LDM Product Round-up Vol 25 #21

LG has two new UltraHD Blu-ray players, the UBK90 and the UBK80 which have now started shipping in the US and Europe. The UBK90 has Dolby Vision support and a separate output for HDMI audio, while the UBK80 has just HDR10. Both support Dolby Atmos and other audio formats.

lgubk90 3The UBK80 from LG

Peerless-AV announced the availability of the KILH5 Indoor Landscape Kiosk, first shown at ISE 2018.

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Gaming specialist, Razer, has a new external GPU box that can support up to 650W of gaming power and works with Macbook laptops, making them powerful enough to run serious VR applications when fitted with a suitable graphics card. The box connects to the PC via Thunderbolt 3 interface and costs $299. It works with systems running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 or later. It also works with PCs, including Razer’s own systems.

razer core openerRazer’s eGPU box can work with PCs or Macs.

ViewSonic has a new business projector, the PG700WU, which is a 1920 x 1200 DLP unit with 3,500 Ansi lumens of output and contrast of 22,000:1 from an engine that includes a six segment colour wheel. There is an HDMI port and there is a USB Type-A port with power – and which can be used to power an HDMI dongle. There is a 2W speaker and lamp lifetime is up to 15,000 hours if the lamp is run at low brightness.

The 1.1:1 zoom lens has a 1.5 – 1.7 throw ratio.

Pricing in Germany is €629.