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Christie®, the undisputed leader in multi-window processing, is again setting the standard with the introduction of the all-new processor, the Christie Spyder X80.

Take control of 80 million pixels across multiple displays with unmatched power and flexibility. As the next-generation Spyder – the tool trusted by professionals for the most demanding applications – the Christie Spyder X80 enables the creation of spectacular, never-before-seen visual experiences.

Featuring processing and connectivity capabilities that surpass anything else in the market, the Spyder X80 is the most powerful multi-screen windowing processor and content management solution available. Engineered with direct feedback from users to meet their exacting performance and reliability requirements, the Spyder X80 stands alone at the forefront of processing.

Key features

  • 80 megapixel processing power – Unmatched processing in true 4K@60Hz performance across multiple displays
  • Single-channel 4K support on every channel – Single-cable, 4K@60Hz performance reduces the need for additional channels and cables
  • Extremely-low latency – Universal matrix switching with powerful, built-in cross-point hardware for fast switching and maximum input/output routing capability with no additional signal latency
  • Flexible and scalable I/O architecture – Customizable I/O configurations of up to 24 inputs and 16 outputs and multiple connections, including HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort 1.2 and 12G HDSD
  • Intelligent EDID – Easy management of EDID across the entire system to ensure adaptability across multiple sources and displays
  • Christie Spyder Studio client software (GUI) – From simple presets to complex frame-accurate timelines, Spyder Studio has the flexibility and functionality required for the most demanding live environments

Need support? Have questions?

Existing customers

  • Technical support:​ 888-404-4001 or 602-943-5700
  • Service and order status support: 866-880-4462
  • Note: Christie will continue to honor existing Vista Systems warranty agreements

We're here to support your investment

Backed by Christie's industry-leading warranties, service and support, you can feel confident investing in the Christie Spyder X80. If you have any questions, or if you'd like to speak to a Christie sales representative, please contact us.


Input number

  • Up to 6 input modules each with 4 inputs
  • User may define the amount of modules required from 1 to 6

Input signals

  • Each input supports three connections
  • DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0, 12G-SDI

Input resolutions

  • Horizontal up to 4096 (within pixel clock)
  • Vertical up to 2400 (within pixel clock)

Input scan rates

  • Up to 120Hz dependent on pixel clock rate maximum

Output number

  • Up to 4 output cards each with four outputs
  • User may define the amount of modules required from 1 to 4

Output signals

  • Each output supports three connections
  • DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0, and 12G-SDI

Output resolutions

  • Horizontal up to 4096 (within pixel clock)
  • Vertical up to 2400 (within pixel clock)

Output bit depth

  • Support for 8/10/12

Control and networking

  • RS-232 in/out
  • Ethernet (10/100/1000)

Accessories standard

  • - User manual (USB drive)
  • - 4 AC power cords
  • - Christie Spyder Studio software
  • - Rack hardware

Accessories optional

  • Montage II control console
  • DNF Shotbox External CTRLR Spyder

Power requirements (Operating voltage)

  • 90-264 VAC @ 50/60Hz

Power requirements (Operating current)

  • 14A Max

Power requirements (Power)

  • 1680W

Physical space required

  • 6RU

Size (LxWxH)

  • 23.54 x 17.36 x 10.28"
  • 598 x 441 x 261mm

Shipping size (LxWxH)

  • 30.94 x 23.00 x 16.30"
  • 786 x 584 x 414mm

Weight (fully loaded)

  • 79.75 lbs (36.17 kg)

Shipping weight (fully loaded)

  • 109.10 lbs (49.49 kg)

Environment (Temperature)

  • 40-95°F (5-35°C)

Environment (Humidity)

  • 20-80% non-condensing

Enhanced features

  • - Independent aspect ratio and frame rate setup
  • - Overlays
  • - Transitions
  • - Aspect ratio conversions
  • - Integrated source monitoring
  • - Output rotation (portrait)
  • - Optional stereoscopic support
  • - HDCP support
  • - 2D and 3D capabilities


  • Two years parts and labor
  • Contact an authorized Christie representative for full details of our limited warranty




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