LG CF3D 3D Projector Arrives May For $10k

LG's 2010 LCD range wasn't the only place 3D cropped up from the company.  SlashGear stopped by to take a look at their new 3D projector, the LG CF3D, which can produce a 3D image from a single projector rather than requiring separate left and right images.  What's really interesting is the price: unlike previous systems, LG's have a consumer focus and will be priced at around $10,000.

Sadly the projectors themselves were trapped behind glass, and LG didn't have a working demo in action for us to check out.  Still, the specifications hold up: 2,500 limens brightness, 7,000:1 contrast and Full HD 1080p resolution, while ports include two HDMI and a USB 2.0.

The magic in the CF3D is LG's Dual Engine processor, which both controls the 3D signal and automatically keeps everything in focus.  According the the LG rep, the CF3D should go on sale in May 2010.

Press Release:


Portable LED Projector Allows Consumers to Enjoy Excellent Display Quality – Anytime, Anywhere

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2010 – LG Electronics unveiled its new versatile 2010 video projector series, including CF3D, the world's first Full HD, 3D Single Lens Type Projector and a new compact, lightweight projector (model HX300G), at the International Consumer Electronics Show this week (Booth #8205).

"Consumers are continuously looking for creative new solutions for both entertainment and business video display needs, and LG projectors provide the versatility and portability options for multiple applications," said Jeff Dowell, vice president, business solutions, LG Electronics USA. "Whether customers desire compactness and portability for presentation use, or theater-like performance for a home installation, LG has the right solution."

CF3D – More Life-Like Viewing

LG's versatile CF3D is the world's first Full HD Single Lens Type 3D Projector featuring an amazing brightness rating of 2,500 ANSI-lumens and a high contrast ratio of 7,000:1. This model also features TruMotion 120Hz for smoother images – a technology previously only seen on flat panel HDTVs.

LG's CF3D enhanced technology gives consumers a more life-like viewing experience. Incorporating both Dual Engine and 3D Auto Picture Calibration technology, the CF3D offers superb color correction to help ensure images are displayed naturally. HDMI upscaling on the CF3D reduces on-screen color banding, providing smoother tonal transitions and more subtle gradation between colors. Specifications include:

• 0.61-inch SXRD™

• Full HD 1080p (1920x1080)

• 3D Auto Picture Calibration

• Dual Engine

• 2 HDMI 1.3, USB Input

• ISFccc

• Real Cinema

HX300G – Perfect for Presentations

The HX300G uses an LED light source to boast distinctive, clear color imaging and offers increased durability with long lamp life of approximately 30,000 hours. With an output brightness of 300 ANSI-lumens, the HX300G allows users to view video content in a darkened room with reduced distortion.

The HX300G is good travel companion for those executives that are frequently on the road as it is compact and lightweight at just 1.7 pounds. The All File Viewer function supports all Microsoft Office® files and includes a USB port and support for "HD" DivX, MP3 and JPEG files, making it ideal for presentations. Specifications include:

• 0.55-inch DMD

• XGA resolution

• 300 ANSI-lumens

• Contrast ratio: 2,000:1

• Life time: 30,000 hrs (typical)

• HDMI 1.3, USB 2.0 input ("HD" DivX, File Viewer)

• Green Technology (does not utilize a Mercury containing CCFL lamp)

• Wireless FM Transmitter