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Toshiba Enters Value Projector Market With Feature-Packed TLP-S30U and TLP-T50MU Projectors

Press Release  |  Oct 28, 2002

Toshiba Projectors Offer Customers Excellent Performance at Unparalleled Price

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2002 - Toshiba's Computer Systems Group (CSG) today announced the TLP-S30U and TLP-T50MU projectors, ideal for presenters who demand quality images and portability at a low cost. With prices starting at $1,299 ESP, Toshiba's new LCD projectors incorporate image quality, ease of use, performance and mobility.

The new TLP-S30U and TLP-T50MU projectors reinforce Toshiba's commitment to the projector industry and increase its offerings in the value category with feature-rich projectors at competitive prices. Delivering bright, crisp images, the projectors boast 1,400 ANSI lumens, 400:1 contrast ratio, SVGA (800 x 600) and XGA (1024 x 768) resolution respectively and automatic keystone correction. The TLP-S30U and TLP-T50MU projectors include a special monitor output connector to enhance presentations in any setting and allow connectivity to a monitor in addition to the projection on the screen. In addition, the TLP-S30U and TLP-T50MU are compatible with Toshiba's notebooks and Pocket PCs. At five pounds, the projectors are easy-to-use with "plug and project" functionality to ensure worry-free, professional presentations with Toshiba reliability, compatibility, and versatility. The sleek design with impressive two-tone magnesium casing adds durability and reliability.

The Toshiba TLP-S30U and TLP-T50MU gives mobile professionals the ability to deliver exceptional presentations with integrated data, video and audio capabilities and a 1-watt speaker for enhancing multimedia effects. Toshiba's new projectors have minimal noise at an extremely quiet 35dBA, ensuring that the projector will not interfere with the presentation.

"As the parameters of value and performance continue to evolve in the projector industry, Toshiba will incorporate the best features at very competitive prices," said Oscar Koenders, vice president of worldwide product planning and product marketing, Toshiba CSG. "These latest projectors from Toshiba offer unparalleled feature sets in a mobile package, making it a very attractive option for markets where price is a key purchasing factor."

The new projectors complement Toshiba's strategy to provide presentation solutions that enhance business productivity and give users the ability to present anytime in almost any setting. Toshiba's full line of projectors come standard with a 2-year limited warranty, remote control with laser pointer and soft carry case.

Pricing and Availability
The Toshiba TLP-S30U projector with SVGA resolution is available immediately in North America for $1,299 ESP. The Toshiba TLP-T50MU projector with XGA resolution is available immediately in North America for $2,195 ESP. Toshiba projectors are available at or through Toshiba enterprise sales team and authorized Toshiba distributors, dealers, retailers or mail-order partners.

About Toshiba Computer Systems Group
Toshiba Computer Systems Group is a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. ("TAIS"), a leading vendor for portable computers. In addition to notebooks, the company offers portable and wireless accessories, Pocket PCs, projectors and mobile server computing solutions for business customers under the Toshiba brand name. For more information call 1-800-TOSHIBA or visit the company's Web site at Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of multiple divisions that provide computer, communications and imaging products and services. Products include industry leading portable computers, PDAs, mobile computing accessories, servers, including communications and portable servers, storage subsystems, cable modems, digital business telephone systems, voice-mail, digital cameras, security systems, and projectors. TAIS provides sales, marketing, services and manufacturing for its wide range of information products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, which is a world leader in high technology and integrated manufacturing of electrical and electronic components, products and systems. Toshiba has global sales of over $40 billion and more than 300 subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide.

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