JVC DLA-RS4000 Projector Handles 4K Resolution and 110 Pounds of Technology

Sep 10, 2009

CEDIA is still going strong, and with announcements like this one from JVC, we can see why. The DLA-RS4000 is a projector with some hefty specifications, which includes the heavy lifting necessary to move this thing around. Especially compared to JVC's earlier offerings, this new projector is a beast. And believe us when we say, the price tag reflects that statement.

JVC's DLA-RS4000 is a home cinema projector, and it's capable of an astonishing 4K resolution, and reproducing a 10-megapixel image. That resolution is four times that of 1080p high definition, at 4,096x2,400 pixels. The DLA-RS4000 is both ISF and THX certified, and boasts 3,500 lumens of brightness from the Xenon lamp embedded within. The lamp itself can be controlled with up to 8 levels of lamp control, making sure that the brightness is kept at an optimal level.

On top of that, the projector deliver's a staggering 10,000:1 native contrast ratio, which is made possible by advancements in LCD technology and Wire Grid polarizers. Within the 110lb box, a RSVP4 custom digital video processing unit will switch signals, scale and process source feeds from peripherals like gaming consoles, Blu-Ray players, cable and satellite receivers, and even DVD players (if you still have one of those). JVC plans on shipping the projector with a high quality projection zoom lens. Connectivity is supplied by an Ethernet port, as well as network ports for controlling the projector remotely from a PC or network that is connected to the projector. But here's the kicker: $175,000 to pick this thing up, which is going to start being shipped in October.

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