Optoma Unveils New Phosphor Projectors
Optoma has unveiled two new single-chip digital light processing (DLP) laser
phosphor projectors scheduled for availability in the next nine months.
The as-yet unnamed 4K UHD DLP
ultra-short throw laser projector will be able to display a 100-inch
image on a
wall or screen from just two inches away. It will offer 3,300 lumens
and, with 4K
resolution, display more than 8 million pixels on a screen. The new
will support the Android 5.0/Lollipop operating system and provide
The new projector is expected
to be available in the first quarter of 2017.
Available later this year
will be the ZU510T WUXGA DLP laser projector with 5,500 lumens and a
with horizontal and vertical lens shift. It will have a throw ratio of
1.2:1 and 2.16:1 and a digital zoom of 1.8x, meaning it will
accommodate a wide
range of interchangeable lenses.
The ZU510T WUXGA DLP will
have two built-in 10-watt speakers and multiple inputs, including two HDMI
The two new projectors were
introduced at InfoComm International June 8-10 in Las Vegas.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.