Christie Digital Systems HD18K

Roadster HD18K 1080 HD 17,500 Lumens 3-Chip DLP Digital Projector

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Brand: Christie Digital Systems
Type: DLP
Technical Details
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Contrast Ratio: 1600-2000:1
Weight: 135 lb (61.4 kg)
Lumens Brightness: 17,500 ANSI lumens
Native Resolution: 2048 x 1536
Dimensions: 24.5" W x 32.1" L x 15.1" H

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Christie Digital Systems HD18K

Christie Digital Systems Roadster HD18K 1080 HD 17,500 Lumens 3-Chip DLP Digital Projector
MSRP: $134,995.00
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Total Price: $85,201.00

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The Christie Roadster HD18K maintains all the purpose-built characteristics of a Roadster, now with 1080 HD capability and 17,500 lumens. Native 1080 HD resolution DLP projection, 17500 lumens, exceptional image quality, perfect color saturation and spectacular video. Built-in handles, a new airflow design and multiple rigging points, allow easy install, easy use and easy maintainenance.


The Christie HD Series offers the broadest range of the brightest native HD resolution projectors bar none. Lighter, lower power consumption and 10% brighter than the competition Christie is HD resolution done right.

The Christie Roadster HD18K HD DLP digital projector offers high resolution, crisp images from 10-bit processing combined with an HD platform the next level of unparalleled presentation power.

This native HD resolution 3-chip DLP 17,500 lumen digital projector utilizes Xenon illumination the pinnacle of image color accuracy and adjustability in easy to use, flexible packages.

The Christie Roadster HD18K 1920 x 1080 native resolution and 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.

The Roadster HD18K features high-quality lenses specifically designed to increase image sharpness and provide manual contrast adjustment for impeccable control over your images. This model also features standard built-in edge-blending, two HD input channels that will also 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)
  • 17,500 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


    • 17,500 ANSI lumens (+/- 10%)
    • 90% brightness uniformity across the screen
    • 1600-2000:1 full field
    Display Technology and Resolution
    • 3-chip 0.95" Darkchip3 DMD
    • True HD 1920 x 1080 resolution
    Input Signal Compatibility
    • VGA through to QXGA (2048 x 1536)
    • Accepts all current HDTV/DTV formats
    • 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
    • 3.0kW Xenon Bubble lamp
    • 750 hours (typical) lifetime
    • User-replaceable bulb
    • Low cost of ownership
    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: 13,320 BTU/hr
    • Weight: 135 lb (61.4 kg) (excludes lens, feet, stacking points)
    • Shipping weight: 160 lb (72.7 kg) (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)
    Standard Accessories
    • IR keypad (w/batteries)
    • Line cord
    • User manual
    • Dual SD/HD-SDI module
    Optional Accessories
    • Fixed lenses (HD): 0.67:1, 1.15:1
    • Zoom lenses (HD): 1.28-1.84:1, 1.84-2.58:1, 2.58-4.14:1, 4.14-6.7:1
    • Fixed lenses (SXGA+): 0.73:1, 1.2:1
    • Zoom lenses (SXGA+): 1.45-1.8:1, 1.8-2.5:1, 2.5-4.5:1, 4.5-7.3:1
    • Manual "Legacy" lens mount
    • ChristieTWIST Image Warping and Edge-Blending module
    • Input modules - Dual SD/HD-SDI, DVI and legacy interface modules
    • Wired remote control and RS-422 two Way Controller
    • Remote IR sensor
    • ChristieNET WAVE
    • Ethernet, RS-232, RS-422 cables
    • Service manual
    • KoRE 10-bit librarian
    • Lens adapter (for competitive lenses)
    • Handles
    Operating Environment
    • Temp: 40 to 95 F (5 to 35 C)
    • Humidity: 20 - 80% non-condensing
    Regulatory Approvals
    • UL/CSA/IEC 60950 (3rd edition)
    • FCC Class A, CE, CCC
    • This product conforms to all relevant European directives, standards, safety, health and environmental concerns
    • 2 years parts and labor (including light engine)
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