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From Optoma — The high brightness ZU1700 professional laser projector fills a need for high-end installations, including the entertainment, exhibition, and digital signage markets. Part of Optoma's Ultra Bright Series, this projector offers incredibly high brightness of 17,000 lumens as well as extreme flexibility with eight interchangeable lenses to meet the needs of even the most complex installations. As part of the Optoma DuraCore laser lineup, the Ultra Bright Series high-performance projectors feature 4K HDR compatibility, pure engine video processing, and color matching to produce visually striking, lifelike images with exceptional detail and high color accuracy.

  • 2,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio
  • High brightness WUXGA DLP laser projector
  • Built-in redundancy mode
  • Eight interchangeable lenses
  • Pure engine video processing and color matching
  • DuraCore technology
  • Integrated warping and edge blending processor

Optoma ZU1700 Projector Specifications

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Best Used For
September 2021
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14,500 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WUXGA)
Display Type
DLP x 1
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
Laser Phosphor
Lamp Life
30,000 hours

Included Lens
Optional Lenses

BX-CTA11 Short Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 0.65:1-0.75:1
BX-CTA18 Short Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 0.84:1-1.02:1
BX-CTA19 Wide Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.02:1-1.36:1
BX-CTA20 Semi-Wide Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.20:1-1.50:1
BX-CTA21 Standard Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.50:1-2.00:1
BX-CTA22 Long Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 2.00:1-4.00:1
BX-CTA23 Extra Long Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 4.00:1-7.20:1
BX-CTA27 Long Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 7.20:1-10.80:1
Lens Shift
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
9.80" x 25.60" x 28.00"
110.2 lbs
Audible Noise
38 dB  / 36 dB
Internal Speakers
100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger
DVI Digital Input
HDBaseT: RJ-45
HDMI x 2
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Operate 24/7
Full HD 3D
Edge Blending
Geometric Correction
Crestron RoomView™

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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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