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Christie Roadster HD18K Projector with case


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North America & Europe
Purchased separately
SHS Re-Lamping Service:
HD18K Manual:
Protool 3.1 Manual:
HD18K Schematic Drawing:
Limited warranty
Sales Questions?:

Pre-owned HD18K’s, in Flight Case, in very good condition, maintained and serviced to factory specifications.

Christie’sHD Series offers a native HD format combined with high resolution, high brightness and a compact package – for applications where image quality, color and clarity are paramount. When the images need to speak volumes, the Christie HD Series delivers high brightness, excellent color and detailed displays. The 3-chip 1080p engines are driven by Xenon illumination and deliver superior image quality, repeatability of colors and, the ability to edge blend and tile images – whether multiple projectors on a single screen, or multiple screen displays. The addition of a yellow notch filter in the Christie HD2Kc, HD5Kc and the HD7Kc models allows greater separation between primary colors for richer color depth and a film-like color experience.

The Christie Roadster HD18K 1920 x 1080 native resolution and a variable contrast ratio of 1600-2000:1 for crisp, detailed images. Next generation DLP® technology, high-quality optics and proven 10-bit image processing deliver exceptional image quality.

The Roadster HD18K features high-quality lenses specifically designed to increase image sharpness and provide manual contrast adjustment for impeccable control over your images. This model also features standard built-in edge-blending, two HD input channels that will also allow 4:4:4 signals, digital dark level adjustment, Intelligent Lens System™ on zoom and focus, and DMX 512 communication capabilities.



True HD native resolution (1920 x 1080)


18,000 ANSI lumens


1600-2000:1 contrast ratio enabling highly enhanced image detail, with blacker blacks and whiter whites


True 10-bit image processing offers high-bandwidth signal processing


Built-in stacking and rigging


Xenon Bubble lamp system provides repeatability of photo-realistic colors and ability to accurately color-match images


2 High Definition input channels that allow 4:4:4 HD signals


DMX 512 communication capabilities


3D capable model available in Mirage Series


3D upgradable

Roadster HD18K DATA


18,000 ANSI lumens (+/- 10%)

90% brightness uniformity across the screen


1600-2000:1 full field

Display Technology and Resolution

3-chip 0.95" DLP®

True HD 1920 x 1080 resolution

Input Signal Compatibility

VGA through to QXGA (2048 x 1536)

Supports standard HDTV formats up to 1080p

Multi-standard video decoder

Horizontal and vertical scaling, all inputs

Scan Rates

Horizontal - 15 kHz to 120 kHz

Vertical - 23.97 Hz to 150 Hz

Pixel Clock

210 MHz

Inputs, Control and Networking


DVI-I - digital/analog RGB/YPbPr (HDCP)

One composite video, one S-Video

Two option slots for analog/digital modules

3 RS-232 ports and 1 RS-422 port

On-board ChristieNET™ connectivity (RJ45)

Built-in backlit keypad and IR remote control

Graphical User Interface

Auto set-up, power-up feature

Menus in five languages

On-screen help

50 channel memories

Optional image warping

Built-in edge-blending

Comprehensive Color Adjustment (CCA™)

Lens Mount

Motorized horizontal and vertical offset

Tool-free lens insertion system

Tilt adjustment


3.0kW Xenon Bubble lamp

750 hours (typical) lifetime

User-replaceable bulb

Low cost of ownership

Light Output Control (LITELOC™)

"Auto Brightness" (Intensity), "Lamp Conserve" (Power), "Max Brightness" modes

Built-in light shutter

Power Requirements

200 VAC to 240 VAC +/- 10% @ 50/60 Hz

Power consumption: 3900W at 264 @ 14.8A

Thermal dissipation: 17,060 BTU/hr


Weight: 160 lb (72.6 kg) (excludes lens, feet, stacking points)

Shipping weight: 230 lb (104.3 kg) (excludes lens, feet, stacking points)

Size: 24.5" W x 32.1" L x 15.1" H (631.4mm W x 814.8mm L x 384mm H) (excludes lens, feet, stacking points)

Standard Accessories

IR keypad (w/batteries)

Line cord

User manual

Dual SD/HD-SDI module

Optional Accessories

Fixed lenses (HD): 0.67:1, 1.15:1

Zoom lenses (HD): 1.28-1.84:1, 1.84-2.58:1, 2.58-4.14:1, 4.14-6.7:1

Fixed lenses (SXGA+): 0.73:1, 1.2:1

Zoom lenses (SXGA+): 1.45-1.8:1, 1.8-2.5:1, 2.5-4.5:1, 4.5-7.3:1

Manual "Legacy" lens mount

ChristieTWIST™ Image Warping and Edge-Blending module

Input modules - Dual SD/HD-SDI, DVI and legacy interface modules

Wired remote control and RS-422 two Way Controller

Remote IR sensor

Ethernet, RS-232, RS-422 cables

Service manual

KoRE™ 10-bit librarian

Lens adapter (for competitive lenses)


Operating Environment

Temp: 40 to 95° F (5 to 35° C)

Humidity: 20 - 80% non-condensing

Regulatory Approvals

UL/CSA/IEC 60950 (3rd edition)

FCC Class A, CE, CCC

This product conforms to all relevant European directives, standards, safety, health and environmental concerns


Product Videos

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Other Details

North America & Europe
Purchased separately
SHS Re-Lamping Service:
HD18K Manual:
Protool 3.1 Manual:
HD18K Schematic Drawing:
Limited warranty
Sales Questions?:

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