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Digital Projection LIGHTNING 38HD-3D Projector

2K Large Venue Projector
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The Digital Projection LIGHTNING 38HD-3D Projector is a 2K Large Venue Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 22,000 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 2048x1080 , and is 3D capable. The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. The unique projector lens has the ability to be shifted to allow greater flexibility in positioning the projector relative to the screen. This projector was first available for purchase in April 2006 and has been by Digital Projection.

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Digital Projection LIGHTNING 38HD-3D Projector Specifications

April 2006
1 Year
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22,000 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
2:1 (HD)
Display Type
1.30" DLP x 3
Color Processing
Video Modes
Data Modes
MAX 2048x1080
3D Modes
PC 3D Ready

Lamp Type
Xenon bulb
Lamp Life
750 hours

Included Lens
Optional Lenses

102-451 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.45:1-1.80:1
102-677 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 2.20:1-3.00:1
102-678 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 3.00:1-4.30:1
103-351 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.25:1-1.45:1
104-189 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 4.30:1-6.00:1
Lens Shift
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
18.70" x 43.40" x 28.40"
249.0 lbs
Audible Noise
59 dB
4,000 Watts 200V - 240V
Connection Panel
DVI Digital Input
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
Wireless Networking

PC 3D Ready

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ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

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BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

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