Christie LW720

Part Number: 121-024107-XX

The LW720 is one of the brightest single lamp WXGA products on the market! Offering WXGA resolution at 7200 ANSI lumens, this high performance LCD projector offers outstanding product features at a low cost of ownership. Designed for quality presentation, application flexibility and low maintenance, the Christie LW720 also boast one of the largest ranges of lens shift range ( *varies on lens ) giving you the flexibility of positioning the projector in more places than your typical projectors. With a contrast ratio of 2500:1 and inorganic 3LCD panels, the Christie LW720 merges long life optical design with high quality picture performance. Incorporating 10-bit image processing, the Christie LW720 offers superior gray scale rendering and video with smooth artifact-free images.
Technology 3LCD
Resolution 1366 x 800 WXGA
Brightness Up to 7,200 lumens
Contrast 2,500:1 (with Iris on)
Illumination 350W UHB
Lamp Life Normal mode up to 2,000 hours Eco mode up to 3,000 hours
Height 10.7″ (272 mm)
Width 18.7″ (476 mm)
Depth 18.5″ (469 mm)
Weight 29.1 lbs (13.2 kg)
  • Up to 7200 ANSI lumens
  • 2500:1 contrast ratio (with Iris on)
  • >80% brightness uniformity (corner to corner)
  • 3 x 1.22” Inorganic LCDs
  • Native WXGA 1366 x 800 resolution
  • Single 350W UHB Lamp
  • Normal mode 2000 hours, eco mode 3000 hours
Signal Compatibility
Video Signal
  • 525i(480i), 525p(480p), 625i(576i), 1125i (1080i@50/60), 750p(720p@50/60) 1125p(1080p@50/60); NTSC, PAL, SECAM, PAL-M, PAL-N, NTSC4.43
Pixel Clock
  • TMDS 27MHz ~ 150MHz
Scan Rates
  • Vertical frequency 56 ~ 120Hz
  • Horizontal frequency 31.5 ~ 106kHz
Inputs, Control and Networking
  • Video input – composite video: RCA jack x 1, BNC x 1; s-video: Mini-Din 4 pin x1; component video: RCA jack x3
  • RGB input – analog RGB1: 15 pin D-Sub shrink x2; analog RGB2: BNC x5
  • Digital input – HDMI x 1; DVI-D x 1
  • RGB monitor input – 15 pin D-Sub
  • Control – Input: 9 Pin D-Sub x 1 for RS-232C (Serial); output: 9 Pin D-Sub x 1 for RS-232C (Serial)
  • Wired remote control – input: 3.5 Stereo mini jack x 1; output: 3.5 Stereo mini jack x 1
  • Network (LAN) – RJ-45 x1 (wired LAN)
Optical System
  • Motorized zoom, focus and lens shift
  • Vertical lens shift up/down
  • Horizontal lens shift left right
  • Mechanical Light Shutter
Lenses Ships without a lens. Choose the lens appropriate for your application
  • Lens 0.5-0.6:1 Ultra Short*
  • Lens 1.2-1.5:1 Short*
  • Lens 1.5-2.2:1 Short*
  • Lens 2.2-2.9:1 Standard*
  • Lens 2.8-5.2:1 Long*
  • Lens 5.0-9.2:1 Ultra Long*
*Lens Memory settings available
Standard Accessories
  • Power cord (US, UK, Euro code)
  • Dsub15 pin (VGA cable)
  • Wireless remote control with “AA” batteries x2
  • Lens adapter
  • User manual
Optional Accessories
  • Replacement lamp
  • Replacement filter
  • Additional lens adapters
Enhanced feature sets
  • Built in shutter
  • Security bar
  • Customizable start up screen
  • Blackboard/Whiteboard/Date time picture modes
  • Lens memory *on selected lenses
  • Aspect ratio and signal setting (16:10, 16:9, 4:3, Native, Full, Normal)
  • Split screen mode
  • Color space settings (AUTO, RGB, SMPTE240, REC709, REC601)
  • Digital keystone H/V
  • Closed caption option (NTSC)
  • Remote control with frequency options
  • Customer resolution setup (computer signal)
  • Network bridge option
  • Security menu (password, transition detect)
*In 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
Power requirements
  • Operating voltage: 110-120 V AC +/- 10%; 220-240 V AC +/- 10%; 50Hz – 60Hz nominal
  • Operating current: 6.0A max at 110V AC; 3.1A max at 220V AC
  • Power: 540W
  • Dissipation: 1845 BYU/hr
Dimensions (LxWxH)
  • Body dimensions, without lens: 18.5” (L) x 18.7”(W) x 10.7” (H); 469 (L) x476(W) x 272 (H) mm
  • Shipping size: 22.9” (L) x 22.6” (W) x 16.8” (H); 582 (L) x 574 (W) x 426 (H) mm
  • Projector weight: 29.1 lbs (13.2kg) without lens
  • Shipping weight: 41.0 lbs (18.6kg)
  • 42dBA standard mode
  • 34dBA eco mode
Operating environment
  • Operating temperature: 5ºC to 35ºC / 41ºF to 95ºF
  • Storage temperature: -20ºC to 60ºC / -4ºF to 140ºF
  • Humidity: 10% to 85% (non-condensing)
  • Altitude: 0 to 75000 feet / 0 to 2286 m
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
  Offering a clear advancement in lens shift technology the Christie LW720 allows for placement in spaces previously unable to fit certain projectors and the image can be placed on screen without any digital corrections. The extreme lens shift capability is able to shift the image vertically by 85% of the screen’s height, and horizontally by 60% of the screen’s width – covering a total range of 3.3 screen areas vertically and 2.2 screen areas horizontally.


  • Up to 7200 ANSI lumens provides high brightness
  • 2500:1 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
  • Extreme lens shift capability
  • Hassle free filter for up to 10,000 hours of maintenance-free operation
  • Suite of 6 optional lenses and a variety of input modules for complete application flexibility
With up to 6 optional lenses, including an ultra short throw, the Christie LW720 gives you choice in where you can fit your images. The Lens Memory* feature allows you to lock in up to three lens positions, including lens shift, focus, and zoom settings for quick recall. The split screen mode allows you to divide your presentation utilizing the wide aspect display format. Further exciting features of the Christie LW720 include a complete connectivity package from computer video and digital connections via HDMI. Advanced security features, including a security bar, Kensington™ style lock option, and additional menu security options, along with the Network Bridge function (to connect and control a network of projectors) adds to an already full list of outstanding product features. This quiet, single lamp system, offers up to 2000 hours of lamp life in standard mode and up to 3000 in eco mode. Our hassle free filter design delivers up to 10,000 hours of performance before requiring replacement. The Christie LW720 offers years of reliable, maintenance-free, low cost operation.