Christie Roadster WU12K-M
11,550 Center Lumen 3DLP WUXGA Dual Lamp Digital Projector with Stacking Frame and Four Input Cards
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Flexible, Efficient 3DLP WXGA Digital Projector
We've designed the Christie Roadster WU12K-M, a flexible, efficient 3DLP WUXGA DLP digital projector, with your needs in mind. We've thought of it all, put it into a sleek, compact chassis and provided you with a full set of options.
The most compact in its class, this award-winning, dual mercury lamp DLP digital projector provides the high-performance and feature-rich standards you expect in all Christie products. Embedded warping, blending and color matching, along with built-in portrait capabilities give you even more installation flexibility with this WUXGA model.
The Roadster WU12K-M, designed with stagers in mind offers high efficiency and low cost of ownership by drawing a maximum power of 1320W giving you full brightness while using less power. It also employs thermal feedback systems to:
- Adjust the number of lamps and power level used
- Control the fan speed to cool the system
- Shut down (automatically) when the projector does not receive a signal
All this, combined with a 3-year warranty and our industry-leading service and support, enables the M Series to provide high performance and peace of mind for all users.
- WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200)
- 11,550 center lumens
- Variable contrast ratio of 2500-10,000:1 using dynamic iris (full on, full off) / 650:1 ANSI for crisp, detailed images
- At maximum brightness this projector draws a maximum power of 1320W
- Smallest chasis in its class
- Dual mercury lamps (350W)
- Comprehensive Color Adjustment (CCA™)
- Embedded Christie Twist™ image warping and edge-blending
- Dust sealed engine, filter-free design
- Intelligent Lens System (ILS™) for zoom, focus, horizontal and vertical offset
- Multi-windowing and screen processing (up to a 3x3 array)
- Dynamic iris
- Rigging/stacking frame included
- Motorized yellow notch filter
- Ships with a stacking frame and four input cards
- 3D upgradable
- Built-in portrait display capabilities
3-chip DLP technology, high-quality optics and world-class 10-bit image processing. With low maintenance and highly reliable (>100,000 MTBF for DMDs) DLP technology, the Christie M Series delivers:
- High brightness
- Excellent color
- Excellent uniformity
- High contrast
- Excellent fill ratio
Intelligent Lens System (ILS)
The ILS automatically recognizes and calibrates a lens when it is installed. Stepper motor based encoding ensures that motor drift does not occur, as typically found with DC encoded motors, providing accurate and repeatable recall of all lens offset, zoom and focus positions. This lens system ensures that the images adjust to optimize screen coverage and maintain alignment in applications with moving screens or variable aspect ratios.
This easy-to-use LCD keypad includes:
- Contextual menus providing a fully-featured, intuitive interface; removing the need for a cluttered keypad
- Large, four line LCD display
- Adjustable brightness and timed LCD off mode
- Intuitive keypad design that lights up when features are active – making it user friendly
- Active keys that are color-coded amber to indicate that selections will result in changes visible to the audience
Expanded Lens Suite
With the addition of a short zoom (1.25-1.6:1 SX+/1.16-1.49:1 HD) and a long zoom (7.5-11.2:1 SX+/6.9-10.4:1 HD), this expanded suite provides the broadest range of HD lenses in this marketplace.
Motorized Yellow Notch Filter
The motorized yellow notch filter optically expands the color gamut for richer greens and yellows. Since you lose some brightness by improving the greens and yellows, this is a channelconfigurable option which enables you to decide when it is needed. This filter, available on M Series HD and WUXGA models only, is ideal when video is being displayed.
Ideal for video applications, the dynamic iris is a channel-configurable option. It automatically adjusts an internal iris to extend the range of blacks and provide richer details during dark scenes for true image reproduction. A variable contrast ratio of 2500-10,000:1 produces a picture with a rich, dynamic appearance.
Embedded Christie Twist
Standard in all Christie M Series models, Christie Twist enables seamless edge-blending of multiple curved images faster and more easily than through traditional, manual methods. Controlled by an easy-touse GUI, users can expertly control and edge-blend or stack multiple curved images. As well, images can be warped to fit virtually any dimension or shape display. Embedded Christie Twist ensures that all M Series projectors work with value-added accessories, such as Christie AutoStack.
Christie Twist offers enhanced warping and blending for exact geometric mapping regardless of the shape or surface.
External processors are not required for simple, small tiled and blended arrays, therefore lowering your costs for installation. Each M Series projector has the ability to send signals to multiple projectors (up to a 3x3 array) without any additional hardware or software. The projectors in the tiled array can then show only the portion of the signal that they need to project.
Embedded Edge Blending and Color Matching
Advanced blending capabilities and Comprehensive Color Adjustment (CCA™) ensure digitally accurate color matching and uniformity across multi-screen blended or tiled images.
Comprehensive Color Adjustment (CCA)
When used with multiple projectors, this feature ensures accurate color matching and uniformity across the entire image.
Sound and Output Frequency
Projector Control and Management
Users can access all projector menus and control through a web interface (via Ethernet) without disrupting the live presentation. This allows for real-time adjustments and monitoring of each projector on the network – regardless of geographic location.
This feature lowers the cost of ownership by reducing power consumption and extending lamp life when the projector is not in use. In this mode, if a signal is not detected, the projector will close the shutter and reduce power to the lamps. If there is still no signal, the system will go into standby mode. If a signal is detected during the ramp-down phase, the unit will revert back to its full power, dual lamp mode.
Lamp Power Management (LPM)
When a presentation depends on the full attention of the audience, noise from a projector can be distracting. The filterfree design with auto-sensing fan and temperature sensors automatically adjust for a virtually noise-free operation.
The LiteLOC feature automatically manages your display's brightness levels over time so that you can match the brightness of a multiple projector system in tiled or blended arrays. This feedback system continuously monitors lamp brightness, so that as the lamp goes through its natural brightness decay, the system increases the lamp power in order to maintain consistent brightness.
Wide screen ratios provide a multitude of benefits in a variety of different projection applications. Carefully matching the pixel format of the projector with that of the sources to be displayed will ensure the best image quality and maximum impact. The M Series offers 4:3, 16:9 and 16:10 models to match the aspect ratio requirements of any application.
Christie AutoStack is a software driven, camera-based system that enables stacking and blending of projector arrays in a fraction of the time it takes to do manually and automates the regular maintenance of a blended display. It is designed for use on a flat screen and supports various screen sizes and aspect ratios, using screen points for quick geometric calibration. An optional curve module (sold separately) is also available for curved screen applications.
Dust Sealed Engine
Christie M Series projectors can operate filter-free because of dust-sealed engines and optics. Since dust and dirt cannot affect the system and filters are not required, image quality is maintained and maintenance costs are lower. Removable side panels enable the addition of optional coarse dust and fog juice filters for projectors that are exposed to harsh environments.
Wireless Projection Control
Christie wireless projector control brings projection management to your fingertips – literally – with wireless projector control applications for Apple iOS and Android-based mobile digital devices. The Christie InControl app lets you control Christie projectors directly from your iPhone, iPad and iPod; The Christie Virtual Remote app offers the ability to manage Christie projectors using your Android-based mobile device. The two applications are designed to control any Christie J Series and M Series projectors. Each projector can be controlled individually, or grouped together and controlled simultaneously. The Christie InControl app is available as a free download from the Apple App Store. The Christie Virtual Remote is available as a free download from the Google Play store.
If the environment you're working in requires more than the protection of our dust sealed engine, choose from one of two filters (coarse dust and fog juice). Help extend the life of your projector and protect your investment from dirt, dust, sand as well as fog, smoke, hazers and pyrotechnics. Each Christie M Series projector is equipped with two removable side panels that are designed to hold a filter, if required.
Portrait Display Capabilities
M Series 200W and 350W models have built-in capabilities to project in portrait orientation – no additional equipment required. Legacy M Series models require the latest firmware to enable portrait capabilities.
With over a three-decade history of development and integration of 3D displays, Christie offers the benefit of experience. Evolving from original CRT-based technology, we developed a truly game-changing 3D display with the world's first purpose-built 3-chip DLP active stereo projector line – Christie Mirage. Christie Mirage is a full 3D display product line that offers a range of brightness levels, resolutions and active or passive stereoscopic options that enable 3D displays to be used in any application.
Benefits of 3D
- Provides perspective not possible with traditional 2D software and tools
- Reduces time to market
- Excites audiences … WOW! factor
- Accelerates understanding and decision making
- Enables faster, more intuitive interaction with data
- Promotes collaboration and focus on collective strengths
- Ensures greater accuracy of concepts and designs
- Removes inherent boundaries found in traditional tools
|Source||Input Signal Type||Dual DVI Input Card DVI-D||VGA||HDMI||Analog BNC Input Card RGB/ YPrPb||SDI|
|Frame Sequential – Native 3D||Range 96-120Hz (48-60Hz per eye, >165MPixels < 330MPixels)|
|Range 96-120Hz (48-60Hz per eye, <165MPixels)|
|Frame Doubled <165MPixel||Range 48-60Hz (24-30Hz per eye) doubled to 96-120Hz|
|Dual Input 3D Each Input <165MPixel||2 input cards: 48-60Hz per eye. Two identical format, frame-locked, passive 3D inputs are fed into the projector and frame-interleaved to create active 96-120Hz 3D|
|1 input card: 48-60Hz per eye. Two passive 3D inputs are fed into the projector, one per eye on the same input card and frame-interleaved to create active 96-120Hz 3D|
|Frame Tripled – Triple Flash1||Range 48Hz (24Hz per eye) tripled to 144Hz|
|For Movie Content: <165MPixel|
|Frame Packing||1080p @ 23.98/24Hz|
|Frame Tripled – Triple Flash (Automatically)1||Range 48Hz (24Hz per eye) tripled to 144Hz|
|PS3, XBOX, PC|
|For Game Content: <165MPixel|
|Frame Packing||720p @ 50 or 59.94/60Hz|
|Sat/Cable, Set Top Box Etc.|
|For Boradcast Content: <165MPixel|
|Side-by-Side Horizontal||1080i @ 50 or 59.94/60Hz|
|720p @ 50 or 59.94/60Hz|
|Top and Bottom||1080p @ 23.97/24Hz|
|720p @ 50 or 59.94/60Hz|
Standard 3D Inputs
Whether your data content or images are being generated by a computer, a Blu-ray™ player, a gaming console, or a server – 3D content comes in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. The way that your content is distributed can have an impact on your 3D experience.
Christie also makes it easy to future proof your investment by being the first in the industry to offer upgrade paths for select 3-chip DLP projectors to Mirage Series models. Whether you need 3D capability today or tomorrow, Christie has the innovation, breadth of technologies, engineering strength and the integration expertise to offer the right display solutions to fit your business needs.
1 Legacy Christie Mirage M Series models require the latest firmware to enable triple flash capabilities.
2 Blu-ray content is forced to be triple flashed (144Hz output). Users should not need to select "Triple Flash" from the menu.
3 WXGA models are not 3D capable. 4 Can also be used with equivalent Christie M Series Roadster model.
|Christie Roadster WU12K-M (118-025108-01)|
|Uniformity||90% brightness uniformity|
|Type||3-chip 0.96" DMD|
|Native Resolution||WUXGA (1920 x 1200)|
|Type||Dual 350W P-VIP Osram|
|Pixel Clock||165 MHz|
|Control and Networking|
|Offsets1||All lenses ±112% Vertical ±54% Horizontal except noted below
* 0.67:1 fixed lens ±22%V ±6%H
|Enhanced Feature Sets||
|Operating Voltage||110-240 VAC 50/60Hz|
|Operating Current||13.2A @ 100 VAC|
|Size (LxWxH)||22.1 x 19.7 x 10.2" (561 x 500 x 259mm)|
|Shipping Size (LxWxH)||29.0 x 27.0 x 24.6" (735 x 685 x 625mm)|
|Weight||55lbs (25kg) (without lens)|
|Shipping Weight||80lbs (36kg)|
1 Values are for reference and should be validated with the Christie lens calculator.
2 Not available in: DS+14K-M, Roadster S+14K-M, HD14K-M, Roadster HD14K-M, WU14K-M, Roadster WU14K-M models.
3 Not available in WXGA models.
Whatever you need, Christie has a large selection of optional accessories. Create the projector you need by choosing from eight lenses, various input cards and much more.
|Assembly 200W lamp||003-100856-XX|
|Assembly 350W lamp||003-100856-XX|
|Assembly 450W lamp||003-102385-XX|
|Coarse dust filter pack M Series||118-100104-XX|
|Fog juice filter pack M Series||118-100105-XX|
|Ceiling mount extension||104-101001-XX|
|ILS lens adapter kit||108-331108-XX|
In total, there are four input card slots available. Each projector is equipped with a standard set of input cards.
|Twin HDMI Input Card
The Twin HDMI input card accepts two HDMI inputs and provides 12-bit deep color handling on the input. It also supports the HDMI v1.4a format required for 3D systems providing the projector is upgraded with 3D capabilities. Additionally, advanced loop-through allows any input on any input card to be looped through to the two HDMI outputs on the card.
|Analog Input Card
The Analog input card accepts an analog video signal input over a 5 BNC connector interface. It can accept RGBH&V signals over 5 connectors, as well as component YPrPb signals on the RGB inputs.
|Dual-link DVI Input Card
The Dual-link DVI input card has a 330 MHz DVI-I connector which can support a single or dual-link DVI, analog and HDCP video signals with proper cables. There is also an additional 15-pin VGA connector. Only one input is active on this card at a time. Christie Mirage M Series models come standard with two of these cards installed.
|Dual 3G SD/HD-SDI Input Card
The Dual 3G SD/HD-SDI input card accepts both standard definition (SD) and high-definition (HD) serial-digitalinterface (SDI) signals, and enables you to connect two of either types of signal. Both single-link HD and dual-link HD signals are accepted. This card also has two 3G SD/HD-SDI outputs to enable "loop-through" for its respective input.
|Video decoder Input Card
The Video decoder input card accepts various types of standard definition (SD) video, including CVBS (composite video), S-video, and component. It accepts NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.4, PAL, PAL-N, PAL-M or SECAM formats. This card has two mini-DIN connectors (for S-video signals) and four BNC connectors that can be grouped to allow combinations of CVBS, S-Video, YPbPr or RGB video sources.
|Input Cards||Part Number|
|Dual link DVI input||108-312101-XX|
|Video decoder input||108-310101-XX|
|Dual 3G SD/HD-SDI input||108-313101-XX|
|Twin HDMI input||108-311101-XX|
Expanded Lens Suite
This full suite of fixed, short zoom and long zoom lenses for WXGA, SXGA+, HD and WUXGA resolutions, provides the broadest range of lenses in this marketplace.
|Lens – Fixed|
|ILS Lens 0.73:1 SX+/0.67:1 HD||118-100110-XX|
|ILS Lens 1.2:1 SX+/1.1:1 HD||118-100117-XX|
|Lens – Zoom|
|ILS Lens 1.25-1.6:1 SX+/1.16-1.49:1 HD||118-100111-XX|
|ILS Lens 1.5-2.0:1 SX+/1.4-1.8:1 HD||118-100112-XX|
|ILS Lens 2.0-2.8:1 SX+/1.8-2.6:1 HD||118-100113-XX|
|ILS Lens 2.8-4.5:1 SX+/2.6-4.1:1 HD||118-100114-XX|
|ILS Lens 4.5-7.5:1 SX+/4.1-6.9:1 HD||118-100115-XX|
|ILS Lens 7.5-11.2:1 SX+/6.9-10.4:1 HD||118-100116-XX|
Frequently Asked Questions:
How do I access the web UI on an M Series projector?
- Use the down arrows on the built in keypad to navigate to the IP Address and Subnet Mask information for the projector (you can also find this information in the
Configuration>Communications>Ethernet Settings menu).
The M Series default network values are:
IP Address: 192.168.1.89
Subnet Mask: 255.255.0.0
- Configure your computer’s Network Interface Card to be set on the same subnet, but have a unique IP Address (e.g. 192.168.1.23)
- Open your internet browser and enter the IP address of the projector into the URL window.
- You will see a login screen like this.
- Enter the desired User Name and Password and click the “Login” button.
Default User Name: guest
Default Password: guest
Where can I find the CAD drawing of an M Series projector? Is there additional information available within the CAD file?
Aside from containing .pdf, .dxf and .X_B drawings, the file also contains:
- Center of gravity dimensions
- Lens dimensions for all optional lenses
- Lens protrusion dimensions from front of chassis
- Pitch and roll limitations
- Rigging point information
- Ceiling mount dimensions
- Stacking frame dimensions
- Minimum clearance requirements
- CFM requirements
- Ambient air requirements
- Projector mass
How are the Roadster models different?
The Roadster models are based on its equivalent non-Roadster version (SXGA+, HD and WUXGA) but ships with a:
- Stacking Frame
- Dual SD/HD-SDI Input Card
- Video decoder Input Card
What are the standard inputs on the M Series projectors?
- Dual-link DVI Input Card (with HD15 to 5-wire BNC female adapter)
- Analog BNC Input Card
- Dual-link DVI Input Card
- Analog BNC
- Dual-link DVI
- Dual SD/HD-SDI Input Card
- Video decoder Input Card
Are M Series projectors capable of creating 3D (stereoscopic) images?
Yes, the Mirage M Series models are 3D capable and we also offer an upgrade path for S+/HD/WU Christie and Roadster M Series projectors to Mirage M Series. To learn more about the upgrade, including costs, please contact your Regional Sales Manager. The following formats are supported by Mirage M Series:
Download the Christie M Series Projector Data Sheet (PDF)
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