Sanyo Expands T-Series Projector Line

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Sanyo has introduced two new models in its "T" series of high-brightness, portable multimedia LCD projectors, including the high-end SXGA+ PLC-ET30L and the entry-level XGA-resolution PLC-XT21/L. Both are shipping this month.

The PLC-ET30L offers an SXGA+ resolution (1,400 x 1,050), a brightness of 4,200 ANSI lumens, and a contrast ratio of 1,300:1. The PLC-ET30L does not ship with a lens.

The PLC-XT21/L offers an XGA resolution (1,024 x 768), a brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, and a contrast ratio of 1,000:1. The PLC-XT21/L can be purchased with a lens or without. The model that comes with a lens (PLC-XT21) offers a powered 1:1.3 zoom.


Sanyo PLC-XT21/L and PLC-ET30L enclosure (lens separate on 30L and 21L models)

Both models include the following features:

  • 30-inch to 300-inch projected image;
  • 4:3 native aspect ratio;
  • Support for PAL, PAL-M, PAL-N, SECAM, NTSC, and NTSC4.43 signals;
  • Component/RGB input (D-sub15, DVI-D, BNC); S-video; and composite video input;
  • Audio output via stereo minijack and RCA L/R;
  • USB and mini Din 8-pin for control;
  • Monitor out via D-sub 15 connector;
  • A detachable top cover for maintenance;
  • 1 W sound output;
  • 90 percent brightness uniformity from corner to corner;
  • Vertical keystone correction ±40 degrees; and
  • Wired and wireless remote.

Both models also offer optional network connectivity with the PJ-Net Camera and PJ Master Software for network control and administration.

The PLC-ET30L sells for $6,495 without a lens. (Lens must be purchased separately.) The PLC-XT21L (without lens) sells for $4,495; the PLC-XT21 (with lens) sells for $4,995 with. Both will be available in April. More information can be found at Sanyo's Portable Projector page here.

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