Updated: Eiki’s Survival Is Questionable

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Update: Please see below a response from Eiki to this story. Things took a turn for the worse on Friday as Eiki laid off another round of greatness, including their 15-year general manager, Steve Rubery, and, according to one source, 50% of their tech and sales support teams. In addition, their dealer network was notified […]

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Panasonic Makes Claim of Smallest LCD Laser Projectors in New Launch

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The new Panasonic PT-VMZ50 Series makes a bold claims as the world’s smallest and lightest LCD laser projectors. Aimed at the classroom, conference rooms and boardroom markets, the PT-VMZ50 Series consists of three models: the firs two are both 1920×1200, with either 5000 lumens (PT-VMZ50U) or 4000 lumens (PT-VMZ40U) of brightness. The third model is […]

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Canon Intros Entry-Level Priced Projectors

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Canon’s four new LCD projectors are divided into Advanced (“A”) and Mid-Range Priced (“M”) models. The line includes LV-8227A — specified at 2500 ANSI lumens with a 3000:1 contrast ratio and using a WXGA (1280×720) 3LCD engine; inputs include HDMI and VGA LV-7392A — an XGA (1024×768) resolution version of the above projector LV-7297M — […]

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Sanyo Shows 802.11n Projector

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Sanyo has just released details on their new PLC-WXU700 LCD projector – an 802.11n projector capable of streaming any computer resolution as well as MPEG4 video.  Specified at 3800 ANSI lumens, weighing 8 pounds and a native resolution of 1280×800, the WXU700 is a wide-screen 3LCD projector with a plethora of inputs including HDMI, VGA, […]

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Despite Rumors to the Contrary, Sharp Says its Not Exiting LCD Projector Market

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Virtually the entire first quarter of 2009, Sharp has fought off rumors, verbally, that they were not exiting the LCD projector market — mostly generated due to their inability to ship their “C” Series projectors.  Well, Sharp has finally issued a memo that puts to rest the rumors — for now.  Production problems have forced […]

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Christie Digital Launches the Ultimate LCD Projector for Stagers

Christie announced the new LX1000, what the company says is the ultimate 3LCD projector for staging.  At 10,000 ANSI lumens, the dual-lamp LX-1000 includes 10-bit image processing that delivers natural color-tone reproduction, good picture stability, and flawless video playback. The inorganic LCD panels also result in less color degradation over time than conventional LCDs and […]

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