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Christie LW551i 3LCD Projector (Includes Standard 1.5-3.0:1 Lens)

Product Code CH121-015107-01
Manufacturer Christie Digital

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The Christie LW551i produces professional-quality presentations at an affordable price. This feature-rich, WXGA (1280x800) resolution 3LCD projector has 5,500 ANSI lumens at 3000:1 contrast ratio for bold, detailed images. The optional lens suite includes a selection of zoom lenses with repeatable position recall that make the Christie LW551i ideal for small-to-medium-sized applications and wide screens.

The Christie LW551i has an intuitive LCD menu for easy setup and maintenance. With the projector's USB port, presenters can use wireless devices to present their data. The Christie LW551i also has a text message function that is ideal for displaying emergency or evacuation messages as an overlay on the screen.

This projector is low maintenance, with features such as long-lasting lamps, a filter with up to 20,000 hours of maintenance-free operation, and (< 0.35W) standby operation, all resulting in a low total cost of ownership.

Key Features

  • 5,500 ANSI lumens
  • WXGA (1280x800) native resolution
  • Intuitive LCD menu for easy setup and maintenance
  • Suite of optional lenses with repeatable position recall capabilities
  • Long life, 330W UHP lamp (standard mode: 2500 hours; eco mode: 3000 hours)
  • Hybrid filter operates for up to 20,000 hours reducing maintenance requirements
  • Built-in security features that limit access to projector controls and menus
  • Can be used at high altitudes - up to 10,000 feet (3,048m)
  • Optional wireless module for device flexibility and easy presentation set up

The Christie LW551i is equipped with AMX Device Discovery and Crestron's RoomView™ for easy integration with third-party control systems. AMX Device Discovery:

  • improves the way AV installations are programmed, managed and operated,
  • makes programming easy, and
  • makes operation with an AMX control system effortless.

Crestron RoomView software provides a custom-configurable interface for remotely monitoring, managing and controlling every device in every room from any computer. RoomView automates and streamlines several management and technical support functions so you can work more efficiently.

The Christie LW551i, equipped with all the features you need, makes giving professional presentations in your workplace easy and affordable.



  • Brightness: 5,500 ANSI lumens
  • Contrast: Up to 3000:1

Display technology and resolution

  • 3 x 0.76" inorganic LCD
  • 1280 x 800 native WXGA


  • 330W UHP lamp
  • Standard mode: 2,500 hours; eco mode: 3,000 hours

Input signal compatibility

  • UXGA/SXGA+/SXGA/WXGA/XGA/WXGA/SVGA/ VGA, MAC16", NTCS, PAL, SECAM, NTSC4.43, PAL-M, PAL-N, 480I, 480P, 576I, 720P, 1080i 1080p

Scan rates

  • Horizontal: 15-106kHz
  • Vertical: 56-120Hz

Pixel clock

  • 27MHz ~ 162MHz

Inputs, control and networking

  • Input 1: D-Sub 15 x 1 (Component support)
  • Input 2: 5-BNC (R, G, B, H, V & Y, Pb/Cb, Pr/Cr & Composite)
  • Digital inputs: HDMI x 2, S-video DIN 4-pin x 1, Composite video RCA x 1
  • Component video RCA x 3, USB input type A x 2 for optional wireless network), USB type B x 1 (for USB display or mouse control), Audio In - Mini jack x 2 (3.5 mm stereo), RCA jack (L,R) x 1
  • Output RCA (L & R) x 1, Network (LAN) RJ-45 x 1 (wired LAN), Control terminals 9-pin D-sub x 1 for RS-232C (serial)
  • Control 9-pin D-sub x 1 for RS-232C (serial)

Optical system

  • Motorized zoom, focus and lens shift
  • Mechanical light shutter

Fixed lens

  • 0.8:1

Zoom lenses

  • Short zoom 1.2-1.8
  • Medium zoom 1.5-3.0*
  • Long zoom 2.8-4.9
  • Ultra long zoom 4.9-8.3

*Lens ships standard

Digital keystone

  • Horizontal: ± 20 degrees
  • Vertical: ± 12 degrees
  • 8-point geometry correction

Standard accessories

  • Power cord (US cord, 1.8m) x 1
  • (UK cord, 1.8m) x 1
  • (Euro code, 1.8m) x 1
  • Computer cable (2m) x 1
  • HDMI-DVI cable (0.4m) x 1
  • Wireless remote control x 1 & "AA" Batteries x 2
  • Security label x 1
  • Lens cover x 1
  • Adapter cover x 1
  • Cable holder x 1
  • Network and wireless software (in a CD-ROM)
  • User's manual CD

Optional accessories

  • Wireless adapter
  • Hybrid filter
  • 330W UHP lamp

Enhanced feature sets

  • Crestron RoomViewTM
  • AMX Device Discovery
  • 360-degree on axis rotation
  • Picture-in-picture
  • Dual-stack controlDigital keystone feature
  • Hybrid filter up to 20,000 hours maintenance-free
  • Customizable start-up logo
  • Selectable aspect ratio 16:9 and true mode
  • Intuitive graphical user interface
  • Graphical on-screen lens range
  • LCD menu for easy set up and maintainence
  • Front and rear infrared sensors for IR keypad
  • Supports simple curved screens
  • Stackable*design for redundancy or added brightness
  • Built-in security features and menu settings
  • Repeatable lens recall capabilities**

*In a stacked setup, this projector is best suited for events or temporary use. The projector may need to be re-aligned if it is used in a fixed-installation application.

**Not available on fixed lenses and does not include zoom or focus capabilities.

Power requirements

  • Operating voltage: AC100 -120V, 50/60Hz • AC220 -240V, 50/60Hz
  • Operating current: 4.9A max at 100V AC • 2.4A max at 220V AC
  • Consumption: • 480W AC100 -120V • 455W AC220 -240V
  • Dissipation: 1683 BTU/hr @ 100-120V • 1553 BTU/hr @ 220-240V

Dimensions (LxWxH)

  • Body: (LxWxH): 18.7 x 19.6 x 5.8" (476 x 498 x 147mm) (with standard lens)
  • Shipping size: (LxWxH): 26.9 x 21.7 x 9.0" (683 x 552 x 229mm)
  • Weight: 19.6lbs (8.9kg) (with standard lens)
  • Shipping weight: 28.0lbs (12.7kg)

Operating environment

  • Noise: Standard mode: 35 dBA / 29 dB Eco mode
  • Temperature: 32-104°F (0-40°C)
  • Humidity: 10-85% non-condensing

Regulatory approvals

  • This product conforms to the following regulations related to product safety, environmental requirements and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
  • FCC, Part 15, Subpart B, Class
  • EN55022/CISPR22 Class A
  • EN55024 / CISPR24
  • IEC 60950-1
  • UL 60950-1
  • CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
  • Directive (EC) 2002/95/EC (RoHS)
  • Directive 2002/96/EC (WEEE)
  • EU Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH)
  • Certifications marks (check with Christie for latest update): cULus (Canada & US), CE (EU), CCC (China), GoST-R (Russia), C-Tick (Australia and New Zealand), South Africa

Limited warranty

  • Projector: three years parts and labour
  • Lamp: 120 days or 500 hours (whichever comes first)
  • Contact an authorised Christie representative for full details of our limited warranty

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