Christie LWU501i

Part Number: 121-016108-XX

The Christie® LWU501i produces professional-quality presentations at an affordable price. This feature-rich, WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution 3LCD projector has 5,000 ANSI lumens at 3000:1 contrast ratio for bold, detailed images. The optional lens suite includes a selection of zoom lenses with repeatable position recall that make the Christie LWU501i ideal for small- to medium-sized applications and wide screens. The Christie LWU501i has an intuitive LCD menu for easy set up and maintenance. With the projector’s USB port, presenters can use wireless devices to present their data. The Christie LWU501i also has a text message function that is ideal for displaying emergency or evacuation messages as an overlay on the screen. This 3LCD projector is low maintenance, with features such as long-lasting lamps, a filter with up to 20,000 hours of maintenance-free operation, and (<0.35W) standby operation, all resulting in a low total cost of ownership.
Technology 3LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1200 WUXGA
Brightness 5,000 ANSI Lumens
Contrast 3000:1
Illumination 330W UHP lamp
Lamp Life 2,500 hours, up to 3,000 in eco mode
Height 5.8″ (147 mm)
Width 19.6″ (498 mm)
Length 18.7″ (476 mm)
Weight 18.7 lbs (8.5 kg)
  • Brightness: 5,000 ANSI lumens
  • Contrast: Up to 3000:1
Display technology and resolution
  • 3 x 0.75” Inorganic LCD panels
  • 1920 x 1200 native WUXGA
  • 330W UHP lamp
Input signal compatibility
  • UXGA/SXGA+/SXGA/WXGA/XGA/WXGA/SVGA/ VGA, MAC16″, NTCS, PAL, SECAM, NTSC4.43, PAL-M, PAL-N, 480I, 480P, 576I, 720P, 1080i 1080p
Pixel Clock
  • 27MHz ~ 162MHz
Scan rates
  • Horizontal: 15-106kHz
  • Vertical: 56-120Hz
Inputs, Controls and Networking
  • Input 1: D-Sub 15 x 1 (Component support)
  • Input 2: 5-BNC (R, G, B, H, V & Y, Pb/Cb, Pr/Cr & Composite)
  • Digital inputs: HDMI x 2, S-video DIN 4-pin x 1, Composite video RCA x 1
  • Component video RCA x 3, USB input type A x 2 for optional wireless network), USB type B x 1 (for USB display or mouse control), Audio In – Mini jack x 2 (3.5 mm stereo), RCA jack (L,R) x 1
  • Output RCA (L & R) x 1, Network (LAN) RJ-45 x 1 (wired LAN), Control terminals 9-pin D-sub x 1 for RS-232C (serial)
  • Control 9-pin D-sub x 1 for RS-232C (serial)
Optical System
  • Motorized zoom, focus and lens shift
  • Mechanical light shutter
Fixed lens
  • 0.8:1
Zoom lenses
  • Short zoom 1.2-1.8
  • Medium zoom 1.5-3.0*
  • Long zoom 2.8-4.9
  • Ultra long zoom 4.9-8.3
*Lens ships standard
Digital keystone
  • Horizontal: ± 20 degrees
  • Vertical: ± 12 degrees
  • 8-point geometry correction
Standard accessories
  • Power cord (US cord, 1.8m) x 1
  • (UK cord, 1.8m) x 1
  • (Euro code, 1.8m) x 1
  • Computer cable (2m) x 1
  • HDMI-DVI cable (0.4m) x 1
  • Wireless remote control x 1 & “AA” Batteries x 2
  • Security label x 1
  • Lens cover x 1
  • Adapter cover x 1
  • Cable holder x 1
  • Network and wireless software (in a CD-ROM)
  • User’s manual CD
Optional accessories
  • Wireless adapter
  • Hybrid filter
  • 245W UHP lamp
Enhanced feature sets
  • Crestron RoomView™
  • AMX Device Discovery
  • 360-degree on axis rotation
  • Picture-by-picture
  • Dual-stack control
  • Digital keystone feature
  • Hybrid filter up to 20,000 hours maintenance-free
  • Customizable start-up logo
  • Selectable aspect ratio 16:9 and true mode
  • Intuitive graphical user interface
  • Graphical on-screen lens range
  • Built-in keypad (power on/standby, menu, up, down, left, right arrows)
  • Front and rear infrared sensors for IR keypad
  • Supports simple curved screens
  • Stackable1design for redundancy or added brightness
  • Built-in security features and menu settings
  • Repeatable lens recall capabilities2
  • 16W stereo speakers
1In a stacked setup, this projector is best suited for events or temporary use. The projector may need to be re-aligned if it is used in a fixed-installation application. 2Not available on fixed lenses and does not include zoom or focus capabilities.
Power requirements
    • Operating voltage:
    • AC100 -120V, 50/60Hz
    • AC220 -240V, 50/60Hz
    • Operating current:
    • 4.9A max at 100V AC
    • 2.4A max at 220V AC
    • Consumption:
    • 480W; AC100 -120V
    • 455W, AC220 -240V
    • Dissipation:
    • 1683 BTU/hr @ 100-120V
    • 1553 BTU/hr @ 220-240V
Dimensions (LxWxH)
  • Body: (LxWxH): 18.7 x 19.6 x 5.8″ (476 x 498 x 147mm) (with standard lens)
  • Shipping size: (LxWxH): 26.9 x 21.7 x 9.0″ (683 x 552 x 229mm)
  • Weight: 19.6 lbs (8.9kg) (with standard lens)
  • Shipping weight: 28.0 lbs (12.7kg)
  • 35dBA standard mode
  • 29dBA eco mode
Operating environment
  • Operating temperature: 32-104˚F (0-40˚C)
  • Humidity (non-condensing): 10-85%
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
  • EN55022/CISPR22 Class A
  • EN55024 / CISPR24
  • IEC 60950-1
  • UL 60950-1
  • CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
  • Directive (EC) 2002/95/EC (RoHS)
  • Directive 2002/96/EC (WEEE)
  • EU Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH)
  • Certifications marks (check with Christie for latest update): cULus (Canada & US), CE (EU), CCC (China), GoST-R (Russia), C-Tick (Australia and New Zealand), South Africa
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


  • 5,000 ANSI lumens
  • WUXGA (1920×1200) native resolution
  • Intuitive LCD menu for easy set up and maintenance
  • Suite of optional lenses with repeatable position recall capabilities
  • Long life, 330W UHP lamp (standard mode: 2500 hours; eco mode: 3000 hours)
  • Hybrid filter operates for up to 20,000 hours reducing maintenance requirements
  • Built-in security features that limit access to projector controls and menus
  • Can be used at high altitudes – up to 10,000 feet (3,048m)
  • Optional wireless module for device flexibility and easy presentation set up
The Christie LWU501i is equipped with AMX Device Discovery and Crestron’s RoomView™ for easy integration with third-party control systems. AMX Device Discovery:
  • Improves the way AV installations are programmed, managed and operated,
  • Makes programming easy, and
  • Makes operation with an AMX control system effortless.
Crestron RoomView software provides a custom-configurable interface for remotely monitoring, managing and controlling every device in every room from any computer. RoomView automates and streamlines several management and technical support functions so you can work more efficiently. The Christie LWU501i, equipped with all the features you need, makes giving professional-quality presentations in your workplace easy and affordable.