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Epson Launches High-Performance 1080p Home Theater Projectors for Custom AV Installers and DealersPowerLite Pro Cinema 9350 and 9700 UB Deliver Award-Winning 3LCD Performance, Image Quality and Detail
ATLANTA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- CEDIA Expo 2010, Booth 2406 -- Epson America today announced two new home theater projectors designed for the custom AV installer channel, the PowerLite Pro Cinema 9350 and 9700 UB. These native 1080p home theater projectors feature Epson's latest 3LCD™ technology with C2Fine® chip sets for amazing color and detail, high contrast ratios and road-tested reliability. With a host of value-add features and Epson's award-winning customer service and support, the Pro Cinema 9350 and 9700 UB offer full-featured solutions for professional installers.
The Pro Cinema 9350 and 9700 UB offer an exceptional home theater experience with state-of-the-art image quality and performance in each of their respective categories. Both projectors feature deep blacks and bright images with contrast ratios up to 50,000:1 and 200,000:1, respectively. The projectors come equipped with professional-level color tools, including ISF calibration and color isolation, allowing installers and calibrators to fine-tune picture quality and match output with front projection screens. As the number-one selling projector brand worldwide(i), Epson stands behind these projectors with its industry-leading customer service and support, ranking as the number one Home Video company in the annual "Supplier Loyalty Report" by the consumer electronics industry publication inside track for three consecutive years.
"Today's home theater market is extremely competitive, and Epson is committed to developing high-quality, high-performing products that help the custom installation channel stay ahead of the game," said Marge Ang, senior product manager, Epson America. "We are continuing to pack our Pro Cinema projectors with a slew of value-add features, technology and service in order to deliver the programs and initiatives dealers need to help drive sales."
Epson Pro Cinema 9350
Epson Pro Cinema 9700 UB
The Pro Cinema 9700 UB also offers Epson's Super-resolution technology for enhanced picture quality and FineFrame™ technology for smoother frame interpolation, sharper video quality and the elimination of judder. The projector also includes a built-in Silicon Optix HQV Reon-VX video processor and PW390 scaler to ensure a smoother picture. In addition, the Pro Cinema 9700 UB offers pre-set color space selection to set color gamut according to geography and source material and is now usable with two types of anamorphic lenses (fixed and movable sled) to project true 2.35:1 and 2.40:1 widescreen images without black bars above and below the picture(iii).
Additional Shared Features of the Pro Cinema Line
-Cinema Filter feature delivers larger color space for improved color fidelity
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(i) Based upon Q2 2010 worldwide front projection market share estimates from Pacific Media Associates.
(ii) Light output varies depending on modes (color and white light output). White light output measured using ISO 21118 standard.
(iii) Without external processor.
(iv) Lamp life will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions and usage. Lamp brightness decreases over time