Casiris A6 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector
Initially launched via crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, the Casiris A6 4K triple laser ultra short throw projector [manufacturer’s link] [available at Amazon] is among the lowest-priced triple laser UST projectors currently on the market. It runs on the Android TV 10.0 operating system with access to the Google Play app store and Chromecast screen mirroring built-in. 3D capability is currently in beta testing and is expected to be fully-functional in the Spring of 2023 (optional active shutter 3D glasses will be required along with 3D source material).
The Casiris A6 is a DLP projector which utilizes a 0.47 DMD chip, covers 107% of the Rec.2020 color gamut, and can produce over a billion colors. MEMC (Motion Estimation, Motion Compensation) ensures that fast-moving content is super smooth and clear with minimal blurring. 60Hz refresh rate. Dolby Atmos and DTS-HD audio capability.
30000 hour laser life. 2200 ANSI lumens. Input lag as low as 35ms. HDR10 (HDR10+ and Dolby Vision are supposedly in the future upgrade plan). 8-point keystone correction and electric focus. 2 x 10w speaker system. Includes dongle, remote control with AAA batteries, and an HDMI cable. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Connectivity includes two HDMI 2.0 inputs (one with eARC), two USB-A (one is on the side), Ethernet, optical audio output. Projector dimensions are 20.5″ wide, 13.0″ deep, 6.0″ high, and it weighs 20.3 pounds. One-year manufacturer’s limited warranty.
80″ to 120″ diagonal image size. For a 100″ diagonal image/screen, the back of the projector will be located somewhere between 9.3″ and 10.7″ from the wall or projection surface, sitting 14″ to 18″ beneath the bottom border of the projection screen atop a stand, cabinet or table that supports the 13″ depth of the projector and extends 22.3″ to 23.7″ out into the room.
Casiris offers a couple of optional 100″ diagonal Ambient Light Rejecting screens designed specifically for ultra short throw projectors. Their higher-priced Aurora Fresnel ALR screen [manufacturer’s link] [available at Amazon] is one of the highest gain screens featured on this website with its 1.3 gain, rejection of up to 85% of ambient light, and 90° viewing angle. After assembly, dimensions are 88″ wide, 49.8″ high, 1.1″ deep, and it weighs 33.51 pounds. Shipping package dimensions are 61.2″ x 16.9″ x 5.1″ and its weight is 41.23 pounds. Their cheaper Aura Black Grid ALR screen [manufacturer’s link] [NOT available at Amazon] features a lower 0.6 gain, rejects up to 92% of overhead ambient light, and features a 160° wide viewing angle.
How to Buy You can purchase your Casiris A6 4K triple laser ultra short throw projector by itself at Amazon.com or directly from Casiris. You can also buy it bundled together with the Aurora Fresnel ALR screen or with the Aura Black Grid ALR screen directly from Casiris.