ViewSonic Extends Projector Offerings with Three New 120Hz / 3D-Enabled DLP Products
Company delivers short throw and network managed eco-friendly projector products
ORLANDO, Fla. –(Business Wire)– Jun 15, 2009 ViewSonic® Corp., a leading global provider of visual display products, today at InfoComm 2009 announced the availability of the all new PJD6211, PJD6221 and PJD6381 flexible, eco-friendly projectors with enhanced 3D display capabilities. These projectors are ideal for classroom, corporate and gaming audiences as they come equipped with advanced network management capabilities, multiple inputs and 120Hz refresh compatibility for a truly immersive 3D experience.
PJD6381 – 3D ultra short-throw DLP projector
The PJD6381 has one of the shortest throw ratios available for a DLP projector on the market, with a ratio of .68, which helps reduce shadowing effects and is compatible with the wide range of interactive whiteboard options being used in school districts nationwide. The product has a 1024×768 XGA resolution, 2,500 ANSI lumens and a 2,500:1 contrast ratio to display detailed, brilliant images. Media can also be viewed in 3D with a 120Hz refresh rate as the projector is compatible with the two leading stereoscopic 3D technologies from Texas Instruments (DLP Link) and NVIDIA (3D-Vision™), allowing gamers and educators to see the most realistic graphics. The PJD6381 also has RJ45 network management software allowing users to manage all of their networked projectors, schedule on/off times and send email alerts to administrators notifying them of required maintenance, such as scheduled lamp replacements.
The PJD6381 will be available in August 2009 with an MSRP of $1,249.
PJD6211 and PJD6221 – 120Hz / 3D Ready DLP projectors
ViewSonic’s new DLP projectors are equipped with a 1024×768 XGA resolution, up to 2,700 lumens and a 2,800:1 contrast ratio to display bright, crisp images onto various surfaces. The PJD6221 includes RJ45 network management scheduling software that allows for control configuration and control remotely when connected to a centralized network. This network management tool is also compatible with existing ViewSonic DLP projectors, like the PJD6240 with a XGA 1024×768 resolution, 3,200 lumens and a 2,000:1 contrast ratio, perfect for use in meeting rooms or classrooms. The products are equipped with composite, S-Video and VGA inputs for increased connectivity with multiple devices. They also include a VGA output port for connecting an external display or secondary projector for multiple screen viewing.
The projectors are compatible with the two leading stereoscopic 3D technologies from Texas Instruments (DLP Link) and NVIDIA (3D-Vision) allowing educators and gamers to interact with amazing 3D content. Gamers in 2D mode can also take advantage of the blazing fast 120Hz refresh rate to eliminate shadowing and distortion of screen images.
The PJD6211 and PJD6221 will be available in July 2009 with MSRPs of $849 and $999, respectively. Additional short throw projector specs and video introduction can be found here.
“With these three new additions to our already extensive line of education projectors we are able to give administrators, businesses and gamers even more options through visual display technology,” said Jeff Volpe, vice president and general manager of ViewSonic North America. “ViewSonic’s new offerings allow alternative, energy efficient ways for users to view and enjoy various forms of media.”
All of ViewSonic’s DLP projectors are Energy Star® certified and feature ECO Mode™ configuration options. This can save up to 40% in energy consumption and extend the lamp life of the product up to 6,000 hours, decreasing the total cost of ownership.
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