Barco Residential’s Freya projector is based on Barco’s highly acclaimed Series 4 platform.
Freya is the wife of Odin, the most powerful god in Northern mythology and the mother of Balder. That alone should be enough to understand the power of this projector.
The core of the projector uses our renowned Pulse platform which is then combined with Alchemy, creating a very smart, easy to use projector.
Freya is exclusively created for high-end home theaters, with more contrast and a wider color gamut, at the level of our reference Thor projector. It features the latest in native 4K DLP® chipsets from Texas Instruments and the acclaimed Barco Alchemy ICMP (Integrated Cinema Media Processor).
As the opening credits roll, the audience is transported into an unexpected world of superior movie realism, embraced by ultimate image quality and immersive sound. This compelling universe is created by Barco Residential's Freya projector.
Freya combines media server functionalities with cinema processing electronics: Barco Alchemy Integrated Cinema Media Processor (ICMP).
The Alchemy includes two HDMI 2.0 / HDCP 2.2 inputs for UHD Blu-Ray, games consoles and other consumer devices, supporting HDR10 video signals.
Offering advanced processing power combined with media server functionality, integrated playback and content management, Barco Alchemy supports 4K 2D content at up to 60fps and 4K 3D at 30fps. By simplifying the hardware requirements installation is simpler and the system made more reliable and easier to use.
Freya inherits much from our award winning Pulse platform, combining this with the Alchemy ICMP we have created a smart and powerful projector. A dedicated 4K (4 x 3Gb/s) input board enables playback of native 4K content, whilst Barco’s renowned DCI-compliant image quality, coupled with outstanding uniformity unique RGB laser illumination.
In addition, Freya smartly manages its power consumption of only 5.4 lm/W and in eco-mode, it consumes less than 3 Watt. Freya can also be remotly woken up on LAN for scheduled maintenance or content ingest.
RGB laser projectors offer improved image quality and are fully compatible with popular 3D systems. Additionally, the projectors light output remains constant over time when used according to recommended practices. Barco Residential’s Cinema at home models offer offer exceptional contrast, with Freya delivering 1000:1 ANSI contrast.