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New Christie DS+65 Single-Chip DLP Projector; and Roadster S+20K

Christie unveiled the Christie DS+65 for the first time, at InfoComm. Delivering up to 6,500 ANSI lumens with a variable contrast ratio of up to 7500:1, the Christie DS+65 is a feature-rich projector offering power and performance in a compact design. A native SXGA+ resolution projector, the high performance of the Christie DS+65 is an exceptional value for installations in boardrooms, large conference rooms, small auditoriums and houses of worship.

The Christie DS+65 features on-board Faroudja DCDi processing for artifact-free video reproduction and highly detailed, crisp images. It utilizes long life, dual 300W UHP lamps and a sealed optical engine for a low cost of ownership. A low acoustic noise level (30dB), high quality lens options and a broad range of standard inputs provide the ultimate in convenience and installation options.

Christie has also introduced the Christie Roadster S+20K DLP projector, the latest generation of its popular Roadster Series of compact, purpose-built projectors for the rental/staging, live entertainment, trade show and exhibition markets. Driven by a powerful 3-chip DLP SXGA+ engine and delivering 20,000 ANSI lumens, the projector offers superior image quality and increased brightness levels with greater power, performance and lower cost-of-ownership to meet the challenges of the most demanding environments.

The Christie Roadster S+ 20K features a contrast ratio of 1800:1, high quality optics and 10-bit image processing to provide crisp, clean images and perfect color saturation. Rugged and compact in design, with built-in handles and multiple rigging points, the projector is designed to meet the rigors and stress of the staging market, and is ideal for use in houses of worship, concerts, large auditoriums, trade shows and exhibitions, casinos, theme parks, and museums.

The projectors high bandwidth signal processing supports additional functions such as Picture-in-Picture, HD 4:4:4 and seamless switching between sources. Motorized lens functions provide power focus, zoom, horizontal and vertical offset at the touch of a button, while the Intelligent Lens System (ILS) provides auto recall for zoom and focus. User-replaceable pre-aligned Xenon lamp modules and bulbs with adjustable lamp power minimize downtime and cost-of-ownership.

The Christie Roadster S+ 20K will respond to almost any kind of control, including RS-232, RS-422, DMX 512, IR remote, wired remote, and direct control panel input. Onboard ChristieNET networking allows for remote monitoring from anywhere in the world.