At the recent CEDIA show, DPI announced the launch of the INSIGHT series of 4K projectors for elite home entertainment. The series is comprised of one laser illuminated model and one LED model. These premium projectors are targeted for very high-end home theaters, including home based screening rooms of movie directors and. producers
The Insight 4K Laser projector has a resolution of 4096 x 2160 with 12,000 lumens. The Insight Laser 4K can produce colors beyond the HDTV rec. 709 color space specification. DPI also released the Insight LED 4K projector, which has a 60,000 hour light-source and meets rec. 2020 color requirements. The LED model is 3,000 lumens and employs a 3-chip LED illumination.
The Insight Laser 4K, which will begin shipping this month, has an MSRP of $119,995 and includes the lens. The Insight LED 4K, which will begin shipping in Q1 2015 has an MSRP of $149,995 and also includes the lens.
Ongoing analysis by PMA Research shows that the market for non-lamp based projector illumination, such as LED’s and Lasers, is growing and sales of these units are on the rise.