|Canon LCD projectors|
Ralf Jurrien : July 9th 2012 - 14:35 CET
Canon portable LCD projectors : Integrating the newest technology advances into its line of LV Series Canon portable LCD projectors, Canon USA, a leader in digital imaging solutions announced four new Canon LCD projectors designed to serve the needs of a wide range of professional users. Common to all of these convenient, lightweight portable LCD projectors is a cost-effective combination of high brightness, long lamp and filter life, and convenient auto setup functions. Divided into Advanced (“A”) and Mid-Range (“M”) models, Canon’s newest products include the Canon LV-8227A high-contrast projector and the Canon LV-7392A, LV-7297M, and LV-7292M multimedia LCD projectors. |
Portable LCD projectors
“Canon’s lineup of LV Series portable LCD projectors is designed to appeal to a diverse array of markets and applications with great performance, genuine user benefits, and excellent cost-efficiency,” stated Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technology & Communications Group, Canon USA. Combining high-contrast (3000:1) image projection with widescreen WXGA (1280 x 800) resolution display, the Canon LV 8227A multimedia projector is designed to deliver bright (2500-lumen), highly detailed video and still images even in well-lit environments, such as classrooms. The Canon LV 8227A portable LCD projector is also capable of reproducing full 16:10 widescreen images generated by the latest laptop and desktop computers - including crisp, well-defined diagrams and spreadsheets - without cropping or compression.
Canon LV 7392A multimedia projector
Outputting a bright 3000-lumen image, the Canon LV 7392A multimedia projector features a contrast ratio of 2000:1, and is also well-suited for classrooms, labs, and other smaller educational environments. The LV 7392A delivers XGA (1024 x 768) resolution images, as do the LV 7297M and LV 7292M multimedia projectors, which output 2600 and 2200 lumens, respectively. The LV 7297M and LV 7292M are designed for general use by the small office/home office market.
Canon LCD projectors - Connections
All four of Canon’s newest LV Series portable projectors include a wide array of computer, video and audio connections for compatibility with a variety of media-display devices. Connectors include a HDMI 1.3 input that enables crystal-clear display of high-definition video signals from Blu-ray players, satellite TV or digital cable boxes, and other high-quality video and audio sources. An RS-232C serial connection provides for full local PC controls when using third-party control software. The Canon LV 8227A and LV 7392A each include a 10-watt built-in speaker with network control capabilities while the LV 7297M and LV 7292M incorporate 1-watt built-in speakers.
Image Modus features
The Canon LV 8227A, LV 7392A, LV 7297M and LV 7292M multimedia LCD projectors feature Genuine Canon wide-angle 1.2x zoom lenses with manual zoom and focus for exact user-determined settings of projection optics, clear picture quality, and generous projection distances. The Canon LCD projectors also include a variety of Image Modes features to suit varied presentation needs, including:
• Standard - the normal mode pre-set on the projectors.
• Presentation - increases contrast and saturation (detailed diagrams and text in bright rooms).
• High Contrast - clear and easy-to-see detail in bright environments.
• Cinema - increased contrast and tonal detail for depiction of moving images.
• Color Board - to improve color reproduction when projecting on colored boards.
• User 1-4 - enables users to save and recall preferred individual settings.
• Blackboard/Greenboard - to improve color reproduction when projecting onto colored classroom boards.
Canon LCD projector price & availability
The new Canon LV 8227A, LV 7392A, LV 7297M, and LV 7292M LCD projectors have suggested list price of $799, $799, $699, and $599, respectively. All Canon LCD projectors are expected to ship in late June and each is backed by Canon USA’s exclusive Triple P (Projector Protection Program), a free service program that provides a loaner projector of equal or greater value to the end user in the event their projector needs to be repaired.