DCR-S1
on Sony VPL-VW715ES
Paladin DCR + XM2
on JVC DLA-RS3000
DCR-J1
on JVC DLA-RS2000
Paladin DCR + XM2
on Sony VPL-VW995ES
Paladin + XMB
on BenQ HT9060

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CINEMA FORMAT PROJECTOR CONVERSION LENSES   


Exceed commercial cinema quality by engaging the internal anamorphic modes of today’s 4K projectors to add 2.6 million more pixels of clarity and 38% more brightness when showing movie and streaming content in the cinema format. Delivering the pinnacle of home theater performance from the most recognized and most recommended anamorphic lens brand used in close to 10,000 of the highest end home theaters throughout the world. Winner of the CEPro Product of Year for both 2019 (Paladin DCR Lens) and 2020 (DCR Direct Attach Lens). Join the AVS Forum DCR discussion for a wide range of topics.

Available exclusively through authorized local Sony, JVC, Digital Projection, BenQ and Epson projector dealers world-wide.

 

PANAMORPH LENS MODELS

LENS MODEL Paladin DCR + XM2 DCR-S1, DCR-S2 (Sony)
and DCR-J1 (JVC)
Paladin + XM2
MSRP $8,995 $5,995 $6,995
DESCRIPTION Our flagship lens model for projectors showing the native 17:9 Digital Cinema Resolution format up to true 8K – large enough to work with many existing and future 17:9 home theater projectors* The full performance of the Paladin DCR in a smaller form specifically designed to attach directly into the lens openings of specific projectors Our flagship lens model for native 16:9 projectors showing up to true 8K – large enough to work with many existing and future 16:9 home theater projectors*
CINEMA FORMAT PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT Supports 2.6 million additional pixels vs. letterbox 3840 projection for enhanced detail and 38% higher brightness Supports 2.6 million additional pixels vs. letterbox 3840 projection for enhanced detail and 38% higher brightness Supports 2+ million additional pixels vs. letterbox 3840 projection for enhanced detail and 30% higher brightness
16:9 CONTENT COMPATIBILITY Supports multiple projector modes for displaying 16:9 content including both classic and full cinema modes without moving the lens Supports multiple projector modes for displaying 16:9 content including both classic and full cinema modes without moving the lens Supports multiple projector modes for displaying 16:9 content including both classic and full cinema modes without moving the lens
ATTACHMENT Included XM2 plate system installed either above projector  (ceiling mount) or below projector (shelf mount)  Lens system attaches directly into projector lens opening using proprietary retaining system. Included XM2 plate system installed either above projector  (ceiling mount) or below projector (shelf mount)
MINIMUM THROW RATIO  1.4:1 (throw distance divided by 2.4:1 screen width) 1.4:1 (throw distance divided by 2.4:1 screen width) 1.6:1 (throw distance divided by 2.4:1 screen width)
RECOMMENDED SCREEN FORMAT Flat, 2.4:1 format with at least 1.5″ border (lens can adjust for older 2.35:1 screens) Flat, 2.4:1 format with at least 1.5″ border  Flat, 2.4:1 format with at least 1.5″ border (lens can adjust for older 2.35:1 screens)
RECOMMENDED PROJECTOR POSITION Horizontally centered on screen +/- 6″. Vertically positioned from 15% below to 30% above top of screen (ideally at screen top). Horizontally centered on screen +/- 3″. Vertically positioned from 10% below to 30% above top of screen (ideally at screen top). Horizontally centered on screen +/- 6″. Vertically positioned from 15% below to 30% above top of screen (ideally at screen top).
INSTALLATION GUIDE Paladin DCR and Paladin Installation Guide DCR-S1, S2 Installation Guide
DCR-J1 Installation Guide
Paladin DCR and Paladin Installation Guide
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT (w/o bracket) 6.5″ W x 5.7″ H x 4.13″ D (165 x 145 x 105mm), 4 pounds 6″ D x 3″-4″ D (153 x 77-103mm), 2 pounds 6.5″ W x 5.7″ H x 4.5″ D (165 x 145 x 114mm), 4 pounds
       
  * future compatibility of the lens and attachment system is not guaranteed but the large lens aperture will likely pass future projector beams

 


PROJECTOR COMPATIBILITY

  LENS MODEL   COMMON PROJECTOR SETTINGS 

VPL-VW295ES, VPL-VW695ES, VPL-VW715ES
VPL-VW270ES, VPL-VW570ES, VPL-VW590ES

  Paladin DCR + XM2
or DCR-S1
  Set anamorphic lens setting to 1.24x. Set Aspect to V-Stretch for content greater than 2.0:1 or Squeeze for content less than 2.0:1. Also try V-Stretch, Normal and Normal + 2.35:1 Zoom Aspect settings for filling a 2.4:1 screen with smaller content.
VPL-VW885ES, VPL-VW915ES, VPL-760ES, VPL-790ES   Paladin DCR + XM2
or DCR-S2 (12/20/20)
VPL-995ES, VPL-870ES, VPL-5000ES, GTX380   Paladin DCR + XM2


  LENS MODEL   COMMON PROJECTOR SETTINGS 
DLA-RS1000, DLA-RS2000, DLA-NX5,
DLA-NX7,
DLA-N5, DLA-N7
  Paladin DCR + XM2
or DCR-J1
  Set anamorphic mode to Anamorphic C for content greater than 2.0:1 or Anamorphic D for content less than 2.0:1. Also try Anamorphic C, Anamorphic Off and Anamorphic Off + Zoom for filling a 2.4:1 screen with smaller content. See Lumagen instructions if Radiance Pro processor is used (required for DLA-RS4500 and DLA-Z1).
DLA-RS3000, DLA-NX9, DLA-N9   Paladin DCR + XM2
DLA-RS4500, DLA-Z1   Paladin DCR + XM2

  LENS MODEL   COMMON PROJECTOR SETTINGS 
All 16:9 projector models   Paladin + XM2   Set Aspect mode to TheaterScope for content greater than 2.0:1 or 4:3 Narrow for content less than 2.0:1. Set Aspect mode to Normal to stretch 16:9 content to fill a 2.4:1 screen.

  LENS MODEL   COMMON PROJECTOR SETTINGS 
ProCinema 6030UB, 6040UB, 6050UB   Paladin + XM2   Set Aspect mode to Anamorphic Wide for content greater than 2.0:1 or Horizontal Squeeze for content less than 2.0:1. Set Aspect mode to Normal to stretch 16:9 content to fill a 2.4:1 screen.

  LENS MODEL   COMMON PROJECTOR SETTINGS 
HT8050, HT8060, HT9050, HT9060, LK970, LK990   Paladin + XMB
(order Paladin + XM2 and add “XMB” to checkout notes)
  Set Aspect mode to Anamorphic 2.4:1 for content greater than 2.0:1 or Anamorphic 16:9 for content less than 2.0:1. Set Aspect mode to 16:9 to stretch 16:9 content to fill a 2.4:1 screen.