Optoma ZH450ST Golf Simulator Projector


Golf enthusiasts looking for an exceptional projector for a high-level simulator experience should take a look at the Optoma ZH450ST. With its short throw, high lumens, and laser light source, this projector offers an HD image that can withstand ambient light and requires minimal maintenance for up to 30,000 hours.

  • 4,200 lumens and 1080p HD images
  • Dynamic contrast ratio of 2,000,000:1 for impressive visuals
  • External power supply for smaller size and 45% less power consumption
  • Short throw ratio (0.496:1) ideal for compact golf simulator setups
  • 4,200 lumens ensure a bright, clear image in ambient light
  • Flexible mounting with horizontal and vertical adjustments

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Projector Mounting Considerations

Part of setting up your ultimate golf simulator experience is nailing down the perfect projector placement. Not all mounting options fit like a glove in every golf room layout. So check out these popular mounting options to see what fits your space.

Mount a Projector Flush to the Ceiling

A favorite placement in golf simulators, securing your projector flush to the ceiling keeps it out of the way of your swing and helps eliminate shadows.

Ceiling Mount

Drop Mount a Projector

If you've got high ceilings or need to fine-tune your projector's height, drop mounting is your go-to solution. You have the flexibility to lower your projector to the perfect sweet spot that suits your setup.

Drop Mount

Mount a Projector to an Enclosure

Check out this method for a rock-solid projector setup. Mounting your projector directly to the frame of a Carl's Place Pro Enclosure offers maximum protection and a clean look.

Enclosure Mount

Protect a Projector on the Floor

Sometimes, the floor is the most convenient place for your golf simulator projector. To ensure it stays protected, get a floor enclosure so you can perfect your swing without worry.

Floor Mount


Even with ambient light present, the ZH450ST’s laser light source, with its impressive 4,200 lumens and dynamic contrast ratio of 2,000,000:1, delivers breathtaking 1080p HD images that will leave you impressed.

Optoma ZH450ST Features

External Power

The ZH450ST boasts a smaller size and lower power consumption thanks to its external power supply. Compared to other Optoma models, it is up to 34% smaller and can cut power consumption by up to 45%.

Aspect Ratio

Maximize the visual impact of your golf simulator by selecting from a range of aspect ratios - 16:9, 16:10 or 4:3 - to achieve a completely filled screen.

Throw Ratio

This projector's throw ratio of 0.496:1 makes it a perfect fit for golf simulator setups that are short on space.


With its impressive 4,200 lumens, this projector effortlessly delivers a bright and clear image even in the presence of ambient light.

Digital Keystone

Mounting or placement options are made even more flexible with the availability of both horizontal and vertical adjustments.

Ordering Information

Shipping Limitation

Optoma products ship to US addresses only.


Optoma ZH450ST Specifications

Display technology DLP™
Resolution 1080p Full HD (1920x1080)
Brightness 4,200 lumens
Contrast ratio 2,000,000:1
Native aspect ratio 16:9
Aspect ratio - compatible 4:3,16:10
Keystone correction Horizontal and Vertical +/-30°
Horizontal scan rate 15 ~ 140Khz
Vertical scan rate 24 ~ 120Hz
Uniformity 75%
Screen size 36" ~ 292" diagonal
Light source type Laser
Light life hours (up to) 30,000 hours
Throw ratio 0.496:1
Projection distance 15.75" - 125.98"
Focal length (mm) 7.51mm
Native offset 116%
Connections Inputs: 2 x HDMI 2.0
Outputs: 1 x Audio 3.5mm, 1 x USB-A power 1.5A
Control: 1 x RS232, 1 x RJ45
Power supply External power supply, 100V ~ 240V, 50-60Hz
Dimensions (W x D x H) 10.79" x 8.5" x 4.49"
Net weight 6.61 lbs



Warranty and Registration Information

Your new projector is covered by a limited warranty. To take full advantage of the warranty, register your Optoma projector.


“Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots - but you have to play the ball where it lies.”
Bobby Jones
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