Canon yesterday introduced three new LCD multimedia projectors targeted towards presentation professionals and their audiences. The new Canon LV-7255 (available end of April), LV-7250 (available end of this month) and LV-X6 (available end of this month) multimedia projectors are priced at 1,999, $1,599 and $1,299 respectively.
The LV-7255, LV-7250 and LV-X6, said Canon, output XGA (1024 x 768) resolution imagery and also support UXGA (1600 x 1200) and SXGA (1280 x 1024) resolution display through compression. They provide 2500 ANSI lumens, 2000 ANSI lumens, and 1500 ANSI lumens, respectively, are capable of projecting a 100-inch image from 9.6 feet away (8.3 feet for the LV-7255 projector) and feature a 600:1 contrast ratio (500:1 on the LV-X6).
Connections for the LV-7255, LV-7250 and LV-X6 projectors include S-Video, Composite, Component (through the VGA terminal via an optional cable), two VGA input terminals (LV-7255 and LV-7250 projectors), one VGA output terminal (for connection to a computer monitor), and audio input and output. The Canon LV-7255 projector weighs 7.3 lbs, while the LV-7250 projector weighs 6.6 lbs and the LV-X6 projector weighs 6.4 lbs.
“The need to deliver effective and compelling presentations will always exist, regardless of budgetary or operational constraints, and we are committed to meeting the needs of our customers,” said Yukiaki Hashimoto, senior vice president and general manager of the Consumer Imaging Group at Canon U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of Canon Inc, in a statement. “The new LV-7255, LV-7250 and LV-X6 multimedia projectors provide practical value and versatility with functionality and quality.”