Visualization Applications

Seeing is understanding

When designing the P1 projector we took on board the critical requirements of the Visualization market. This is a market where the accuracy of the image is vitally important. This “accuracy” can be broken down into separate attributes all of which the P1 excels in.

  • Resolution
  • Color accuracy
  • Stability
  • Optical Performance

Resolution – The P1 uses a single DMD with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA).  The DMD (Digital Micromirror Display) is an inorganic, solid state, fully digital imaging device that is hermetically sealed, thereby being resistant to environmental impact. Being inorganic, there is no wear of the device when exposed to visible light. And although heat and UV-light can be harmful to the DMD the P1 has been carefully designed to give a DMD lifetime that exceeds 100,000 hours. Unlike a three chip DMD, LCOS or LCD optical design the DMD single chip configuration is intrinsically convergent, ensuring a razor-sharp, precise image.

Color Accuracy – Historically single chip DLP devices, either UHP lamp based or laser phosphor based, have given small color gamut’s, the biggest just large enough to exceed REC709. This is not true with the P1. The LED light source which drives the P1 delivers an incredibly large color gamut which to the naked eye is interpreted as exceptionally saturated vivid colors. With this large color gamut to play with it is a very simple procedure to accurately setup a single channel display or alternatively color match multiple projectors making up a single image.

Stability – Using an LED light source benefits the projector in more ways than simply delivering a huge colour gamut. This approach to a fully solid state optical engine delivers unrivalled colour and brightness stability over time. Once the projector or projectors have been calibrated on site the drift from their original colour co-ordinates is negligible. Our choice to combine this with a service interval of 50,000 hours when the fan cassette needs replacing and this is not far from a fit and forget system.

Optical Performance – Our custom projection lenses offer the highest image quality in a compact format with precision adjustments. The projection lenses are custom designed by norxe to our strictest specifications and manufactured by a premium Japanese lens manufacturer to achieve an extremely high optical resolution and ANSI contrast for clear and sharp pixels and virtually no distortion. Indexed step-motor control is used for zoom, focus, iris and horizontal/vertical shift giving incredibly fine adjustment. A near constant light output is achieved from min to max zoom position.

The Norxe P1 projector offers many advantages for the visualisation market.
Long Life and Low Maintenance.
The optical engine and light sources are sealed, eliminating the need for periodical cleaning. The hermetically sealed DLP DMD and the Solid-state LED illumination both have a typical lifetime of more than 100,000 hours. In fact the only serviceable part is the easily replaceable fan cartridge which should be changed at 50,000 hours.
Truly Solid-State
Built to be shaken and stirred, to withstand many times the force of gravity. Mounted to motion platforms in any orientation. ‘Lens Lock’ technology allows the lens to be locked to the projector body. Lock the lens adjustment rings and lock the Lens body to 3rd party supports for extreme rigidity. 3G motion compatible.
Brightness above >4,000 Lumen
Brighter than any other LED projector on the market. The P1 uses next generation LED technology.
24/7 reliability and Performance
The P1 is designed to be continuously run 24/7 in demanding conditions and is warranted for five years.
Superior Picture Quality
The P1 uses High Resolution single chip DLP technology.
Single chip DLP is a sequential colour technology.  LED refresh rates are high, typically greater than 16x.  Lamp based single chip colour wheel rotation / refresh rates by comparison are 2.5x to 3.0x, this can cause the colour breakup phenomenon commonly known as ‘rainbow’ effect.  Laser phosphor based single chip colour wheel rotation / refresh rates are typically even lower (2.0x).

It has two modes and two resolutions, resulting in four possible configurations.

  • 2,500 lumens WQXGA color mode
  • 3,900 lumens WQXGA brightness mode
  • 2,750 lumens WUXGA colour mode
  • 4,250 lumens WUXGA brightness mode
LED Superior Color
Because LED produce richer more saturated color the perception of brightness to the human eye is even greater than it’s physically measured brightness. It’s know as the Helmholtz-Kohlrausch effect. When the colors are more saturated, our eyes interpret it as the color’s luminance and chroma. This makes our eyes see the colors as brighter than they are physically measured.

Superior Optics 
Lens options comprise all glass, aspherical, no doublet optical elements & include ‘lens lock’ technology.Scheimpflug adjustment is a standard feature.Lens options are future proofed.  Each has been designed to resolve 4K, 5.4 micron pixel pitch.

  • N1 –       0.80 – 1.25: @ WQXGA   (0.74-1.16:1 @ WUXGA)
  • N2 –       1.20 – 1.60:1 @ WQXGA (1.12-1.50:1 @ WUXGA)

Lens focus, zoom (where applicable) & Iris on all lens options is motorised. Stepper motors are used throughout to ensure high degree positional accuracy.

Horizontal & Vertical Lens Shift is motorised. Stepper motors are used throughout to ensure high degree positional accuracy.

High Contrast 
1,600:1 to 8,000:1 sequential contrast (full on / full off).  greater than 5,000,000:1 dynamic contrast.

High Dynamic Range 
brightness 0.6kl to 4 kl.

  • Dimming technology provides deep black levels whilst ensuring that image highlights are maintained.

Versatile Design
Form and Function

  • Small form factor and lightweight. Dimensions (L x W x H) are 482 x 405 x 213 mm, weight is 17 kg excl. lens.
  • Central lens position and limitless orientation options make the process of designing a system with the P1 much easier.
  • Multiple fixing points (4 x M10 + 4 x M6) on the underside of the projector ensure installation versatility, these are especially useful when performing system upgrades.
  • Accessory interface points (2 x M4 per corner) are available on each corner of the P1 chassis.
Smear Suppression
The P1 supports 2 ms, 4 ms, 6 ms & 8 ms smear suppression + 8 ms Dark Frame Insertion.
Preliminary Product Specifications
Product Specifications P1
Projector Type Single chip DLP LED projector
Resolution 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Brightness 2,500 WQXGA RGB mode,
3,900 WQXGA brightness mode
2,750 WUXGA RGB mode,
4,250 WUXGA brightness mode
Contrast ratio 1,600:1 – 8,000:1 sequential. >5,000,000:1 dynamic
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Brightness uniformity 90%
Lens options N1: 0.80 – 1.25:1 @ WQXGA, 0.74 – 1.16:1 @ WUXGA
N2: 1.20 – 1.60:1 @ WQXGA, 1.12 – 1.50:1 @ WUXGA
Lens shift (max) N1: Vertical +/- 68%, horizontal +/- 57.5% @ WQXGA
N1: Vertical +/- 56.5%, horizontal +/- 52.5% @ WUXGA
N2: Vertical +/- 120.5%, horizontal +/- 85% @ WQXGA
N2: Vertical +/- 109%, horizontal +/- 78.5% @ WUXGA
Color Correction P7
Light source

(fully sealed optical architecture)
LED (RGB + optional IR). Standard IR wavelength where applicable is 740 nm, other IR wavelengths available
Light source lifetime > 50,000 hours
Orientation Orientation free, no limitation
Inputs 2 x Dual Link DVI, 1 x DisplayPort 1.2, 1 x HDMI 2.0
Inputs resolutions 2560 x 1600 – 640 x 480. Max Pixel Clock 667MHz
3D Active – up to WQXGA @ 120Hz, INFITEC®
Displayable color 30 Bit per channel
Control IR, RS232, Ethernet, 2 x BNC (sync) & 1 x Mini DIN
Control IR, RS232, Ethernet, 2 x BNC (sync) & 1 x Mini DIN
Software tools Norxenet
Power requirements 100 – 240V 50-60Hz
Power consumption (max) 300 W typical, 500 W max
Heat dissipation (max) 1024 BTU/hour typical, 1706 BTU/hour Max
Operating temperature 10 – 40°C / 50 – 104°F (0 – 3000m)
Storage temperature -20 – 60°C / -4 – 140°F
Operating humidity 20-80% (non condensing)
Storage humidity 10-90% (non condensing)
Dimensions: (L x W x H) 482 x 405 x 213 mm / 18.98 x 15.96 x 8.39 inch
Weight 17 kg / 37.5 Ibs excl. lens
Standard accessories Power cord EUR & US + additional*1, wireless IR remote control, lens shift and lens lock screws
Shipping dimensions (L x W x H) 690 x 510 x 340 mm / 27,2 x 20 x 13,4 inch
Shipping weight 21,5kg / 47,4Ibs excl. lens
Certifications CE, FCC Class A, cNemkous, KC, CCC
MTBF 116,000 hours
Warranty 5 years
24/7 Yes
Specifications subject to change without prior notice. Errors & omissions exempt.
Note: –
*1 – Additional power cord denotes local region power cord according to shipping destination.
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