At the recent CEDIA Expo, Epson showed off a new ultra-short-throw 1080p projector that uses a laser light source, which offers improved contrast, instant on/off, and a longer life span. The LS100, which will be available this fall, can produce up to a 10-foot-diagonal image from a short distance. It has a rated light output of 4,000 lumens and a rated dynamic contrast ratio of 2,500,000:1, and three HDMI inputs are onboard. The LS100's MSRP will be $2,999.
Epson has introduced the Home Cinema LS100 Full HD 3LCD Ultra-Short-Throw Laser Display--bringing bright, big-screen projection in a smart ultra-short-throw design to living rooms for under $3,000 MSRP. A simple and compact solution, the Home Cinema LS100 sits just inches from the wall without any long cables, shadows or glare to disrupt the viewing experience or detract from decor. Powered by Epson's innovative laser technology, the Home Cinema LS100 features an incredible 4,000 lumens of equal color and white brightness, and an extraordinary contrast ratio up to 2,500,000:1 for incredibly deep blacks. Offering an immersive, Full HD picture up to 10 feet diagonal, the Home Cinema LS100 delivers bright, vivid images, with or without a screen.
"The Home Cinema LS100 Digital Laser Display is designed to allow people to enjoy life-size images in Full HD up to 10 feet diagonal with the lights on and the shades open--all at a fraction of the cost of a 120-inch traditional flat-panel display," said Rodrigo Catalan, senior product manager, Projectors, Epson America. "With the Home Cinema LS100, families don't have to worry about the limitations of traditional home projection systems, such as shadows when walking in front of the projected image."
The Home Cinema LS100 complements Epson's existing lineup, targeting consumers looking for easy, flexible installation and seamless integration with their home décor. The LS100 delivers a full HD image with or without a screen for a transcendent, immersive viewing experience.
Featuring "No Shadow" projection and simple cable management, users don't have to worry about interruptions when viewing content if people walk in front of the projected image. The Home Cinema LS100 also enables today's connected home to stream Full HD content from a range of devices including cable/satellite boxes, gaming consoles and streaming devices like Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku.
The Home Cinema LS100 features Epson's innovative laser technology, offering up to 10 or more years of worry-free operation. A high-speed contrast control ensures both bright and dark scenes look their absolute best and 4,000 lumens of equal color and white brightness. Additionally, 100 percent color brightness delivers extraordinary image performance in a variety of lighting conditions. With Instant Off performance, experience almost no lag time for warm-up or cool down with the projector reaching maximum brightness or turning off within 5 seconds.
More About the Home Cinema LS100 Digital Laser Display
The Home Cinema LS100 offers a range of features and performance for everyday entertainment and beyond:
• Transcendent Viewing Experience - Place the projector just inches from the wall and get
sharp, life-size images in Full HD resolution up to 10 feet diagonal - with no long cables, no
shadows, and no glare - for a modern entertainment solution that won't detract from your décor.
• Ultra Bright Laser Technology - 4,000 lumens of equal color and white brightness for 100
percent Color Brightness, plus Instant Off.
• Deep Black Contrast Ratio - Features an extraordinary contrast ratio up to 2,500,000:1, for
exceptionally deep blacks and brilliant, vivid colors.
• Advanced 3-Chip Design - 3LCD technology ensures no color wheels, no white segments and
no rainbow effect.
• Easy, Flexible Installation - 3x HDMI ports allow you to unite all your devices in a single hub,
offering versatile connectivity for cable/satellite boxes, gaming consoles and streaming devices.
• Perfect for Everyday Entertainment and Beyond - Enjoy your favorite HD channels, sports,
concerts, movies and more.
• Dependable, long-life technology - Lamp-free light source delivers up to 10 or more years of
performance; comes with a two-year limited warranty and two-business day replacement with free shipping for added peace of mind.
Availability and Support
Designed for both the mass consumer and custom installer markets, the Home Cinema LS100 will be available for $2,999 MSRP this Fall through Amazon, CEDIA and Magnolia. Epson projectors come with a two-year limited warranty, toll-free access to Epson's PrivateLine priority technical support, and free two-business-day exchange with Extra Care Home Service.
• Visit Epson's website for more product information.
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