High brightness WUXGA ultra short throw laser projector
The ZU500USTe is powered by long-lasting, low maintenance DuraCore laser light source. The lamp-less and filter-free design vastly reduces running costs for a lower total cost of ownership.
Weighing only 12.5lbs, this projector can be mounted just inches away from a wall or surface and can project an image size of over 100 inches.
Supporting 24/7 operation and versatile orientation, the ZU500USTe is a flexible, powerful and bright ultra short throw projector that makes for a superb signage solution where space or accessibility can be limited, such as shop windows or retail displays.
Bright WUXGA laser projector
Ultra short throw lens
100″ image from only 12″ away
DuraCore laser technology
30,000 hours maintenance-free laser light source
Independently tested, IP5X certification for total reliability
Ultra Short Throw
With an ultra-short throw lens, you can project an impressive image greater than 100” from only inches away. This allows you to place the projector closer to the wall, reducing shadows so you can present with ease; perfect for interactive applications.
Industry leading lifetime is achieved using Optoma’s DuraCore technology. Implementing advanced laser diode cooling techniques and an innovative dust resistant design.
IP5X Dust resistant optical engine
Independently tested and certified to IEC standard 60529 with an IP5X dust resistance rating. Outstanding dust resistance combined with exceptional brightness ensures industry leading durability; ideal for 24/7 maintenance free operation in challenging environments.
Four corner correction
Adjust the keystone in both the vertical and horizontal plane. You can individually warp each corner of the image to create a perfectly square image. Ideal for image stacking, uneven walls or where projector placement is awkward and needs to be installed at an angle.
Optoma projectors provide reliable color performance suitable for any content and environment. From accurate sRGB colors for lifelike images to vibrant punchy presentations. We have a display mode to specific meet your needs. Perfect for a range of graphic and video presentations.
Add more depth to your image with a high contrast projector. Compared to competing technology, Optoma DLP projectors provide you with brighter whites and ultra-rich blacks, images come alive and text appears crisp and clear – ideal for business and education applications.
Featuring a wide range of options you can control and monitor the projector remotely.
• RS232 Optoma projector’s come with an extensive set of RS232 commands making it simple and easy to manage using any control system.
• AMX compatible Dynamic discovery protocol is incorporated into the projector allowing for easy installation with AMX control systems.
• Crestron RoomView Using the compatible RoomView® software you can power on/off, monitor, manage and control up to 250 projectors at the same time from any computer
• Extron IPLink compatible Allows for easy installation with Extron control systems
A powerful built-in speaker provides exceptional sound quality and an easy setup without the need for costly external speakers.
Stay in control of your presentation with AV mute. Direct your audience’s attention away from the screen by blanking the image when not needed.
Auto power off
There may be instances when the projector is left running when not in use. To help save energy, the “auto power off” feature automatically turns off the projector after a set period of time if it is not being used
Optoma projectors can display true 3D content from almost any 3D source, including 3D compatible graphics cards, 3D broadcasting and the latest generation 3d media servers.
Direct power on
The projector will start up instantly when power is supplied to the unit. This eliminates the need to manually turn on the projector via the remote control or the keypad, ideal for use in rooms with a “master” power switch.
Direct power off
Power off your projector immediately or directly at the mains. This means you don’t have to wait for the projector to cool down before turning it off.
Optoma projectors have been designed to operate 24 hours a day in standard orientation. Perfect for applications where prolonged periods of use is required. Subject to 24 hour terms and conditions.
24/7 Operation – standard lamp warranty applies. Projector warranty is based on standard business usage hours. For optimum performance Optoma recommends that your projector is turned off or placed in standby mode for 30 minutes every 24 hours to prolonging the life of your lamp.
EPSON® replacement adapter
Update your EPSON® ultra short throw projector with an Optoma UST projector without changing your existing mount or white board.
Optoma’s additional DuraCare warranty package offers a warranty designed for very high duty operation. It ensures higher average brightness and exceptional reliability over an extended period of up to 5 years or 24,000 hours. This additional package has the added benefit of a preventative maintenance service at 12,000 hours which will return the performance back to the day it was manufactured.
12,000 hour re-manufacture service:
Replacement of laser light source
Replacement of critical components and moving parts
Internal inspection and cleaning
Native aspect ratio
Aspect ratio – compatible
Keystone correction – horizontal
Keystone correction – vertical
133″ ~ 154″ diagonal
Light source type
28.62″ – 33.07″
Focal length (mm)
Inputs 2 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x VGA (YPbPr/RGB), 1 x Audio 3.5mm, 1 x Mic 3.5mm
Outputs 1 x VGA, 1 x Audio 3.5mm, 1 x USB-A power 1.5A
Control 1 x RS232, 1 x RJ45, 1 x USB-B service
Noise level (typical)
Noise level (max)
FHD, UXGA, SXGA, WXGA, HD, XGA, SVGA, VGA, Mac
NTSC M/J, 3.58MHz, 4.43MHz PAL B/D/G/H/I/M/N, 4,43MHz SECAM B/D/G/K/K1/L, 4.25/4.4MHz 480i/p, 576i/p, 720p(50/60Hz), 1080i(50/60Hz), 1080p(50/60Hz)
Side-by-Side:1080i50 / 60, 720p50 / 60 Frame-pack: 1080p24, 720p50 / 60 Over-Under: 1080p24, 720p50 / 60
Security bar, Kensington Lock, Password protected interface
OSD / display languages
18 languages: Arabic, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese (simplified), Spanish, Chinese (traditional), Turkish
5°C~40°C/41°F~104°F, max altitude 3000M/9843ft, max humidity 85%
Backlit ProAV remote
Watts per speaker
In the box
AC power cord
2x AAA batteries
Basic user manual
Optional wireless models
HDCast Pro, QuickCast Bundle, QuickCast starter kit, WHD200, WUSB
LAN – control
100 ~ 240V, 50 ~ 60Hz
Power consumption (standby)
Power consumption (min)
Power consumption (max)
Dimensions (W x D x H)
15.08″ x 12.52″ x 4.37″