Epson Power Lite Pro Leaps to 1080pS

Five grand may seem like a lot to spend on a projector, but the PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080 is Epson's first front projector to hit the 1080p mark (the previous Cinema 810 was only capable of 720p). The new projector has a higher 12,000:1 contrast ratio and a brightness of 1,200 ANSI lumens. It uses three individual LCD chips (one for red, blue, and green) to project smoother artifact-free images, which Epson claims makes for a better picture. Input-wise it has component...

composite, S-Video, and of course HDMI. It's still pricey at $5,000 (you could score a decent-sized 1080p flat-panel for that price), but for you projector fans out there, the 1080 is slated for an early 2007 release.

Epson Power Lite Pro Leaps to 1080p

Epson Power Lite Pro 1080 [Press Release]