Christie LW555

Part Number: 103-028101-XX

At 5,500 ANSI lumens, the Christie LW555 is the mid-level offering in our widescreen WX Series featuring WXGA resolution – 1280 x 800. Similar to its family members, the LW400 and the LW650, the Christie LW555 is designed for today’s widescreen applications with native widescreen format for both video and computing display presentations. With WXGA resolution, you are not only set for today’s applications, but you are also set for next-generation displays as well.
Technology 3LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 WXGA
Brightness 5,500 Lumens
Contrast 800:1
Illumination 330W NSH
Lamp Life 2000 hours, up to 3000 hours in eco mode
Height 6.5″ (164.0mm)
Width 19.3″ (489.5mm)
Length 17.1″ (434.8mm)
Weight 21.4lbs (9.7kg)
  • 5500 ANSI lumens (single lamp)
  • 800:1 contrast ratio (full on/off)
  • 80% brightness uniformity (corner to corner)
Display technology
  • 3 x 0.75” Inorganic LCD panels
  • Native WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution
  • 330W NSH lamp
  • Normal mode 2000 hours, eco mode 3000 hours
Signal compatibility
  • Accepts current HDTV/DTV formats (720p-1080p)
Pixel Clock
  • 140 MHz (Analog input)/162MHz (digital)
Scan rates
  • Horizontal: 15-100kHz
  • Vertical: 48-100Hz
Inputs, Controls and Networking
  • Input 1: HDMI (Version 1.3 with deep color) x 1; D-Sub 15×1
  • Input 2: BNC x 5 (R, G, B, H, V & Y, Pb/Cb, Pr/Cr & Composite)
  • Input 3: S-Video (Mini DIN 4-pin), RCA x 3 (Video/Y, Pb/Cb, Pr/Cr)
  • Audio In – Mini jack x 2 (1,2)(stereo) and RCA x 2 (R, L-mono)
  • Outputs: D-Sub15 (Monitor out) x 1, Audio out – Mini jack x 1 (stereo)
  • RJ45 LAN x 1
  • Control port – Dsub-9 x 1
Optical System
  • Motorized zoom, focus and lens shift
  • Vertical lens shift up/down
  • Horizontal lens shift left right
  • Mechanical Light Shutter
  • Ships with standard lens: 1.70-2.89:1 Zoom Lens
  • Lens 0.8:1 Fixed
  • Lens 1.25-1.70:1 Short
  • Lens 1.70-2.89:1 Standard*
  • Lens 2.89-4.60 Long
  • Lens 4.60-7.36:1 Ultra Long
*Ships with standard lens
Standard accessories
  • UL cable card
  • Lens adaptor
  • Power cord-AC cord UL type (NEMA 6-20P plug type) 3 meters
  • AC cord (European 2P plug type) 3 meters
  • Computer cable (Dsub15-Dsub15)
  • Remote control
  • Lens mount cover
  • Lens anti-theft screw
  • USB Cable
Optional accessories
  • AutoFilter catridge
  • 330W NSH Lamp
  • CCM-LX for enhanced network options
Enhanced feature sets
  • Auto Detect
  • Auto Digital keystone (vertical) feature
  • Anti-theft: Kensington style slot and security bar
  • Support for closed caption video display (NTSC)
  • RJ45 LAN connection with network control and SNMP monitoring
  • Dynamic iris control
  • Customizable start-up logo
Power requirements
  • Operating voltage: 100-120 VAC +/- 10%; 200-240 VAC +/- 10%
  • Operating current: 5.2A max (AC100V); 2.5A max (AC200V)
  • Power: 490W
  • Dissipation: 1672 (100V); 1570 (200V) BTU/hr
Dimensions (LxWxH)
  • Body dimensions with lens c (434.8 x 489.5 x 164.0mm)
  • Weight: 21.4lbs (9.7kg) with lens
  • Shipping Size (LxWxH): 22.9″ x 26.8″ x 12.5″ (581.0 x 681.0 x 318.0mm)
  • Shipping weight: 34.8lbs (15.8kg)
  • 38dBA standard mode
  • 31dBA eco mode
Operating environment
  • Operating Temperature: 5-40ºC/41-104ºF
  • Storage Temperature: -10-60ºC/14-140ºF
  • Humidity (non-condensing): 20-80%
Regulatory Approvals This product conforms to the following regulations related to product safety, environmental requirements and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC):
  • FCC Part 15, Subpart B Class A
  • CISPR22/EN55022
  • CISPR24/EN55024
  • UL 60950-1 first edition
  • CAN/CSA-C22.2 No 60950-1-03 first edition
  • IEC60950-1:2001
  • 2002/95/EC RoHS
Limited Warranty
  • Projector: three years parts and labor
  • Lamp: 500 hours or one year (whichever comes first)
  • Contact an authorized Christie representative for full details of our limited warranty
  The Christie LW555 presents exceptional image quality using advanced LCD technology that utilizes inorganic 3LCD panels. These inorganic panels have been designed for improved lifetime performance over conventional 3LCD panels. With a 800:1 contrast ratio and 10-bit video processing, the Christie LW555 produces natural, smooth color tone to ensure picture stability and flawless video playback… a quality image every time!


  • 5000 ANSI lumens provides high brightness
  • Native WXGA resolution (1280×800)
  • 800:1 contrast ratio for exceptional image clarity
  • Latest in inorganic 3LCD light engine design offering enhanced performance and durability
  • 10-bit video processing for natural and smooth color tone and video playback
  • Designed with 3D Keystone™ technology
  • Center lens design with full motorized lens shift
  • Suite of high performance optional lenses
  • Ships with standard lens: 1.70-2.89:1 Zoom Lens
Set up and image adjustment is a breeze, even in the most challenging room environments… utilizing 3D Keystone™ technology ensures quick and easy image alignment. The Christie LW555 is equipped with motorized lens shift for zoom and focus, with a center mount lens design and easy one-button lens release capability. A suite of optional lenses are also available. This quiet, compact projector is offered in an off-white color to compliment its surroundings. The Christie LW555 has all the features and the high quality standards you have come to expect from Christie.