Sanyo Ships Short-Throw LCD Projector
Sanyo has debuted a new short-throw projector targeted toward classroom applications. The new LCD-based PLC-WXE45 can project an 80-inch (diagonal image) from a distance of less than a yard.
The PLC-WXE45 offers a widescreen (16:10) resolution of 1,280 x 800, a brightness of 2,000 lumens, and a contrast ratio of 500:1. It features Color Board Mode and Black Board Mode for compatibility with a variety of projection surfaces, including "all standardized educational boards," according to Sanyo.
Other features of the new projector include:
- Closed captioning;
- Instant on and off when plugging in or unplugging the projector's power cord;
- Various security features, including PIN code lock and anti-theft alarm;
- Communications via RJ-45; and
- RGB, S-video, and composite video inputs.
The PLC-WXE45 is available now for $1,795. Further information can be found here.