Casio launches Mercury Free Projectors

CASIO India Company Private Limited, a 100% subsidiary of the JPY341.7 Billion consumer electronics giant Casio Computer Co. Japan, unveiled a range of mercury free projectors at Infocom 2013.

Casio, a leading manufacturer of projection technology has developed a variety of solutions geared for the corporates & education sector.

Since the introduction of Casio’s LampFreeTM projection
technology in 2010, the company has spoken with Institutions to better understand their challenges and identify areas where they still needed assistance.

Understanding the need for advanced technology on a limited budget, new age projectors are developed.

Speaking at the launch at Infocomm stated Mr. Kulbhushan Seth, Vice President, Casio India Company, “We take great pride in unveiling this new family of projectors with innovative solution such as interactive white board and stacking projection system.”

He added, “Our new line will provide our customers with all the advantages of Casio’s unique LASER & LED Hybrid Light Source plus superior brightness, an energy-saving interactive experience. New solutions designed for the business, education, Pro AV, digital signage and home entertainment markets. Further assuring best in class quality Casio has extended warranty on its Projector Light Source Unit, i.e. 5 years or 10,000 hours, w.e.f. 1st Oct’13 onwards.”

He added, “What’s more, these projectors are mercury free and reduce the carbon imprint.”

Casio India launched the Portable Interactive White Board (IWB) and Dual Projection System (Stacking solutions). The Interactive White Board is available in one size ( 72”), and compatible with Casio’s entire portfolio of projectors.

The new Interactive White Board can be easily installed without cables or additional hardware– it’s basically a magnetic board. With the special pen, educators and students can annotate on screen or paper, as it can be used as a stylus, mouse or actual pen.

The Interactive White Board can also be used as a conventional white board using dry-erase markers. Casio’s Interactive White Board enables educators to interact with students in a multitude of ways.

The Interactive Whiteboard & Pointing function enables users to maintain control of the PC by positioning the pointer at the projection screen as well as what is written on the screen, when utilizing the Presentation Draw software, a perfect tool to incorporate into classroom lessons and business presentations.

The Interactive White Board is priced at Rs.69,995.

Dual Projection System (Stacking Solutions)—XJ-SK600

As the trend towards installing digital signage solutions for information systems and advertising space continues, the launch of  Casio’s Dual Projection System XJ-SK600, CASIO is making a notable advance in this field. The perfect interplay between several components in an all-inclusive solution produces projections with an extraordinary image quality.

CASIO's Dual Projection System XJ-SK600 consists of two projectors, a Geometric Correction Box YA-S10 and a sturdy, black stacking box, which acts as a casing. Both projectors project the same image.

The result is a strong light output of up to 6,000 ANSI lumens from a laser and LED hybrid light source. The Geometric Correction Box software synchronizes the two overlapping images, thus producing a completely distortion-free image.

This technology enables the user to project onto an extensive variety of surfaces including otherwise unsuitable surfaces such as columns and arched and round walls. The image remains bright and clear, even on projection surfaces with a screen size of up to 792 cm (300).

The price of XJ-SK600 is Rs.3, 29,995 and Geometric Correction toolbox is available separately at a price of Rs.69,995 .

Casio projectors include Slim Series, Standard Series, Pro Series and Short Throw Series models.

Slim Series:
The Slim series has 5 models with ANSI lumens upto 3000. This series has an innovative mobile styling, with a slim 43mm case and is weighs 2.3kg weight with 2 x powers zoom.
This model can be easily carried wherever needed; be it conference rooms or classrooms or a business trips or training sessions. This range is priced from Rs.89,995 to 1,19,995
Standard Series:

The Standard series has 8 models with ANSI lumen upto 3,000 and comes with a host of technological advancements to serve to its wide range of users. This range is priced from Rs.77,995 to 1,07,995,

Pro Models:
The Pro series has 6 models with ANSI Lumen upto 4,000. This enables large screen projection in large conference rooms as well as clear projection of images in brightly lit rooms. This series is priced from Rs.1,39,995 to 1,67,995,

Short Throw Series:
The Short Throw series consists of 2 models with ANSI Lumen upto 3,000 and is equipped with a set of applications, making it ideal for classroom teaching. This series has a short-throw lens for projection of 60-inch screen from at a distance of 80 cm.

The shorter projection distance provided by this close-up projection reduces shadows on the screen and eliminates the possible distraction of projector light shining in viewers’ eyes, optimizing user and viewer comfort.

This range is priced from Rs.1,39,995 to 1,49,995.

The entire series of Casio’s new projectors have unmatched features such as Laser and LED Technology with upto 20, 000 hours performance with no lamp replacement as well as  24 X 7 continuous operations.

Additionally, these eco- friendly mercury free technology projectors use low power consumption (less than 1 watt and reduced user’s carbon footprint. Besides, minimizing operating costs, these projectors have an auto brightness adjust which optimizes brightness to room lighting.

The other features of this range include DLP® 3D projection function, MobiShow® compatible Wireless LAN, Wireless connection with smart phones and other mobile devices and USB 2.0 host function to showcase data stored in USB memory.

The range has a Wireless LAN function, and the Wireless connection is compatible with Windows & Macintosh PC’s, Built –in speaker (1W, 5W,10W) along with  Interactive Pointing function, Automatic Eco: Intelligent Brightness Control Automatic vertical keystone correction, Display Resolution  and  Wide-angle zoom lens.

These projectors are also equipped with an Anti-theft lock.

Warranty and Availability:

All main Projector Units come with a 3 years from the date of purchase. The Light Source Units have a 5 years or 10,000 hours warranty, whichever comes first from the date purchase with effect from 1st October 2013.            

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