Communicator Touch Panel

Communicator Touch Panel

Multi-user fingertip control

Communicator Touch Panel

Multi-user fingertip control

Enhancing the overall ease-of-use of the DP series, Barco introduces the new Communicator Touch Panel as a standard projector component across all models. Designed for multi-user command and control, the Communicator enables users to learn quickly and operate efficiently - using an elegant and flexible touchscreen interface. The interface's commonality means that operators can intuitively use any model in the product line, without restriction, and its user-friendly nature translates directly into a short and enjoyalbe learning curve.

Key benefits

  • Full version of Communicator software provided "as standard"
  • Embedded PC version on the DP-1500, DP-2000 and DP-3000
  • "Touch" PC component is removable, enabling customers to use their own SMS (Screen Management System) display
  • Elementary redundant keypad is available on the projector
  • Provides "fingertip" control over the projector's lamp, dowser, test patterns, diagnostics, presets, ACS-2048, and server
  • Optional integration of server GUI on the embedded PC
  • Optional laptop "Communicator" version is available
  • Cinema facility administrator defines user level and password for all operators
  • Based on user login, software provides "trace" capabilities in case projector mistreatment
  • Installers and "freelancers" can follow a Barco "DP Series Operations" training course. Upon succesful completion, personal user login is issued.


PC touch panel
Full version of Communicator software provided as standard on the PC touch panel. Available for DP-1500, DP-2000, DP-3000 and via an upgrade for DP100 and DP90

System interfaces
USB ports x2
RS232 x1
Ethernet 10/100 Mb/s

LCD panel
8.4" viewable image size
Active display area: 800x600 pixels
Dimensions 170.4H x 127.8V

Active input selection
Control of active projector input and total configuration of all related parameters


Automatic save to macro
Creation of macros


Projector preset activation
Activate the stored projector preset configurations


Projector preset configuration
Full control and configuration of the projector presets


Projector diagnostics
Access to projector diagnostics and diagnostics log file


Detailed diagnostics on fans speeds, all relevant voltages and internal temperatues

Graphical configuration of resizing and masking
WYSIWYG interface for projector resizing and masking capabilities

CLO calibration
Calibration and read out of the CLO

Extended test and diagnostics utilities
Utilities to test ethernet connections, automation system, input signal errors

Project color calibration capabilities
Color calibration utilities to calibrate your projector on site

Server monitoring
Monitor the server communication and commands for subtitle and metadata (equals Cine Canvas)

Look-up table management
Access and activate color, gamma and 3D look-up tables

User management
Administrator defines user level and password for all operators

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