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From Sanyo —   In response to this market trend, the PLC-XM150 with a high brightness of 6,000 lumens, has been developed. In addition, it incorporate the highly durable New Optical Engine using an inorganic liquid crystal panel and the AMF: Active Maintenance Filter system, which realize high reliability and lower maintenance cost. Further, numerous superior functions ideal for professional use are incorporated, including the "Power Vertical/Horizontal Lens Shifting Function" that enables projection adjustment without changing the projector position, which give this projector an edge in a variety of use environments. The Sanyo PLC-XM150 was also marketed as the EIKI LC-XL200, and the Christie LX605. Sanyo is now part of the Panasonic Group and officially discontinued its production and sales of projectors in 2012.

  • Includes LNS-S20 Lens
  • 6000 Lumens
  • 1000:1 Contrast Ratio
  • 0.8" 3LCD Projection Panels

Sanyo PLC-XM150 Projector Specifications

Now part of Panasonic
December 2009
3 Years
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White Brightness
6,000 Lumens (ANSI)1
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Display Type
0.80" 3LCD
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/50, 575i, 575p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1200

Lamp Type
330W NSH bulb
Lamp Model
POA-LMP136  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.7x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses

LNS-T20 Long Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 2.89:1-4.60:1
LNS-T21 Long Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 4.60:1-7.36:1
LNS-W20 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.25:1-1.70:1
LNS-W21 Fixed Lens Throw Ratio 0.80:1
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-10% & Vertical +/-50%
Throw Distance
7.2' - 33.5'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
37.37" - 295.59"
Throw Ratio
1.70:1 - 2.89:1
Digital Zoom
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
6.45" x 19.27" x 17.12"
21.3 lbs
Internal Speakers
7.0 Watts Mono
490 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Audio Out: Mini Jack
Component x 2
Composite: RCA
DVI Digital Input
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Additional Features
Replaced by Panasonic model PT-EX600U


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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