Epson makes 3D home entertainment portable

Lightweight, HD-Ready projector offers all-round family entertainment at an affordable price

Epson makes 3D home entertainment portable

31 August2012 – Epson announces the EH-TW550 – an affordable, lightweight, 720p, HD-Ready 3D projector that’s easy to carry between rooms or locations. Ideal for all-round family home entertainment, such as watching sport, TV and films, and playing games, the EH-TW550 offers:

  • 3LCD technology with equally bright White and Colour Light output for vivid, lifelike images
  • Choice of colour modes to suit environment and usage
  • Split-screen display function
  • Radio Frequency (RF)[1] 3D technology, providing a strong signal for 3D glasses
  • Three-year lamp warranty

The projector’s split-screen display function allows two different sources to be viewed at the same time - perfect for quickly checking sports scores or flicking through TV channels.

With its slim design, the EH-TW550 is light enough to move between rooms or carry to a friend’s house. Set-up is quick and easy thanks to manual horizontal and automatic vertical keystone correction.

Epson’s 3LCD technology and an equally high White and Colour Light Output of up to 3,000 lumens ensure colours are lifelike and every detail is accurately reproduced. Colour can be optimised to suit usage and environment with a choice of four modes: living room, dynamic, theatre and game.

Madlyne Colson, product manager, Epson Europe, says: “This affordable HD-Ready 2D and 3D projector is great for all the family – from kids’ gaming parties to parents’ movie nights. What’s more, it comes with a three-year lamp warranty for extra peace of mind.”

The EH-TW550 is compatible with USB-rechargeable, Radio Frequency, active shutter 3D glasses1, sold separately, which can be used up to 10 metres from the projector.

Key features:

HD-Ready 720p big-screen experience with bright 3D technology

Exceptional image quality with Epson’s 3LCD technology

Deep blacks – 5,000:1 contrast ratio

Equally high White and Colour Light Output of 3,000 lumens

Manual horizontal and automatic vertical keystone correction (+/- 30°)

4 colour modes (living room, dynamic, theatre and game)

USB-rechargeable active shutter glasses for 3D viewing (sold separately)

3-year lamp warranty

About Epson

Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and 3LCD projectors to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 75,000 employees in 97 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates.

About Epson Europe

Epson Europe B.V., based in Amsterdam, is the Group’s regional headquarters for Europe,

Middle-East, Russia, and Africa. With a workforce of 1,594 employees, Epson Europe’s sales for fiscal year 2010 were 1,583million Euros.

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[1] Epson RF active shutter 3D glasses are part of the Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative,