to connect […]

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Epson Debuts Native 4K 12,000 Lumen and a Compact 20K Lumen WUXGA 3LCD Projectors

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Designed for rental and staging, Epson announced a 12,000-lumen native 4K 3LCD laser projector, the Pro L12000Q. In addition, Epson also added the compact Pro L20000U to its large venue projector line — a  20,000-lumen WUXGA resolution 3LCD projector. Epson’s new 3LCD laser projectors were launched at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam. Epson’s Pro L-Series laser projectors are designed for demanding environments, including rental and staging events, lecture halls and digital signage […]

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InFocus Debuts Range of Laser Projectors at Integrated Systems Europe

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InFocus Corporation just entered the laser projector market including everything from large venue to ultra-short throw options. For large venue installations such as auditoriums, lecture halls and houses of worship, the INL5350 Series has two models — the 6,000-lumen INL5359 and the 8,000-lumen INL5369. Using InFocus Quantum Color Laser technology the INL5350 Series provides installers with six interchangeable lenses that […]

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NEC Launches the World’s Brightest RB Laser Projectors for Large Venues

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NEC Display Solutions Europe today launched the world’s brightest red-blue (RB) laser projectors, designed to bring cinema quality imagery to the largest venues. The new PH Series comprises two models, NEC PH3501QL and NEC PH2601QL, both 4K resolution. The PH Series has been designed for large venues and the PH3501QL delivers 40,000 center lumens, while the PH2601QL features 30,000 center […]

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BenQ Conquers Home Entertainment With New CineHome Series Full HD Projector

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BenQ America today announced the availability of the new 1080p CineHome HT2050A home entertainment projector — replacing its predecessor, the HT2050. The HT2050A features a 6x speed RGBRGB color wheel that achieves more than 96 percent Rec. 709 accuracy and includes CinematicColor technology. The BenQ CineHome HT2050A is a 1080p 3D-capable projector comes equipped with two 10W CinemaMaster Audio+ speakers with 16.67ms input […]

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InFocus Introduces IN3140 Series Projectors Aimed at Classrooms and Meeting Rooms

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InFocus Corporation just announced the IN3140 Series projectors — a less than seven pound line of 5,000 lumen (4,000 lumens in Eco Mode) projectors including the native resolution 1080p (IN3148HD), WXGA (IN3146) and XGA (IN3144). The projectors offer 1.5x optical zoom and supports aspect ratios of 2.35:1, 4:3, 16:9, and 16:10 with a contrast ratio of 11000:1. Inputs include two HDMI v1.4 (one with MHL […]

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BenQ’s Ships CineHome HT2550 4K UHD HDR Home Cinema Projector

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BenQ America today announced the availability of the native 3840×2160 resolution (4K UHD) CineHome HT2550 DLP projector at $1,499. The DLP-based projector uses the new 0.47″ single-DMD-chip that’s spec’d for over 96 percent coverage of the Rec. 709 color gamut and Delta E<3 performance. It has BenQ’s CinematicColor technology and a RGBRGB color wheel. The 2200 lumen CineHome HT2550’s includes support for HDR10 and full […]

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NEC Display Releases New Native 4K Resolution RB Laser Projectors

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NEC Display Solutions today announced the release of two new projector models, the 30,000 Center (26,000 ANSI) lumen PH2601QL and the 40,000 Center (35,000 ANSI) lumen PH3501QL. Both are native 4K (3840×2160) resolution projectors. Both projectors are designed for auditoriums, theaters, lecture halls, museums, sanctuaries and other large venues. NEC says they have dust protection for artifact free images and […]

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Optoma’s Newest Projector Aimed at Both Corporate and House of Worship Installs

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Optoma today announced two new ProScene projectors – the WU615T and EH615T are WUXGA (1920×1200) and 1080p, respectively, fixed lens projectors that are specifically aimed at both the corporate and houses of worship markets. These new Optoma ProScene projectors both have 1.8x zoom (throw Ratio: 1.2 – 2.16:1), 360-degree and portrait mode operation, four corner geometric correction, vertical and horizontal lens shifts and keystone […]

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Epson Ships Seven New Pro L-Series Laser Projectors and Ultra Short-Throw Lens for Live Events and Large Venue Applications

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Epson today announced it is now shipping its seven new Pro L-Series laser large venue projectors and the ELPLX02 ultra short-throw lens. Epson’s Pro L-Series laser projectors are intended for use in large venues, including rental and staging events, lecture halls and digital signage installations. The new Pro L-Series includes seven new models – six WUXGA projectors with 4K Enhancement ranging from 12,000 to 15,000 lumens of […]

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Optoma Intros New Line of High Brightness Projectors for Classroom and Corporate Environments

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Optoma today announced five new projectors designed to bring high brightness into classrooms, corporate boardrooms and multipurpose offices: the WU465, EH465, EH460ST, W460 and X460. The Optoma WU465 and Optoma EH465 are WUXGA (1920×1200) and 1920×1080 HD resolution projector spec’d at 4,800 lumens of brightness, a 20,000:1 contrast ratio and a 1: 1.5x zoom ratio. Pricing is $1,299 and $1,199, respectively. The Optoma EH460ST is 1920×1080 HD […]

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Christie Expands D Series, Its 3LCD Value Line

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Christie is expanding its D Series lineup with three new value-priced single-lamp models, which are available with up to 8100 ISO lumens and both WUXGA (1920×1200) and HD (1920×1080) resolutions. The new Christie D Series projectors offer 65,000:1 contrast ratio, 3,000 hours of lamp life, and easy integration – designed for higher education, business, museums, houses of worship, government facilities […]

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JVC Debuts D-ILA 4K Projectors Aimed at Simulation

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JVC Visual Systems will introduce two Visualization Series projectors designed for the simulation market next week. The DLA‑VS4700 projector is native 4K resolution with e-shift technology (it can display up to 8K resolution using this pixel-shirt process), while the DLA‑VS4010NLG is JVC’s brightest simulation projector and provides 11 percent more vertical picture area than other 4K projectors, according to JVC. Both three-chip D-ILA projectors feature their […]

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Vivitek Debuts the 18K Lumen DU9800Z Projector

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Vivitek just launched the DU9800Z projector — a solid state illumination source projector spec’d at 18,000 ANSI Lumens with a native WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution and a 20,000 hour lamp source. The new flagship DU9800Z projector uses 1-chip DLP technology and laser-phosphor illumination and adds a new “Constant Brightness” feature to help reduce blending maintenance with customizable brightness. Equipped with a smart sensor, the DU9800Z […]

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A Sub-$2,000 4K DLP Projector Debuts from BenQ

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BenQ America just launched the CineHome HT2550 DLP projector that they say is capable of hitting 96 percent Rec 709 color and is native 3840×2160 (4K UHD) resolution using single-chip DLP. BenQ’s HT2550 projector uses 0.47″ single-DMD-chip DLP technology and employs BenQ CinematicColor technology and a RGBRGB color wheel to hit the 96 percent coverage of Rec. 709 color gamut. The HT2550’s 4K video includes […]

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BenQ’s TH671ST HD Projector Aimed at Budget-Conscious Buyers

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BenQ America today announced the availability of its new budget-friendly TH671ST HD home entertainment projector. Designed for console gaming, the TH671ST claims smooth gaming and something called LumiExpert — intelligent ambient lighting technology. The BenQ TH671ST is HD 1920×1080 resolution and it has a low 16.67-ms input lag and microsecond DMD response helping to eliminate motion blur and image lag. In […]

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Christie Intros Crimson Series Projector

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Designed specifically for staging and high-usage applications, the new Christie Crimson projector line uses 3DLP laser phosphor technology and have lumens outputs up to 25,000. Featuring an IP5X sealed, solid-state laser light source, all Crimson projectors weigh 165-pounds and are spec’d at 2000:1 contrast ratio. The launch includes two models – the 1920 x 1200 […]

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InFocus Intros Six New IN110 Series “Value” Projectors

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InFocus Corporation announces the immediate availability of six new entry level projectors for use in boardrooms, classrooms and on the go. The IN110xa series and IN110xv series round out InFocus’ line of “value” solutions, now upgraded with improved image performance, up to 3,500 lumens, dual-HDMI inputs and a 15,000-hour lamp that adjusts to the perfect level of brightness based on […]

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Hitachi Intros 5,000-Lumen Laser Projector

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Today Hitachi America introduced the LP-WU6500 laser projector as its newest member of the solid-state laser (SSL) projector line, specified at 5,000 lumens and a native WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution. Solid state laser projectors have a maintenance-free life, up to 20,000 hours and no changing lamps or replacing filters. With WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution, the new 5,000-lumen laser projector […]

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Christie Debuts DWU630-GS Projector, Aims at Higher Ed

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Specified to operate for 20,000 hours, the new DWU630-GS from Christie is a native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolutions 1-chip DLP projector that outputs 6700 ISO and 6,000 ANSI lumens. Using a blue laser phosphor light source, the DWU630-GS is aimed at the higher education markets but can be used nearly everywhere, to be frank. It includes […]

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Barco’s New 4K F80 Laser Projector Is Aimed at Museums and Large Venues

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To complete its offer for the fixed installation market, Barco is extending its F-series platform with a flexible new projector, the F80. Marketed as “the silent” F,” it’s designed for museums and venues that require brightness under 10K lumens, 24/7 up-time and 4K resolution (4096×2400). The F80 builds on the fundamentals of the other Barco F-series phosphor […]

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BenQ Intros Budget-Friendly HT1070A Home Theater Projector With 96 Percent Rec. 709 Coverage

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BenQ America today announced the availability of its new budget-friendly HT1070A home theater projector. Calibrated by BenQ’s dedicated engineering team to achieve the Rec. 709 standard, the HT1070A’s 1080p full HD resolution beams brilliant color for home entertainment applications. BenQ says that the BenQ HT1070A was uniquely engineered to bust inferior image quality hurdles. It […]

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Eiki Announces EK-815U 8500 Lumen Laser Projector

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Eiki International has announced the new EK-815U WUXGA (1920×1200) laser projector. Spec’d at 8,500 lumens, a 100,000:1 contrast ratio and using both blue and red lasers, the EK-815U is IP6X Dust Ingress Test rating for long-term reliability. It’s aimed at both rental and install applications. Compared to more traditional laser-based projection systems that incorporate a […]

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Barco Residential Introduces New Medea 4K Projector With HDR10 Support

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Barco Residential’s new Medea projector is a native 4K (3840×2160) resolution projector that designed as an entry-level projector for home cinema that includes HDR10 support. The outstanding image quality is powered by a new optical engine and laser light source, providing significantly improved image uniformity, nearly instant on/off, and a light source life of up to 40,000 hours […]

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BenQ Launches LK970 4K Laser Projector

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BenQ America Corp today announced the availability of the LK970 4K UHD BlueCore laser projector. spec’d at 4K UHD (3840×2160) resolution, with 5,000 ANSI-lumen brightness, it’s aimed at large-venue applications, home cinemas and living rooms with high-ambient lighting conditions. Featuring BenQ’s BlueCore Laser technology with Texas Instruments’ latest DLP chip, it has a dual color wheel specifically engineered to […]

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