Epson has announced a new addition to its 3LCD line of home theater projector: the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 705HD. With the 705HD, the company promises high-quality movies and gaming, and big screen HD performance for an affordable $750.
The projector has a 720p high-definition solution that works for a range of big screen activities including movies, gaming, TV shows, sports, videos, and can even play music from an iPod. The 750HD is meant to be consumer-friendly with features and performance that make home entertainment a pleasurable experience. It has a brightness 2,500 lumens of color and white light output and features four pre-set color modes. It features HDMI connectivity and USB 2.0 Type A digital connection for slideshows, along with other connection options including Component Video and S-Video.
The 750HD features Epson's trademark three-chip 3LCD technology and exclusive energy efficient E-TORL lamp which puts out optimum light uniformity and helps deliver quality move theater-like images and removes the potential for "rainbow effect." The 200 watt high efficiency design uses less energy for up to 5,000 hours of life. The projector is sleek and compact and easy to step-up and install with the Epson Universal Mount and 1.2x optical zoom and Instant On, Instant Off technology with allows for zero waiting time when you start or shut-down your projector.
The projector will be available in October through online audio/visual specialty retailers, select retailers nationwide, and the Epson online store and will include a two-year limited warranty with toll-free access to Epson's PrivateLine technical support.
Epson will also soon be selling the MovieMate 60, a 16:9 native resolution projector with a built-in dvd player and two 10 watt speakers. The MoviteMate 60 has a brightness of 2,000 lumens and will sell for about $650.