Panasonic’s SOLID SHINE Series LED/laser light source projectors now available

Infotechlead America: Panasonic System Communications announced the immediate availability of its new SOLID SHINE Series of lamp-free projectors with DIGITAL LINK technology.The new PT-RZ470/RZ370 Series projectors offer installation flexibility and have a 2x zoom, wide lens shift capability, HDMI/DVI digital inputs and Crestron RoomView compatibility. The PT-RZ470 Series offers Portrait Mode projection capability with Edge Blending, Color Matching and 3D projection.

The LED/laser light source in the SOLID SHINE Series of 1-Chip DLP projectors delivers up to 20,000 hours of virtually maintenance-free operation. All models in the Series deliver 3,500 lumens of brightness.  These projectors are best suited for use in educational institutions, command and control centers, museums,and for digital signage applications.

All SOLID SHINE Series projectors are equipped with a DIGITAL LINK terminal.  By combining the optional ET-YFB100G Digital Interface Box with its HDMI and other input terminals, transmission of uncompressed HD digital video, audio and control signals (Ethernet, RS-232C) for up to 100 meters (328 feet) or higher is possible through a single CAT5e (STP) cable.

Panasonic’s SOLID SHINE Series projectors

The system simplifies cabling and system upgrades, making the projectors ideal for ceiling-mounted and other permanent installations. The combination of DIGITAL LINK with the lamp-free lighting technology significantly reduces end user installation and maintenance costs.

Signals from the ET-YFB100G Digital Interface Box can be relayed to a non-DIGITAL LINK-ready projector by using another manufacturer’s equipment based on the same technology. DIGITAL LINK is an original function added to technology based on the transmission standards used in Crestron’s DigitalMedia 8G+ and Extron’s XTP Systems.

The PT-RZ370 Series, including the PT-RZ370U and PT-RW330U, are now available at an MSRP of $5,899 and $4,599, respectively. The PT-RZ470 Series, which includes the PT-RZ470UK/UW and PT-RW430UK/UW will be available in March at an MSRP of $6,799 and $5,499, respectively.

These projectors come with a standard 3 year limited warranty. Illumination parts have a warranty for 10,000 hours.

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