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ViewSonic PJL855 Ultra-Light Projector

Personal Presentation Solution

WALNUT, Calif.-- Oct. 18, 1999--Adding to its growing Office Theater(TM) Projector Series, ViewSonic Corporation today announced the PJL855 ultra-light portable projector. Weighing only 9.9 pounds, the projector is especially suitable for mobile sales and training professionals who require remote freeze and magnification of computer or video displays. The PJL855 is an active matrix LCD projector with 900 ANSI lumens(1). It displays true 800 x 600 (SVGA) and 1,024 x 768 (with advanced compression) images with even brightness and sharpness ranging from 31 inches to 300 inches diagonally.

"The PJL855 is ultra-light and value priced," noted Lawren Markle, Product Line Manager, ViewSonic Corporation. "It's a terrific solution for mobile trainers, salespeople and graphic artists who need to project a professional quality image in a variety of offices and projection venues. The PJL855 gives the presenter control of two different systems at the same time, and with the wireless remote/laser pointer, the freedom to move around during the presentation. These are key benefits for traveling professionals." The PJL855 supports true colors in a variety of display formats including NTSC, PAL Secam, S-Video, true SVGA, and XGA along with most popular standards. The projector features a back lit wireless remote with built-in mouse and laser pointer, supports two selectable input sources (e.g. PC and Mac(R)) simultaneously, and includes a soft carrying case. It is fully backed by ViewSonic's 3-year warranty on non-consumable parts and labor, plus 90-day protection for the lamp. The company offers toll-free technical support seven days a week, 24 hours a day. The PJL855 is available for MSRP of $4,195 from retailers and distributors nationwide.

About ViewSonic

ViewSonic(R) Display Technology(TM) products have won more than 550 awards from independent publications and organizations. ViewSonic's leadership position is further supported by its rank as the United States' No. 1 best-selling flat panel display provider by Display Search (Q2 '99) and the leading independent monitor brand by Stanford Resources (Monitrak Q2 '99).

Headquartered in Walnut, California, ViewSonic Corporation offers comprehensive display solutions for today's education, entertainment, business and professional markets. As of March 1999, ViewSonic is one of only 200 North American companies to receive the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System certification from its registrar, the British Standards Institution. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corporation at: 800/888-8583 or 909/869-7976. Fax: 909/468-3736. Internet: www.viewsonic.com.

(1): Maximum ANSI lumens

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