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CTX Opto Raises the Standard for Projector Solutions With The EzPro 610 Ultra Portable Polysilicon SVGA Projector

Latest Solution from Leading Provider of Display Products Delivers High-Resolution Images for Demanding Presentation Applications

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- March 22, 1999 -- CTX Opto, a leading provider of advanced display products, today announced the debut of the EzPro 610, the newest member of the EzPro family of ultra portable LCD and DLP projectors. Though it weighs in at an ultra-lightweight 9.9 pounds, the EzPro 610 delivers the performance presentation professionals have come to expect from CTX Opto projector solutions. As CTX Opto's first sub-10 pound polysilicon projector capable of supporting full SVGA resolution with XGA compression, the EzPro 610 raises the bar of excellence in projector performance.

"The growing number of mobile professionals is fueling the demand for high-quality presentation solutions," observed Sweta Dash, senior market analyst for Stanford Resources. "Discriminating presentation professionals are seeking lightweight polysilicon projectors that support high levels of brightness."

CONTINUING A TRADITION OF COMPLETE PRESENTATION SOLUTIONS

CTX Opto develops and manufactures quality, high-performance, affordable LCD and DLP projectors for the growing number of traveling professionals who wish to enhance the delivery of information through visual communication. With the EzPro 610's standard dual data input for audio and video, business professionals can easily enhance their presentations with rich multimedia content. The EzPro 610 is the ideal solution for mobile corporate travelers who demand a lightweight projector that can deliver the highest level of brightness with crisp, clear graphics in their presentations.

"Since 1991, CTX Opto has continually raised the bar of achievement within the digital projector industry," said Wilson Chan, managing director of CTX Opto. "The EzPro 610 represents our continued commitment to innovation and quality. CTX Opto continually strives to provide the mobile professional with the right tool every time."

EZPRO 610: THE ULTRA PORTABLE POLYSILICON PROJECTOR

The EzPro 610 allows the mobile professional to deliver high-resolution presentations at an exceptionally clear 800 x 600 resolution with a diagonal image size of 20 to 260 inches, projecting full screen video without the artifacts traditionally found in SVGA projectors. It offers simple plug-and-play compatibility for both PC and Macintosh environments, and with its support for XGA compression, provides flexibility for use with today's advanced high-resolution XGA notebook computers as well as graphics-intensive applications.

With its standard dual data inputs for audio and video, it can project true multimedia presentations. The EzPro 610 delivers 600 ANSI lumens of brightness and supports 16.7 million colors, delivering the performance and sharpness necessary for high-impact presentations. It utilizes a 120W UHP lamp for 4000 hours of life.

This latest offering from CTX Opto also has a friendly user interface. A custom memory option allows users to save up to six favored display settings and select these using the on-screen display function. Also available is an on-screen menu adjustment option in seven languages. A complete projection solution package, the EzPro 610 is equipped standard with two built-in multimedia speakers, infrared remote control, light-weight, hard-shell carrying case with detachable wheels and an assortment of cables and connectors to meet a variety of presentation needs.

PRICING AND AVAILABILITY

The EzPro 610 is available now through authorized audio/video dealers and VARs. The manufacturer's suggested retail price is $3,995, and includes a standard two-year warranty.

 

ABOUT CTX OPTO

CTX Opto was founded in 1991 to provide cutting-edge LCD products that deliver crisp, clear, distortion-free images to consumers, OEMs and vertical markets. Through the use of leading-edge technologies such as Digital Light Processing (DLP) and plasma displays, CTX Opto produces a full range of Advanced Display Products including LCD monitors and projectors. The CTX Opto EzPro line of portable LCD projectors provides a powerful, mobile presentation solution for use in meetings, seminars and classroom settings. CTX Opto also manufactures flat panel displays ideal for use in hospitals, banks and for those individuals who desire the latest in leading-edge technology. The company's advanced display platforms are sold extensively through retailers and distributors, as well as the OEM, VAR, industrial and manufacturing channels. For more information, call 888/942-2929, or visit the CTX Opto Website at www.ctxopto.com.

CTX Opto and EzPro are registered trademarks of CTX Opto, Inc. All other names mentioned herein are the rightful property of their respective owners. Any and all claims to pricing and availability are subject to change without notice.

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