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World’s First 3D Projector Adapter Preview

Incredible Life-size 3D Projection in the Home

London, 1st November 2010: Optoma has unveiled the ultimate in 3D projection in the home at an exclusive launch event in London which took place on Friday 29th October. The new 3D-XL projector adapter simply connects between a 3D source and any 3D Ready DLP® projector for a big screen fully immersive experience that is just not possible with the small screen of a 3D TV. The Optoma 3D-XL will be available to buy across the UK from January 2011, priced at only £249.99.


The 3D-XL gives movie fans, gamers and Sky TV viewers the opportunity to enjoy a 3D cinematic experience in the comfort of their own home. Compatible with 3D broadcast signals such as Sky 3D, 3D Blu-ray players and 3D games from the Sony® PS3, the 3D-XL is ideal for use with the any of the 14 compatible models in the Optoma range and additionally with all DLP® Link 3D compatible projectors such as those from Acer and Benq.


Justin Halls, Head of Product Management at Optoma Europe commented, “The huge, greater than 100”, 3D projected images in the home provide a fantastically immersive experience that is just not possible with the small screen of a 3D TV and amazingly the total cost of this jaw-dropping 3D experience is a fraction of the cost of 3D TV’s!”


Included with the 3D-XL is a pair of the new stylish and lightweight second generation Optoma ZD201 3D glasses, designed specifically for the 3D-XL to give the highest image quality possible today.


Optoma will also be demonstrating the 3D-XL at a number of other press events throughout Europe beginning at the end of October. Please visit the Optoma website for further details and to register for updates on this product.


Key Points

  • Huge screen, Fully immersive 3D projection is now possible in the home
  • Compatible with 3D Blu-rayTM, 3D PS3 games, Sky 3D
  • Works with 14 compatible projector models in the Optoma range
  • Stylish lightweight glasses included


The Optoma 3D-XL projector adapter will be available from selected UK retailers from the beginning of January 2011. The recommended retail price for the 3D-XL is: £249.99.




3D Output Resolution

720p @120Hz

Dimensions (W x D x H)  

280 x 190 x 30mm


2x HDMI 1.4a (HDCP) - audio supported


HDMI 1.3 (HDCP) - audio supported


RS232 9-Pin D-Sub

2D Video Compatibility

PAL SECAM 576i/p, NTSC 480i/p, HD 720p/1080i/1080p

3D Video Compatibility

Side-by-side: 1080i50, 1080i60 
Frame-pack: 1080p24, 720p50, 720p60
Over-under: 1080p24, 720p50, 720p60


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For more information and product images, please contact:
Eithne Keenan
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Telephone: 01923 691802
About Optoma

Optoma is a world leading designer and manufacturer of projection and sound products for business, education, professional audio/video and home entertainment.

Optoma’s projection products combine superior image processing technologies with exceptional engineering and innovation to deliver stunning crystal clear images with ultimate reliability.

Optoma projectors use DLP® technology, pioneered by Texas Instruments. This uses millions of mirrors to produce high quality imagery which does not suffer colour degradation over time, as sometimes experienced in other projector technologies.

The Optoma NuForce sound range is designed for people that care about audio. They are built from premium quality components to deliver sleek design and exceptional sound.

The Optoma Group has continental headquarters in Europe, the USA and Asia; whilst Optoma Europe, based in London, covers Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Local services are delivered from regional offices in France, Germany, Norway, Spain and the Netherlands and sales representatives in the Czech Republic, Dubai, Italy, Poland, Russia, Romania and Saudi Arabia. www.optoma.com