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Epson PowerLite 400 projector

Ilse Jurrien
Photokina report
Wednesday 30th, August 2006
Posted by: Ilse Jurrien

Epson America unveiled a new high definition front projector that produces stunning image quality, is easy to use and install, and is aggressively priced to appeal to today's growing number of do-it-yourself home theater builders and high-end video gamers. Priced at $1,599 (estimated street price), the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 400 features HD native resolution (720p) in widescreen 16:9 format, uses the latest Epson Cinema Filter and Dynamic Eye Iris to achieve a contrast ratio up to 5000:1, and produces one of the highest brightness levels (up to 1,500 ANSI lumens) in its class. The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 400 will be available mid-September in retail stores nationwide.

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Mitsubishi HC5000BL projector

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 18th, September 2006

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality presentation and display products, today introduced its 1080p home theater projector, the HC5000BL. Based on the latest LCD technology and High Quality Video (HQV) high-performance video processor from Silicon Optix, Mitsubishi's HC5000BL offers true 1080p (1920 x 1080) resolution for the highest definition of detail and action, and performs seamlessly with the latest Blu-ray or HD DVD technology. "Our new HC5000BL brings the best of the best to our customers," said Frank Anzures, product manager, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America's Presentation Products Division.

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Mitsubishi HD1000U projector

Posted by: Mark Peters Wednesday 13th, September 2006

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America's Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality presentation and display products, today introduced its HD1000U projector offering high-definition Digital Light Processing technology from Texas Instruments for an unprecedented suggested retail price of $1495. Now more consumers can afford the latest technology from Mitsubishi at the most affordable price available in the market today. "We want to bring more choices to the market and reach new customers who are considering a home theater experience," said Frank Anzures, product manager, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America's Presentation Products Division.

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Panasonic PT-AX100U projector

Posted by: Mark Peters Wednesday 13th, September 2006

Panasonic projector Systems Company, Unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America, today announced the introduction of its new PT-AX100U LCD home cinema projector. Designed as an affordable luxury for entertainment enthusiasts who desire a rich home theater viewing experience, the new projector brings Hollywood-level picture quality to home screens in nearly any lighting environment. The PT-AX100U home theater projector will make its official debut during the CEDIA Expo in Denver, September 14 - 17, 2006, at Panasonic booth, number 333. The PT-AX100U model produces brighter, more eye-catching images and offers consumers more places to view their favorite home entertainment.

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Planar PD8110 projector

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 12th, September 2006

As a next step in its strategic plan to deliver innovative products to specialty display markets, Planar Systems, Inc., today introduced a line of high-performance projectors for the home theater market. The company's new line includes six best-in-class models, ranging from native high-definition 1080p through native 480p resolution, all built on Emmy award-winning DLP technology and boasting contrast ratios up to a staggering 8000:1. Planar's move into the specialty home theater projector market stems from the corporate strategy to increase long-term shareholder value by expanding revenue growth and profitability by penetrating multiple vertical specialty display market segments.

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Planar PD7130 projector

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 12th, September 2006

As a next step in its strategic plan to deliver innovative products to specialty display markets, Planar Systems, Inc., today introduced a line of high-performance projectors for the home theater market. The company's new line includes six best-in-class models, ranging from native high-definition 1080p through native 480p resolution, all built on Emmy award-winning DLP technology and boasting contrast ratios up to a staggering 8000:1. Planar's move into the specialty home theater projector market stems from the corporate strategy to increase long-term shareholder value by expanding revenue growth and profitability by penetrating multiple vertical specialty display market segments.

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It is not common to see a projector in someone’s home environment. However, some projector manufacturers believe that there is a big potential out there to let the projector market grown significantly. The Photokina 2010 Imaging and Trade show will showcase new projectors, from the ‘big ones’ to the micro projectors aimed on the business and gadget mobile users. The micro projectors become all-round in its performances. Compatible with most business software it is possible to project with the micro projectors anytime and everywhere. The low cost and better performing products are important for projector sales. High-end projectors will also be showcased on the Photokina 2010. 3D will makes its way into consumer projectors where (Full) High Definition becomes more of a standard. Looking for the latest on projector news and innovations? You will find it on the show floor at the Photokina 2010!

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