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CASIO REFRESHES SUPER SLIM PROJECTOR LINEUP

New XJ Projector Models Feature Next Generation Technology and Competitive Price Point

DOVER, NJ, JUNE 17, 2009 -- Casio America, Inc., announced today the release of six new additions to the Super Slim lineup featuring up to 3000 ANSI lumens, while maintaining the slim, sleek form that has become synonymous with Casio projectors. Casio has refreshed their super thin, super bright micro portable projector line with the announcement of the models - XJ-S58, XJ-S53, XJ-S48, XJ-S43 and XJ-S38, XJ-S33 featuring DLP® projection technology. The price point for the six new projectors is approximately $100 lower than past models, making Casio’s super slim projectors the perfect solution for someone looking for a professional-quality projector at a reasonable price. The new lineup will be on display at Casio’s Booth # 2949 at the InfoComm Show that opened today in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

Casio delivers up to 3000 ANSI lumens output, while maintaining the industries’ slimmest projector* lineup at 1.7” thick and under four pounds in weight. The brightness and versatile 2X power zoom lens allow the Super Slim projectors to be used in a boardroom, conference or classroom, where brightness is an important feature. The price point allows for the projectors to be available to educators and business executives who do not wish to sacrifice brightness or resolution for size.

Additionally, the USB equipped models, XJ-S58, XJ-S48 andXJ-S38, enable users to make PowerPoint and other presentations wirelessly and without a PC.

“Casio is thrilled to introduce these six new additions to the Super Slim projector line,” said Frank Romeo, Vice President of Casio’s Business Projector Division. “Casio continues to create affordable projectors with improved quality in brightness and zoom for the business and education industries.”

The new models will also support connectivity for control through RS-232 and will be compatible with Crestron, Extron and AMX products. This feature, along with the flexibility of 2X power zoom lens and super slim design, make it perfect for low profile placement in any conference room or classroom.

The USB equipped models allow for wireless connectivity through an optional WiFi receiver. This feature will allow for expanded connectivity in the conference room, as it will be enable up to four PC’s to connect at a time.

For portable applications, the USB port also supports PC-less presentations with your USB thumb drive**. Through Casio’s EZ-Converter Pro software you can convert and present spreadsheets, word processing documents and presentations including PDF files.

All models are equipped with wide-angle 2X power zoom providing the highest magnification in a data projector. This power zoom will enable projection from short distances of 2.8 feet and can reach a total of 30 feet. Boasting the world’s thinnest body*, Casio’s Super Slim measures only 1.26” at its thinnest point with an overall thickness of 1.69”.

The XJ-S58, XJ-S53, XJ-S48, XJ-S43 and XJ-S38, XJ-S33 models feature DLP projection technology and will be available through Casio’s authorized pro AV dealers and resellers. Planned pricing will start from $699- $1199 MSRP. For more information please log on to www.superslimprojector.com.

MAIN FEATURES OF NEW SUPER SLIM PROJECTORS
¦ Permits projection without a PC or through a wireless PC connection (XJ-S38, XJ-S48, XJ-S58)
¦ Wide-angle 2X power zoom - highest magnification in any sub 4 pound data projector
¦ “Vertical auto-keystone correction” automatically corrects for keystone distortion
¦ “Direct power ON/OFF” functions reduce set-up and take-down times
¦ True XGA displays permits compressed display of WXGA/WSXGA+/UXGA, etc.
¦ Vertical image inversion feature enables projection from fixed ceiling installations
¦ Control terminal (RS-232C compatible enables the power to be turned on and off and input signals to be switched remotely

Specifications Subject To Change Without Notice

DLP is a registered trademark of Texas Instruments. XGA is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation, U.S.A. Other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions, established in 1957. Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to realize its corporate creed of “creativity and contribution” through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com or www.superslimprojector.com

* As of June 2009, based on a Casio survey of Micro Portable projectors with 2,000+ ANSI lumens.
** Requires software included with XJ-S58 and XJ-S48