Mirage WU20K-J

Part Number: 132-018122-XX

The Christie® Mirage WU20K-J 3-chip DLP® projector offers exceptional image quality and detail in a compact size. With 18,000 ANSI (20,000 center) lumens for pure presentation power and unsurpassed color accuracy and adjustability, the Christie Mirage J Series platform offers the smallest, high-performance, 3-chip DLP® stereoscopic products on the market. The Christie Mirage WU20K-J delivers visually stunning 3D for home theater and entertainment, museums and education, scientific research, manufacturing, oil and gas exploration and anything else in between.

Technology 3-chip DLP
Resolution 1920 x 1200 WUXGA
Brightness 18,000 ANSI lumens
Contrast 1600-2000:1 full field | 650:1 ANSI
Illumination 3kW Xenon Bubble pre-aligned lamp module
Lamp life 750 hours typical lamp life
Height 16.5″ (419 mm)
Width 24.5″ (621 mm)
Depth 32″ (815 mm)
Weight 160 lbs (72.5 kg) (without lens)


  • Brightness: 18,000 ANSI lumens, 20,000 center lumens
  • Contrast: 1600-2000:1 full field | 650:1 ANSI
  • Uniformity: 80% brightness uniformity


  • Type: 3-chip 0.96” DMD  
  • Native resolution: WUXGA (1920 x 1200)
  • Frame delay: As low as one frame


  • Type: 3kW Xenon pre-aligned bubble lamp module
  • Life: 750 hours typical lamp life



  • Slot 1-2 populated, standard: two Dual Link DVI-D (330 MHz) input cards (each has VGA (165 MHz) for 3D or dual input 3D compatibility) with HDMI 1.3 receiver
  • Slot 3-4 unpopulated


  • Analog
  • Dual link DVI
  • Video Decoder
  • Twin HDMI


  • HDTV formats VGA through to QXGA (2048 x 1536)
  • Accepts all current 2D HDTV/DTV formats (optional input module may be required)
  • HDMI 1.3 receiver supports mandatory HDMI 1.4a 3D modes of operation plus 24-144Hz triple flash 3D mode
  • Multi-standard video decoder
  • Horizontal and vertical scaling, all inputs

Pixel clock 

  • 330 MHz

Scan rates 

  • Horizontal: 15-120kHz
  • Vertical: 23.97-150Hz (frame lock maximum 120Hz)
  • 48-60Hz frame doubled or dual input 3D
  • 96-120Hz frame rate up to 1920 x 1200
  • 24-144Hz triple flash 3D
Inputs/outputs, control and networking
  • RS232 In/Out
  • RS422 In
  • Ethernet (10/100)
  • GPIO (RS232 9 Pin male connector)
  • Built-in, backlit LCD keypad
  • Remote control (with optional wired XLR connection)
Optical system
  • Dust-sealed 3-chip DMD light engine
  • Motorized horizontal and vertical lens offset
  • Scheimpflug/Boresite (tilt) adjustment
  • Built-in light shutter
  • Tool-free lens insertion system

Lens options


  • 0.67:1 HD/WU ILS Lens*
  • 1.1:1 HD/WU ILS Lens


  • 1.16-1.49:1 HD/WU ILS Lens**
  • 1.4-1.8:1 HD/WU ILS Lens
  • 1.8-2.6 HD/WU ILS Lens
  • 2.6-4.1:1 HD/WU ILS Lens
  • 4.1-6.9:1 HD/WU ILS Lens
  • 6.9-10.4:1 HD/WU ILS Lens  


  • +/- 112% Vertical
  • +/- 54% Horizontal
  • (* +/-22%V   +/- 6%H)
  • (** +/-82%V   +/- 38%H)



  • IR remote
  • Power cord
  • GPIO 3D sync card


  • 3.0kW Xenon lamp bare bulb kit
  • Bulb alignment tool
  • ILS lens adapter kit
  • Fog filters
  • Remote IR sensor
  • Active 3D glasses
  • Active stereoscopic emitter
  • DMX512 interface card
  • 3D passive glasses
  • Passive stereoscopic modulator

Enhanced feature sets

  • Embedded Christie Twist™  
  • Intelligent Lens System (ILS™)
  • Advanced block artifact reduction
  • ChristieNET™ web interface
  • User-friendly, intuitive LCD keypad
  • Advanced Loop-Thru twin HDMI card
  • Lamp memory module
  • User replaceable lamps
  • Advanced, 10-bit processing
  • Automatic shut off
  • Dust-sealed light engine
  • SNMP (simple network management protocol)
  • DHCP (dynamic host configuration protocol)
  • Liquid cooling
  • Set-up lights
  • Compatibility with many legacy accessories

Power requirements

  • Operating voltage: 200-240 VAC @ 50/60 Hz
  • Max current: 20A @200V
  • Max power: 4000W
  • Dissipation: 13,650 BTU/hr


  • Dimensions: (LxWxH): 32 x 24.5 x 16.5″ (815 x 621 x 419mm)
  • Shipping dimensions: (LxWxH): 41 x 32.5 x 29.5″ (1041 x 825 x 749mm)
  • Weight: 160lbs (72.5kg) (without lens)
  • Shipping weight: 200lbs (91kg)
Operating environment
  • Temp: 40 to 104° (5 to 40° C)
  • Humidity: 20 – 80% noncondensing


  • Directives (EC) 2002/95/EC (RoHS); 2002/96/EC (WEEE); Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH)
  • CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
  • UL 60950-1
  • IEC 60950-1
  • FCC, Part 15, Subpart B, Class A
  • EN55022/CISPR22 Class A
  • EN55024/CISPR24
  • Certifications marks (check with Christie for latest update): cULus (Canada & US), CE (EU), CCC (China), GoST-R (Russia), KC (Korea), PSE (Japan), C-Tick (Australia & New Zealand), South Africa
Limited warranty
  • Three years parts and labor (including light engine)
  • Contact an authorized Christie representative for full details of our limited warranty

The Christie Mirage J Series delivers:

  • Innovative technology
  • Superior image quality – color and stability
  • Full scalability – with resolution for large 1:1 displays
  • High performance for native source data at 120Hz – pixel-for-pixel source matching
  • An overall low cost of ownership and low cost of operation

Powered by dual-image processing, the Christie Mirage WU20K-J displays full resolution at a native frame rate up to 120Hz. Two standard Dual-link DVI input cards support 330MHz bandwidth for full resolution. The Christie Mirage WU20K-J boasts dual-input 3D.

The Christie Mirage WU20K-Jdelivers WUXGA resolution, high brightness, the highest contrast and most natural, accurate, stable color for advanced 3D performance with reduced overall operation costs. The compact Mirage WU20K-J is easy to set up and configure, yet performs powerfully and flexibly.

With the Christie Mirage Mirage WU20K-J DLP projector you’ll have peace of mind, thanks to its:

  • high reliability,
  • best price performance on the market,
  • low cost of ownership,
  • industry-leading warranties,
  • and access to Christe’s renowned customer service.

This projector couples the benefits of Xenon illumination – for the most natural color accuracy and stability – with the next level of technology, performance and flexibility. The additional standard features, an expanded lens suite and world-renowned Christie warranties, service and support, ensure the Christie Mirage WU20K-J provides high performance and more lumens per watt in the smallest chassis in its class.

With the Christie J Series you can customize your model according to your needs. Each projector ships standard with the ILS lens mount, but if you prefer to use your existing inventory of CT lenses or require a yellow notch filter (YNF), you can choose, at the time of purchase, the following options:

Christie Mirage WU20K-J ILS lens mount (ships standard) ILS lens mount + YNF* CT lens mount* CT lens mount + YNF*
Part number 132-018122-XX 132-018324-XX 132-018223-XX 132-018425-XX

*Please allow six weeks for delivery.


  • WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200)
  • 18,000 ANSI lumens
  • 3kW Bubble Xenon pre-aligned bubble lamp module for highest image quality
  • Up to a full 120Hz native frame rate
  • Two standard full 330MHz Dual-link DVI-D input cards
  • Variable contrast ratio using electronically an adjustable iris for crisp, detailed images – 1600-2000:1 (full on, full off) / 650:1 ANSI
  • Smallest chassis in its class
  • CT lens mount (optional)
  • Yellow notch filter (optional)
  • Embedded Christie Twist™ image warping and edge blending
  • Dust-sealed engine
  • Intelligent Lens System (ILS™) for zoom, focus, horizontal and vertical offset
  • Liquid cooling allows for operating temperatures up to 104° F (40°C)
  • Set-up lights help users see menu displays in low light environments