Barco Residential’s Freya projector is based on Barco’s highly acclaimed Series 4 platform.

Freya is the wife of Odin, the most powerful god in Northern mythology and the mother of Balder. That alone should be enough to understand the power of this projector.

The core of the projector uses our renowned Pulse platform which is then combined with Alchemy, creating a very smart, easy to use projector.

Freya is exclusively created for high-end home theaters, with more contrast and a wider color gamut, at the level of our reference Thor projector. It features the latest in native 4K DLP® chipsets from Texas Instruments and the acclaimed Barco Alchemy ICMP (Integrated Cinema Media Processor).

Article numbe Freya: R900862X
Freya with B lens holder: Replace "X" with 1,
Freya with C lens holder: Replace "X" with 2
Freya AE with B lens holder: Replace "X" with 5,
Freya AE with C lens holder: Replace "X" with 6

  • Cinema at Home Series
  • Native 4K Resolution (4,096 x 2,160)
  • RGB Laser
  • Up to 7,500 ANSI Lumens
  • Architectural Edition Available


Our Pulse platform is packed with features that will improve the overall customer experience, improve picture quality and simplify integration;

HDMI 2.0 / HDCP 2.2

Supporting HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 this projector also supports consumer video standards including 4K UHD and HDR10.

DCI Compliant

Confirming to DCI specifications, this projector allows clients to view DCP (Digital Cinema Packages) content via supporting 3rd party hardware, bring commercial content to the home.

Architectural Integration

Supporting up to 55% lens shift, Freya offers a new level of installation flexibility for DCI projection. Freya Architectural increases this flexibility, offering the ability to vertically mount the projector.

Very High Contrast

Freya uses the latest VHC (very high contrast) lens options to offer 1,000:1 ANSI contrast and an ON/OFF contrast of 5500:1

Risk Group 2 (RG2)

Freya is the world first DCI projector with RG2 classification*, providing easier intergration within residential applications due to fewer restrictions.

* Up to 1.80:1 throw ratio (USA)
* Up to 2.10:1 throw ratio (all other markets)


Featuring an RGB laser light source and Barco ColorgenicTM technology, results in this projector being capable of re-creating more than 98.5% of Rec. 2020 color space.


Cinema at Home

As the opening credits roll, the audience is transported into an unexpected world of superior movie realism, embraced by ultimate image quality and immersive sound. This compelling universe is created by Barco Residential's Freya projector.

High-end simplicity

Freya combines media server functionalities with cinema processing electronics: Barco Alchemy Integrated Cinema Media Processor (ICMP).

The Alchemy includes two HDMI 2.0 / HDCP 2.2 inputs for UHD Blu-Ray, games consoles and other consumer devices, supporting HDR10 video signals.

Offering advanced processing power combined with media server functionality, integrated playback and content management, Barco Alchemy supports  4K 2D content at up to 60fps and 4K 3D at 30fps. By simplifying the hardware requirements installation is simpler and the system made more reliable and easier to use.

4K at the highest level

Freya inherits much from our award winning Pulse platform, combining this with the Alchemy ICMP we have created a smart and powerful projector. A dedicated 4K (4 x 3Gb/s) input board enables playback of native 4K content, whilst Barco’s renowned DCI-compliant image quality, coupled with outstanding uniformity unique RGB laser illumination.

In addition, Freya smartly manages its power consumption of only 5.4 lm/W and in eco-mode, it consumes less than 3 Watt. Freya can also be remotly woken up on LAN for scheduled maintenance or content ingest.

RGB Lasers

RGB laser projectors offer improved image quality and are fully compatible with popular 3D systems. Additionally, the projectors light output remains constant over time when used according to recommended practices. Barco Residential’s Cinema at home models offer offer exceptional contrast, with Freya delivering 1000:1 ANSI contrast.

Building Blocks

Freya offers 4K resolution for superb image quality. Thanks to its modular design, Freya is easy to service. Freya is the most compact rugged projector that offers up to 7,500 lumens light output, 5500:1 in contrast currently available. One of its most striking features is that as standard it’s equipped with a fully featured-on-demand option for flexible light output.

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Freya Architectural Edition

Not only are we launching an upgraded Freya, but we are also creating an architectural edition of Freya. The performance will be the same as Freya, but we have added one new important feature: We can actually for the first time not only have a DCI projector approved as a risk group 2 projector, but we will be able to install it vertically and in a few other oriontations. See image to the left.

Basic Product Support

Below you can find some basic product support, like latest available firmware for the product, control drivers and brochures.

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