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New Epson Home Theater Projector Delivers Big Screen Entertainment at an Affordable Price

Home Cinema 640 Offers High Color Brightness, Versatile Connectivity and Portability for Families Everywhere
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Sept. 30, 2015 – Epson, the number-one projector manufacturer in the world, today expanded its award-winning lineup of 3LCD home entertainment projectors with the addition of the Epson® Home Cinema 640. Epson projectors offer up to 3x higher color brightness than leading competitive projectors(1). The Home Cinema 640 boasts 3,200 lumens of color brightness and 3,200 lumens of white brightness(2) for vibrant image quality. The affordable 3LCD projector displays images up to 300-inches – 25 times the size of a 60” flat panel – bringing big-screen fun to any home. In addition, the Home Cinema 640 also features built-in sound, versatile connectivity and flexible setup tools for instant setup virtually anywhere at an affordable price.

“The Home Cinema 640 is the ideal projector for movie nights, outdoor matinees and multiplayer videogames,” said Jason Palmer, marketing manager, Epson America. “With features including portability, high color brightness, flexible setup with four built-in color modes and versatile HDMI connectivity, users can easily enjoy their favorite movie or TV show using their choice of device with quick and easy setup straight out of the box.”

Featuring an all-digital HDMI® port for versatile connectivity, the Home Cinema 640 allows users to view content from a range of devices including a cable or satellite box, Blu-ray® player, gaming console or streaming device. Users can also select from one of four built-in special color modes optimized to display the best possible quality and color in any environment, allowing users to enjoy their favorite movies, TV shows and videogames. Additionally, the Home Cinema 640 offers built-in sound, easy setup and installation for flexible placement with horizontal image correction and Easy-Slide control technology.

Added Features of the Home Cinema 640 Projector
The Home Cinema 640 offers a lightweight design for flexible placement with several features, including:
•3LCD Quality and Reliability: 3LCD, 3-chip technology delivers incredible color, amazing detail and road-tested reliability with no possibility of color break-up or “rainbow effect”
•High Color Brightness and High White Brightness: 3,200 lumens of color brightness and 3,200 lumens of white brightness(2)
•Flexible Positioning and Easy Setup: Vertical image correction is automatic and horizontal correction is simple with the Easy-Slide control bar; the projector’s compact design is ideal for placement virtually anywhere
•Versatile Connectivity: HDMI port to easily display content from a variety of media devices including a cable or satellite box, Blu-ray player, gaming console, streaming device, computer, GoPro® and more
•Advanced Home Screen: Featuring an intuitive home screen for easy navigation and setup

Availability and Support
The Home Cinema 640 ($359.99 MSRP) will be available in late September through select retailers nationwide and the Epson online store. The projector comes with Epson’s top-of-the-line service and support, including a two-year limited warranty with toll-free access to Epson’s PrivateLine® priority technical support and 90-day limited lamp warranty.

About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in printing, visual communications, quality of life and manufacturing. Epson’s lineup ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 70,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental burdens.

Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.epson.com

You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica) and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonAmerica).

Note: EPSON is aregistered trademark and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. PrivateLine is a registered trademark of Epson America, Inc. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.

(1) Color brightness (color light output) measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4. Color brightness will vary depending on usage conditions. Leading Epson 3LCD projectors in the home entertainment segment (720p and 1080p) compared to leading 1-chip DLP projectors, based on NPD data for June 2013 through May 2014.
(2) Color brightness (color light output) and white brightness (white light output) will vary depending on usage conditions. Color light output measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4; white light output measured in accordance with ISO 21118.

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