Optoma recently announced three new projectors designed to meet the needs of the education and corporate market segments. The Optoma ZH400UST, ZW300UST and ZW300USTi projectors combine laser phosphor image quality and reliability, with an ultra short throw lens making them extremely flexible in any environment. They additionally feature deep black levels with an impressive 100000:1 contrast ratio. In addition, these new Optoma projectors feature an MHL-powered HDMI port that supports popular streaming and presentation dongles such as Optoma’s HDCast Pro and Amazon’s FireTV, while the USB port can be utilized to power Optoma’s WHD200 Wireless HMDI system or Google’s Chromecast media dongle. They also come standard with 10 watt speakers.
The Optoma ZH400UST combines a 1080p high-definition image, and 4,000 lumens of brightness. It comes equipped with several digital I/Os and PC Free USB Media Player for playback of video and audio files along with viewing of images and presentations shared directly from any USB device. It’s state-of-the-art laser phosphor display technology offers an estimated 20,000+ hours of light source performance for virtually maintenance-free operation.
Like the ZH400UST, the 3,200 lumen Optoma ZW300UST and ZW300USTi projectors combine laser phosphor image quality and reliability, with an ultra short throw lens making them extremely flexible in any environment. They also feature deep black levels with a 100000:1 contrast ratio. The ZW300USTi takes its performance even further by delivering next generation TouchBEAM interactive touch technology, compatible and compliant with both Windows and OS X.
The Optoma ZH400UST, ZW300UST and ZW300USTi are available now for an estimated street price of $2,999, $1,799 and $1,999, respectively through authorized Optoma dealers.
Recent findings from PMA Research found sales of Laser/phosphor projectors were up more than 80% sequentially in March 2017 in the Distribution channel, and year/year growth remained well above +100%.