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20,000 lumens smart cinema projector


20,000 lumens smart cinema projector

  • Brilliant image
  • Ready for tomorrow, today
  • Barco EcoPureTM
  • Fit and forget 


SP4K-20B Alchemy + Touch Display - With ICMP-X, 2TB disks, SDI input


SP4K-20B Alchemy + Touch Display - With ICMP-X, 1TB disks


SP4K-20B Alchemy + Touch Display - With ICMP-X, 2TB disks


SP4K-20B Alchemy - With ICMP-X, 1TB disks, SDI input


SP4K-20B Alchemy - With ICMP-X, 2TB disks, SDI input


SP4K-20B Alchemy - With ICMP-X, 1TB disks


SP4K-20B Alchemy - With ICMP-X, 2TB disks


SP4K-20B + Touch Display - With ICP-D

SP4K-20 is part of the Series 4 portfolio, designed in close collaboration with industry partners. Market trends in content creation, exhibition and technology were taken into account. The result? A next-generation laser projection family for all cinema screens. The SP4K models come in many different configurations offering you the freedom of choice. A wide range of brightness options, compatibility with both Barco lenses and selected 3rd party lenses, as well as a touch display and live streaming option. Play with the available options to match your specific needs.

Brilliant image

The SP4K models of the Series 4 family brings native 4K resolution, higher contrast and enhanced uniformity into the movie theater. The Barco Active Image ManagementTM includes patented technology to guarantee sharp, consistent image quality over time.

Ready for tomorrow, today

With the SP4K models and their RGB laser light source, the Barco ColorgenicTM technology opens up more than 98.5% of Rec. 2020. Moreover, all SP4K models are fully enabled for future innovations like 4K 120fps and compatibility with the latest immersive audio standard.

Barco EcoPureTM

This silent running projector (50dB(A))  is fully ready for boothless operation. In addition, In addition, the SP4K-20 smartly manages its power consumption reaching projector efficiency levels up to 9.5 lumens per Watt. In eco-mode it consumes even less than 3 Watt. What's more, remote wake up on LAN is possible for scheduled maintenance or ingest.

Fit and forget

The modular design of the Series 4 projectors allows for cost-effective maintenance. There are only six Barco laser plateTM spare parts to service all light source configurations. Anyone can replace the filters thanks to the toolless cover and filter handling. The SP4K-20 seamlessly integrates into your current setup.


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General specifications
Lateral lens color on edge of image

With 2K lens: 2 pixels average*

With 4K lens: 1.5 pixels average*

(* depends on lens, zoom, ...)

Digital MicroMirror Device™
3x 0.98” DC4K
Light source


Native contrast ratio

2300:1 (typical)

up to 3000:1 with HC lens

Noise Level
50dB(A) @1m and 25°C ambient temperature
Heat load (max. power)
3D systems
Active glasses systems and polarization systems on silver screens are supported. Color separation systems are not supported.
Dimensions (WxLxH)

Projector incl feet: 710 x 1070 x 547 mm/ 27,95 x 42,13 x 21,54 inches

710 x 1132x 547 mm/ 27,95 x 44.55x 21,54 inches with B-lensholder

Native brightness
20,000 lumens (typical)
User interface
Touch Display and / or web-based
Exhaust airflow
Color gamut
DCI P3 compliant (98.5% of Rec.2020; when measured in xy-color coordinates)
native 4K: 4096 x 2160
Ambient temperature
40°C/104F Max.
Power consumption
2.1kW (3W in Eco mode)
Power requirements
single phase or triple phase 200-240V 16A
**projector configuration with ICP-D; contact Barco service for the list of supported brands
Prime lenses

With C-lensholder: 0.8 - 1.16; 1.09 - 1.40; 1.2 - 1.8; 1.4 - 2.05; 1.6 - 2.5 ; 1.95 - 3.2; 2.4 - 3.9

With B-lensholder: 1.01; 1.27; 1.6 – 2.4; 1.9 – 2.6; 2.0 – 2.95; 2.3 – 3.65; 2.8 – 4.7; 3.55 – 6.95

High-brightness and High-contrast B-lenses compatible

Ambient humidity
85% RH max
Long-term brightness stability
40,000 hrs @ average usage conditions
Media server
Barco Alchemy ICMP-X and other media server brands** supported.
integrated cooling design and patented sealed optical assembly
Safety requirements

Class 1 risk group 3

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