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Epson Announces Next-Generation Ensemble HD Home Cinema System Featuring Latest 1080p Projector Models

Award-Winning Fully-Integrated Home Entertainment Solution Now Available Online and Through Authorized Dealers

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson today announced that its multi-award winning Ensemble HD(TM) Home Cinema System is now available with the company's latest 3LCD 1080p front projectors. The PowerLite(R) Home Cinema 6100 and Home Cinema 6500 UB offer home entertainment and AV enthusiasts two outstanding options for an incredible viewing experience with Ensemble HD.

The Ensemble HD Home Cinema System is a fully-integrated, high-end home entertainment solution for viewing movies, TV and playing video games. With a motorized 100-inch screen, integrated surround sound, AV controller with built-in DVD player, universal remote and virtually all components needed for installation, the unique system can transform any home's living or family room into a dual-purpose living and entertainment area without compromising space or the room's decorative integrity.

"Available now with two of Epson's best performing home theater projectors, the Ensemble HD Home Cinema Systems provides arguably the greatest true home theater value in the industry," said Rajeev Mishra, director, Projector Marketing and Development, Epson America. "As a global leader in projector technology, Epson's commitment to lowering home theater cost of ownership is at the core of everything we do. Our decision to offer this impressive entertainment system online for home cinema enthusiasts who want to install it themselves was a logical step in meeting the needs of this growing market."

The Ensemble HD Home Cinema System is available in three models to meet varying consumer needs, ranging from entry-level families looking for an affordable home theater solution to AV enthusiasts looking for the best performance and feature-set. Pricing for the models includes $4,999 for the Ensemble HD Home Cinema 720p, $6,499 for the Ensemble HD Home Cinema 6100 and $7,999 for the Ensemble HD Home Cinema 6500 UB. Available directly online at select retailers such as Visualapex.com and Projectorpeople.com, consumers interested in do-it-yourself projects and undertakings will now be able to install Ensemble HD themselves. For consumers who prefer professional installation, the system can also be purchased through Epson's authorized dealers and installers.

Since its launch, the Ensemble HD Home Cinema System has received numerous awards and accolades, including an Honoree designation in the 2008 CES Innovations Awards, 2008 Excite Award, 2008 AVS Forum Product Appreciation Award, Projector Review's Outstanding Product Award, and more. For additional information, please visit the Ensemble HD Home Cinema System fact sheet.

About Epson America, Inc.
Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation (SEC) and is a leading provider of digital imaging products that exceed the vision of its customers. The company's extensive range of printers, 3LCD projectors and small- and medium-sized LCDs are renowned for their superior quality, functionality, compactness, and energy efficiency. The Seiko-Epson organization is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and was recently added to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an indicator for leading companies in economic, environmental and social criteria.

Note: Epson is a registered trademark and Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. PowerLite is a registered trademark and Ensemble HD is a trademark of Epson America, Inc. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.

Source: Epson America, Inc.