EPSON Projectors, The Leaders In 3LCD Technology

3LCD technology named after the three LCD panel chips used in its image generation engine. A major LCD projection color image generation technology used in modern digital projectors. That is 3LCD technology, the technology developed by Japanese imaging company Epson since the 80s. The technology was first licensed for use in projectors in 1988 and a year after, in early 1989, Epson introduced its first 3LCD projector, the VPJ-700.

The sustained success of 3LCD projectors in the worldwide market throughout the year is due to a number of factors, including recently introduced projector models, innovative features and technology advantages. All these made 3LCD projectors a stand out from its competition, including:

  • 3-Chip Optical Engine: the use of a 3-chip optical engine in 3LCD projectors delivers incredibly bright, true-to-life color.
  • High Color Light Output: 3LCD projectors is capable to deliver a high Color and White Light Output so images result, makes video and text always look their very best.
  • No Color Wheel: Since 3LCD projectors do not rely on a spinning color wheel to produce color, the 3LCD projectors won’t need to suffer from "the rainbow effect" or "color break-up".
  • Road-Tested Reliability: 3LCD projector is claimed as the best projection technology and since then has consistently been the choice of users who demand long-life performance as well reliability.
  • Energy Efficient Light Engine: 3LCD projector is more energy efficient because its uses available lamp light to create stunning images. Projecting on average 25% more brightness per watt of electricity, compared to other (projector) technologies.

The 3LCD technology is now marketed by an affiliated organization named after the technology itself: “3LCD”. It is a consortium of projector manufacturers that have licensed 3LCD technology to be used in their products. Today, 3LCD technology has been adopted by 40 different projector brands worldwide. In 2009, 3LCD projector is reportedly comprised about 51 % of the world’s digital projector market.

The 3LCD projector has made Epson become the world’s leading projectors producer. The company also manufacture its LCD panels for competition such as Mitsubishi, Sanyo, Panasonic, and several others. That Epson projector amongst the best quality in the business is confirmed by how the has awarded Epson projector more than any other brand.

By using the 3LCD technology, Epson projectors offered a unique all-in-one projector systems with facilities such as MovieMate line, as well as varieties of Epson Home Theater Systems: Epson projector, projector screen, speakers, and a DVD player.

Since Epson 3LCD projectors delivering brighter colors than its leading competitors. It is no wonder Epson Projectors for Home Cinema editions have won multiple awards with Home Cinema 6500UB won the Best in Class Awards, and Epson project Moviemate 72 with its good audio quality is claimed as the most advanced projector in the market. As for the lower price point, Epson projector MovieMate55 is famous for its capability in delivering impressive performance in its class.

Not only for Home Theater, Epson has also been a dominant player for business projectors. Either way, Home Theater or business projectors, Epson projectors are known for superior engineering and design, for extremely sharp imagery, and for being conservatively rated.

In almost every projector reviews, Epson projector always exceed claimed spesifications for reliability and support. Since no manufacturers understand the importance of high color brightness in order to deliver brilliant image quality other than Epson, which has invented the 3LCD technology.

Without further ado, here are several types of well-recommended Epson 3LCD projectors for business, a few among many:
The small and light weight projectors Epson EB-1700 3LCD projector series (weighing at 45mm high and weighing 1.7 kg), are known to deliver bright, colourful images. The Epson projector in EB-1700 series can easily fit in the same bag with a notebook computer and made in several types. The top of the range is Epson Projector EB-1775W which has executive-style and speed with automated setup including vertical and horizontal keystone correction. Including a one touch "screen fit" button that able to automatically resizes the image to match with the edges of the screen, adjusting focus at the same time, all in less than 4 seconds.

The last two of Epson Projector EB-1700 series are EB-1760W and EB-1750. Both types are designed for ease of use, with automatic vertical keystone correction, source search, auto detection of RGB/Component connections, multi-screen colour adjustment, password protection, auto iris-on/off, internal speaker, normal and ECO power modes, and three pre-set colour modes.

Epson Projectors within the EB-1700 series can display presentations with image, audio and mouse control via a connection to a computer with a USB cable. As for other types of input and display options, Epson's EB-1700 projectors have HDMI (not EB-1750), VGA, Video (RCA), USB Type B, USB Type A, and Audio (stereo mini) ports.

Other than the EB-1700 Epson projector, Epson has develop its projectors in several types and series, such as: BrightLink Series, Ensemble Series, EX series, MegaPlex series, MovieMate series, PowerLite series, and last but note least, the VS series.

Every projector has their own unique features. But what is more important for potential buyers is to pay attention to connectivity options provided in the projector. For example, if you intend to use the projectors as a second screen for presentation or sharing multimedia content, do look for standard I/O ports like D-Sub, HDMI, and USB 2.0. Whilst in you work in a wirelessly connected environment, LAN and wireless networking support may also be considered as priority.

Having realized the dynamic fluctuation of technolog industry, Epson is not satisfied by its achievement being the market leader in 3LCD projectors. The company has continue to develop unique innovations and ground-breaking features to improve user experience while allowing users to easily the ideal Epson projectors which is right for their needs.

One of the latest features made available for Epson Projectors is the Epson iProjection App which primarily designed to enable wireless projection from various mobile devices like smartphone or tablets. As the result, users (of Epson projector) can now say goodbye to complicated setup with tangled cables and meet the new way of sharing. The good thing is, iProjection App is not only exclusive for Apple products, it is available for both Apple iOS and Google Android platform.

(Date: 17 June 2013; Frida)

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