The UHZ50, from Optoma, is a dynamic true 4K laser home theater projector features high brightness, brilliant color, rich blacks, and multiple connectivity options, at a price that could enable even more people to experience 4K picture quality.
Adding to its line of 4K resolution projectors, including the ultra-short-throw CinemaX P2, the Optoma UHZ50 features 3,000 lumens and a 2,500,000:1 contrast ratio to produce sharp images with bettter clarity and vibrancy for movies, TV shows, games, and sports.
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With the included Enhanced Gaming mode, gamers can enjoy fast-moving action with a 16ms response time in 4K and 4ms in 1080P at 240Hz.
The Optoma UHZ50 is available for purchase for an estimated street price of $2,799.
UHZ50 DuraCore Laser Technology
Utilizing Texas Instruments’ DLP technology and Optoma’s DuraCore laser technology, the UHZ50 delivers sharp, high-quality images and to extend the projector’s lifetime, offers 24/7 operation capabilities and up to 30,000 hours of maintenance-free use.
The Optoma UHZ50 laser projector also features HDR10 and HDR brightness adjustments with 100% Rec. 709 and DCI-P3 Wide Color Gamut compatibility, guaranteeing life-like, vibrant colors for cinematic experiences at home.
Creative Cast App
With the Optoma Creative Cast app, users can continue the home entertainment experience by wirelessly sharing videos and images on a bigger screen and share from up to four devices via ultra-fast 5GHz Wi-Fi.
Featuring warping capabilities, four corner correction, 1.3X zoom, keystone, and vertical lens shift, the Optoma UHZ50 provides flexible and hassle-free installation and can fill virtually any screen or wall. The Optoma UHZ50 also features three HDMI 2.0 inputs, with one port supporting eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) audio out for crisp, clear audio integration, as well as two USB ports for media sticks and dongles for easy connectivity to additional content sources and home entertainment hardware.
“With the introduction of the Optoma UHZ50, we are bringing true 4K laser technology home to even more consumers by reducing overall costs without compromising the quality of their personal home entertainment experiences,” said Billy Harrison, product manager at Optoma.
“As consumers are seeking more home entertainment and content options that fit their unique needs whether they’re gamers, streaming movies or viewing personal photos, we remain focused on delivering versatile and innovative solutions that take the home theater experience to new levels,” Harrison added.
Additional features of the Optoma UHZ50 include:
- Resolution: 3480 x 2160 4K UHD
- Brightness: 3,000 ANSI lumens
- Contrast Ratio: 2,500,000:1
- Light source: Laser, for up to 30,000 hours of maintenance free performance
- HDR mode brightness adjustment
- Media Player: Built in and supports 4K HDR and HLG
- Speakers: 2 x 10W speakers
- Noise: Quiet at 26db
- I/O: Two HDMI 2.0 ports, one HDMI 2.0 port with eARC, HDCP 2.2 support; 2 USB ports for media sticks
- Remote: IR