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Pro8500
Brilliant and 3D-Ready
Features
  • Extensive Connectivity Options with HDMI
  • 1.5x Wide Optical Zoom Lens
  • Network Management
  • Optional Wireless
$1,899.99
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Overview

Product Description

The ViewSonic® Pro8500 is an advanced high brightness DLP® installation projector which includes BrilliantColor™ technology to produce more vibrant colors. The Pro8500 delivers 5000 lumens, 4900:1 contrast ratio with a 1024x768 XGA native resolution, allowing it to shine in virtually any lighting situation. The Pro8500 provides maximum mounting flexibility with a wide 1.5X optical zoom adjustment and a multitude of connectivity options including Network Display, USB, and WiFi. The filter-less design and long lamp life provide for easy maintenance and low total cost of ownership.

How to enable Wi-Fi

Install the WPD-100 Wi-Fi Dongle - Learn More

Features

Bright in virtually any setting with 5,000 lumens

Ultra-bright 5,000 lumen output makes this the perfect choice for large boardrooms, conference halls and auditoriums.

BrilliantColor™ technology

Latest BrilliantColor™ technology delivers stunning all-digital clarity with life-like color, sharp graphics and outstanding video. The sophisticated 5-segment color (RGBWY) wheel provides greater color accuracy than standard DLP projectors with a 4-segment color wheel

Closed captioning

Integrated closed captioning decoder for the hearing impaired.

Give Greener presentations and save

Use the Eco-mode to achieve lower power consumption, reduce overall noise and extend lamp life. Filter less design saves costs and maintenance.

Network control through RJ-45

Schedule, manage and monitor the projector remotely and receive e-mail alerts of projector lamp status

Network Display

With its advanced management software, you can project up to 4 PCs at the same time with the ability to broadcast up to 8 projectors.

PC-Less Slide Show Presentation

Project your pictures or images directly from a USB flash drive without a PC.

Stay connected

Supports multiple video timing formats from SD (NTSC, PAL, SECAM) to HD 720p, 1080i/p

USB Display

Project your presentations through any USB connection without the hassle of running a bulky VGA cable.

Wireless Capability

Allow the projector to be WiFi enabled with an optional USB wireless adapter (WPD-100)

Projector Comparison Chart
Model Pro8200 Pro8300 Pro8400 Pro8450w Pro8500 Pro8520HD Pro8600 Pro9000

Resolution

1080p 1920x1080

1080p 1920x1080

1080p 1920x1080

WXGA 1280x800

XGA 1024x768

1080p 1920x1080

XGA 1024x768

1080p 1920x1080

Brightness (Lumens)

2000

3000

4000

4500

5000

5000

6000

1600
Laser LED
Hybrid

Aspect Ratio

16:9

16:9

16:9

16:10

4:3

16:9

4:3

16:9

VGA In/Out

2/1

2/1

2/1

2/1

2/1

2/1

2/1

2/1

HDMI

✔ (x2)

✔ (x2)

✔ (x2)

✔ (x2)

✔(x2)

LAN Control

Wired LAN and Wireless Display *

 

 

 

USB Display

 

 

 

PC-less JPG Slideshows

 

 

 

*Optional wireless adapter - WPD-100, is required for wireless display.

Specs
    DISPLAY
  • Type
  • 0.7" Digital Micromirror Device (DLP™)
  • Resolution
  • XGA 1024x768 (Native)
  • Lens
  • 1.5x Manual optical zoom / Manual optical focus
  • Zoom Factor
  • N/A
  • Keystone
  • Vertical digital keystone correction: +/- 40 degrees
  • Display Size
  • 30"-300" / 0.76m-7.6m
  • Throw Distance
  • 0.9m-10m / 3ft-32.8ft
  • Throw Ratio
  • 1.45 - 2.18:1
  • Lamp Type
  • 280 watt
  • Lamp Life (normal/eco-mode)
  • 4000 / 5000* hours
  • Brightness
  • 5000 ANSI lumens
  • Contrast Ratio
  • 4900:1 (dynamic)
  • Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3 (native), 16:9, 16:10, Auto
  • Color Wheel
  • N/A
  • Color Depth
  • N/A
  • Color Gamut
  • 70% NTSC 1931 CIE
    INPUT SIGNAL
  • Computer and Video
  • NTSC M (3.58 MHz), 4.43MHz, PAL (B, D, G, H, I, M, N, 60), SECAM (B, D, G, K, K1, L), SD 480i and 576i, ED 480p and 576p, HD 720p, 1080i and 1080p
  • Frequency
  • Fh: 31-100KHz, Fv: 48-120Hz
    COMPATIBILITY
  • PC
  • VGA to UXGA
  • Mac®
  • Up to UXGA (scaled)
    CONNECTOR
  • Audio Input
  • 3.5mm mini jack (x2), RCA (L/R) x1
  • Audio Out
  • 3.5mm mini jack
  • RGB Input
  • 15-pin mini D-sub (x2)
  • Composite Input
  • RCA jack
  • S-Video Input
  • 4-pin mini-DIN
  • Component
  • RCA (x3)
  • RGB Output
  • 15-pin mini D-sub
  • Control
  • RS-232 (DB-9)
  • Digital
  • HDMI 1.3
  • Network
  • RJ-45
  • USB
  • Type A: for PC-less slide show presentation – supports JPEG, BMP, TIFF, PNG, GIF from USB flash drive, optional wireless USB adapter Mini-B: for direct presentation from computer (not Mac compatible)
  • Mic-In
  • N/A
  • Screen Trigger
  • N/A
  • Card Reader
  • N/A
    AUDIO
  • Speakers
  • 10W (x2)
  • Amplifier
  • N/A
    POWER
  • Voltage
  • 100-240VAC (Auto Switching), 50/60Hz (universal)
  • Consumption
  • 350W (typ) / <1W (stand-by mode)
    CONTROLS
  • Basic
  • Power, keystone/arrow keys, left/blank, menu/exit, right/panel key lock, enter, source
  • OSD
  • Picture: Brightness, Contrast, Color Setting, User Color, Auto Keystone, Keystone, Aspect Ratio, Image, White Intensity, Gamma, 3D Sync, 3D Sync Invert Video/Audio: Frequency, Tracking, H Position, V Position, Overscan, Noise Reduction, Video Setting, Audio Setting, Microphone Volume, Speaker Volume, Mute Setting: Manual Position, Projection, Signal Type, Power Saving, Auto Source, Eco-mode, Filter Mode, High Altitude, OSD Timeout, OSD Transparency, Presentation Timer Information: Input Source, Resolution, H Frequency, V Frequency, MAC Address, Filter Hours, Filter Hours Reset, Lamp Hours, Lamp Hours Reset, Factory Default Option: Blank Screen, Password, Start up Screen, Close Captions, Green Mode, DC 12V, Others, Function, Test Pattern, Quick Power ON, Quick Cooling Network: Wired LAN, Wireless LAN, Network Restart
    OPERATING CONDITIONS
  • Temperature
  • 32°-104° (0°C-40°C)
  • Humidity
  • 10%-90% (non-condensing)
  • Altitude
  • 0-6,000 ft (1,800m), operational up to 10,000 ft (3048m)
    NOISE LEVEL
  • Normal
  • 32dB
  • Eco-Mode
  • 27dB
    DIMENSIONS (WxHxD)
  • Physical
  • 13.1 x 4.3 x 10.4 (in) / 333x 110 x 263 (mm)
  • Packaging
  • 16.3 x 14.8 x 7.5 (in) / 414 x375.9 x 190.5 (mm)
    WEIGHT
  • Net
  • 8.5 lb. (3.86 kg)
  • Gross
  • 11.8 lb. (5.36 kg)
    LANGUAGE
    N/A
    Regulations
    CB, RoHS, SVHC, WEEE, UL/cUL, FCC-B, ICES-004, TUV-S (Argentina), NOM, PSB, C-tick, KC, CE, GOST-R, Hygienic, UKrSEPRO, CCC
    PACKAGE CONTENTS
    ViewSonic projector, power cable, VGA cable, remote control/laser with batteries, lens cap, Quick Start Guide, ViewSonic Wizard DVD (with User Guide), soft carrying case.
    Warranty
    3-year limited warranty on parts, 1-year limited warranty on lamp, 1st year Express Exchange® service
    OTHER
    N/A
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Reviews & Accolades

ViewSonic Quells Rumors of a Projector Divestment with New 6K Lumen Projector

At InfoComm, ViewSonic also introduced a new meeting room projector in the form of the Pro8500. The Pro8500 is a single-chip DLP that’s native XGA (1024×768) and claims 5,000 lumens using the TI BrilliantColor chipset. Integrated with a USB input for laptop-less presentations as well as a network content port, the Pro8500 also has VGA and HDMI ports and includes Crestron RoomView on-board.


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-Sara Abrons, Rave Pubs


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After an exhausting and tiring day, watching your favorite movie is the best anecdote. Since there are several good movies that can make you feel relax, it is much better if you watch it as if you are in a theater. Today, with the changes in technology, you can achieve this purpose through a projector. This product is not only used for presentations and business proposals, but many homeowners used this to have a mini-theater inside their home.


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-Adriano Abrate, Business 2 Community