Optoma Introduces New Line of High Brightness Laser Projectors

Optoma High Brightness Laser Projectors

Optoma, the world-leading brand of video and audio products, today unveiled a new line of high brightness laser projectors, including ZU500T, ZH500T, ZW500T, ZX500, ZU500TST, and ZX500TST. Specially designed for the challenging professional AV installation environments, Optoma’s new line of high brightness laser projectors adopts the DuraCore Laser Technology with IP5X certification engine, delivering sharp and stunning images with 20,000 hours of virtually maintenance-free operation. It ensures maximum reliability and dependability in a variety of settings, such as higher education, houses of worship, rental, staging, corporate environments, and more.

Optoma ZU500TST and ZX500TST are the only short throw projectors with impressive 5,000 and 5,500 lumens in the high brightness ProAV market. They offer WUXGA resolution with a throw ratio of 0.79:1, and XGA with 0:82:1 respectively, producing stunning, vibrant images from just a few feet away. Both projectors feature a 300,000:1 contrast ratio with ExtremeBlack enabled, horizontal and vertical lens shift, 360-degree and 24/7 operation, and portrait mode for maximum usability at any angle.

High Brightness Laser Projectors


Optoma ZU500T, ZH500T, ZW500T, and ZX500 feature WUXGA, 1080p, WXGA, and XGA resolution respectively, delivering stunning projection with powerful laser light source and an impressive 300,000:1 contrast ratio. All projectors provide extensive connectivity options, including HDBaseT and HDMI inputs, and offer multiple built-in installation features, such as horizontal and vertical lens shift, four corner correction, and 360-degree and portrait mode operation, to support professional installations at all difficulty levels.
Gordon Wu, Assistant Vice President at Optoma APAC said,

“Our new line of high brightness laser projectors offers a range of robust features to accommodate the various demanding requirements of multiple professional applications. By continuing to produce top-of-the-line, reliable projectors, we reaffirm our ongoing commitment to providing the most effective, innovative solutions to the ProAV market.”
Model ZU500T ZH500T ZW500T ZX500 ZU500TST ZX500TST
Light Source Life Up to 20,000 hours
Contrast 300,000:1
Native Resolution 1920×1200 1920×1080 1280×800 1024×768 1920×1200 1024×768
Brightness (lm) 5000 5000 5000 5500 5000 5500
Lens shift
(tolerance ± 5 %)
V. : +20%
H. : +/-10%
V. : +25%
H. : +/-10%
V. : +20%
H. : +/-10%
V. : +10%
H. : +/-10%
V. 100%~113%

H. +/-5%

V. 85%~95%
H. +/-5%
Throw Ratio 1.2-1.92 1.2-1.92 1.26-2.01 1.24-1.98 0.79 0.82
Zoom Lens 1.6x Fixed zoom
Weight Size 10.7 kg 11.3 kg
405x387x129 mm
(elevator excluded)
405x387x129 mm
(elevator excluded)
Noise (Eco )  28 dB
Speaker  2x 10W
I/O  2xHDMI/MHL, HDBaseT (SKU dependent), VGA in/out, RS232, Audio in/out, USB Power (5V/1.5A), Mic in, 3D Sync, RJ-45, 12V out, Wired Remote, Service
3D  Full HD 3D
Keystone correction  ±30° vertical, ±30° horizontal



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