Ultra short-throw projector offers 2D or 3D projection

Canon U.S.A., Inc (opens in new tab). has introduced the LV-8235 Ultra-Short Throw (UST) Multimedia Projector. Capable of projecting an 80-inch picture from a distance of 1.04 ft., the LV-8235 UST can sit on a table or be mounted horizontally or vertically on a wall, ceiling or floor for a variety of 3D or 2D display applications, including educational presentations, advertising/digital signage, or museum/arcade rear-projection screens. With a high brightness rating of 2500 lumens and a maximum display size of 110 inches, the LV-8235 UST offers the WXGA (1280 x 800) resolution 16:10 aspect ratio, which eliminates cropping or distortion when presenting HD video or graphics created on widescreen laptops.

The Canon LV-8235 UST Multimedia Projector can be used for either normal 2D display or stereoscopic 3D display.

Other features include:

  • Computer Synchronization – automatically synchronizes the projector with the computer’s screen resolution
  • Direct Power-On – automatically turns on the projector when the power cord is plugged into an outlet
  • 2000:1 Contrast Ratio –this feature ensures images with crisp blacks, depth and dimension
  • HDMI Digital Input – project high-quality digital images and 1080p HD video from digital cable and satellite boxes, and a variety of HD inputs
  • Built-In 10-Watt Speaker – audio amplification needed for most classrooms and conference rooms
  • RJ-45 Network Connectionallows users to manage and control multiple projectors from a network PC
  • RS-232C Serial Connection – enables users to control the projector locally through a third-party control system
  • Quiet Operation – 28dBA (in Eco mode)

The Canon LV-8235 UST Multimedia Projector has a suggested list price of $1799 and is currently available.