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PJ KU12000 12,000-lumen high-brightness projector

  • 12,000-lumen brightness
  • 1,920 x 1,200 pixels (WUXGA)
  • 2,000-hour lamp life (Eco)
  • Six lens choices

Wow audiences with projection that’s bright and clear, from offices to auditoriums 

Deliver crisp and clear images, far and wide. The PJ KU12000 is a high‑end projector made to project your message in large settings.

Shine bright in big picture

This projector is packed with features to present your presentations, images and videos for the best effect. Use the motorised lens shift to change projection to vertical or horizontal without moving the projector. Overlap images from multiple projectors with the warping and blending tool. Project onto cylindrical shapes and more without distortion and display signs, videos and more. Maintain wider and vivid images in large scale with the ability to project clearly for up to 77.6 meters.


  1. Be twice as bright
    Help your audience see everything with the PJ KU12000's dual lamps with 12,000 lumens.
  2. Project anywhere
    The motorised lens shift lets you change projection without moving the projector, from the ceiling to the floor.
  3. Stay focused 
    Automate image alignment with Keystone Correction and Pincushion Correction image adjustment, even use multiple projectors to turn two images into one huge presentation.
  4. Easy to connect
    With HDBaseT, HDMI and USB input you can connect to almost any media source, including Blu-Ray players, computers and more.
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Projector type
What's included

VGA cable
AC power cord

DVI-HDMI adaptor

Remote control
Standard—battery included

Carrier bag
Not available

Physical dimensions (WxDxH)—mainframe
520 x 591 x 194 mm
23.8 kg
Projection system
Aspect ratio
12,000 lumens
1,920 x 1,200 pixels (WUXGA)
Light source life
1,500h/2,000h (Eco)
Lamp type
Dual high-pressure mercury lamps
Lamp wattage
465 W—Normal Mode
Lens type
Type B1—Short zoom
Type B2—Wide zoom
Type B3—Wide zoom
Type B4—Standard
Type B5—Standard zoom
Type B6—Long zoom
Zoom type
Zoom ratio
Depends on lens in use
Focus method
Projection size
50-500 inches, depending on lens
Projection ratio
Depends on lens in use
Lens shift
Vertical +/- 60%
Horizontal +/- 25%
Keystone correction
Vertical +/- 20 degrees
Horizontal +/- 20 degrees
Input signals

Computer IN
IBM PC compatible, HDTV support—1080i, 1080p, 720p, 576i, 576p, 480i, 480p

Video IN

Control system
Crestron, PJ Link, AMX
Other supported features
360-degree free tilt, Portrait mode, Picture in Picture, Picture by Picture, Edge blending, Pincushion correction, Geometric correction
Interfaces - standard

Connection terminals
3D Sync x 1
DVI-D x 1
Computer In x 1
Computer Out x 1
5 BNC x 1
HDMI x 1
3G-SDI In x 1
Video In x 1

Control terminals
D-SUB 9-pin RS232 x 1
3.5 mm stereo x 2 (remote in/out)

Wired LAN
RJ-45 x 1 (LAN)
RJ-45 compatible with HDBase-T x 1

USB Type A x 1 for service
Mini USB x 1 for service

Network capable
Supported languages

Menu languages
English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Indonesian

Quick Start Guide
English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese

User guide
English, Chinese, Japanese—provided on CD-ROM

Note: French, German, Italian, and Spanish user guide available on Ricoh website.

Power source
100–240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption
1,080 W +/- 10%—Normal Mode
870 W +/- 10%—Eco Mode
Sound power level
41 dB—Normal Mode
38 dB—Eco Mode
Environmental standards
Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
EuP (Lot 6)
Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators
Directive 2005/20/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2005 
Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste of 20 December 1994
China Battery Regulation
Safety standards
EN60950-1 (CE Marking, TUV Mark)
IEC60950-1 (PSB, CB attestation)
GB4943 (CCC) (China)
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standards
EN55024 (CE Marking)
GB9254, GB17625.1 (CCC) (China)
Other environmental features
Eco Mode
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