Press Release

New Christie Dw30 Widescreen Projector Features Dual-Lamp Design And Crisp 720p Dlp™ Technology

INFOCOMM/LAS VEGAS, NV – (June 8, 2005) – Christie, a leading provider of visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, has introduced the Christie DW30 DLP™ projector, a powerful new addition to the widescreen projection market.  Featuring the latest 720p DLP technology and dual 300W lamps, the Christie DW30 offers performance and versatility for virtually all widescreen applications, including houses of worship, boardrooms and training rooms.

The Christie DW30 delivers up to 3,000 ANSI lumens in dual lamp mode.  A sharp 1280x720 resolution, up to 5000:1 contrast ratio, and 10-bit image processing ensure crisp images and perfect color saturation.  Built-in edge blending and optional image warping allow images to be displayed on screens and objects of almost any shape. 

Featuring an on-board HDCP-compliant DVI interface, optional input modules including HD15, HD-SDI, and SDI, the Christie DW30 is compatible with virtually any source, from VGA through QXGA and all current HDTV formats including 720p and 1080i.  A full suite of optional lenses from short-throw to long-throw allow for projector placement almost anywhere. The Christie DW30 is also fully network-enabled, with integrated ChristieNET™ connectivity that provides a higher level of monitoring and control from anywhere in the world. 

“Widespread adoption and growth of 16:9 formats can be seen across many industries and applications. The Christie DW30 is the perfect solution for those forward-thinking corporations and institutions requiring native HD projection,” observed Neil Wittering, Director, Product Management, Business Products. “In addition to the ultimate image performance, the projector’s dual lamp design offers value with built-in reliability.” 

An easy-to-use graphic interface, auto set-up, on-screen help and direct key access offer effortless control of all the functions.  The Christie DW30’s compact design, optional ceiling mount and stacking frame and full lens suite make installations possible virtually anywhere. 

The Christie DW30 will be available in Q3 2005 and is on display at the Christie Booth #235.

About Christie

Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world’s single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions. Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments. Christie solutions are used in over 75,000 locations worldwide, including more than 10,000 projectors and displays networked with ChristieNET™ networking devices. For more information, visit