Bright, Big 3D HD Images from a Compact Projector

The Christie Mirage HD12 sets a new benchmark in stereographic projection as the first and only full 1920 x 1080 HD resolution 3D active stereo solution – utilized in a single 12,000 lumen projector or multi-projector array.
Mirage HD12 1080 HD DLP 3D Digital Projector

Mirage HD12 1080 HD DLP® 3D projector

Part Number: 104-027101-XX

3-chip 1080 HD DLP® 12,000 lumen xenon lamp 3D projector

The Christie Mirage HD12 DLP projector sets a new benchmark in stereographic projection as the first and only full 1920 x 1080 HD resolution 3D active stereo solution – utilized in a single projector or multi-projector array.  The Christie Mirage HD12 enables a new level of compatibility with computers and infrastructure that supports HD active stereo, up to 120Hz output due to unique image processing technology from up to 60Hz input, without requiring super bandwidth DVI or Analog infrastructure. 

Technology 3-chip DLP®
Resolution 1920 x 1080 HD
Brightness 12,000 Lumens
Contrast 2,000:1
Illumination 2.0kW Xenon Bubble
Lamp Life 1,000 hours
Height 15.1" (384 mm)
Width 24.5" (631.4 mm)
Depth 32.1" (814.8 mm)
Weight 140 lb (63.5 kg)

With a wider field of view and active stereo from a single projector, the Mirage HD12 is simple to set up and easy to use in large auditoriums for increased brightness and more pixels on the wall.   Part of the Christie Mirage HD Series, the Christie Mirage HD12 is the highest brightness HD stereoscopic projector available with 12,000 ANSI lumens, the highest contrast, excellent color, brightness uniformity control capability and low maintenance. 

The series offers a full suite of specifically-designed HD lenses for any configuration or application.  With the optional Christie Twist™ module for internal image warping and edge-blending, you can project on virtually any screen or surface.

The Christie Mirage HD12 – 3D reality in true high definition.


  • 12,000 ANSI lumens
  • Full 1920 x 1080 HD resolution
  • Variable contrast up to 2000:1 enabling highly enhanced image detail, with blacker blacks and whiter whites
  • Up to 120Hz output due to unique image processing technology from up to 60Hz input,over standard single link DVI-D or Analog
  • 2.0kW Xenon pre-aligned lamp module
  • 10-bit image processing providing broader color spectrum, wider input signal compatibility and Picture in Picture
  • Broad source compatibility – both stereo and non-stereo
  • ChristieTwist™ internal enhanced Image Warping and Edge-Blending module option
  • Horizontal, vertical lens shift
  • Built-in blending
  • Easy filter and lamp access for simple maintenance

Proven 10-bit Native HD Processing
Utilizing the proven 10-bit processing that has been used in our 2K resolution products, the Christie Mirage HD Series of projectors continues to exceed the customer expectations in image quality and reproduction. High bandwidth supports the additional functionality of Picture in Picture with simultaneous multi source stereo and or mono viewing in either foreground or background or both windows.

  • 12,000 ANSI lumens (+/- 10%)
  • 90% brightness uniformity across the screen
Contrast Ratio
  • 1600-2000:1 full field
  • Motorized IRIS to adjust for higher contrast ratio and better black levels
Color Temperature Range
  • 3200 to 9300k
Display Technology and Resolution
  • 3-chip 0.95" Darkchip3™ DMD DLP®
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • Up to 120Hz using unique image processing technology
Scan Rates
  • Horizontal - 15 kHz to 120 kHz
  • Vertical - 23.97 Hz to 150 Hz
Pixel Clock
  • 220 MHz max
Input Signal Compatibility
  • Up to 60Hz input for both stereo and mono content
  • VGA through to QXGA (2048 x 1536)
  • Accepts all current HDTV/DTV formats
  • Multi-standard video decoder
  • Horizontal and vertical scaling, all inputs
Inputs, Control and Networking
  • RGBHV/YPbPr via 5 BNC
  • DVI-I - digital/analog RGB/YPbPr (HDCP)
  • One composite video, one S-Video
  • Two option slots for analog/digital modules
  • 2 RS-232 ports and 1 RS-422 port
  • Single GPIO port
  • On-board ChristieNET™ connectivity (RJ45)
  • Built-in backlit keypad and IR remote control
Advanced Feature Set
  • Auto set-up, power-up feature
  • Stereo synch harness
  • Dark Interval Adjustment (DIA™)
  • Menus in five languages
  • On-screen help
  • 50 channel memories
  • Built-in edge-blending
  • Comprehensive Color Adjustment (CCA™)
  • Optional ChristieTWIST™ image warping
Lens Mount
  • Motorized horizontal and vertical offset
  • Tool-free lens insertion system
  • Tilt adjustment
  • Built-in light shutter
Lens Offset
  • Motorized, Horizontal - 42%, Vertical - 119%
  • 2.0kW Xenon pre-aligned lamp module
  • 1000 hours
Power Requirements
  • 200 - 240 VAC
  • Power consumption: 3000W maximum
  • Thermal dissipation: 10.236 BTU/hr
  • Operating current: 15A @ 200V
  • Weight: 140 lb (63.5 kg) (excluding lens)
  • Shipping weight: 165 lb (74.8 kg)
  • Size: 32.1" L x 24.5" W x 15.1" H (814.8mm L x 631.4mm W x 384mm H) (excludes lens, feet, stacking points)
Standard Accessories
  • IR keypad (w/batteries)
  • Line cord
  • User manual
  • Dual SD/HD-SDI input module
Optional Accessories
  • Fixed Lens (HD): 0.67:1, 1.11:1
  • Zoom Lens (HD): 1.4-1.8:1, 1.8-2.6:1, 2.6-4.1:1, 4.1-6.9:1
  • Manual "Legacy" lens mount
  • Christie Twist™ Image Warping and Edge-Blending module
  • Input modules - Dual SD/HD-SD (supports single signal sequentially prepared active stereo at 720p and 1080p), DVI and legacy interface modules
  • Wired remote control and RS-422 two Way Controller
  • Remote IR sensor
  • Ethernet, RS-232, RS-422 cables
  • Stacking cage
  • Service manual
  • KoRE™ 10-bit librarian
  • Lens adapter (for competitive lenses)
Operating Environment
  • Temp: 40 to 95° F (5 to 35° C)
  • Humidity: 20 - 80% non-condensing
Regulatory Approvals
  • This product conforms to the following regulations related to product safety, environmental requirements and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC):
  • FCC Part 15, Subpart B Class A;
  • CISPR22/EN55022; CISPR24/EN55024
  • UL 60950-1 First Edition; CAN/CSA-C22.2 No 60950-1-03 First edition;\
  • IEC60950-1:2001
  • 2002/95/EC RoHS
  • 3 years parts and labor (excluding lamp)
  • Lamp - pro-rated

Due to constant research, specifications and features are subject to change without notice.