Sanyo Debuts Ultraportable Network Projectors for Education


Sanyo has launched two new projectors for education, both ultraportable models. The PLC-XW250 and the PLC-XW200 offer network control capabilities and remote projection.

The PLC-XW250 and the PLC-XW200 both feature an XGA-native resolution (1,024 x 768) and a contrast ratio of 500:1. The PLC-XW250 offers a brightness of 2,600 lumens. The PLC-XW200 offers a brightness of 2,200 lumens.

Other features common to the two models include:

  • Networking capabilities, including power, input signal switching, remote projection, and lamp monitoring;
  • Automatic maintenance notification;
  • Instant power off (no cool-down time);
  • Automatic vertical keystone correction (±30 degrees);
  • Closed captioning support;
  • Automatic input search; and
  • 16x digital zoom.

The two models weigh in at 5.5 pounds and measure 13.1" x 3.4" x 9.7".

The PLC-XW250 and the PLC-XW200 will be available this month. The PLC-XW250 will sell for $895. The PLC-XW200 will sell for $795. Further information can be found here.

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