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Mitsubishi Presentation Products Announces World's First All-Purpose LCD Projector
CYPRESS, Calif., Sept. 1, 1999--The X300 provides the presentation community a single choice for all applications-portable or fixed. Mitsubishi Presentation Products, creator of the industry's broadest line of award-winning projection and conference room display products, Wednesday announced the most flexible and affordable addition to its presentation product line, the X300 LCD projector.
Weighing in at just 13 pounds and priced at $11,495 the X300, with 2000 ANSI lumens, offers a fuller feature set than most fixed installation projectors in addition to rugged portability that allows it to travel comfortably when it has to.
In designing the X300, we took the best and most popular features from our projector products in the industry's three dominant projector categories -- the fixed/installed unit, the portable unit and the ultra-portable device," said James Chan, Mitsubishi's product manager for projectors. "Then, we engineered these features into the most efficient form factor for the greatest number of applications and, voila, came up with the X300, the first member of the industry's newest category -- the `all-purpose' projector."
All-Purpose" Feature Set
Enhanced Lamp Technology -- The X300 provides 2000 ANSI lumens brightness, the brightest of any projector at this weight. And, for the "all-purpose" user, the lamp for the X300 is a user-changeable, 190-watt long-life, short arc, high efficiency lamp. This sturdy and enhanced presentation technology creates clear and crisp images from 40 to 300 inches, perfect for any of the diverse lighting situations typical of most companies' presentation venues, whether they require front, rear or ceiling mount installations for any size room and audience.
Picture-in-Picture -- To make the most of any presentation and add significant dazzle and capabilities, the X300 is equipped with Mitsubishi's popular picture-in-picture feature. Any two input sourced images, such as text and video, may be displayed active simultaneously. The window is movable and sizeable to support even the most creative presentation design.
CineView(TM) Video Line Doubler -- A built-in 2D Y/C separation line doubler with the most advance algorithms enables the X300 to display the most beautiful video quality that rivals today's most high-end video televisions satisfying even the most demanding home theater enthusiasts. It supports worldwide video standards and is HDTV input-ready up to 720P/1080i.
Point-`n-Zoom Digital Magnification -- Like the best of the fixed installation units, the X300 allows presenters to select and enlarge areas of the display requiring special attention such as spreadsheets, photographic images or highly detailed CAD/CAM schematics for full-screen, easy-view displays. The zoom feature also enlarges the selected area to full screen size and brings the viewing audience up close to the information.
Worldwide Accessibility -- It doesn't matter where the show takes place, as the X300's connection capabilities include worldwide voltage sensing, PAL and SECAM in addition to NTSC video formats and comes with an intuitive on-screen, graphic user interface complete in seven different languages.
The X300 uses three polysilicon active-matrix LCD panels to produce a 1024 x 768 true XGA resolution, or a maximum resolution of 1280 x 1024 to allow for larger workstation compatibility. The X300 also has a horizontal scanning range from 15 to 82 kHz and vertical from 50 to 85 Hz, image reversal, and an RS232C serial port to facilitate seamless and simple integration with popular control systems. In addition to the foreign video formats, the X300 supports S-VHS, and NTSC domestically as well as computer inputs from both Apple(R) and IBM(R) platforms and the most commonly used computer graphics standards.
For even the most novice presenter the X300 comes with one-touch screen set-up that recognizes the input format and automatically optimizes the display. The new projector is also backed by a three-year Emergency Roadside Assistance (ERA) Program, providing a three-year parts and labor warranty, a 30-day warranty on the light source, and 7-day toll-free support.
Mitsubishi Presentation Products Division markets the industry's most extensive line of projection products, conference room monitor systems and innovative display products through a selective network of authorized distributors, resellers and dealers throughout the United States and South America.
Mitsubishi Presentation Products is located at 5665 Plaza Drive, Cypress, Calif. 90630. Customers can call 800/843-2515 or visit www.mitsubishi-display.com for more information.
X300 FACT SHEET
The brightest portable LCD projector in the business with a feature-set that beats most larger installed units -- it's the all-purpose X300 from Mitsubishi!
Polysilicon three micro-lens panel system; 1024 x 768 XGA resolution; maximum resolution of 1280 x 1024 SXGA providing workstation compatibility;
2000 ANSI lumens; 300:1 contrast ratio;
190 watt, short arc NSH lamp and scanning frequency from 15 to 82 kHz;
- Projects images from 40 inches to 300 inches; suitable for front, rear and ceiling mount installations;
- Dimensions: 11.8x5.0x14.5" (W x H x D); Weight: 13 lbs.;
- Professional Presentation Features: simultaneous live picture-in-picture, simultaneous video and RGB sourcing, intuitive on-screen graphic user interface in seven languages, power zoom, gamma correction, built-in laser pointer, CineView(TM) Video Line Doubler, digital keystone adjustment, Point-`n-Zoom Digital Magnification;
- RS-232 communication terminal, 1 for PC, 1 for MAC;
- Simple, one-touch auto set-up function; plug and play compatible supporting two computers and two video inputs simultaneously; includes 1 composite video input, 2 RGB/component video inputs, 1 S-Video input, 1 RGB output and a wireless, multifunctional remote control;
- Accepts S-VHS, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, and SECAM video formats and computer inputs from Apple(R), IBM(R), and many workstation computers;
- Suggested retail price: $11,495 with three-year parts & labor warranty, 30-day warranty on the light source, 7-day, toll-free support and a 3-year Emergency Roadside Assistance (ERA(R)) program that guarantees free replacement product shipped overnight for next-business-day delivery.
Susie Mitchell Cover, 714/236-6139
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