Mitsubishi Digital Electronics Americas Presentation Products Division has introduced the Mitsubishi Home Cinema HC900U DLP projector.
"The Mitsubishi brand is synonymous with high quality, cutting-edge technology and superior performance in all of its markets," said Frank Anzures, manager of product development for Mitsubishi Digital Americas Presentation Products Division. "Our new HC900U advances that reputation in the home theater setting."
With a 2000:1 contrast ratio, the HC900U provides a level of detail in black areas of a video image or DVD, which is typically a challenge for front-projection displays. This new projector also features Mitsubishis proprietary video processing technology that offers artifact-free video performance, reduces jagged image edges. Its CineFocus technology provides an electronic aperture control that increases black and contrast levels automatically.
The HC900U also offers Mitsubishis CineRich Color gamma controls to create dramatic color for each movie shown.
The Mitsubishi Home Cinema HC900U weighs about 6.5 pounds, making it compact and light enough for an unobtrusive ceiling mount or be simply stored away in a cabinet, drawer or closet.
The learning remote control unit included with the HC900U can be easily programmed to operate two additional video sources, such as a DVD player or VCR, allowing users to switch effortlessly between display sources and eliminating the need for expensive control systems typical with other projectors.
Estimated street price of Mitsubishis new HC900U projector is $2,995, and is available at various retail and home theater specialty stores. It comes with a one-year limited warranty on parts and labor plus a 90-day limited warranty on the lamp.