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Introducing the award-winning VPL-GTZ1, the world’s first ultra-short-throw 4K laser light source projector. Immerse yourself in a gorgeous 4K image, four simultaneous HD images, or edge-blend several projectors* to create a seamless virtual environment. With a throw of just zero to seven inches,** project a 66 to 147 inch diagonal picture using floor, ceiling or rear projection—and get up close without blocking the light cone. You also get three-chip SXRD® performance for ultra-high contrast and the latest laser technology for 20,000 hours maintenance-free operation. Now, any other ultra-short-throw is just
a throwback.

*Using 3rd party software. **From screen to edge of unit.


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Selectable Light Output Modes and Laser Performance Expectancy

The VPL-GTZ1 offers several user-selectable light output modes
and energy saving features, to maximize the benefit of the unique optical system.

High mode: A mode which outputs 2,000 lumens
Standard mode: A mode that outputs 1,500 lumens with less power consumption than High Mode.
Auto mode: This varies brightness according to the needs of each scene, going darker when the picture goes darker, for example. The system dynamically adjusts color balance to maintain picture quality.
Custom mode: This allows users to set the brightness level as preferred, with a maximum light output of 2,000 lumens

Constant Brightness mode

Available when light output mode is set to High mode or Standard mode. This maintains the light output throughout the expected life by driving the projector at reduced output. It is suitable for applications where visual consistency is required, whether in digital signage or museums or even classrooms.

Auto light dimming

In the event the projector detects static signal input for 10 seconds, the light output gradually reduces by approximately 15%. Then, after user preset time of 5, 10, 15 or 20 minutes with the static signal kept fed, second stage of light dimming kicks in and reduces light output down to 5% of the original brightness. This is a recommended setting to save power consumption and extend laser light source performance.

  • Light Output / Color Light Output: 2000 / 1500
  • Image Panels: 0.74” SXRD Panels, 26,542,080 (4096 x 2160 x 3) pixels
  • Panel Display Resolution: 4096 x 2160 pixels
  • Light Source: Laser diode
  • Light Source Life: Up to 20,000 hours*1
  • Screen Size: 66” to 147” diagonal
  • Inputs: HDMI 2.0 with HDCP
  • Controls
    • RS-232C: DB 9 pin • LAN: RJ45, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX General
  • Display Resolution: Maximum display resolution : 4096 x 2160 dots
  • Mass: Approx. 56.9 kg (125 lb.)
  • Dimensions: 49.2 inches × 10.4inches × 21.1 inches (with handle)
  • Power Requirement: AC 100 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
  • Power Consumption: 520 W (on) 0.5 W (Standby Supplied Accessories: IR remote, Operation manual Optional Accessories: Active 3D Glasses (TDG-BT500A)
  • *1 – actual hours may vary depending on usage.