Full-feature, 3LCD projector offering extraordinary value

For impressive, detailed images in your presentations, the Christie LX501 3LCD digital projector is your professional, feature-rich solution.

Christie LX501 3LCD projector

Part Number: 121-014106-XX

XGA 3LCD 5,000 lumen digital projector

The Christie LX501 offers flexibility, affordability and the power needed for professional-level presentations. The optional lens suite includes a selection of zoom lenses with repeatable position recall that make the Christie LX501 ideal for small-to-medium sized applications and multiple screens. With the projector’s USB port, presenters can use wireless devices to present their data. The Christie LX501 also has a text message function that’s ideal for communicating in real-time to projectors on the network. 


Technology 3LCD
Resolution 1024 x 768 XGA
Brightness 5,000 lumens
Contrast 3000:1
Illumination 245W UHP lamp
Lamp life 2,500 hours, up to 4,000 in eco mode
Length 18.7" (476 mm)
Width 19.6" (498 mm)
Height 5.8" (147 mm)
Weight 18.7 lbs (8.5 kg)


This projector is low maintenance, with features such as long-lasting lamps, a filter with up to 20,000 hours of maintenance-free operation, and 0.3W standby operation, all resulting in a low total cost of ownership.

The Christie LX501 is equipped with AMX Device Discovery and Crestron’s RoomView™ for easy integration with third-party control systems. AMX Device Discovery:

  • Improves the way AV installations are programmed, managed and operated,
  • Makes programming easy, and 
  • Makes operation with an AMX control system effortless.

Crestron RoomView software provides a custom-configurable interface for remotely monitoring, managing and controlling every device in every room from any computer. RoomView automates and streamlines several management and technical support functions so you can work more efficiently.

The Christie LX501, equipped with all the features you need, makes giving professional-quality presentations in your workplace easy and affordable. 


  • 5,000 ANSI lumens 
  • XGA native resolution 
  • Suite of optional lenses with repeatable position recall capabilities
  • Long life, 245W UHP lamp (standard mode: 2,500 hours; eco mode: 4,000 hours)
  • Hybrid filter operates for up to 20,000 hours, reducing maintenance requirements
  • Built-in security features that limit access to projector controls and menus
  • Can be used at high altitudes - up to 10,000 feet (3048m)
  • DICOM simulation mode for training purposes
  • Optional wireless module for device flexibility and easy presentation set up
  • Brightness: 5,000 ANSI lumens
  • Contrast: Up to 3000:1
Display technology and resolution
  • 3 x 0.63" inorganic LCD
  • 1024 x 768 native XGA
  • 245W UHP lamp
  • Normal mode 2500 hours, eco mode up to 4000 hours
Input signal compatibility
  • UXGA/SXGA+/SXGA/WXGA/XGA/WXGA/SVGA/ VGA, MAC16", NTCS, PAL, SECAM, NTSC4.43, PAL-M, PAL-N, 480I, 480P, 576I, 720P, 1080i 1080p
Scan rates
  • Horizontal: 15-106kHz
  • Vertical: 56-120Hz
Pixel clock
  • 162 MHz (digital and analog)
Inputs, control and networking
  • Input 1: D-Sub 15 x 1 (Component support)
  • Input 2: 5-BNC (R, G, B, H, V & Y, Pb/Cb, Pr/Cr & Composite)
  • Digital inputs: HDMI x 2, S-video DIN 4-pin x 1, Composite video RCA x 1
  • Component video RCA x 3, USB input type A x 2 for optional wireless network), USB type B x 1 (for USB display or mouse control), Audio In - Mini jack x 2 (3.5 mm stereo), RCA jack (L,R) x 1
  • Output RCA (L & R) x 1, Network (LAN) RJ-45 x 1 (wired LAN), Control terminals 9-pin D-sub x 1 for RS-232C (serial)
  • Control 9-pin D-sub x 1 for RS-232C (serial)
Optical system
  • Motorized zoom, focus and lens shift
  • Mechanical light shutter
Fixed lens
  • 1.0:1
Zoom lenses
  • Short zoom 1.5-2.2:1* 
  • Medium zoom 1.9-3.8:1 
  • Long zoom 3.6-6.1:1 
  • Ultra long zoom 6.0-10.3:1

*Lens ships standard

Digital keystone
  • Horizontal: ± 20 degrees 
  • Vertical: ± 12 degrees 
  • 8-point geometry correction
Standard accessories
  • Power cord (US cord, 1.8m) x 1
  • (UK cord, 1.8m) x 1
  • (Euro code, 1.8m) x 1
  • Computer cable (2m) x 1
  • HDMI-DVI cable (0.4m) x 1
  • Wireless remote control x 1 & “AA” Batteries x 2
  • Security label x 1 
  • Lens cover x 1
  • Adapter cover x 1
  • Cable holder x 1 
  • Network and wireless software (in a CD-ROM)
  • User’s manual CD
Optional accessories
  • Wireless adapter
  • Hybrid filter
  • 245W UHP lamp
Enhanced feature sets
  • Crestron RoomView™
  • AMX Device Discovery
  • 360-degree on axis rotation
  • Picture-by-picture
  • Dual-stack control
  • Digital keystone feature
  • Hybrid filter up to 20,000 hours maintenance-free
  • Customizable start-up logo
  • Selectable aspect ratio 16:9 and true mode
  • Intuitive graphical user interface
  • Graphical on-screen lens range
  • Built-in keypad (power on/standby, menu, up, down, left, right arrows)
  • Front and rear infrared sensors for IR keypad
  • Supports simple curved screens
  • Stackable1design for redundancy or added brightness
  • Built-in security features and menu settings
  • Repeatable lens recall capabilities2
  • 16W stereo speakers

1In a stacked setup, this projector is best suited for events or temporary use. The projector may need to be re-aligned if it is used in a fixed-installation application.

2Not available on fixed lenses and does not include zoom or focus capabilities.

Power requirements
  • Operating voltage: AC100 -120V, 50/60Hz • AC220 -240V, 50/60Hz
  • Operating current: 3.8A max at 100V AC • 1.9A max at 220V AC
  • Consumption: • 375W  AC100 -120V • 355W  AC220 -240V
  • Dissipation: 1280 BTU/hr @ 100-120V • 1212 BTU/hr @ 220-240V
Dimensions (LxWxH)
  • Body: (LxWxH): 18.7 x 19.6 x 5.8" (476 x 498 x 147mm) (with standard lens)
  • Shipping size: (LxWxH): 26.9 x 21.7 x 9.0" (683 x 552 x 229mm)
  • Weight: 18.7 lbs (8.5kg) (with standard lens)
  • Shipping weight: 27.1 lbs (12.3kg)
Operating environment
  • Noise: Standard mode: 35 dBA / 29 dB Eco mode 
  • Temperature: 32-104°F (0-40°C)
  • Humidity: 10-85% 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
  • EN55022/CISPR22 Class A
  • EN55024 / CISPR24
  • IEC 60950-1
  • UL 60950-1
  • CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
  • Directive (EC) 2002/95/EC (RoHS)
  • Directive 2002/96/EC (WEEE)
  • EU Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH)
  • Certifications marks (check with Christie for latest update): cULus (Canada & US), CE (EU), CCC (China), GoST-R (Russia), C-Tick (Australia and New Zealand), South Africa
Limited warranty
  • Projector: three years parts and labor
  • Lamp: 500 hours or one year (whichever comes first)
  • Contact an authorized Christie representative for full details of our limited warranty

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

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