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LED-DRIVEN CHRISTIE MIRAGE WU-L OFFERS YEARS OF WORRY-FREE 2D-3D PROJECTIONNewest Christie Mirage Series Solid-State Projection System Combines Advanced Visual Performance with
CYPRESS, Calif. – (May 19, 2011) – Christie®, a global leader in visual display solutions, today extended its acclaimed Mirage Series projector line with the launch of the Christie Mirage WU-L, whose innovative, solid-state LED light engine offers years of worry-free operation without compromising image quality.
The Christie Mirage WU-L delivers high resolution and rich pixel density, as well as continuous system calibration, in a small footprint unit capable of advanced 2D-3D visualizations. Targeted to the professional market, the Christie Mirage WU-L is suitable for everything from entertainment, to museums and education, scientific research, manufacturing, and oil and gas exploration facilities.
LED DLP Offers 60,000 Hours of Maintenance-Free Service
“The Christie Mirage WU-L is an ideal solution for visualization professionals whose prime concern is the minimization of servicing and maintenance costs,” said Larry Paul, senior director of technology and visualization solutions management, Visual Environments, Christie. “The Mirage WU-L is lamp-free and the LED-based light engine is sealed, which eliminates any need for filters. No lamps also mean no restrictions on positioning, which really opens up mounting options.”
The LED light engine also reduces heat and energy consumption. When combined with the absence of consumables like lamps and filters, and full compliance with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (Rosh) Directive, the Christie Mirage WU-L is destined to be a hit with customers worldwide who are looking to meet eco-friendly targets with their facilities.
Advanced Christie Twist Warping and Edge Blending Capabilities Included
The WONGA (1920 ax 1200) resolution Christie Mirage WU-L offers dual input 3D mode for passive to active conversion, maintaining the highest performance 3D video content at 120Hz. The unit also supports frame-doubled 3D content from 48-60Hz per eye. Rated at 600 ANSI lumens, the Christie Mirage WU-L provides up to 1400:1 contrast ratio full on/full off.
The Mirage WU-L operates off the exclusive Christie Korea™ electronics and firmware platform, which provides the most extensive level of input capability and control flexibility available for advanced visualizations systems.
“This product reflects the future of high-end data projection, with Christie engineers delivering a solution with an extraordinarily long life and 24/7 reliability, while meeting the demanding levels of performance quality that customers expect from Christie products,” added Paul.
The Christie Mirage WU-L is now shipping.