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Toshiba's New Projectors Offer Big Performance at Small Prices

Press Release  |  Aug 26, 2003

The Value Priced TLP-S10U and the TLP-S41U Featuring the First Ever Detachable Document Camera Offer Superior Performance and Versatility at a Very Low Cost

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 26, 2003-- Leveraging its expertise in the value projector market, Toshiba's Computer Systems Group (CSG) today announced two new ultra-portable projectors. Designed for educators, small- to medium-sized businesses and other professionals that require performance on a tight budget, the TLP-S10U and TLP-S41U offer the perfect mix of features, power and portability.

"Toshiba is dedicated to providing our customers with quality presentation tools that provide bright, crisp images whether it be in the classroom, corporate training room or courtroom," said Mark Pickard, vice president of product marketing for Toshiba CSG's Projector Business Unit. "With the TLP-S10U and TLP-S41U, budget-conscious customers no longer have to sacrifice features and performance to experience the convenience and flexibility that mobile presentation devices can offer."

"The availability of lower-cost projectors and a growing emphasis on high technology products is spurring the growth of the education and small-to-medium business markets, making these two of the fastest-growing segments of the front-projector market in 2003," said Sweta Dash, director of LCD and projection research for the market research firm iSuppli/Stanford Resources. "iSuppli/Stanford Resources expects this growth trend to continue, with overall worldwide front-projector sales growing to more than 5 million units in 2007, up from 2.3 million units in 2003."

TLP-S10U Projector
Toshiba's TLP-S10U delivers a robust combination of brightness and portability, all at a low $999 price point. Weighing in at just 4.8 pounds, the ultra-light projector features 1,200 ANSI lumens, 400:1 contrast ratio and native SVGA (800 x 600) resolution. Packaged in a stylish silver metallic casing, the TLP-S10U includes keystone correction capabilities, and enables whisper-quiet presentations at approximately 32 dBA in economy mode.

With the presentation qualities of a projector combined with the imaging capabilities of a document camera, Toshiba's TLP-S41U offers mobile professionals a new level of value, flexibility and versatility. Delivering crystal clear images, the TLP-S41U boasts 1,600 ANSI lumens, 400:1 contrast ratio, native SVGA (800 x 600) resolution and automatic keystone correction. The TLP-S41U also includes the first ever detachable document camera. With this new advancement, users can now simply unclip the document camera from the projector and position it however they wish to increase flexibility and range while displaying 3-D objects, fine print text or photographic samples. Weighing a mere 6.2 pounds (with the camera attached) and priced at just $1,799, the TLP-S41U is the perfect entry-level presentation device for mobile professionals that demand projection and document camera capabilities on a low budget.

Easy to Use
Ready to go out of the box, the TLP-S10U and TLP-S41U feature one-touch auto set up and an easy-to-use remote control for worry-free, professional presentations. Both projectors also include monitor output connectivity that allows users to view presentations from a computer in addition to what is projected on the screen. With integrated data, video and audio capabilities, Toshiba's TLP-S10U and TLP-S41U are fully equipped to deliver stunning presentations with advanced multimedia effects.

Pricing and Availability
The Toshiba TLP-S10U and TLP-S41U projector with detachable document camera are available immediately in North America for $999 ESP(a) and $1,799 ESP(a), respectively. Toshiba projectors are available through Toshiba's enterprise sales team and authorized Toshiba distributors, dealers, retailers or mail-order outlets, or at Toshiba's full line of projectors comes standard with a two-year limited warranty and remote control.

(a) Current Estimated Street Price (ESP). Reseller prices may vary.
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