Optoma Details 4K500 & UHZ65 4K Ultra HD Projectors

Posted Wed Jun 14, 2017 at 12:45 PM PDT by
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Two new 4K UHD projector models have been revealed.

Optoma has announced the latest additions to its projector lineup. The UHZ65 laser phosphor light 4K UHD projector and the 4K500 lamp-based 4K UHD projector are both geared toward the ProAV market.

"With the introduction of the UHZ65 and 4K500, Optoma now has a full portfolio of 4K UHD projectors for the ProAV market to complement the line of 4K UHD projectors for the home theater market announced earlier this month," said Brian Soto, head of product management, "By bringing quality and innovation to the market at industry leading pricing, we're showing we're listening to our customers and designing projectors to meet their needs."

The UHZ65 uses a powerful laser phosphor light engine and offers a resolution of 3840x2160 with 8.3 million pixels, about 2,800 lumens, and a 1,500,000:1 contrast ratio. Likewise, the projector supports high dynamic range with HDR10 capabilities, along with wide color gamut (REC.2020) support. HDMI 2.0 with HDCP 2.2 is integrated as well. In addition, the device feature a 15 percent vertical lens shift and a 1.6x optical zoom.

Meanwhile, the 4K500 uses a lamp-based light source to deliver 8.3 million pixels, 5,000 lumens, and a 1,200,000:1 contrast ratio with Dynamic Black enabled. A variety of inputs are integrated as well, including HDMI 2.0 with daisy chain support. Finally, horizontal and vertical lens shift, motorized zoom and focus, keystone correction, and a 2.0x zoom ratio are also implemented.

The Optoma UHZ65 is set to hit the market through distributors in the fall for an estimated street price of $4,999. The 4K500 is expected to become available in July for an estimated price of $6,999.

Source: Optoma via PR Newswire

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