Sony Digital Cinema 4K confirms the launch of a
brand-new family of 4K laser digital cinema projectors.
The SRX-R800 Series is the first
digital cinema projection system combining Sony’s latest-generation native 4K
SXRD with a long-lasting laser light source. With the latest advances in Sony’s
acclaimed SXRD optical panel technology, this achieves a contrast ratio of
10,000:1. This makes all SRX-R800 models the ideal choice for delivering HDR
content, giving cinema audiences an even more immersive entertainment
As well as ensuring superb native 4K image
quality and natural colour reproduction, laser light technology offers highly
efficient ‘lamp free’ operation and speckle free pictures. The long-lasting
light source maintains 80% of original brightness levels for up to 35,000 hours
dramatically reducing maintenance needs compared with conventional Xenon lamps.
Previewed at this year’s CineEurope event
in Barcelona, the SRX-R800 Series includes four
models. Ideal for small and medium sized auditoriums, the SRX-R810P and
SRX-R815P are rated at 7,500 lumens and 15,000 lumens respectively. Ideal for
larger theatres, the 15,000 lumen SRX-R810DS
dual projection system is partnered by the SRX-R815DS with an impressive 30,000
lumen output – plenty for crisp, bright 4K presentation on today’s Premium
Large Format (PLF) screens.
high-contrast projection systems can be readily configured for 3D screenings,
delivering smooth, easy-on-the-eye images without ‘flashing’. The SRX-R810DS and
SRX-R815DS dual projection systems make big-screen 3D presentations even
easier, with no need for lens swaps.
Projector operation is managed via a
large, intuitive 15-inch colour touch panel. Seamless integration with Sony’s and
other compliant Theatre Management System allows operators to set up projectors,
manage content and create a complete show schedule.
“We’re delighted to give cinema owners an
even wider choice of projection options” comments Oliver Pasch, Sales Director,
Sony Digital Cinema 4K. “Complementing our highly popular R500 Series, the new
R800 Series lets operators enjoy industry-leading Sony 4K image quality with the highest
contrast ratio of any SRX series projectors to date, really giving audiences
that increased realism in viewing”.
and SRX-815DS 4K laser digital cinema projectors are available to pre-order now
and come to market in Winter 2017, in Europe
names, offering choices according
to screen size and application:
- SRX-R815P 15,000 lumens,
- SRX-R810P 7,500 lumens, Single model
- SRX-R815DS 30,000 lumens, Dual Projection system
- SRX-R810DS 15,000 lumens, Dual Projection system
Dependent on operational conditions
In Europe two models will be released – the SRX-R815P and SRX-815DS
Availability varies according to market location
The above lumens are all DCI Mode brightness