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SHARP® INTRODUCES VERSATILE PROFESSIONAL PROJECTORS THAT BOAST EXCELLENT IMAGE QUALITY AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICE

The 3D Ready PG-LX2000 and PG-LS2000 are ideal for classrooms and meeting room settings and are designed to offer high performance, wide flexibility and enhanced reliability

MAHWAH, NJ – May 15, 2012 – Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, today introduced the latest addition to its expansive line of professional projectors, the PG-LX2000 and PG-LS2000. Both portable projectors are 3D Ready and feature DLP® BrilliantColor™ technology for rich and vibrant color reproduction and enhanced reliability.

“We are excited for users to be equipped with all the benefits of Sharp’s exceptionally vibrant and realistic image reproduction capabilities in these new low cost 3D Ready projectors,” said Les Burger, senior product marketing manager, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. “We expect the PG-LX2000 and PG-LS2000 to set a new standard for projectors that are ideal for use in classrooms, meeting rooms and other office settings.”

These 3D Ready projector models incorporate DLP Link™ technology for use with compatible 3D content and glasses. They feature 2,800 lumens and 2:000:1 contrast ratio, along with a sealed DLP® chip with filter free design, to help provide not only high performance but also lower maintenance and operating costs. Weighing just 5.1 pounds, these lightweight and flexible projectors are excellent for use in portable (table-top) and fixed installation (ceiling mount) applications.

Both models incorporate a wide complement of inputs including HDMI™ (available on PG-LX2000 only), RGB/component, composite video and stereo audio inputs. An RS-232C serial control/communications port is also provided.

The PG-LX2000 and PG-LS2000 come readily equipped with presentation assist functions that are accessible from the remote. These include 3D mode on/off, GUI (Graphic User Interface) Pointer, Spotlight, Image Freeze, Image Enlarge, Break Timer and AV Mute. Enhanced security and anti-theft features include Kensington® lock compatibility, security bar, key lock and system lock functions and optional security cable kits (for use with Sharp’s optional ceiling mount bracket).

Easy setup and operation is aided by Sharp’s “Quick Start” on-screen setup guide, a 1.2x optical zoom lens and vertical keystone correction directly accessible from the remote. These models also feature a built-in closed caption decoder with black and white text for easy readability.

With standby power consumption as low as 0.5W and an estimated lamp life of up to 5,000 hours (Eco+Quiet mode: On), these projectors are designed for reduced environmental impact. To help provide peace of mind, these projectors are backed by a three-year parts and labor limited warranty that includes Sharp’s 24-hour turnaround “ER” Express Repair support. (90 day warranty on the user-replaceable projection lamp.)

The PG-LX2000 ($850 MSRP) and the PG-LS2000 ($760 MSRP) are now available through Sharp’s network of ProAV dealers, resellers and distributors.