Ruggedized RGB pure laser performance

4K, rigging ready, omnidirectional, all-in-one 3DLP projector built for the road.
Roadie 4K40-RGB ruggedized pure laser projector

Christie Roadie 4K40-RGB pure laser projector

Part Number: 163-012104-XX

The toughest, smallest and lightest high-brightness laser projector available with integrated handles and single phase 220V power.

Continuing the renowned legacy of the Roadie family of ruggedized projectors, the Christie® Roadie 4K40-RGB is purpose-built for demanding applications and life on the road. Featuring a strengthened internal frame and integrated handles that double as rigging points, the Roadie 4K40-RGB is ready to put on the biggest visual experiences imaginable, no matter the location.

All-in-one design

What sets the Roadie 4K40-RGB apart from the competition? Thanks to our engineering expertise, we are able to produce the smallest and lightest, high-brightness, omnidirectional rental staging RGB laser projector on the market. There are no heavy external chillers or remote laser racks– everything is completely integrated into a single chassis.

Designed for the tech

Built with the technician in-mind, the Roadie 4K40-RGB is designed for simplified deployment. Power is supplied via single-phase 220V for easy power runs and lower cost of operation. Integrated rigging points and optional stacking kit allow for installation in any setting. Connectivity includes 12G-SDI, DisplayPort, HDMI, ChristieLink and optional Christie Terra SDVoE input card and more. For added convenience and cost savings, the Roadie 4K40-RGB is compatible with most of the Christie 4K lenses and offers a field replaceable RGB laser light source.

Spectacular visuals

Featuring our proprietary RGB pure laser illumination source combined with Christie TruLife electronics and 4K resolution, the Roadie 4K40-RGB produces 40,000 lumens, 95% of Rec. 2020 color space, high frame rate (HFR) capabilities up to 120fps and 5000:1 On/Off contrast ratio for exceptional visual performance.

Key features

  • Ruggedize, all-in-one, compact design – Strengthened frame with no external chillers or laser racks and a manageable weight of 298lbs makes it the toughest, smallest and lightest high-brightness laser projector available
  • Integrated handles – Double as rigging points for easy lifting and simplified installation
  • Omnidirectional – Operates in any orientation for increased installation flexibility
  • Reliable, stable light source – Christie RealLaser provides over 20,000 hours of optimal brightness performance
  • ​​Christie Twist – Built-in warping and blending
  • High-contrast – Achieves 5,000:1 On/Off contrast for amazing depth of detail
  • Expanded color gamut – Produces >95% of the Rec. 2020 color space for rich, vibrant and true-to-life visuals
  • Energy efficient – Consumes less power than any other 40,000 lumen RGB laser projector with 220V single phase operation
  • Christie TruLife electronics – Powerful processing that delivers ultra-high resolution, high frame rate video up to 120fps and unprecedented image fidelity at 4K resolution and 240Hz at 2K resolution
  • Christie Terra input card – Seamlessly integrates into SDVoE networks
  • 4K lens compatibility – Compatible with most Christie 4K lenses
  • Mirage upgrade path – The Roadie 4K40-RGB can be upgraded to unlock the performance features of the Mirage 4K40-RGB
  • Field replaceable RGB laser light source – Provides easy service and replacement of the laser light source​​

  • 45​,000 ISO lumens
  • 40,000 ANSI lumens (typical) @ 25°C
  • 41,000 center​ lumens (typical) @ 25°C
Contrast ratio
  • 5000:1 On/Off1
Display type
  • 3DLP® 1.38" sealed to the prism
  • 4096 x 2160 (4K)
Illumination type
  • RGB (red, green & blue) pure laser​
Illumination Performance
  • 20,000 hrs2
  • Omnidirectional
Image processing
  • Christie TruLife™ electronics, 1.2Gpx/s
Frame rates
  • 24-60Hz standard
  • Optional 96-120Hz 4K, 240-480Hz 2K scaled


  • HDBaseT
  • HBMIC which includes:
    • 2 x 12G-SDI
    • 1 x HDMI 2.0
    • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2​
    • 1 x Fiber (QSFP+) for use with Christie Link Transmitter


  • Dual 3G SD/HD-SDI input card
  • Dual Link DVI input card
  • Quad DisplayPort input card
  • Twin HDMI input card
  • Terra (SDVoE) Input Card
Warping & Blending


  • Christie Twist


  • Christie Twist Premium and Twist Pro
  • Christie Mystique
  • Christie Guardian
  • 0.72:1
  • 0.9:1
  • 1.13-1.66:1
  • 1.45-2.17:1
  • ​​1.95-3.26​​:1
  • ​2.71-3.89:1
  • 3.89-5.43:1 (not available in the USA)​
Input line voltage
  • Single phase 220VAC, 19A, 4000W, 13,650​ BTU/h
  • Connector: 30A IEC309
  • Liquid, self-contained
Laser class
  • Class 1 - risk Group 3
Operating environment
  • 5-40°C (41-104°F) • Relative humidity: 10-80% non-condensing
  • Size (not including lens):
    (LxWxH): 37 x 28 x 21.8" (947 x 711 x 553mm)

  • Weight: 298lbs (1​35kg)

Size (not including lens)
(LxWxH): 37 x 28 x 21.8" (947 x 711 x 553mm)

285lbs (130kg)


1 Using high-contrast lens which reduces brightness by 30%.
2 To 60% brightness when operated at 40,000 lumens OR 30,000 hours to 80% brightness when operated at 30,000 lumens from initial start up.