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Optoma ZU500UST Ultra Short Throw WUXGA Laser Multimedia Projector

Original price $3,518.61 - Original price $3,518.61
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$3,518.61 - $3,518.61
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  • Bright 5,000 lumens and 100,000:1 contrast ratio 
  • Laser light source provides up to 30,000 hours of life
  • Ultra short 0.25:1 throw ratio 
  • PC-free USB image viewer, office document reader and video player
  • Wireless display and smartphone casting 


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Optoma ZU500UST Ultra Short Throw WUXGA Laser Multimedia Projector

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Spectacular, large images from only inches away

Enhance space constrained environments using large projections with the 5,000 lumens, WUXGA, ultra short throw Optoma ZU500UST. An ultra short 0.25:1 throw ratio delivers large projections from inches away, ideal for classrooms, meeting rooms, boardrooms and digital signage applications.

Four corner geometric correction, 360 operation and up to 30,000 hoursof light source life provide flexible installation and dependable operation. A PC-free image viewer and document reader display office documents, PDFs, images and videos from USB storage devices.

Robust input options include HDMI, VGA and composite for connectivity to digital and analog video sources. LAN connectivity enables easy control via telnet and Crestron for managed installations.

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.

Ultra Short Throw

Ultra short throw projection enables closer placement to the wall with reduced shadows for easy presenting. The placement makes it perfect for interactive applications and education environments, too.

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).

WUXGA Resolution

Where detail really matter, the full WUXGA (19201200) resolution offers 15-percent more pixels than 1080p and 60-percent more than SXGA+. This enables unscaled Full HD video and extra detail.

PC-free USB Image and Document Viewer

Integrated PC-free image and document viewer provide direct viewing of office documents, PDFs, images and presentations from any USB storage device.

Four Corner Adjustment

Four corner geometric correction enables quick and easy image adjustments from any of the corner points of the image. This is ideal for uneven or angled projection surfaces.


Aspect Ratio16:10 native
Audio10W speaker
Brightness5,000 ANSI lumens
Connections2x HDMI 1.4, VGA, VGA out, composite video, audio-in (3.5mm), audio-in (RCA L/R), Mic-in, audio out (3.5mm), USB-B (service), USB (PC-free reader), USB (for Wi-Fi adapter), RS-232C, RJ45
Contrast Ratio100,000:1 (dynamic black enabled)
Display TechnologySingle Texas Instruments 0.65 WUXGA DMD
Displayable Colors1.07 billion
Keystone Correction40 vertical and horizontal
Light Source TypeLaser phosphor
Light Source Life30,000 hours (Eco), 20,000 hours (Bright)
Maximum ResolutionWUXGA (1920 x 1200)
Native ResolutionWUXGA (1920 x 1200)
Noise Level32dB
Offset117% 3%
On-Screen DisplayComplete on-screen menu adjustments in 18 languages
Operating Temperature41-104F (5-40C), 85% max humidity
Power Consumption410W max (Bright) / 260W max (Eco)
Power SupplyAC input 90 264V, 5060 Hz
Projection Distance9.5? 16.2?
Projection LensF/2.4, f=3.7mm
Projection MethodFront, rear, ceiling count, tabletop
Projection Screen Size90? 123?
Remote ControlFull function remote with laser
Throw Ratio0.25:1 (distance/width) 5% variance
Zoom TypeFixed lens, 0.8 2.0x digital
3D CompatibilitySupports all HDMI 1.4a mandatory 3D formats and up converts frame rate from 60Hz to 120Hz or 24Hz to 144Hz. 3D glasses are sold separately. Please refer to user manual for details.
Computer CompatibilitySVGA, VGA, SXGA, UXGA, XGA,WXGA, HD, Mac
Horizontal Scan Rate15.375~91.146 KHz
Vertical Scan Rate50 85 Hz (120Hz for 3D feature)
Video CompatiblityNTSC, PAL, SECAM, SDTV (480i/576i), EDTV (480p/576p, HDTV (720p, 1080i/p)
Dimensions (W x H x D)15 x 3.5 x 12.5
SecuritySecurity bar, Kensington lock, password protection, keypad lock
Weight12.5 lbs
Optional AccessoriesUniversal wall mount, remote
UPC796435 44 390 0
Warranty Info5-year or 12,000 hour light source warranty (whichever comes first), 2-year parts and labor limited warranty on the projector.