What Happened to Proxima Is a Business School Case of How NOT to Merge Two Companies

April 8, 2019

On the day that InFocus shocked the AV industry and announced they’d bought its largest competitor, I was actually there. It was Monday, March 6, 2000 — I remember the details of the day very well but my old Franklin Planner helped me keep track of the date for the purpose of this article. Let me […]

featured Image

Proxima Debuts Another Laser Projector in LP8500U

March 14, 2016

Proxima has another laser-phosphor projector in the form of a 8500-lumen LP8500U, a single-chip, DLP-based WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution projector. The LP8500U is a water-cooled laser diode-based projector that has one VGA input, two HDMI inputs, a combo DVI/Display port input, an HDBaseT input and LAN RJ45 inputs for control and content management. The LP8500U ships […]

featured Image

Proxima Debuts Laser Phosphor Projector

February 26, 2016

Proxima Displays Corporation announced the release of the LP7000U, a laser-phosphor DLP WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution projector. The LP7000U is the first in a series of planned laser-phosphor projectors that Proxima Displays says they will roll out in 2016. Featuring a brightness spec of 7,000 lumens and WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution (using a single chip DLP), the […]

featured Image

Proxima Debuts 1920×1200 5K-Lumen LCD Projector

February 25, 2016

Proxima Displays Corporation is back and their newest projector is the M1030U, a WUXGA (1920 x 1200) resolution LCD projector. Spec’d at 5,000 lumens, it includes VGA, HDMI, BNC, DVI and RJ45 inputs. The M1030 ships with the standard lens, and offers four additional lens options, from rear projection through short-throw lens capability. The M1030U […]

featured Image

PROXIMA is Back!

August 11, 2015

Sam Malik, formally VP/GM for ASK Proxima as well as the person who ran Sanyo projectors back when they were #1, is the new president of PROXIMA DISPLAYS in Carson, Calif. Effective Aug. 17th, 2015, Malik is taking the reigns of the new company that will offer a full line of LCD and DLP projectors […]

featured Image

ASK Proxima is Back

May 29, 2013

The ASK Proxima brand will return to the ProAV market next month at InfoComm. You may recall, back at the pinnacle of its existence (when it was literally the top install projector company in the U.S.), Proxima was purchased by InFocus and then promptly dismantled – a move that would easily make a great business […]

featured Image