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Vivitek Qumi Pico Projector
Vivitek has now joined the Pico projector club in a big way with its introduction of the Qumi LED projector. What makes it special is that it seems to be the first 3D ready (uses the same DLP Link technology as most larger DLP 3D projectors) Pico/pocket projector! Weighing in at 1.6 lbs., its LED-based light source offers up to 300 lumens (less of course, with 3D content), and 30,000+ hours doing what you bought it for; be that game playing, presenting and/or data/video sharing from all your portable devices. And the estimated price of $499 makes it pretty affordable too, especially considering the competition so far!
P R E S S R E L E A S E
Vivitek Enters Pico Projector Category with LED-Based Pocket Projector
Vivitek Introduces Bright, Lightweight, LED-Based Projector with 3D Ready Capabilities LAS VEGAS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Vivitek Corporation, a leading manufacturer of innovative visual presentation products, enters the Pico projector category with the Qumi, the company’s new line of LED-based pocket projectors. To maximize the company’s strength in LED-based projectors, the new Qumi (pronounced Q-me) projectors enhance Vivitek’s family of projection devices for a wide range of applications.
Weighing in at only 1.6 pounds, the Qumi is the first pocket projector to be 3D-ready via Texas Instruments’ DLP® Link™ technology. The Qumi’s touch sensitive button controls and sleek design is ready to be used with a variety of devices, including, but not limited to digital cameras, laptops, smart phones and tablets. Vivitek’s Qumi projector is versatile and portable enough for both work and play, making it ideal for sharing digital content.
“With the Qumi line of LED-based projectors, Vivitek now has a complete line of projector models to fit just about any need and application,” said Christopher Yang, senior product manager at Vivitek. “We know that hours of operation, brightness and picture quality are key factors for users. The Qumi projectors incorporate the latest LED and other leading-edge technologies and features, such as 3D, to ensure that it is versatile enough to match the range of portable products out in the market.”
Qumi Key Features/Specifications:
•Native WXGA (1280x800) resolution
•Up to 300 lumens of brightness and a 2500:1 contrast ratio
•3D-Ready (via DLP Link) and a DLP chipset from Texas Instruments
•1.6 pounds; Dimensions: 6.3”(w) x 1.2”(h) x 3.9”(d)
•30,000+ estimated LED hours of operation
•Connectivity options include: Mini-HDMI, Universal I/O (24-pin connector for VGA/component input), 3.5mm video-in, 3.5mm mini-jack audio-out
•USB and MicroSD slots for content and memory expansion
•Built-in 1W speaker
•Offered in a black or white finish
•Available in May 2011; Estimated street price of $499.00(USD)
About Vivitek Corporation
Vivitek manufactures an extensive line of visual display and presentation products. The company’s line of digital projection and display products incorporates the latest innovations and technologies to deliver superior products for it partners, customers and channels. Vivitek products are sold through authorized dealers, distributors, retailers and system integrators. For more information, visit www.vivitekusa.com.
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