Sanyo on Thursday introduced the PLC-XW57 ultra-portable projector for the education and business markets.
Weighing in at 6.4 pounds and with a footprint of 13 x 3.15 x 9.3 inches, the PLC-XW57 has a 1/4x to 16x digital zoom, which makes it possible to project an image as large as 100 inches (diagonally) from a range of 11 to 14 feet.
The projector also has a choice of startup modes: Countdown and Immediate. The Countdown Mode waits until it has sufficient light until it projects the image. The Immediate Mode begins projects the image as soon as the machine is turned on.
The PLC-XW57 supports UXGA, WXGA, SXGA+ , XGA, SVGA, VGA, and analog computer inputs. It is also compatible with all incoming SD and HDTV (except 1080p) signals including 480i, 480p, 575i, 575p, 720p, 1035i, and 1080i, the company said.
The PLC-XW57 sells for US$895.