Press Release

New Christie LX25 Low Profile Projector Packed With Features To Stun Fixed Installation Market

CYPRESS, CA - (September 15, 2003) – Christie, the trusted name in high performance projection, presents the new Christie LX25, a low profile, high brightness, LCD projector. Combining superior image quality with advanced software, the LX25 is ready to use right out-of-the-box and is ideal as a shared asset especially for users in the education market.

At a mere 6.4lb (2.9kg), the LX25 delivers 2,500 ANSI lumens, a contrast ratio of 400:1, native XGA resolution (1024x768) with scaling from VGA to SXGA and support for connections to most computers/laptops. At the heart of the LX25 are three 0.8” p-Si Active Matrix TFT LCD panels optimized for 8-bit color resolution offering 16.7 million displayable colors and crisp images.

The short-throw 1.25-1.95:1 manual zoom lens provides enough brightness for screens up to 25ft (7.6m), perfect for classrooms and small conference rooms. The user-replaceable 200W UHP lamp is another measure of the projector’s ease of maintenance and low cost of ownership.

The LX25 offers a wide range of inputs including DVI-I (HDCP compliant for playback of encrypted digital video signals), HD15 (for both RGB and component video), composite, and s-video connections. The LX25 features the latest video decoding electronics for support of all known video formats from standard definition to HDTV with automatic de-interlacing and 3:2 pulldown for superior video playback. With the new single press menus featuring direct control, the LX25 is easy and intuitive to set-up and use.
 
ChristieNET™, the world’s preferred networking solution, is available for the LX25 to enable monitoring and to control installed projectors from anywhere in the world, on any network.

About Christie

Christie is a global leader in visual solutions for business, entertainment and media used by world-class organizations for diverse applications. Christie’s broad range of display technologies include LCD and DLP™ projectors, networking solutions, plasma displays, rear screen projection modules and cubes, wall display controllers, digital cinema projectors, 35mm film projectors and cutting edge projection technologies for 3D, virtual reality and simulation. Christie projectors are popular on such campuses as Georgetown University, University of Maryland, George Mason University, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada and Renison College, Waterloo, Canada. With expertise in professional projection systems since 1979 and film projection dating back to 1929, Christie has over 50,000 projectors installed in over 50 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.christiedigital.com.