Optoma CinemaX P1 4K UHD/HDR Short Throw Laser Projector

Robert Zohn

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Optoma's CinemaX P1 4K UHD/HDR Short Throw Laser Projector is scheduled to launch in the USA on September 15, 2019.

Here's the .pdf spec sheet.

Optoma states the peak luminance at up to 3,000 Nits. 4K refresh rate is 30Hz and the CinemaX P1 uses TI's .47 DMD DLP and an eight segment RGB color wheel. The CinemaX P1 is 3D ready, but you will need to supply your own 3D Active glasses and a 3D capable BD player.

We're authorized Optoma dealers and expect to be included in the first allocation. I'll be putting it one display/demo in our store theater room next to LG's HU85LA to compare these two new UST projectors. For later this year, I'm also considering hosting the first UST Projector Shootout evaluation event with following UST projectors:

- Hisense L10E

- LG HU85LA

- Sony VPL-VZ1000ES

- Optoms CinemaX P1

I have all of these UST projectors on our website with more technical information and .pdf spec sheets on each brand/model.
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Wow, 3000 nits!! That's getting close to Dolby Pulsar territory : )
 

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You need high peak luminance to deliver a decent image in high ambient light. Also, nit sure exactly how they measure peak luminance, but it's not 3,000 Nits peak luminance that is reflected off the screen.

Still a very bright projector and very useful in a multi purpose room where you don't have ambient light control and want a large screen that disappears when the projector is off and becomes a Cinema when powered on.
 

Robert Zohn

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I'll have Optoma's CinemaX P1 UST projector in my showroom to text later this week.
 

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The day has finally come and Optoma is shipping the first allocation of CinemaX P1 UST projection systems to us this week!

We'll have one on display in our showroom next to LG's HU85LA.
 

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Very interested in seeing how these perform.
 

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Marantz MM8077
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Marantz MM7055
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Panasonic DMP-UB900
Front Speakers
Sony AR2 floor standing ES speakers
Center Channel Speaker
Sony SS-NA8ES
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Def Tech DI 6.5R
Surround Back Speakers
Def Tech DI 6.5R
Front Height Speakers
Def Tech DI 6.5R
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Da-Lite 133" fixed w/motorized masking
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MX-990
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Matantz PM10, Marantz SA10, Technics SL-1200G TT
I'll carefully check out everything when they arrive this week.
 
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