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Optoma debuted its new large-venue projector, the TW865-NL at InfoComm last week. At an estimated price of $3,999 and offering 6000 lumens, this TW865-NL is designed for installation in museums, houses of worship, conference/lecture halls and even where 24/7 operation is required. According to Optoma, it is the only DLP projector made that meets these qualifications! Read on for more information from Optoma.
OPTOMA DEBUTS LARGE-VENUE TW865-NL PROJECTOR AT INFOCOMM
6000 Lumens, 360 Degree Mounting, and Interchangeable Lenses Highlight New Model
FREMONT, Calif. | June 9, 2012 | Optoma, the best-selling brand of DLP projectors in the Americas, has introduced here at InfoComm (booth C5621) its all-new 6000-ANSI Lumen TW865-NL, a WXGA resolution projector with interchangeable lenses designed to meet the needs and ease installation challenges found in large venues. The only DLP projector in its class with a center-lens design, and 360 degree operation for maximum placement flexibility, the TW865-NL is ideal for installations where 24/7 use is required, such as surveillance, traffic and command & control operations. Supported by Optoma’s Express Replacement Service three-year warranty (one-year on lamp), it is a reliable performer for use in auditoriums and large conference rooms in businesses, schools, houses of worship, and medical facilities. The TW865-NL will be available in July at an estimated price of $3,999.
“The TW865-NL reinforces Optoma’s position as the leading player in the large venue projector market,” said Jon Grodem, senior director of product and marketing for Optoma. “It delivers at every level – performance and reliability, ease of installation and maintenance, and features and connectivity options. It’s the complete package.”
Users have a choice of three optional lenses. Standard, short throw and long throw, with throw ratios ranging from 1 to 3.07:1, to provide a projection range of 50 to 500 feet. The motorized zoom, focus, and lens shift (50% vertical and 10% horizontal), combined with up to 20% keystone correction and the ability to mount the TW865-NL horizontally, or at any angle, gives installers almost limitless placement flexibility for the best possible projection quality and customer satisfaction. The side-loading lamp design offers users convenience by eliminating the need to take down the projector when replacing a lamp.
The TW865-NL provides connectivity for just about any source device or network control system, including AMX, Extron and Crestron. The TW865-NL also comes pre-calibrated for specific settings, including classroom, presentation and DICOM, a global IT standard used in virtually all hospitals, ensures the projector will work seamlessly with medical systems designed to produce, manage, view and distribute images. Communication and control is supported through both RS232C and RJ45 interfaces, and a complete selection of I/O ports including HDMI, DVI, two VGA-in, VGA-out, S-video, composite, component, RGBHV, BNC, two stereo audio-in, RCA audio-in, stereo audio-out, USB A or wireless, mini USB display port, wired remote in/out and a 12v trigger.
TW865-NL is both PC and Mac compatible. It supports all popular computer formats, (UXGA, WXGA, SXGA+, SXGA, XGA, SVGA, VGA Resized, and VESA), as well as providing video compatibility for NTSC, PAL, SECAM, SDTV (480i), EDTV (480p), HDTV (720p, 1080i/p). 3D compatibility includes frame sequential 720p, XGA, SVGA, and 120Hz; all 3D content can be viewed with active LCD shutter glasses or RF glasses when projector is used with compatible 3D player.
The TW865-NL weighs 40.3 lbs without the lens and measures 21.3” wide x 7.8” high x 16.5” deep.
For more information on all Optoma products, go to www.optomausa.com or call 888-289-6786.
About Optoma Technology, Inc.
Optoma Technology, Inc. is an award-winning developer of projection and digital display products for business, education and home. The company manufactures multimedia projectors for mobile users, fixed installations, classrooms and home theaters, as well as HD displays. Optoma products combine superior image processing technologies with exceptional engineering and innovation to deliver images that are bright, crystal clear and finely tuned for tone and color. Optoma products are sold through the company’s global network of Pro AV dealers, major consumer electronics retailers and Internet resellers. For more information, visit www.optomausa.com.
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