Smallest Barco cinema projector takes digital cinema where it's never gone before

Kortrijk, Belgium, 23 June 2015 – Barco, global market share leader in digital cinema projection, is proud to introduce the smallest member of its digital cinema projector portfolio. The DP2K-6E brings the renowned Barco image quality, reliability, modularity, and powerful Barco Alchemy processing to chains and independent cinemas with screens up to 7.5 meters (24 feet) wide. The brand-new projector will be commercially available worldwide in October 2015, three months after the launch for the Chinese market.
“The newest E-series projector brings the acclaimed Barco image quality to the smallest theaters in the industry,” comments Stijn Henderickx, Vice President Digital Cinema at Barco “We offer the most complete range of DCI-compliant digital cinema projectors available, providing our customers with a perfect match for every cinema screen – from the smallest to the most high-end cinemas. That’s one of the reasons Barco is market share leader in cinema, with over 50,000 digital cinema projectors installed in the field.”

Easy to use
Twice as quiet as the quietest digital cinema projector currently on the market, and super compact, users can install the DP2K-6E anywhere. It also comes with an optional ceiling mount for even more flexibility. And as it’s geared with two UHP lamps that are easy to swap, maintaining the projector is a breeze as well. Sharing its clever modular design with the other Barco digital cinema projectors, the DP2K-6E ensures fast and simple maintenance, for maximum uptime. The projector can be controlled easily in various ways: locally via the Barco Commander software; or remotely, via the Barco Web Commander software.

Turnkey and cost-effective
Fully integrated, the DP2K-6E is geared with the unique Barco Alchemy technology that combines media server functionalities, Series 3 cinema processing electronics, and on-board storage. The projector gathers all required functionalities in one turnkey unit, enabling small screen commercial exhibitors and independent cinemas to benefit from top-notch digital cinema image quality in a budget-friendly way. The projector’s UHP lamps also guarantee a low dollar/Watt ratio.

Reliable
The DP2K-6E fully complies with all of the stringent DCI projector specifications, a cast-iron guarantee that you can go digital without worries. The DP2K-6E unites the acclaimed Barco hallmarks in a small projector: premium image quality, superior optical design, patented sealed engine, user-friendly modularity, and powerful Barco Alchemy processing. What’s more, it shares its lens fleet with the Barco S-series projectors.

Discover the DP2K-6E at CineEurope
See the DP2K-6E in action at CineEurope 2015, from 22 – 25 June in Barcelona, Spain. You’ll find Barco at Suite A.


About Barco
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked visualization products for the Entertainment, Enterprise and Healthcare markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and APAC. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 3,250 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.051 billion euro in 2014.

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