Sanyo , which is one of the largest global providers of visual display, semiconductors, cellular phone and dry batteries; announced that it will release four new high performance Wide-XGA format LCDs for business projectors designed, for use in lecture halls ,large conference rooms and boardrooms.

Sanyo has introduced four wide XGA projectors, which include:
• PLC-WM5500 and PLC-WM5500L (brightness level of 5500 ANSI Lumens),
• PLC-WM4500 and the PLC-WM4500L (brightness level of 4500 ANSI Lumens)

All four projectors feature a 16:10 aspect ratio, 1200*800 (WXGA) resolutions, powered zoom lens and a contrast ratio of 800:1.

“These wide format projectors set a new performance standard for brightness and resolution in their price class,” says Sam Malik, Vice President and General Manager of the Presentation Technologies Group in Sanyo’s North America’s Consumer Solutions Division.

Sanyo’s new projectors offer low maintenance, while delivery high resolution and high brightness. The two modes Picture-in-Picture and Picture-by-Picture enable the user to simultaneously display two images of equal size in a fixed screen location. The Picture-by-Picture mode displays the two images side by side, while Picture-in-Picture mode, a smaller image displayed with the main image, while the size and position of the smaller image can be adjust by the operator.

Sanyo’s new projector uses inorganic liquid crystal panels, which minimize the heat and hence result in great durability and reliability. Each model includes composite video, S-video inputs, HDMI 1.3 input, Remote controller Power Zoom and focus, mechanical shutter and Corner Keystone Correction for image straightening.

• Two modes Picture-in-Picture and Picture-by-Picture
• High resolution with 5500 and 4500 lumens of brightness level
• Active Maintenance filter system
• HDMI terminal
• Power vertical/horizontal lens shifting function
• Auto input signal search
• 7W speakers
• 360 degree Tilt angle protection
• Mechanical Shutter
• RJ-45 network connectivity
• Anti-Theft Hook
• Auto input signal search