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Epson Unveils PowerLite Home Cinema 710HD – Delivering High-Definition Big Screen Entertainment at an Affordable Price
At $649, New Home Cinema 720p Projector Offers Easy and Flexible Set-Up for Movies, Gaming and More
LONG BEACH, Calif., April 17, 2012 — Epson America, Inc. today expanded its award-winning line of 3LCD home theater projectors with the announcement of the EPSON® PowerLite® Home Cinema 710HD – offering families and first-time home theater enthusiasts an affordable and versatile big-screen entertainment solution. The Home Cinema 710HD delivers 720p high-definition resolution, making it easier than ever to enjoy movies, games and sporting events at up to 120-inches or larger.
Designed to make home entertainment simple, the Home Cinema 710HD features easy and flexible setup – just place it in an entertainment center or mount to the ceiling 3.5 to 35.5 feet from the wall or screen. The Home Cinema 710HD offers new Easy-Slide image correction, an intuitive horizontal keystone adjustment slide control bar that allows users to place the projector off-center from the screen and easily center the image with the touch of a finger. Boasting 2,800 lumens of color and white light output[i] and 720presolution, the Home Cinema 710HD offers widescreen entertainment with bright and vibrant image quality.
“Whether it’s a blockbuster movie, live sporting event or video game, the Home Cinema 710HD offers a great home entertainment experience at an affordable price,” said Kristi Lanzit, product manager, Epson America. “Delivering high-quality 720p output, the Home Cinema 710HD delivers rich, vibrant images for a true large screen cinematic experience that you can’t get in a TV for the same price.”
The Home Cinema 710HD is equipped with built-in speakers and versatile connectivity to support DVD players, TV receivers, gaming consoles, PCs, Apple® devices[ii]and smartphones. It also features four pre-set color modes optimized for various viewing environments, as well as HDMI connectivity and a USB 2.0 connection for sharing photos and slideshows. With a special color mode dedicated to gaming, the Home Cinema 710HD allows users to play their favorite video games or watch their favorite TV programs even in well lit rooms.
More About the Home Cinema 710HD
The Home Cinema 710HD features a sleek white, compact design and offers several performance features for home entertainment needs, including:
• 3LCD Quality and Reliability: 3LCD, 3-chip technology delivers incredible color, amazing detail and road-test reliability with no possibility of color break-up or “rainbow effect”
• Easy Setup and Installation:1.2x optical zoom for positioning flexibility, automatic vertical keystone (+/- 30 degrees) correction, easy-slide horizontal correction for easy image adjustments, and Instant On/Instant Off® technology allows for no waiting time to start or shut-down projector
• Versatile Connectivity: Component Video, S-Video, HDMI, USB Type A and B digital connections, and USB 2.0 to share photos and slideshows
• Extended Lamp Life: Epson’s exclusive E-TORL® lamp technology provides optimum light uniformity, increased light output, and minimizes both light diffraction and light leakage, providing the ultimate in lamp longevity; maximizes viewing time, while minimizing costs for up to 5,000 hours of lamp life[iii]
Availability and Support
The EPSON Home Cinema 710HD ($649) will be available in late April through select retailers nationwide and the Epson online store. The projector comes with Epson’s top-of-the-line service and support, including a two-year limited warranty with toll-free access to Epson’s PrivateLine® priority technical support, 90-day limited lamp warranty, and free two-business-day exchange with Extra Care(SM) Home Service.
Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies, with a product line-up ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for enterprise and the home, to sensors and other microdevices. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 78,000 employees in 99 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. To learn more about Epson, please visit: http://global.epson.com.
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