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Wow, at only $699 (estimated street price), this new ViewSonic HD projector model, the PJD7820HD, has broken a new price barrier for 1080p business projectors. It also offers 3000 lumens of brightness and HDMI connection. Read on for more information from ViewSonic.
ViewSonic Breaks $700 Price Barrier with New, Best in Class 1080p Projector
ViewSonic PJD7820HD delivers projection combination of 1080p, 3000 lumens and an HDMI connection at an unrivaled street price
Following the recent revamp of its PJD5, PJD6 and PJD7 series,ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions, brings Full HD projection to SMBs and home office users at the unmatched price point of just $699 with the PJD7820HD.
“As more and more business applications run on high definition resolution, the demand for 1080p projectors in the business world has been on the rise,“ said Roger Chien, product manager for ViewSonic. “Our new PJD7820HD offers best in class price-performance for a Full HD 1080p DLP projector on the market today, making it the ideal crossover model for both SMBs and home office consumer use.”
An expansion of ViewSonic’s PJD7 specialty series, the DLP® PJD7820HD pairs 3000 ANSI lumens and a 15000:1 contrast ratio for brightness with Full HD resolution for crystal image clarity. Packed with features, this 3D Blu-ray® ready projector includes the latest HDMI connection, multiple PC and video input options (dual VGA, composite, S-video, RS232, VGA/audio out), 1.3x optical zoom, vertical keystone correction and an integrated speaker. Designed as a business office projector, the PJD7820HD is perfect for displaying graphic intensive applications, CAD engineering drawings or high-def multimedia files. Plus, the versatile PJD7820HD can also be used for watching Blu-ray movies. Add in a filter-less design and a DynamicEco™ “standby” energy-saving mode reducing brightness down to 30 percent when the projector is not in use, the PJD7820HD delivers enhanced product reliability and virtually zero maintenance.
The PJD7820 comes with a three-year limited parts and labor and one-year lamp warranty, along with Express Exchange® Service*. The projector will be available in North and Latin America in late February for an ESP of $699.