Press Release

New Christie LX380 And LX450 LCD Projectors Offer Affordable Brightness And Higher Contrast

CYPRESS, CA - (November 15, 2006) - Christie introduces two new models to its popular LCD projector lineup, the Christie LX380 and Christie LX450.  Specifically designed for use in conference rooms, classrooms, briefing centers and on-screen advertising, these projectors deliver high brightness, high contrast images in a compact design.  Built on a common platform and using the latest in projection technology, the Christie LX380, featuring 3800 ANSI lumens, and the Christie LX450 featuring 4500 ANSI lumens provide bright, high-impact images with native XGA resolution and 1000:1 contrast ratio.   In addition, the new, sleek compact cabinet design and innovative airflow system minimize noise level for quiet, low profile operation.

Available with a range of optional lenses, these projectors feature a bayonet-style lens mount for speedy lens installation, and vertical and horizontal lens shift to position the projector almost anywhere in the room.  To prevent unauthorized use of the projector, Christie has added a PIN-code security feature.  Fully compatible with a broad range of analog and digital inputs, including HDTV standards up to 1080i, the Christie LX380 and LX450 offer pixel perfect video reproduction for demanding video applications.  

Backed by Christie’s renowned service and support program and over 25 years of experience in the industry, the LX380 and LX450 are reliable, superior quality projectors.  Designed with a 2000-hour lamp life and simple cleaning filter to provide cutting-edge display technology at an affordable cost of ownership, Christie has achieved a new level in LCD display performance.  

“Christie’s long history of innovations in projection technology has enabled it to redefine excellence over and over again,” noted Neil Wittering, director of product management, Business Products at Christie.  “The Christie LX380 and LX450 solidly match the competition feature-for-feature, and exceed industry standards for versatility, performance and price.”

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. For more information on Christie's complete line-up of business products, visit