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Sanyo PLC-ZM5000L Projector

WUXGA Large Venue Projector
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From Sanyo —   The PLC-ZM5000L WXGA Portable Multimedia Projector from Sanyo features 5000 ANSI lumens, WUXGA (1920 x 1200) resolution, and a 2000:1 contrast ratio. The projector is incredibly light for its abilities, weighing just around 20 lb. The connection panel features a diverse array of ports like 5BNC, VGA, composite, DVI-D, HDMI, and an S-video port. Sanyo is now part of the Panasonic Group and officially discontinued its production and sales of projectors in 2012.

  • 5000 ANSI Lumens
  • Large-Venue Projector
  • High Light Efficiency
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Flexible Installation
  • Easy Maintenance-Active Maintenance Filter
  • Picture-In-Picture (P-in-P), Picture by Picture (P-by-P)
  • Mechanical Shutter System
  • Closed Caption

Sanyo PLC-ZM5000L Projector Specifications

Now part of Panasonic
October 2010
3 Years
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White Brightness
5,000 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WUXGA)
Dynamic Iris
Display Type
0.76" 3LCD Chips
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
003-120507-01  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
Optional Lenses

LNS-S20 Standard Zoom 1.70:1-2.80:1
LNS-T20 Long Zoom 2.80:1-4.60:1
LNS-T21 Long Zoom 4.60:1-7.20:1
LNS-W20 Zoom 1.30:1-1.70:1
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-10% & Vertical +/-60%
Digital Zoom
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
6.50" x 19.30" x 14.60"
19.6 lbs
Internal Speakers
10.0 Watts Mono
519 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Component: RCA
DVI Digital Input
HDMI 1.3b
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Closed Captioning
Additional Features
Replaced by Panasonic model PT-EZ570U

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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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