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Leica Pradovit D1200 projector

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Sunday, September 28th 2008 - 13:00 CEST - Comments: 0
T he Leica Pradovit D1200 projector presented by Leica Camera AG, Solms is the first digital Leica projector for high-end applications, a high performer in an elegant body of high-quality magnesium. With its extra compact size and weight of less than 3.5 kilograms, it is the world’s smallest and lightest projector in this class. The Leica Pradovit D1200 features a clearly designed menu and an additional remote control for the main functions, making operation even easier. The application potential of the Leica Pradovit D-1200 is wide and varied, ranging from high-quality large-format projection of digital photos to showing films in full HD quality, private video recordings and television programs and playing PC games.
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Leica Pradovit projector


Leica Pradovit projector

Thanks to the projector's extremely quiet running, viewing is an enjoyable experience for the whole family. "Projectors have been an integral part of Leica's product range ever since 1925. Not only ambitious amateur photographers, but also speakers giving evening-filling multimedia shows appreciate the precision and optical quality of Leica projectors and their lenses. By venturing into digital projection, Leica has added the final link to its performance chain, providing provides Leica photographers with outstanding products for excellent photography and brilliant reproduction - all from a single source and therefore ideally attuned to each other," says Björn Dietzler, Product Manager for Projection at Leica Camera AG.


Leica projector

Leica projector for photorealistic image reproduction
Integrating D(igital) L(ight) P(rocessing) Display technology from Texas Instruments, the Leica Pradovit D1200 has optimally matched color management for photorealistic image reproduction in 16:10 format. This reflecting chip technology enables an actual resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. Even at the photorealistic setting, the contrast ratio is more than 2500:1 with a brightness of about 1400 ANSI lumen.


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Projector Leica lamp technology

The Leica Pradovit D-1200 projector is equipped with the latest lamp technology. The 220W FusionPlus VIDI UHP lamp from Philips has a working life of approx. 3000 hours in standard mode and about 2000 hours in high-power mode. The pleasantly quiet operating noise is under 28 dB, ensuring a restful evening of projection.


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Leica projector lens
The Leica Vario-Elmarit-P f/2.8-3.1/33-42 mm/59 mm-74 mm (equiv.)/t.r. 1.6-2.0:1 high-speed lens of the Leica Pradovit D-1200 ensures superb brightness and contrast. The optics can be used in a projection range from 1 to 15 meters, which is equivalent to a screen width between about 0.5 and 6.8 meters. The picture diagonals run from 0.6 to 11 meters. The projected image can therefore be optimally adapted to many different types of rooms.


Leica Pradovit D1200

Leica Pradovit D1200 projector availability
The Leica Pradovit D-1200 offers various options for connecting playback devices. Besides a component input port, it provides HDMI1.3 and DVI digital interfaces for linking a computer, laptop, DVD, Blu-ray or HD-DVD player, HD camcorder or HDTV receiver. Besides the customary composite and S video interfaces, there are also ports for LAN and VGA cables. The Leica Pradovit D-1200 will be on sale from November 2008.

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