Epson www.epson.com is expanding its EX projector line with three new sub-$800 3LCD, 3-Chip multimedia projectors, including a WXGA resolution model ideal for widescreen computers and movie-viewing. Designed to simplify projection for small business, home environments and mobile professionals, the Epson EX70 ($799 estimated street price), EX50 ($649 estimated street price) and EX30 ($549 estimated street price) projectors offer Epson's proprietary USB "Plug n' Play" connectivity for fast and easy connection, and are available via leading retail outlets such as Amazon.com, Best Buy, OfficeMax, and Staples.
The EX70 is Epson's value-priced widescreen WXGA resolution model (16:10 aspect ratio), delivering instant USB Plug n' Play video, standard VGA video, and HDMI all-digital connectivity for high-definition quality video and digital audio from just one cable. The EX50 with XGA resolution (4:3 aspect ratio) and the EX30 with SVGA resolution (4:3 aspect ratio) both deliver 2,200 lumens color light output and 2,200 lumens white light output, and weigh 6.2 pounds and 6.0 pounds, respectively. All three models feature Epson's latest high aperture 3LCD, 3-Chip optical engine and a 2000:1 contrast ratio.