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Focusing on HDMI connectivity and 3D capability, Viewsonic introduces 3 new models, additions to its business projector line. Offering a choice of 3 different resolutions, and with MSRPs ranging from $539 to $849, they will be a viable option for presenters on a budget, looking for feature-laden models.
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ViewSonic Introduces Three New HDMI® Projectors
ViewSonic is recognizing HDMI as the standard CE connectivity
WALNUT, CA–(Marketwire – Aug 30, 2011) – ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions, today introduced the PJD5133, PJD5233 and PJD5523w — all equipped with HDMI inputs for enhanced connectivity and a pixel-perfect viewing experience. “Analysts predict there will be an estimated 1.3 billion total number of HDMI-enabled CE devices shipping in the market by 20141,” said Roger Chien, product manager for ViewSonic. “ViewSonic is recognizing HDMI as the standard CE connectivity option by declaring that from this point forward, all of our projectors will ship standard with HDMI input connectivity. This commitment is just a further proof point that we will continue to deliver consumers, educators and SMBs alike the visually thrilling viewing experience they have come to expect from ViewSonic.”
ViewSonic® PJD5133 — SVGA 3D-ready projector
The budget-friendly PJD5133 is a high-performance SVGA 800×600 DLP projector offering 2700 ANSI lumens and a 3000:1 contrast ratio. At just over three inches high, the PJD5133 features a slim and lightweight design, making it easy to move from room to room. Pairing HDMI connectivity with multiple PC and video input options, this projector adjusts to each user’s display needs — at a price point that won’t break the bank. Other hardware features include 1.1x manual optical zoom, vertical keystone correction, 120Hz / 3D-ready capabilities, HD video signal support and integrated speakers. Combined with its filter-less design and energy-saving Eco-mode, the PJD5133 is built to stand the test of time.
ViewSonic® PJD5233 — XGA 3D-ready projector Perfect for budget conscious consumers or SMB owners, the 5.7 pound PJD5233 is a DLP® projector with 2700 ANSI lumens, a 3000:1 contrast ratio and XGA 1024×768 native resolution. Packed with features, the PJD5233 is equipped with multiple PC and video inputs including HDMI, full HD 1080p video signal support and integrated speakers for the enjoyment of a variety of multimedia entertainment. The device is 120Hz / 3D-ready, allowing the user to enjoy any PC-based 3D applications. Pairing a high contrast ratio and brightness with ViewSonic’s ViewMatch® technology, the PJD5233 offers adjustable color settings for vibrant picture projection.
ViewSonic® PJD5523w — WXGA (720p HD) widescreen 3D-ready projector The PJD5523w is an advanced DLP projector, ideal for home theater enthusiasts, small and medium businesses or every day consumers. Built with BrilliantColor™ technology, the PJD5523w produces rich colors with a high brightness level (2,700 ANSI lumens) and contrast ratio (3,000:1) that enable it to shine in virtually any lighting situation. The projector’s widescreen 1280×800 WXGA native resolution, HDMI port, 1080p full HD video support and 120Hz / 3D-ready capabilities make it one of the most adaptable projectors on the market. At just over three inches high and 5.7 pounds, the PJD5523w is the perfect projector for practically any situation.
All three projectors come standard with ViewSonic’s industry-leading, three-year limited parts and labor warranty and full one-year lamp warranty. Additionally, ViewSonic’s Express Exchange® Service guarantees a 48-hour turnaround on all covered product replacements for the first year2. The PJD5133 and PJD5523w are now shipping for respective MSRPs of $539 and $849. The PJD5233 will ship next week for a MSRP of $679. For more information on ViewSonic’s products, please visit ViewSonic.com or follow ViewSonic on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
ViewSonic® Corporation is a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions. ViewSonic develops, markets and supports a broad range of innovative products, including tablets, LED TVs, computers, LED monitors, projectors, digital photo frames, digital signage displays, 3D devices and digital media players.
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1 Data via iSupply Market Watch report
2 Subject to Express Exchange Service terms and conditions. Programs, pricing, specifications and availability are subject to change without notice. This news release contains forward-looking statements that reflect the Company’s expectations with regard to future events. Actual events could differ significantly from those anticipated in this document.