Optoma unveils HD 1080p ultra short throw home projector – perfect for World Cup!

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Want a projector that offers a big throw from a short distance? Then it might be worth checking out Optoma’s new laser ultra short throw home entertainment projector, the HZ40UST.

The manufacturer claims that gamers, sports fans and movie buffs can get a 100-inch diagonal image from just 30cm away. Using laser technology and bright 4000 lumens, this Full HD 1080p projector can be used any time of day. And with low latency, gamers are also promised quick response times.
 
Simple to set up close to the screen or wall, the HZ40UST can project imagery without any shadows or cables running across the room.

Says Kishan Mistry, Senior Product Manager at Optoma EMEA:

“High Definition coupled with laser technology delivers a truly spectacular big screen experience. With the unrivalled set-up convenience, the HZ40UST creates an exceptional 100-inch Full HD display that can be installed, tidied away after use or easily taken around to friends for a film night.”
 
The HZ40UST’s sleek design, small chassis and crisp white colour fits is designed to fit in with any interior. It comes equipped with a built-in speaker that delivers 10W audio and an audio output connector is also included, enabling connection to external sound systems.
 
Connectivity includes two HDMI and two VGA inputs for connection to any device. This means games consoles, Blu-ray players or digital television set top boxes can be simultaneously connected, making switching between sources straightforward.
 
It can also be turned into a smart projector by connecting an HDMI dongle like the Google Chromecast™, Amazon Fire™ or Apple TV™ to play games, stream videos and share photos on the big screen at home.

The HZ40UST displays true 3D content from almost any 3D source, including 3D Blu-ray players, 3D broadcasting and the latest generation games consoles.
For maximum contrast and brightness, it can be used with Optoma’s 100inch ambient light rejecting ALR100 screen.

A full specification sheet for the HZ40UST together with information on the full product range, brochures and images of the projector are available from www.optoma.co.uk
 
HZ40UST key features
• Laser 1080p ultra short throw projector
• Super-sized 100-inch images with the projector placed 30cm away from the wall
• Lights on viewing with bright 4000 lumens
• Amazing colour – accurate Rec.709 colours
• Easy set-up – 2x HDMI
• Quality sound from integrated 10W speaker
 

Chris Price