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Optoma Unveils Ultra-Bright 8,500 Lumen ProScene ZU860 Interchangeable Lens Projector With 4K Input
Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Optoma, a world-leading manufacturer of large display products, today unveiled one of its brightest projectors, the new Optoma ProScene ZU860. Featuring 8,500 lumens of brightness and a DuraCore laser light source, the Optoma ProScene ZU860 is the company’s first WUXGA interchangeable lens projector that supports 4K inputs, designed to light up museums, large meeting rooms, auditoriums, houses of worship and broadcast environments with ultimate reliability and flexibility.

This ultra-bright WUXGA projector is designed for complex installations, with integrated image warping and blending, four corner adjustment and lens position memory. A variety of premium lens options, motorized lens-shift, zoom and focus with 24/7, tilt free 360° and portrait mode operation ensure installation flexibility for virtually any installation environment.

The ProScene ZU860’s compatibility with 4K UHD HDR sources enables incredible color and image details, while HDMI 2.0, HDBaseT and 3G-SDI inputs provide connectivity to digital video sources, and LAN and RS-232 enable control via Crestron, Extron, AMX or Telnet. This powerhouse projector’s DuraCore laser light source features an IP5X-certified optical engine for up to 30,000 hours (Eco) of maintenance-free light source life.

Features of the Optoma ProScene ZU860 include:

  • Resolution: 1920 x 1200 WUXGA (up to 4K UHD)
  • Brightness: 8,500 ANSI lumens to brilliantly light up large professional venues
  • Light Source: DuraCore laser
  • Light Source Life: Up to 30,000 hours (Eco mode)
  • Contrast Ratio: 2,000:1 full on/off; 2,000,000:1 with Extreme Black enabled
  • Colors: 1.07 billion
  • Throw Ratio: 0.36:1 to 5.5:1, with interchangeable lens options
  • Optical Engine: Airtight optical engine independently dust certified to IP5X
  • Connectivity: A wide array, including HDMI 2.0, HDBaseT, DVI-D and 3G-SDI

“The Optoma ProScene ZU860 is our first WUXGA interchangeable lens projector to support 4K inputs, providing unmatched image quality, versatility and reliability for large professional environments,” said Brian Soto, Director, product management, Optoma Technology. “As we continue to see greater demand for projectors for large professional venues, we’re designing and delivering bright, reliable and flexible install projectors that address the varying needs and challenges of installers.”

The Optoma ProScene ZU860 is available now for an estimated street price of $11,999 through authorized dealers.