29 March 1996 575-W long-life metal halide lamp suitable for data projector
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
Recently, progress has been made in the development of projectors used for large screen displays. Projection systems employing Metal Halide lamps as a light source, demonstrate unique and desirable features such as longer life and high luminous efficiency. These features are especially important for data projectors. Compared to conventional lamps, Metal Halide lamps have shorter arc lengths and higher color-rendering characteristics, resulting in overall superior performance. For the Hamamatsu 575 W Metal Halide lamp, we have modified the electrodes and chemical composition of the Metal Halide, as well as the glass envelope, all of which result in improved performance. We have extended the average life to 3000 hours or longer, for a compact, single-bulb, projection-type, 575 W lamp.
© (1996) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Masayuki Matsumoto, Masayuki Matsumoto, Koji Kawai, Koji Kawai, } "575-W long-life metal halide lamp suitable for data projector", Proc. SPIE 2650, Projection Displays II, (29 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.237021; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.237021
PROCEEDINGS
5 PAGES


SHARE
Back to Top