Toshiba Announces Large Venue Projector with DynamicBlack(TM) Technology : Toshiba's TDP-WX5400U Projector Offers Dual Lamps Interchangeable Color Wheel and Wide Resolution Technologies

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A leader in creating innovative mobile computing products, Toshiba’s Digital Products Division, a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the launch of the large venue TDP-WX5400U projector with DynamicBlack(TM) technology to offer incredible contrast in images and video, with darker elements providing a superior black image. The TDP-WX5400U with DLP(R) BrilliantColor(TM) technology is covered by Toshiba’s three-year standard limited warranty(1) and is available for the competitive price of $6,299 (MSRP) (2).

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The projector is designed for ultimate versatility in challenging environments for the Pro AV and House of Worship installations –– the projector comes with Toshiba's three-year standard limited warranty(1) and is built to be reliable and affordable.

Toshiba's TDP-WX5400U also offers the following leading-edge technologies: dual-lamps, an optional interchangeable color wheel, wide resolution, five optional lenses, automatic vertical and horizontal keystone correction, filter-free design, enhanced security features and extensive connectivity options.

"Toshiba's TDP-WX5400U projector provides stunning image quality and color performance with its two interchangeable color wheels for impressive image color or maximum brightness," said Jane Poon, product marketing manager, Digital Products Division, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. "The projector is designed for ultimate versatility in challenging environments for the Pro AV and House of Worship installations –– the projector comes with Toshiba's three-year standard limited warranty(1) and is built to be reliable and affordable."

The Toshiba TDP-WX5400U projector includes the following leading-edge technologies:

Dual lamps: The TDP-WX5400U offers a dual-lamp system to increase brightness if used at the same time. With both lamps in operation at the same time, you can reach a brightness of 5,400 ANSI lumens; when using a single lamp, 2,700 ANSI lumens is achievable. Dual lamps eliminate down time and interruption if a lamp burns out during a presentation. Optional interchangeable color wheel: To maximize the projector's color or brightness in a variety of display settings, the Toshiba TLP-WX5400U comes equipped with two interchangeable color wheels - a six-segment color wheel (RGBCMY) and a standard four-segment color wheel (RGBW). Wide resolution: This feature is offered at WXGA 1280 x 800 with a 16:10 aspect ratio to offer more viewing and work space than a traditional 4:3 aspect ratio. Automatic Vertical and Horizontal Keystone Correction: This feature instantly projects a square image even when the projector is placed at a steep offset angle: +/- 40 degrees automatic vertical keystone correction and +/- 35 degrees automatic horizontal keystone correction. Filter-Free Design: This technology keeps damaging dust particles from collecting on the projectors' imaging elements and assists in reducing the cost of ownership by requiring one less part to replace, less maintenance and by extending the projectors' lamp life. DLP(R) BrilliantColor(TM): This technology utilizes up to six separate colors: red, blue, green, cyan, yellow and magenta to allow for more accurate and vibrant colors that won't fade over time. Brilliant Color technology also enables a 50 percent increase in brightness of colors for both color fidelity and performance. Security Features: The TDP-WX5400U includes password protection, projection lens lock and a Kensington lock for enhanced security for professional presenters. Extensive Connectivity Options: The HDTV-compatible TDP-WX5400U comes with a variety of inputs and outputs for high-end multimedia presentations, including DVI-D (with HDCP: High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection), RGB (D-sub 15-pin), 5 BNC ), component video, audio-in (for Video and PC), S-video and composite video. It also comes with two three-watt stereo speakers, one RGB (D-sub 15-pin), and audio out, one mini-jack for screen trigger, one RS-232 (D-sub 9-pin) and RJ45 for control. The following are some of the Toshiba TDP-WX5400U projector specifications:

TDP-WX5400U Projector Specifications (MSRP $6,299(2))

 

-- Display Technology: DLP(R)

Pane Size: 0.65 inches DLP(R) DMD Number of Pixels: 1,024,000 (1280H x 800V)  

-- Aspect Ratio: 16:10

 

-- Native Resolution: WXGA 1,280 x 800

 

-- Brightness:

Dual Lamp: 5,400 ANSI Lumens Single Lamp: 2,700 ANSI Lumens  

-- Contrast Ratio: 2400:1 (with DynamicBlack(TM))

 

-- Lamp: 280W x 2 (dual-lamp system)

 

-- Color Reproduction: Full 16.7 million colors

 

-- Input Terminal:

RGB Input: x 1 D-sub 15-pin

5BNC: x 1 DVI-D: x 1 DVI-D (with HDCP: High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection) Component: x 1 (RCA) Video: x 1 S-video; x 1 RCA for Composite Video Audio (for PC): x 3 stereo mini-jack Audio (for Video): Video/S-video share Left/Mono/Right (RCA x 2); YPbPr Left/Mono/Right (RCA x 2)  

-- Output Terminal:

RGB: x 1 D-sub 15-pin Audio: x 1 stereo mini-jack  

-- Input Signal Format:

Video: NTSC, PAL, SECAM Color Difference: HDTV/DTV (480i/480p/576i/576p/720p/1080i/1080p) RGB: VGA, SVGA, XGA, WXGA (native), SXGA/UXGA (compressed)  

-- Other Terminal:

RS-232C: 1 x RS232 (D-sub 9-pin) RJ45: 1 x RJ45 for control  

-- Screen Trigger: x 1 (mini-jack)

 

-- Digital Keystone Correction: Automatic vertical +/- 40 degrees; Automatic horizontal +/- 35 degrees

 

-- Internal Speaker: 3.0W + 3.0W

 

-- Weight: 37.4 pounds

 

-- Dimensions (W x H x D): 19.9 inches x 8.5 inches x 15.2 inches

 

-- Warranty: Three-year limited warranty on parts and labor. One-year limited warranty on the lamp or 500 hours, whichever comes first. The Toshiba TDP-WX5400U is currently available through Toshiba's authorized distributors, dealers, VARs, mail-order outlets and http://www.explore.toshiba.com.

Green Statement: Toshiba strongly believes in corporate social responsibility and is committed to taking action to help protect the environment. Toshiba has set an environmental goal to double its ecological efficiency by 2010 while currently manufacturing its products to meet the Restriction on Hazardous Substances(3) standard (RoHS). All Toshiba projectors are RoHS compatible, reducing harmful environmental effects by restricting the use of lead, mercury and certain other hazardous substances.

About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of four business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, Storage Device Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide mobile products and solutions, including industry leading portable computers; projectors; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for automotive, computer and consumer electronics applications; and telephony equipment and associated applications.

TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of information products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, which is a global leader in high technology and integrated manufacturing of electrical and electronic components, products and systems, as well as major infrastructure systems. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 740 companies, with 198,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing $76 billion. For more information on Toshiba's leading innovations, visit the company's Web site at http://www.toshiba.com.

1.   The terms and conditions of Toshiba's standard limited warranties are available at http://www.warranty.toshiba.com.

2. Reseller prices may vary. MSRP means "Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price." 3. RoHS. This product is compatible with European Union Directive 2002/95/EC. See RoHS legal footnote at http://www.info.toshiba.com

© 2008 Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. All product, service and company names are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. Information including without limitation product prices, specifications, availability, content of services, and contact information is subject to change without notice.

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