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SANYO Introduces Industry's Brightest Two Lamp Projector Providing High Luminance Even in Venues With High Ambient Light

Two-lamp PLC-XF71 provides highest luminance in its class at 10,000 lumens

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO, one of the world's largest manufacturers of 3LCD projectors unveils a two-lamp professional-grade projector, the PLC-XF71 today.

The brightest projector in its class, the PLC-XF71 [1024 x 768] is 10,000 lumens with a contrast rating of 3000:1 contrast ratio. It incorporated a three-mirror system to achieve uniform light output from two lamps, reduces color irregularities, and delivers incredibly high quality 4:3 images. Additionally, the PLC-XF71 features the exclusive Durable Inorganic Optical System (DIOS) with optical components that are heat and UV resistant.

The PLC-XF71 is also outfitted with SANYO's exclusive Active Maintenance Filter (AMF) system, which automatically detects airflow and advances clean filter material as needed, resulting in less maintenance, and increased reliability.

"This two-lamp projector is bright enough to use in large auditoriums, staging events or any other venue that requires a projector that can emit a good deal of light," says Mark Holt, the Vice President and General Manager for SANYO's Presentation Technologies Division. "The addition with our AMF technology the PLC-XF71 can reliably meet the demands of our customers in the large event/conference and halls market as well as the digital signage and office-use markets."

Installation is quick and simple with SANYO's proprietary Up/Down/Left/Right lens shift that ensures a perfect image even in the most challenging positions.

The projector is compatible with WUXGA, UXGA, SXGA+, SXGA, WXGA, XGA, SVGA, VGA and MAC computers. The inputs provided are RGB (D-Sub-15), Pb/Cb, Pr/Cr (BNCx5) and S-Video. DVI-D and other input configurations are available with optional accessories. An USB service port is provided, along with a RS-232 communications port for use with external control systems.

The SANYO PLC-XF71 will ship in January 2009 with a suggested retail price of $16,995.

About SANYO
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. is a multi-billion-dollar global leader in providing solutions for the environment, energy and for lifestyle applications based on its Brand Vision 'Think GAIA'. SANYO Fisher Company (a division of SANYO North America Corporation, a subsidiary of SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.), based in Chatsworth, California, markets digital projectors, digital still cameras, digital media camcorders, home appliances, security video equipment, audio systems, portable and mobile electronics and HD televisions. For more information on SANYO's complete line of projectors please call 888-495-3452 or visit http://www.sanyoPROJECTORS.com.