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Polaroid Introduces New Lightweight Professional LCD Projector

Press Release  |  Sep 26, 2000

-- Polaview SVGA 270 Offers a Portable Presentation Solution with Superior Image Quality --

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- September 26, 2000 -- Polaroid Corporation (NYSE: PRD) has expanded the Polaview projector line with the introduction of its new Polaview SVGA 270 liquid crystal display (LCD) projector. Weighing only 5.3 pounds, the Polaview 270 is micro-portable and is the most lightweight, compact projector in the Polaroid product line.

Delivering professional image quality, the new Polaroid projector features a powerful optical system that provides superior brightness with a SVGA 800 x 600 resolution and 800 ANSI lumens. The Polaview SVGA 270 also provides more than 16 million colors, a solid contrast ratio at 150:1, digital keystone correction and panning in image magnification mode.

In addition, the Polaview SVGA 270 features digital and manual zoom, a credit card sized remote control, and plug-and-play RGB input with AutoSync, as well as manual focus for superior image quality. The new Polaroid projector also has full video compatibility with a freeze function, video and S-video inputs, and is DVD component-ready.

With a small footprint and plug-and-play simplicity, the Polaview SVGA 270 can be utilized in a variety of presentation settings including sales, business, education, government, medical, scientific and engineering. The projector's weight and portability also provide professionals with a flexible presentation tool that is ideal for use on the road or in a conference room at the office.

Availability, Compatibility and Pricing

The new Polaroid projector is shipped with a soft carrying case and is compatible with Windows-based PCs, Macintosh computers and workstations. The Polaview SVGA 270 has a U.S. suggested list price of $3495 and is available this month in the U.S. through authorized Polaroid dealers and catalogues. International prices may vary and can be determined by contacting the Polaroid office in your region.

For additional information about the Polaview SVGA 270 or the complete line of Polaroid LCD projectors and products for business users, customers may call 1-800-816-2611 ext. D264, or visit the Polaroid business-to-business Web site at

About Polaroid

Polaroid Corporation, with annual sales of approximately $2 billion, is the worldwide leader in instant imaging. Polaroid supplies instant photographic cameras and films; digital imaging hardware, software and media; secure identification systems; and sunglasses to markets worldwide.

"Polaroid" and "Polaview" are registered trademarks of Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, Mass. Other product names may be the trademarks of their respective owners.


Media Contacts:
Tanya Kovilaritch
Paine & Associates
(714) 424-2501

Kim Reingold
Polaroid Corporation
(781) 386-2000