Canon Launches LCD Education Projectors


Canon USA is expanding its line of projectors for education. The company this week introduced three new LCD-based classroom models, each designed for high light output with resolutions up to WXGA.

The three new models--the LV-7375, LV-7370, and LV-8300--incorporate several features found in Canon's LCoS line of projectors, with network connectivity, whiteboard mode, screen color correction, and a variety of image settings. Each also includes a variety of inputs (DVI-I, component, composite, and S-video) and includes features like 1.2x zoom, ±30 degree automatic and manual vertical keystone correction, and both stereo output and a 7 watt speaker.

The LV-8300 offers a WXGA resolution (1,280 x 800), a brightness of 3,000 lumens, and a contrast ratio of 500:1. It will be available this month for $1,399. The LV-7370 will be available this month for $1,299. It offers a resolution of XGA (1,024 x 768), a brightness of 3,000 lumens, and a contrast ratio of 500:1. The LV-7375, which will also be available this month, also offers an XGA resolution and a contrast ratio of 500:1 but sports a brightness rating of 3,500 lumens.

Further information can be found here.

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