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Vivitek Intros Professional High-Def Projectors

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Vivitek announced four new HD projectors that target the professional, business and venue markets.

Vivitek announced four new HD projectors that target the professional, business and venue markets. The D8800 is the new flagship with native WUXGA (1,920x1,200) resolution, 8,000 lumens brightness and a 3,000:1 contrast ratio. the projector comes with built-in edge-blending and warping capabilities, six interchangeable bayonet-style lens options and interfaces for HDMI v1.3, DVI-D, 3G-HDSDI-in/out, BNC, VGA-In, Composite, S-Video, RJ-45 and RS-232c. Available in Q3, the D880 will sell for a suggested retail price of $20,000.

An option below is the D5280U, which also runs at 1,920x1,200 pixels, but provides 4,500 lumens and a contrast ratio of 2,200:1. the device supports three interchangeable and is priced at $5500. If you can klive without the interchangeable lens option, and a resolution of 1080p, Vivitek offers the D7180HD with 3,400 Lumens and 1,800:1 contrast ratio for $3,000.

For the business traveler, the company announced the Qumi Q5, a compact projector that delivers up to 500 lumens of brightness and a 10,000:1 contrast ratio. The device integrates Wi-Fi capability, weighs about 1.1 lbs and promises at least 30,000 LED hours. The Q5 will also ship in Q3 and retail for $800.

Check out the full specs listing below.

D5280U Key Features/Specifications:

  • Native WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
  • 4500 ANSI lumens with a 2200:1 contrast ratio
  • Centered lens design with manual lens shift (vertical/horizontal)
  • Three (3) interchangeable bayonet-style lens options
  • DLP® and BrilliantColor™ technologies from Texas Instruments
  • Connectivity options include: HDMI v1.3, VGA-in, Composite video, S-video, Component video, BNC, Display Port, 12V Trigger, RJ-45 and RS-232c
  • Available: Q4 2012 | MSRP: $5,499
     

D8800 Key Features/Specifications:

  • Native WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
  • 8000 lumens and 3000:1 contrast ratio
  • Dual-lamp technology and interchangeable color wheel option
  • Centered lens design with six (6) interchangeable bayonet-style lens options
  • Built-in edge-blending and warping capabilities
  • Motorized lens shift (vertical/horizontal) and power zoom/focus
  • Connectivity options include: HDMI v1.3, DVI-D, 3G-HDSDI-in/out, BNC, VGA-In, Composite, S-Video, RJ-45 and RS-232c
  • Available: Q3 2012 | MSRP: $19,999
     

D7180HD Key Features/Specifications:

  • Native 1080p (1920x1080) resolution
  • 3400 Lumens and 1800:1 Contrast Ratio
  • DLP® and BrilliantColor™ technologies from Texas Instruments
  • Six (6) segment VividWheel
  • Connectivity options include: HDMI v1.3, VGA-In, Component and Composite video, S-video and RJ45
  • Built-in 10W audio speaker
  • Available: Q4 2012 | MSRP: $2,999.00
     

Qumi Q5 Key Features/Specifications:

  • Native 720p/WXGA (1280x800) resolution
  • Up to 500 lumens of brightness and a 10,000:1 contrast ratio
  • 3D-Ready (via DLP Link) and a DLP chipset from Texas Instruments
  • 1.1 pounds; Dimensions: 6.3”(w) x 1.2”(h) x 3.9”(d)
  • 30,000+ estimated LED hours of operation
  • 4G built-in memory and USB port for memory expansion to display content
  • Wireless capability through Wi-Fi USB dongle (optional accessory)
  • Connectivity options include: HDMI, Universal I/O, AV mini-jack audio-in/out
  • Offered in a black, white, blue, red or yellow finish
  • Available: Q3 2012 | MSRP: $799.00
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    leo2kp , June 28, 2012 7:12 PM
    $19,999 eh?
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    aoneone , June 28, 2012 7:43 PM
    Put me down for 3
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    getochkn , June 28, 2012 8:03 PM
    " the projector comes with ". Should be The, not the

    "If you can klive ". Should be live, not klive

    "supports three interchangeable and" I assume the word lens is missing there


    3 errors in a tiny article, shame Tom's, shame.
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    lamorpa , June 28, 2012 8:12 PM
    I can klive with it.
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    koga73 , June 28, 2012 9:38 PM
    The lumens are high but the contrast ratio is low... The sony projector we have cost 5k and has a 35,000:1 contrast ratio but a much lower brightness.
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    friskiest , June 29, 2012 12:59 AM
    I thought they're referring to 2K or even 4K res until I read the whole article,. sigh.
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    DSpider , June 29, 2012 11:25 AM
    friskiestI thought they're referring to 2K or even 4K res until I read the whole article,. sigh.

    What did you think HD meant?