Christie Roadster HD18K

1920 x 1080 resolution - 20,000 lumens


Hire the industry leading HD 3-Chip DLP® 18,000 ANSI Lumen Digital Projector from QED. The Christie Roadster HD18K is the world's brightest true HD projector in its class. Lighter, lower power consumption and 10% brighter than the competition this native HD resolution 3-chip DLP® 18,000 ANSI lumen digital projector utilizes Xenon illumination – the pinnacle of image color accuracy and adjustability.

The Christie Roadster HD18K 1920 x 1080 native resolution has a variable contrast ratio of 1600-2000:1 for crisp, detailed images. Next generation DLP® technology, high-quality optics and proven 10-bit image processing deliver exceptional image quality. It features high-quality lenses specifically designed to increase image sharpness and provide manual contrast adjustment for impeccable control over your images. It also features the Christie TWIST module for edge-blending and image warping, two HD input channels that will allow 4:4:4 signals, digital dark level adjustment, Intelligent Lens System™ on zoom and focus, and DMX 512 communication capabilities.


True HD native resolution (1920 x 1080)
18,000 ANSI lumens
1600-2000:1 contrast ratio enabling highly enhanced image detail, with blacker blacks and whiter whites
True 10-bit image processing offers high-bandwidth signal processing
Built-in stacking and rigging
Xenon Bubble lamp system provides repeatability of photo-realistic colors and ability to accurately color-match images
2 High Definition input channels that allow 4:4:4 HD signals
DMX 512 communication capabilities

Technical Specification

Image 18,000 ANSI lumens (+/- 10%)
90% brightness uniformity across the screen
Contrast 1600-2000:1 full field
Display Technology and Resolution 3-chip 0.95" DLP®
True HD 1920 x 1080 resolution
Input Signal Compatibility VGA through to QXGA (2048 x 1536)
Supports standard HDTV formats up to 1080p
Multi-standard video decoder
Horizontal and vertical scaling, all inputs
Scan Rates Horizontal - 15 kHz to 120 kHz
Vertical - 23.97 Hz to 150 Hz
Pixel Clock 210 MHz
Inputs, Control and Networking RGBHV/YPbPr via 5 BNC
DVI-I - digital/analog RGB/YPbPr (HDCP)
One composite video, one S-Video
Two option slots for analog/digital modules
3 RS-232 ports and 1 RS-422 port
On-board ChristieNET™ connectivity (RJ45)
Built-in backlit keypad and IR remote control
Graphical User Interface Auto set-up, power-up feature
Menus in five languages
On-screen help
50 channel memories
Optional image warping
Built-in edge-blending
Comprehensive Color Adjustment (CCA™)
Lens Mount Motorized horizontal and vertical offset
Tool-free lens insertion system
Tilt adjustment
Lamp 2.0kW Xenon Bubble lamp
750 hours (typical) lifetime
User-replaceable bulb
Light Output Control (LITELOC™) "Auto Brightness" (Intensity), "Lamp Conserve" (Power), "Max Brightness" modes
Built-in light shutter
Power Requirements 200 VAC to 240 VAC +/- 10% @ 50/60 Hz
Power consumption: 3900W at 264 @ 14.8A
Thermal dissipation: 17,060 BTU/hr
Dimensions Weight: 72 kg (excludes lens, feet, stacking points)
Flightcase weight: 45 kg
Shipping weight: 117 kg (in flight case, excludes lens, feet, stacking points)
Size: 24.5" W x 32.1" L x 15.1" H (631.4mm W x 814.8mm L x 384mm H) (excludes lens, feet, stacking points)
Flightcase dimensions: 29.3" W x 39.6" L x 28.7" H (745mm W x 1006mm L x 730mm H)
Operating Environment Temp: 40 to 95° F (5 to 35° C
Humidity: 20 - 80% non-condensing
HD Lens Options 0.67:1 HD Fixed Lens
1.1:1 HD Long Focal Lens
1.16-1.49 HD Zoom Lens
1.4-1.8:1 HD Zoom Lens
1.8-2.6:1 HD Zoom Lens
2.6-4.1:1 HD Zoom Lens
4.1-6.9:1 HD Zoom Lens
6.9-10.4:1 HD Zoom Lens

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