WUXGA Professional Installation Laser Phosphor Projector


  • Sharp and luminous image with 8,000 lumens
  • DuraCore: maintenance-free laser light source at full brightness up to 30,000 hours
  • MultiColor Laser technology provides a wider color gamut with high brightness
  • Integrated edge-blending and image warping with portrait and 360° operation
  • Robust connectivity, including HDMI, HDBaseT, 3G-SDI and wireless mirroring via USB adapter
  • Multiple interchangeable optical lens options with 24/7, 360° and portrait mode operation

Spectacular image quality, high brightness and state-of-the-art laser technology with low maintenance

The Optoma ProScene ZU850 is an 8,000 lumen WUXGA professional installation projector designed for large meeting rooms, auditoriums, museums, houses of worship and broadcast environments demanding vibrant colors, consistent brightness and stunning quality. Laser phosphor technology delivers powerful brightness with up to 30,000 hours of operation.

Its engineered to suit complex installation requirements for professional image projection. The dust-sealed and filter-free design with IP6X certification keeps the optical system performing optimally with minimal maintenance. A variety of premium lens options, motorized lens-shift, zoom and focus with 360° and portrait operation ensure installation flexibility for virtually all projection needs.

Amazing Color

Our projectors are capable of reproducing the Rec.709 color gamut, the international HDTV standard to guarantee accurate reproduction of cinematic color exactly as the director intended. Our projectors can also create saturated colors, great for gaming and animated movies.

Full 3D

Display true 3D content from almost any 3D source, including 3D Blu-ray Disc™ players, 3D broadcasting, and the latest-generation game consoles. Support for 144Hz rapid-refresh rate provides ultra-smooth flicker-free images. DLP Link 3D glasses required.

24/7 Operation

Optoma projectors are engineered to operate 24 hours a day in standard orientation and perfect for applications that require prolonged periods of use (subject to 24-hour terms and conditions).

Full Lens Shift

Optoma projectors with full lens shift provide off-axis vertical and horizontal adjustments for complete installation flexibility without image distortion or pixelation.


Simplify installations by transmitting uncompressed video/audio and control commands using standard shielded CAT6 cabling up to 328 feet (100m).

WUXGA Resolution

Where detail really matter, the full WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution offers 15-percent more pixels than 1080p and 60-percent more than SXGA+. This enables unscaled Full HD video and extra detail.

DLP Technology®

DLP® (Digital Light Processing) is a proprietary technology from Texas Instruments™ that offers digital projection with higher contrast, faster response time, good pixel structure and virtually no color degradation.

Additional information

360 OperationYes
Aspect Ratio16:10
Brightness8000 ANSI lumens
Compatible Aspect Ratio16:10 (native), 16:9, 4:3, Auto
Contrast Ratio2,000,000:1 (Extreme black enabled) 2000:1 (full on/ full off)
Control Unit1 x RS232 (D-sub 9 pin) (PC Control), 1x Wired remote in (3.5mm phone jack) (Remote In), 1 x RJ45 (LAN)
Display TechnologySingle DMD, 0.67″ WUXGA DMD, Type A, DC3 DLP™ Technology by Texas Instruments
Inputs1 x HDMI (version1.4) (with locking screw), 1 x DVI-D (only support digital signal), 1 x VGA In (D-Sub 15pin) (Computer In or Component), 1 x HDBaseT, 1 x 3G-SDI
Keystone CorrectionV: +/- 20 %, H: +/- 20 %
Light Source TypeLaser phosphor
Light Source LifeUp to 30,000 hours
Lens OptionsBX-CTA15 0.75-0.95:1, BX-CAA01 0.95-1.22:1, BX-CAA06 1.22-1.53:1, BX-CAA03 1.52-2.92:1, BX-CTA13 2.90-5.50:1
Lens ShiftVertical:±50% , Horizontal: ±15% when A16 lens selected, None lens shift
Maximum ResolutionWUXGA (1920 x 1200)
Native ResolutionWUXGA (1920 x 1200)
Noise Level32dB
Outputs1x VGA out (support VGA loops through to monitor) (monitor out), 1 x 3D sync out, 1 x HDMI out (version 1.4)
Portrait ModeYes
Power Consumption770W (Bright), 395W (ECO)
Power SupplyAC input 100-240V, 50-60 Hz, auto-switching
Projection Distance2.6’ – 115’ (0.8-35 m)
Projection LensInterchangeable lenses (lens not included)
Projection MethodFront, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop, 360° and portrait mode operation capable
Projection Screen Size50″ – 300″
Remote ControlBR-3074W
Throw Ratio0.75:1~5.5:1 (interchangeable lenses)
Zoom TypeMotorized
Computer CompatibilityWUXGA, HD, UXGA, WXGA, SXGA+, SXGA, XGA, SVGA, VGA Resized, VESA, PC and Mac Compatible
Horizontal Scan Rate15.375_91.146KHz
Optional WirelessNo
Vertical Scan Rate24 – 85Hz (120Hz for 3D)
Video CompatiblityNTSC, PAL, SECAM, SDTV (480i), EDTV (480p), HDTV (720p, 1080i/p)
Dimensions (W x H x D)19″ x 7.7″ x 20.7″ (482 x 195 x 525 – with elevators)
SecurityKensington™ lock port, security bar and keypad lock
Weight50.7 lbs without lens
Optional AccessoriesCeiling Mount, Lens, HDCast PRO – BLACK, Remote, Cat6 HDBaseT Kit, Wireless
Standard AccessoriesAC power cord, VGA to VGA cable, remote control, carrying case, batteries for remote, multilingual CD-ROM user’s manual, quick start card, and warranty card
UPC796435 44 044 2
Warranty Info3 years or 20,000 hour light source warranty (whichever comes first), 3-year Optoma Express advance exchange warranty on the projector
Battery LifeNTSC, PAL, SECAM, SDTV (480i), EDTV (480p), HDTV (720p, 1080i/p)
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  • ZU850 User Manual

  • ZU850 Installation Guide

  • ZU850 manual blending software V1.0_47

  • ZU850-CAD

  • ZU850 CAD

  • Warping and blending software Manual

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  • Optoma_ZU850_Datasheet

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Custom ceiling mount designed for Optoma large venue projectors. Adjustments: Roll:...

Motorized bayonet style semi-short throw lens.

Motorized bayonet style long throw lens.

Motorized Standard Throw Zoom Lens 1.22-1.53:1

Motorized bayonet style extra-long throw lens.

Motorized bayonet style short throw lens.

Ultra Short Throw Ceiling Projection Lens

360-Degree Dome Projection



Wireless HDMI transmitter/receiver kit. Dimensions: 7.2" x 3.8" x 1.2"...


Optoma and Navitar Debut Interchangeable Lenses for ProScene Projectors

Rave Publications,
April 29, 2019

Optoma and Navitar jointly announced two new interchangeable lenses compatible with Optoma ProScene projector models — including a long throw and extra-long throw Navitar NuView replacement lens. Fixed lens projectors are an industry challenge, limiting installation options in environments such as houses of worship, auditoriums, entertainment venues and retail spaces. With throw ratios up to 15.24:1, Navitar’s extra-long throw NuView lenses allows projectors to be placed more than 100 feet from a projection surface.

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Optoma Offering Navitar Long-Throw Lenses for ProScene Projectors

AV Network,

Optoma, with Navitar—a designer, developer, and manufacturer of optical solutions—has announced the addition of two new interchangeable lenses compatible with Optoma ProScene projector models. Long throw and extra-long throw Navitar NuView replacement lenses allow greater versatility and maximum projector performance in professional environments.

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May 24, 2017

“Lab Tests: What the Meters Say

“BRIGHTNESS. The ZU850 is rated at 8000 lumens. Our test unit equipped with the optional BX-CTA06 lens delivered 8530 lumens in Bright and Constant Power modes thus exceeding its rating . . . most uncommon performance for the majority of today’s projectors.

“BRIGHTNESS UNIFORMITY. The ZU850 exhibited excellent uniformity of about 90%, which is why the ANSI lumen rating of 8000 is not much below the center spec of 8200 lumens.”

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