SANYO Shows Latest Projectors at ISE 2011


SANYO showed a series of new projectors at ISE 2011, including a new flagship projector – the PLC-HF15000L. This 2K-resolution (2048×1080) projector has a brightness spec of 15,000 ANSI lumens and features SANYO’s QuaDrive optical engine. It also has a new automatic air filter cleaning system, offering maintenance-free operation up to 12,000 hours, according to […]

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Sanyo Shows Short-Throw WXGA Projector with Interactive Whiteboarding


Earlier this month, Sanyo showed rAVe a new wide XGA ultra short-throw 3LCD interactive projector geared for the educational and corporate presentation markets that provides full functionality regardless of the surface on which the image is projected. Unlike existing interactive solutions that require whiteboards or other surfaces with built-in sensors, the PLC-WL2503 operates when any […]

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Sanyo Intros 15,000-Lumen Projector


Sanyo launched its brightest projector to date in the form of the 3LCD (specified) 15,000 ANSI lumen PLC-HF15000L (2048×1080). Aimed at large venue presentation, staging and giant format digital signage, the PLC-HF15000L (lens sold separately) is scheduled to ship later this month and lists at $44,995. Using Sanyo’s QuaDrive engine (adding a yellow color control […]

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Sanyo’s New 3800-Lumen WXGA — A Market Leader

If you’re not integrating wide-screen LCDs in classrooms by now, you’re about to start. There’s a new generation of WXGA (1280×800) resolution projectors hitting the market that are bright and cheaper than 4:3 projection. Sanyo’s ED market leader is their new 3LCD, WXGA resolution PLC-WXU700 — already shipping — with built in 802.11n wireless projection […]

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2010 rAVe Best of InfoComm Awards: Best New Projection Product


Best New Projection Product: (tie) Epson’s BrightLink 450WI. Epson’s new BrightLink 450WI is basically a WXGA (1280×800) resolution, short-throw LCD projector that’s an interactive whiteboard built right into the projector! Sanyo PDG-DWL2500. This is a short-throw, 1280×800 resolution (16:10 aspect ratio) 3D-ready DLP-based projector with 2500 lumens light output. Wow, it looked amazing at the […]

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Sanyo Intros Two Short-Throw 3D Projectors


Last month, Sanyo announced the introduction of two new ultra short-focus projectors with built-in 3D capability. Both projectors feature Sanyo’s compact chassis of about half the size of most other brands’ short-focus projectors. The PDG-DWL2500 is WXGA resolution (1280×800; 16:10 aspect ratio) with 2,500 lumens of brightness. The PDG-DXL2000 is XGA resolution (1024×768; 4:3 aspect […]

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Sanyo Shows 120Hz 1080p Projector


SANYO announced the introduction of the PLV-Z4000, a 120 Hz FullHD 3LCD front projector with 1080p24 capability. With SANYO’s exclusive TopazReal HD system, the projector includes a 3D color management system that enables color accuracy. Through dual HDMI 1.3b inputs, it is Deep Color and x.v.Color capable and listed at 1,200 ANSI lumens with a […]

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Sanyo Launches Four New Wide-XGA Projectors


Sanyo announced four new high performance Wide-XGA format projectors last week. The PLC-WM5500 (with standard zoom lens: LNS-S20), and PLC-WM5500L (with optional lens), spec’d at 5,500 ANSI lumens, and the PLC-WM 4500 (with standard zoom lens: LNS-S20), and PLC-WM4500L (with optional lens), spec’d at 4,500 ANSI lumens, both allow for simultaneous presentation of two images.  […]

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Sanyo Launches Two New Short-Throw Lens Mounts with Built-in Speakers


Targeted to the educational market, the MT-EDU 101 and MT-EDU 102 eliminate the need to use the projector’s internal speakers  (does anyone actually build systems to use the internal speakers?) or a separate audio system by incorporating a 50-watt two-channel amplifier and two powerful 25-watt rated two-way speakers into the chassis of the wall mount. […]

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Sanyo Launches Short-Throw Projector


SANYO launched a new ultra short-focus projector model, LP-WL2500, scheduled to ship in July.  The 230-watt, 2500 ANSI lumen LP-WL2500 projector is a WXGA (1280×768) resolution 3LCD projector that, from 33 inches, can project an 80-inch-wide image.  Of course, like almost every Sanyo projector, it’s networkable, has both VGA and HDMI inputs and uses a […]

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Sanyo’s New XW300 3K Lumen XGA Projector


Sanyo’s latest portable, the XW300, is actually a 5-pound, 3000 ANSI lumen, XGA (1024×760) resolution 3LCD projector that replaces the XW250.  Specified at a 500:1 contrast ratio, the 29dB projector includes network connectivity, RS232 control and compatibility for all analog signals (it does not have DVI or HDMI inputs). Sanyo says the 220-watt lamp lasts […]

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Sanyo Launches Two New XGA Projectors Aimed at ED Market at InfoComm


Targeting the K-12 educational market, two new projectors from Sanyo, the 1024×768 resolution PLC-XW250 and the PLC-XW200, provide a special eco power stand-by mode that only consumes 0.4 watts.  Looking almost identical, both models have a contrast ratio of 500:1, use 220-watt lamp, include both analog XGA and Component Video ports and both are IP-enabled.  […]

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Sanyo Shows 802.11n Projector


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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It’s Official: Sanyo Debuts Wireless HD Projector

rAVe broke this story earlier this month via sources that wouldn’t go on the record, but Sanyo has officially released a wireless HD projector. The new PLC-WXU700 is an LCD-based WXGA (1280×800) resolution, specified at 3800 ANSI lumens LAN-base projector that has one totally unique feature – wireless HD transmission and reception. By inserting a […]

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SANYO Secretly Launches Wireless HD Projector – Not in US Yet


Although not available in the US yet, rAVe believes SANYO’s new wireless WXGA projector, dubbed the LP-WXU700, will likely be at InfoComm.  The 500:1 contrast ratio, 3800 (specified) lumen, 1280 x 800 resolution projector is unique in that it can wirelessly send and receive HD content via Wireless-N (802.11n).  No price is available, but Japan’s […]

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SANYO Debuts Quartet of Wired and Wireless Projectors for the Classroom


SANYO announced today the introduction of four new ultraportable LCD projectors, designed for education and business presentation: the PLC-XU355, PLC-XU350, PLC-XU305, and the PLC-XU300. The PLC-XU355 and PLC-XU305 feature what SANYO says is the industry’s first “simple wireless setting,” which means you can insert the supplied USB memory stick into any PC or MAC and […]

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SANYO Launches the Ultimate Bright & Wireless Projector for Schools

f you need a bright projector, SANYO’s got the perfect one – a balance of brightness and cost.  The all-new PDG-DHT11JL is a 6500 ANSI lumen, native 1920 x 1080 HD DLP-based projector that’s powered by two 330-watt UHP lamps.  If you’re renovating an auditorium, large classroom, theater or other large venue on campus, this […]

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SANYO Makes Projector Designed to Run 24/7/365

SANYO’s new PLC-XTC50L features the industry’s first “Lamp Selection System,” which automatically selects one of two lamps to project from, and switches lamps based on user preference or preprogrammed settings. Management of the projection time for each lamp is dependent on the mode selected. The “Alternating Mode” allows a rotating pattern that alternates the two […]

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SANYO Debuts New 1080p Projector at CES

While the PLV-1080HD is SANYO’s entry-level home theater projector, it is equipped with a state-of-the-art 1080p HD 3LCD panel, an advanced lens-shifting technology, a new variable iris, and SANYO’s 3D color management system. The PLV-1080HD is shipping now. The PLV-1080HD is one of SANYO’s least expensive projectors designed for residential installations, offering a HD panel […]

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SANYO Brings New Projection Products to the Channel, Including Extreme Short-Throw Model

SANYO had quite a showing at InfoComm and introduced several new products to the ProAV community. The first is an amazingly short throw distance model. The company says their new PLC-XL50 can project an 80-inch image from just three inches away. Yes, you read that right. Three inches. It also uses a proprietary that allows […]

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