Barco F50 Projector Offers WQXGA and Panorama Modes

The new F50 from Barco is a single-chip DLP projector capable of delivering high resolutions and up to 5,000 lumens.

Barco is an international manufacturer of video and presentation products, one of the most popular in the world of commercial A/V.

The Skinny: Recently, Barco augmented its product line through the introduction of the versatile F50 projector

The Specs: Barco says the F50 is a single-chip DLP projector that combines native WQXGA (2,560 x 1,600) and Panorama (2,560 x 1,080) with active 3D stereo, and the ability to handle high-frame rates. The 120Hz projector incorporates TI’s DLP DarkChip3 chip set, and the ability to deliver more than 5,000 lumens of brightness.

The 16:10 aspect-ratio product offers up to 2,000 hours of lamp life, and it provides a choice of two DisplayPort 1.2 inputs, one DVI-Dual Link input, one HDMI input, one VGA input, two 3G-SDI inputs, and one HDBaseT input that transmits video signals over long distances.

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In addition, the product incorporates RS-232, IR and Ethernet control capabilities, and the RealColor color management system. Barco also supports the projector with several options such as expansion modules, and a choice of lenses.

Solutions: Barco says that dealers can use the F50 for virtual reality, simulation and training, visitor attraction, collaboration and scientific visualization installations.