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ViewSonic Corp. Announces Newest Projectors Boasting Professional Image Quality

PJL830 and PJL1030 Provide Ulta-Portable Presentation Solution

WALNUT, Calif.--April 26, 1999--Adding to its growing line of portable projectors, ViewSonic(R) Corp. Monday announced the addition of two new ultra-portable projectors to its Office Theater(TM) Projector Series.

For more vivid image quality, the PJL830 and PJL1030 use DLP (Digital Light Processing) technology. DLP projectors create images on the face of a microchip, which allows for lighter and brighter image quality and clearer focus. Both models include a wireless remote complete with a built-in mouse and input sources for video that support PC or Macintosh(R) systems.

The PJL830 and PJL1030 are ideal for executives on the go and sales, graphics or training professionals in need of compact, versatile and powerful presentation solutions.

Both projectors combine powerful features into compact and easily portable devices that deliver impressive presentations in many environments. The PJL830 weighs in at a mere 10.8 pounds and the PJL1030 at 11 pounds. The projectors share dimensions of 9.1 inches in width, 13.8 inches in depth and 5.1 inches in height.

"In designing the PJL830 and 1030, ViewSonic delivers sharp contrast, as well as uniform and long-lasting brightness in a compact, elegant, affordable package," said Lawren Markle, product line manager for ViewSonic. "The superior warranty and striking image quality make these projectors a perfect fit for various users with a host of presentation needs."

PJL830

The PJL830 features a peak 575 ANSI Lumens powered by an Ultra-High Pressure 2,000-hour long-life lamp. Using Zeiss Optics, the projector displays true 800 x 600 (SVGA) images with even brightness and sharpness ranging from 30 inches to 300 inches diagonally and supports 16.7 million colors in NTSC, PAL, Secam, S-video, VGA and SVGA formats.

Contrast ratio for the projector is an extremely high 450:1 maximum. The PJL830 is available for $4,495 MSRP.

PJL1030

The PJL1030 flaunts peak 675 ANSI Lumens powered by an Ultra-High Pressure 2,000-hour long-life lamp. Using Zeiss Optics, images are displayed at 1,024 x 768 (XGA) with even brightness and sharpness ranging from 30 inches to 300 inches diagonally and also supports 16.7 million colors in NTSC, PAL, Secam, S-video, VGA and true XGA formats.

Contrast ratio for the projector is 400:1 maximum. The PJL1030 is available for $6,895 MSRP. The PJL830 is an SVGA projector, while the PJL1030 is an XGA projector. Both are backed by a three-year warranty on non-consumable parts and labor, plus a 90-day protection for the lamp.

About ViewSonic

Since 1991, ViewSonic Display Technology products have won more than 500 awards from independent publications throughout the world. ViewSonic's leadership position is further supported by new industry reports from Display Search ranking ViewSonic No. 1 in market share for Q4'98 in several display categories.

With headquarters in Walnut, ViewSonic Corp. offers comprehensive display solutions for today's education, entertainment, business and professional markets. For further information, contact ViewSonic at 800/888-8583 or 909/869-7976; Fax: 909/468-3756; Internet: www.viewsonic.com.

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CONTACT:
ViewSonic Corp., Walnut
Sandi Hill, 909/444-8852
hills@viewsonic.com
or
MS&L Global Technology
Rafael Larin, 805/230-8202
rlarin@msltech.com


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