Sony Releases White Paper on Laser Phosphor Projectors

Sony has released a white paper called “SXRD 4K and BrightEra 3LCD Laser Projection.”  It provides technical background on solid state and laser phosphor solutions and Sony’s implementation in their two types of 3-chip projection architectures.

unnamedThe white paper is available for free downloading HERE:
Covered in the white paper are the following topics:
  • Laser Projection
    • The limitations of LEDs
    • Sony’s Z-Phosphor laser light source
    • Light output versus resolution
    • Single-chip issues
    • The 3-chip advantage
  • Operational Advantages
    • 20,000 hours with virtually no maintenance
    • Up to 87,000 hours in Extended Mode
    • Multi-projector consistency
    • Lower cost of ownership
    • Worry free
    • Tilt angle freedom
    • Rapid on/off
    • Mercury free
  • Other Features
    • Ultra-short throw
    • 4K resolution (4096 x 2160)
    • WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200)
    • Sony’s BrightEra panels
    • Sony’s SXRD panels
    • 3D capability
    • Home theater
  • Meet the family (model specs)
“The adoption of solid state light sources in projection, especially laser phosphor sources, is accelerating now across all markets,” noted Chris Chinnock, President/Founder of Insight Media, a leading display technology consultancy.  “The white paper provides a nice overview of the various approaches and trade-offs along with a concise summary of the advantages of solid state solutions in general and Sony’s products in particular.”

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