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DIGITAL PROJECTION ANNOUNCES NEW 16 x 9 ASPECT RATIO HOME CINEMA PROJECTION SYSTEM FEATURING 3-CHIP DLP™ TECHNOLOGY
KENNESAW, Ga., (August 22, 2003) - Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announced the launch of a new home entertainment-oriented and cost-effective projection display based on 3-chip DLP™ technology by Texas Instruments, the MERCURY HD. The 1280 x 720 native resolution MERCURY HD will be formally introduced at CEDIA Expo (Booth #1204, September 3 to 7, Indianapolis, IN).
The MERCURY HD delivers 1,750 ANSI lumens and 2400:1 contrast ratio and features Texas Instruments' Dark Metal™ DMD's for superior black-level performance. It employs a low-cost, long-life High Intensity Discharge (HID) lamp system and can be outfitted with a variety of fixed and power zoom lenses. The MERCURY HD is ideal for small to medium-sized home theaters, multi-function family rooms or dedicated media rooms.
"The powerful, high-contrast MERCURY HD is the perfect projection system for those who desire the clear and superior benefits of 3-chip DLP™ imaging at an exceptional value," said George Walter, home cinema marketing manager for Digital Projection, Inc. "There has been a compelling need for a product like the MERCURY HD in the home cinema marketplace, and as the Leader in 3-chip DLP™ displays, Digital Projection is thrilled to be the first company to provide this platform."
The MERCURY HD complements DPI's existing line of single-chip and 3-chip DLPTM home cinema projection systems including the iVision HD, HIGHlite Platinum HC, HIGHlite Gold HC and the flagship DLP Cinema™ certified iS10.
About Digital Projection
With a company ethic focused on delivering expert system engineering and customer services, projectors by Digital Projection set the benchmark for precise resolution, color accuracy and ultra-high brightness. In June 1998, Digital Projection was awarded two Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles. POWER Displays by DPI are the first and only projector to win the coveted award.
Digital Projection is a UK-based company with offices in North America and Europe. Digital Projection Incorporated, headquartered in Atlanta, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Digital Projection, Limited, located in Manchester, England. For more information regarding Digital Projection: www.digitalprojection.com or www.digitalprojection.co.uk.
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