8,000 lumens, WUXGA, DLP laser phosphor projector


8,000 lumens, WUXGA, DLP laser phosphor projector

  • Smallest and lightest projector in its category
  • Industry leading energy efficiency in the 5-8K lumens segment
  • Consistent image quality over time
  • Full range of interchangeable lenses (with widest lens shift)
  • Guaranteed service and support 

The G50-W8 is an affordable and compact, yet powerful, single-chip WUXGA projector designed for single and multi-channel projections for boardrooms, museums, exhibitions, experience centers, and entry-level simulation applications. It is part of the economical G50 series and the Barco smart line projectors. With a great price-performance ratio, the G50s are the most compact and energy efficient projectors on the market.

The laser phosphor light source ensures great image quality, with superb colors and image uniformity. These are the smallest projectors in our offering with the highest light efficiency visualizing high-quality content at its best. 

Their uniform compact size, the compatibility with Barco’s extensive G-series lenses and the wide lens shift range enlarge the projectors flexibility, which allows you to choose the perfect fit for your specific environment.

In addition, G50 owners can benefit from the valued Barco service and support. The G50 allows for an Insights Management Suite subscription, our cloud-based IoT platform to monitor, diagnose and control your projectors. And thanks to Barco's Projector Toolset software, installing and managing your projector(s) can be done from the comfort of your own computer.

Crestron Connect logo for G-series projectors
G50 wins InfoComm 2023 Best of Show award from Projector Central
Church Production logo for selecting the G50 as Top 5 InfoComm 2023 products for churches
G50 is awarded with rave pubs best of infocomm 2023 award winner for most creative new projector


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General specifications
Projector type
Single chip DLP laser phosphor projector
1,920 x 1,200 (WUXGA)
7,500 ANSI lumens
8,300 center lumens
8,900 ISO lumens
Brightness uniformity
Contrast ratio
1,200:1 sequential;
6,000:1 dynamic;
Extreme black: 750,000:1
Light source
Laser phosphor
Light source lifetime
Up to 20,000hrs
Aspect ratio
360° rotation, no restrictions
Sealed DLP™ core
Color correction
CLO (constant light output)
Keystone correction
Image processing
Embedded warp & blend possible via Ptoolset
Active stereoscopic 3D
Lens type
G-lenses - 0.37-0.4:1 / 0.65-0.75:1 / 0.75-0.95:1 / 0.95-1.22:1 / 1.22-1.53:1 / 1.52-2.92:1 / 2.90-5.50:1
Optical lens shift
Vertical up to 100%, depending on lens
Horizontal up to 30%, depending on lens
Motorized zoom and focus
Motorized lens shift
2x HDMI In (compliant with HDMI 2.0b, HDCP2.2) / 1 x Display Port (1.2a) / 1 x HDBaseT(HDCP1.4) / 1 x 3D SYNC In
1 x HDMI Out (Loop through HDMI1/HDMI2/HDBaseT/DP) 1 x 3D SYNC Out 1 x DC 12V Out 1 x Audio out, 3.5mm phone jack
Input resolutions
Up to 4K @60Hz
Refresh rates: 24Hz to 60Hz for WUXGA and 4K/4KUHD (4096 x 2160 / 3840 x 2160)
4K input signals will be scaled to the projector’s output resolution
Software tools
Projector Toolset
1 x RS232 (D-sub 9 pin) (PC Control)
1 x Wired In (3.5mm phone jack) (Remote In)
1 x RJ45 (LAN)
Network connection
10/100 Ethernet, RJ45
10W / 6 Ohm *2
Power requirements
100-240V / 50-60Hz
Power consumption
500W @110V 490W @220V
Standby power
less than 0.5W
BTU per hour
1706 @110V 1672 @220V
Noise level (typical at 25°C/77°F)
34dB(A) - 38dB(A) depending on the used mode
Operating temperature
0 ~ 40 °C (sea level)
Operating humidity
10 - 85% RH, non-condensing
Storage temperature
-10 ~ 60 °C
Storage humidity
5 - 90% RH, non-condensing
Dimensions (WxLxH)
without feet: 486 x 376 x 181.2 mm
without lens: 13 kg / 28.66 lbs
Standard accessories
Power cord, wireless remote control
Limited 3 years parts and labor
Brightness levels +/- 10%

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