Toshiba Announces Affordable Widescreen 3LCD Mobile Projector

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Toshiba's Digital Products Division, a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today introduced the widescreen TLP-WX2200U 3LCD mobile projector for professionals, educators and consumers who demand incredible imaging, high-end features and WXGA native resolution without the premium price. Toshiba's newest projector matches today's widescreen notebook computer resolutions and offers a built-in theft deterrent technology, automatic vertical keystone correction and "blackboard" function with wall color adjustment for an ESUP of $999(1).

The TLP-WX2200U projector was designed to meet our business and education users demand for a widescreen format that matched the latest notebook resolutions for detailed imaging and additional display space

    The compact and sleek 6.2-pound TLP-WX2200U LCD projector, utilizes 3LCD technology for outstanding color reproduction and an impressive 2,200 ANSI lumens for a bright display in any setting. The widescreen WXGA 1280 x 800 native resolution and sharp 600:1 contrast ratio outputs a superior and brilliant image for professional presentations and larger-than-life images for digital home entertainment, such as video gaming, weekend sports and DVD movies.

"The TLP-WX2200U projector was designed to meet our business and education users demand for a widescreen format that matched the latest notebook resolutions for detailed imaging and additional display space," said Sam Malik, director of projector sales and marketing, Toshiba Digital Products Division. "Toshiba is proud to offer this widescreen format without passing on the premium price to our customer."

The TLP-WX2200U projector also includes a sophisticated approach to security. A removable palm-sized control panel on the projector is specially designed with a self-assigned password for theft prevention. When the control panel is removed, the projector is rendered inoperable unless the password is entered on the remote control or when the control panel is replaced.

The Toshiba TLP-WX2200U projector also includes the following leading-edge features:

-- Toshiba's unique Natural Color Enhancer3 color correction circuitry, delivering exceptionally sharp and vivid images that more closely match the original presentation colors;

-- One-touch auto setup on a fully-loaded presentation remote to ensure worry-free, professional presentations even in the most unforgiving environments;

-- Digital zoom function on the remote control allows the presenter to zoom in on a specific image or presentation element, such as spreadsheet numbers or other important details;

-- Password protection and key-lock function to help prevent unauthorized use;

-- Instant power shut down capability that enables the projector to power off instantly once disconnected from the power outlet with no cool-down time required;

-- A variety of connectivity options, such as composite and S-video inputs, audio in/out capabilities;

-- HDTV/DTV compatible;

-- Special monitor-out capabilities to display and view images on a monitor and screen simultaneously, allowing presenters to face their audience rather than turning around to read slides as they appear on the screen;

-- Automatic vertical keystone correction (plus or minus 30 degrees) that instantly projects a square image even when the projector is set up at a steep offset angle to the screen;

-- Whisper-quiet operation of only 31 decibels (dB) (in low mode) - quieter than a soft conversation.

The Toshiba TLP-WX2200U is currently available to order through Toshiba's authorized distributors, VARs, mail-order outlets and

Toshiba TLP-WX2200U projector specifications:

Green Statement

Toshiba strongly believes in corporate social responsibility and is committed to taking certain actions 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 Substance(2) standard (RoHS). All Toshiba projectors are RoHS-compatible(2), 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 has more than 191,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of over US $60 billion (FY2006). For more information on Toshiba's leading innovations, visit the company's Web site at

1. Reseller prices may vary. ESUP means "Estimated Single Unit Price."

2. RoHS. This product is compatible with European Union Directive 2002/95/EC, Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS), which restricts use of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, PBB, and PBDE. Toshiba requires its projector component suppliers to meet RoHS requirements and verifies its suppliers' commitment to meeting RoHS requirements by conducting component sampling inspections during the product design approval process.

(C) 2007 Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. DLP(R) and the DLP logo are registered trademarks of Texas Instruments. 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. All rights reserved.

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