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Optoma Introduces Sub-$3,000 DLP-Based 1080p Home Theater Projector
Optoma's New 1080p Projector Snaps Price Point in DLP Front Projection Category
MILPITAS, CA (June 4, 2007) - Optoma, one of the leading manufacturers of digital projection and display devices, introduced the HD80 1080p home theater projector. The HD80 is the company's new 1080p home theater projector that offers outstanding features, functionality and value.
The HD80 features the latest 1080p DLP® DMD chipset from Texas Instruments and a 10,000:1 contrast ratio with Optoma's proprietary ImageAI technology, which allows the HD80 to deliver extraordinary color saturation and subtle details for incredible image quality. The Optoma HD80 allows conscientious home theater enthusiasts to enjoy 1080p pictures without compromising performance.
With 1300 lumens and a native 16:9 aspect ratio, the HD80 also offers studio-grade resolution with its internal video/color enhancement processing system, which delivers an advanced three-stage process flow that offers personalized adjustment settings at each stage. The HD80 also boasts Texas Instruments' BrilliantColor color processing technology to deliver higher brightness and provide truer, more vibrant colors to the projected picture.
1080p DLP® chipset and BrilliantColor technologies by Texas Instruments
Native 1080p (1920x1080) resolution
1300 lumens with a 10,000:1 contrast ratio (with ImageAI)
Three-stage video processing system offers personalized adjustment options: decoding, image enhancement and color reproduction enhancement
Display Technology: Single 0.95-inch 1080p DMD DLP® chipset
Brightness (typical): 1300 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 10,000:1 (with ImageAI)
Resolution: 1080p native (1920 x 1080)
Video Compatibility: Full NTSC, PAL, SECAM, HDTV (720p, 1080i/p), SDTV (480i/p, 576i)
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 native, full automatic 2.35:1 with Anamorphic Lens
I/O Connectors: 2x HDMI (1.3), DVI-I w/HDCP, S-Video, Component Video, Composite Video, RS-232, 12V trigger, External IR receiver port
Image Processing: Motion Adaptive 480i, 576i and 1080i de-interlacing, 10-bit image processing, advanced 3D comb filter, 3x presets, 3x programmable display formats, advanced noise reduction and sharpening
Color Management: User definable gamma, three user definable modes, ISFccc color settings
Weight: 10 pounds (projector)
Warranty: 2 years limited parts and labor; 1 year on lamp
The Optoma HD80 home theater projector will be available in July 2007 for an estimated street price of $2,999 through authorized Optoma dealers and retailers.
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