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Brighter is always better (when it comes to projectors anyway)! Optoma has amped up the lumens in the new ZW212ST and ZX212ST to 2500 and 2300 lumens respectively. And educators and businesses alike will like the $1599 and $1499 price tags too. Read on for more information from Optoma!
OPTOMA ADDS MORE POWER TO LAMP-FREE PROJECTOR LINE
Fremont, Calif. | March 25, 2013 |
Delivering its brightest lamp-free projectors ever, Optoma has introduced two new EcoBright solid state illumination (SSI) short-throw projectors, the 2500 lumen ZW212ST and its 2300 lumen cousin, the ZX212ST, both designed to help businesses and educators more effectively display their presentations, save money and reduce their carbon footprint. Offering a 100,000:1 contrast ratio that ensures crisp, clear,readable text, both the WXGA resolution ZW212ST ($1,599) and the XGA resolution ZX212ST ($1,499) employ all the latest command and control technologies, ensuring easy system integration and operation in any boardroom or classroom environment.
“The new EcoBright projectors represent our 6th
generation of lamp-free projectors,”said Jon Grodem, Optoma’s senior director of sales & marketing. “Our experience with this technology has enabled us to push the envelope and deliver the best projector in its class – and the best value, to boot. Because of their performance and energy-saving advantages,lamp-free projectors are playing an increasingly important role in display technology, and it is Optoma’s intention to continue to lead the way.” Optoma’s EcoBright projectors incorporate a host of features that will make them a favorite of any video installation professional or end user. Both offer wireless capabilities and Crestron® certification for remote management and control. MS Office Viewer is preinstalled and supports direct-playback of movies, photos and Office files from the projectors’ 2GBinternal memory, through the USB port, or via an SD card slot that supports up to 32GB of memory expansion. Both projectors also provide inputs to satisfy any infrastructure need,including HDMI, VGA-in, VGA-out, mini-USB for display, USB for wireless connectivity,RS-232 and RJ45 ports for remote management through a larger network, S-video,composite video, audio in and audio out,Optoma’s Z series
projectors utilize the company’s SSI technology that incorporates both LEDs and lasers to deliver high-lumen output and vivid color reproduction over periods of extended use, while at the same time using less power and reducing the projector’s carbon footprint. Each new projector’s virtually-maintenance-free light source is rated to last more than 20,000 hours, ensuring years of service with little or no loss of performance.For more information on all Optoma products, go to www.optomausa.com or call 888-289-6786.
About Optoma Technology, Inc.
Optoma Technology, Inc. is an award-winning developer of projection and digital display products for business and home. The company manufactures multimedia projectors for mobile users, fixed installations and home theaters, as well as HD displays. Optoma products combine superior image processing technologies with exceptional engineering and innovation to deliver images that are bright, crystal clear and finely tuned for tone and color. Optoma products are sold through the company’s global network of Pro AV dealers, major consumer electronics retailers and Internet resellers. For more information, visit www.optomausa.com. ©2013 Optoma Technology, Inc. Optoma names and logos are registered trademarks of Optoma Technology, Inc. Other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies and are hereby recognized.