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Sanyo PLC-XU78

Sanyo PLC-XU78
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May, 2018

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Sanyo PLC-XU78


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Sep, 2007

Product Specifications

PRODUCT FEATURES: Ultra-compact, fully portable XGA design F1.65-1.81 zoom lens with 1/2X to 16X digital zoom Progressive IC with 3-2 and 2-2 pulldown 3000 ANSI lumens Dual D-Sub15 inputs 450:1 contrast ratio 4:3 aspect ratio Black board mode Security features User-specified start-up screen Variable audio out May be ceiling or inverse mounted for enhanced versatility Weighs less than 6.8 pounds

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
Image Brightness:3000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:450:1
Max Image Size:25ft / 300in
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Max Screen Distance:41ft
Min Image Size:3.3ft / 40.2in
Min Screen Distance:4.6ft
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:LCD projector

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):11.5
Power consumption (typical):205


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sanyo PLC


Bulb power:220
Lamp Type:UHP
Service life of lamp:1500 / 3000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):3000

Lens System

Focal length range (f-f):0.886 - 1.06


RMS rated power:1

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-10 - 60

Other Features

Additional accessories:Component/D-Sub15 cable, SCART/D-Sub15 cable, presentation kit including mouse function
Aspect Ratio:4:3
Audio Input:1
Audio Output:1
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):13.2 x 9.39 x 3.14
F-number (relative aperture):1.65
Lens Shift:9: 1
Lens system:3x 0.63" TFT p-Si micro lens
Package dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 9.37 x 8.39
Power Requirements:100 - 240 V
Projection lamp:LMP-115
Projection lens:Standard Lens
Projector picture size (diagonal):101.6-762 cm / 40" - 300"
Video compatibility mode:UXGA/WXGA/SXGA/XGA/SVGA/VGA
Wireless technologies:Wired

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes


Display scan frequency (horizontal):15 - 100
Dot clock scanning frequency:140
Horizontal scan range:15 - 100
Vertical scan range:50 - 100

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1 / 2
Audio (L,R) out:2
Composite video in:1
Microphone in: Yes
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:2


Power consumption (standby):11.5
Power consumption (typical):205


Contrast ratio (typical):450:1
Horizontal resolution:600
Keystone correction, vertical:-20 - 20 / ±20
Objective projection distance:1.4/12.6
Projection distance:1.4/12.6
Projection technology:LCD
Projector brightness:3000
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)
Zoom ratio:1.2:1

Projector Lamp

Lamp Type:UHP

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:11