Sanyo Announces Two New Superbright 'T' Series Projectors
Chatsworth, CA. - April 15, 2008 - SANYO, one of the world's largest manufacturers of LCD projectors announces the addition of two new LCD Multimedia Projector's, the PLC-ET30L and PLC-XT21/L, to their popular 'T' Series of high brightness, high resolution projectors for the education and business presentation markets.
Offering a full 1400 x 1050 resolution and 10-Bit digital gamma correction, the PLC-ET30L makes it possible to project high-quality high definition images from virtually any location. At 4200 lumens this extremely bright projector is perfect for delivering a PC-based presentation with high quality graphics and images or displaying high-resolution video. The PLC-XT21/L is a value-priced, XGA (1024 X 768) resolution projector that is replacing the popular PLC-XT20.
"These projectors are capable of delivering extremely bright images in environments that require a certain degree of ambient light, such as conference rooms and educational facilities," said Mark Holt, Vice President and General Manager for SANYO's Presentation Technologies Division. "While both are considered high resolution projectors, the PLC-ET30L fills a specific niche as our only SXGA+ model in the 'T' Series line."
The projectors are easy to install using SANYO's exclusive Lens Center design that offers unlimited setup options to meet specific staging requirements with 360-degree position function. To further increase installation convenience, the Up/Down/Left/Right lens shift ensures flawless image projection even in challenging and unusual positions. The Whisper Quiet fan produces an amazing low noise level of only 35 dBA, which is a major advantage in small offices and classrooms.
Both are equipped with SANYO's exclusive PJ Network Interface for wired networking, a common feature among SANYO's extensive line of commercial projectors. The optional networking module (POA-PN03C) allows the monitoring of projector functions and operation from a remote location via a web browser. This optional module (POA-PN03C) comes with a camera and the optional PJ Master Software (POA-PJM01) allow for control and administration of projectors via a network. Users can monitor the actual picture, check status and control projector functions via any web browser. A warning notification can be automatically sent to the registered user's email whenever the projector encounters warnings such as maintenance needs.
Each is outfitted with a sophisticated One-Way Flow System that effectively controls the airflow that cools the projector with a single intake and exhaust vent. A filter warning alerts users to clean clogged filters, ensuring maximum performance. For further maintenance the top plate can be flipped open to clean and replace the Prism Block system for proper maintenance of LCD panels to reduce artifacts in the projected images.
MODEL RESOLUTION CONTRAST ANSI LIST PRICE Lumens (with lens/without lens) PLC-ET30L* 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) 1300:1 4200 NA / $6,495 PLC-XT35/L 1024 x 768 (XGA) 1000:1 5000 $6,995 / $6,495 PLC-XT25/L 1024 x 768 (XGA) 1000:1 4500 $5,995 / $5,595 PLC-XT21/L 1024 x 768 (XGA) 1000:1 4000 $4,995 / $4,495
Lamp: 330W NSHA (PLC-ET30L), 300W UHP (PLC-XT21/L)
The SANYO PLC-ET30L and PLC-XT21/L are expected to start shipping in April '08.
* The ET30L is only sold without a lens. Lens options include Short Fixed, Short/Standard/Long/Ultra Long Zoom.
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. is a multi-billion-dollar global leader in providing solutions for the environment, energy and for lifestyle applications based on its Brand Vision 'Think GAIA'. SANYO Fisher Company (a division of SANYO North America Corporation, a subsidiary of SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.), based in Chatsworth, California, markets digital projectors, digital still cameras, digital media camcorders, home appliances, security video equipment, audio systems, portable and mobile electronics and HD televisions. For more information on SANYO's complete line of projectors please call 888-495-3452 or visit http://www.sanyoPROJECTORS.com.
Posted by Shane Sturgeon, April 15, 2008 7:11 AM
About Shane SturgeonShane Sturgeon is the Co-Publisher and Chief Technologist of HDTV Magazine, an industry publication with HDTV roots going back to 1984, when Dale Cripps founded The HDTV Newsletter. Today, HDTV Magazine is a leading online resource for HDTV news and information and captures the eyes and imaginations of over 3 million visitors annually. Mr. Sturgeon has a background in information technology and has served in various consulting capacities for Fortune 500 companies such as J.P. Morgan Chase, Verizon Communications, Proctor & Gamble and Nationwide Insurance. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Wright State University.