Christie®, a leader in creating and sharing the world’s best visual and audio
experiences, is introducing the CP2308 projector, a Xenon lamp-based unit that will
meet the needs of smaller exhibitors, who have been eagerly awaiting a DCI-
compliant, full-featured yet affordable digital-cinema option. The CP2308 has
advanced electronics and is simple to operate, boasting many user-friendly
Engineered with the operator in mind, the CP2308 has several new, key features,
including built-in automation that provides simplified playback, scheduling, and
management of cinema content; a large touch panel controller with a newly UX
designed intuitive user interface and expansion card support for additional control.
“The CP2308 is capable of projecting 9,000 DCI lumens and boasts the latest
Christie electronics platform – the CineLifeTM Series 3 – which will underpin an
expanding line of DCI-compliant projectors manufactured, designed and integrated
by Christie,’ said Allan Fernandes, product manager, Christie.
The unit supports alternative content sources through dual HDMI ports and can be
ordered with a Christie Series 3 Integrated Media Block (IMB), as well having
backwards-compatibility with third-party Series 2 IMBs.
“Christie promises the right light for the right application and Xenon-based
projectors still shine in small-screen installations, besting the image quality of
laser-phosphor cinema projector alternatives,’ said Jennifer Smith, executive vice
president, Global Market Solutions & Engineering, Christie. “Coupled with their low
cost of ownership and reliable performance, lamp-based projectors continue to form
an important option for many exhibitors, as they manage their transition to RGB
The CP2308 will be shown at CinemaCon in the Christie booth, with an on-booth
demo of the new CineLife Series 3 user interface. Products will ship in June and will
be available globally.