The Optoma ProScene ZU660 is a WUXGA (1920x1200) laser projector intended for use in boardrooms, higher education, museums, houses of worship and smaller entertainment venues. This $9,999 DLP projector boasts 6,000 lumens and has excellent placement flexibility – a major plus for the environments it is intended for – due in part to its interchangeable lens options and motorized lens shift. The ZU660’s street price is $5,999, making it an excellent value for both business and higher education applications.
This is a joint review written by myself and my brother, Chris Kahl, who I’d like to welcome to the Projector Reviews team. You’ll be seeing a lot of business and education projectors from him coming up. I’ll still be reviewing these higher-end projectors such as the ZU660 that is the subject of this review, but you can expect to see more reviews of home entertainment and gaming projectors from me from now on. Alright – welcome, Chris – and now, back to the review.
We’ll start this review of the Optoma ProScene ZU660 with a brief overview, followed by some highlights before moving on to the extensive list of special features. We will also tour the hardware – written by Chris – as well as discuss picture quality and performance before summing it all up for you on the last page. By the end of this review, you should have a pretty good idea about whether or not the ZU660 is the right projector for your business or education applications. Let’s get started!