Epson Rolls Out Expanded Line of Elite 2D and 3D Full HD 1080p Home Theater Projectors
Sep 30, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Epson America, Inc. on September 25 unveiled its most diverse line-up of 2D/3D Full HD 1080p home theater projectors to date including the Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 6030UB and Pro Cinema 4030, and Home Cinema 5030UB/5030UBe.
According to a release, Epson's latest projectors provide custom installers and AV enthusiasts with image quality and 2D/3D performance with up to 2,400 lumens of color brightness and 2,400 lumens of white brightness along with a suite of customization features, making it easier to find the right Epson projector for almost any display environment.
"Epson's newest home theater projectors push the boundaries of picture quality, color and white light output, 2D and 3D performance, and installation flexibility at this price point and beyond," said Jason Palmer, marketing manager, Epson America. "Value-add features such as wirelessHDMI, THX certification and innovative Picture-in-Picture mode present custom installers with a wide range of options to meet the expectations of the most critical home theater elitists or novice enthusiasts."
Epson reported that it expands its line-up of Full HD, active shutter 3D and 1080p native resolution projectors with improved contrast ratio of up to 600,000:1 to create a dazzling big screen experience. All four models are equipped with an advanced Fujinon OptiCinema lens (2.1 zoom ratio) for improved performance and quality, 480Hz Drive Technology for bright 3D images, and a built-in cinema filter for improved color fidelity. In addition, the models feature a new Black-and-White Cinema mode optimized for viewing classic films, THX 2D and 3D Cinema viewing modes, and a Picture-in-Picture mode for watching two sources at once.
Further, the Pro Cinema 6030UB and Home Cinema 5030UB and 5030UBe (wireless) feature contrast ratios of up to 600,000:1 and 2,400 lumens of color brightness and 2,400 lumens of white brightness for brilliant true-to-life color and deep black levels. Both projectors feature Epson's Super Resolution technology and FineFrame technology for smoother frame interpolation and sharper video quality (2D Mode).
For added installation flexibility the Home Cinema 5030UBe includes a built-in WirelessHD receiver along with an external transmitter to provide five HDMI inputs to stream Full HD 1080p media without the hassle of running cables. In addition, the Pro Cinema 6030UB adds two anamorphic lens modes to enable 2.35:1 anamorphic viewing without an external processor, ISF calibration, color isolation, a ceiling mount, cable cover and extra lamp for added installation flexibility and customization. Both models include two pairs of 3D glasses.
The Pro Cinema 4030 delivers 3D and 2D image quality and performance with full HD 1080p native resolution, 2,000 lumens of color brightness and 2,000 lumens of white brightness, and a contrast ratio of up to 120,000:1 for superb black levels. It also includes two pairs of 3D glasses, an extra lamp, a ceiling mount and a cable cover for added installation flexibility.
The PowerLite Pro Cinema 6030UB and Pro Cinema 4030 will be available in late October. The Home Cinema 5030UB and 5030UBe will be available online and through dealers in mid-October. Each model comes with Epson's service and support, including toll-free access to Epson's PrivateLine priority technical support, 90-day limited lamp warranty and free two-business day exchange with Extra Care Home Service. The Home Cinema 5030UB/5030UBe includes a two-year limited warranty, while the Pro Cinema 6030UB and Pro Cinema 4030 include a three-year limited warranty. For more information, please see the detailed spec sheets.
The new line of Epson home theater projectors are on display and demoed at Epson's booth at CEDIA Expo 2013, Sept. 25-28.
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