The new Sony SRX-R800 Series is the first digital cinema projection system combining Sony’s latest-generation native 4K SXRD technology with a laser light source, allowing the projectors to achieve a 10,000:1 contrast ratio. The SRX-R800 models also allow for High Dynamic Range (HDR) content compatibility.
Previewed at this year’s CineEurope tradeshow in Barcelona, the SRX-R800 Series includes four DCI-compliant models. The SRX-R810P and SRX-R815P are 7,500 lumens and 15,000 lumens, respectively and are geared towards smaller theaters and large auditoriums. The 15,000 lumen SRX-R810DS and 30,000 lumen SRX-R815DS dual projection systems are designed for larger theater’s and Premium Large Format (PLF) screens.
All four high-contrast projection systems can be configured for 3D movies. The SRX-R810DS and SRX-R815DS dual projection systems make big-screen 3D movies simple for theater operators, because there is no need to switch out to a separate 3D lens..
Projector operation is managed by an easy-to-use 15-inch touch panel which integrates with any DCI compliant Theater Management System, which allows operators to set up projectors, manage content and easily create show schedules.
The SRXR815P and SRX-815DS 4K laser digital cinema projectors are available to pre-order now and are estimated to ship during the fourth quarter of 2017.
PMA Research follows the Projector market, including the Digital Cinema segment. Laser projectors are becoming increasingly popular with theater owners because of their long-life and low-maintenance.