THE PRODUCT: InFocus LP600 Projector
27700B SW Parkway Avenue
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Phone: 800/294-6400 or 503/685-8888
Internet: http://www.infocus.com/ The InFocus LP600 projector offers a variety of connection options—wired or wireless, computer or video sources—even the option to go PC-free with a USB flash drive.
The unit provides 2,000 lumens, a contrast ratio of 1,000:1, native XGA resolution, and a variety of connection options including M1-DA and VESA for computers, 3.5 mm stereo audio input and loop, S-Video, and component (RCA) video.
Also included are an intuitive remote, user-defined controls, LCD display for instant status updates, auto keystone correction, and rich sound capabilities.
The projector provides a 4:3 native aspect ratio; data compatibility with SXGA, XGA, SVGA, VGA, Macintosh, HDTV 1080i, 1080p, 720p, and 480p; DLP display technology from Texas Instruments; an image size of 26 inches (66.0 cm) to greater than 215 inches (546.1 cm); and native XGA 1024 x 768 resolution.
Also featured are a manual zoom lens; front, rear, and ceiling projection methods; a 1.83:12.27:1 throw ratio (throw distance/image width); automatic ceiling detection; and video compatibility with SDTV (NTSC, PAL, SECAM), ED/HDTV (Component, RGBHV, and DVI for signal formats 480p, 576p, 720p, and 1080i).
The projector ships standard with a soft carry case, Navigator remote, color-coded cable straps, M1A computer cable with USB mouse, audio cables, RCA video cable, power cord, user manual, quick start card, and CD.
The standard unit is priced at $1,999.
Networking capabilities are available with optional ProjectorNet software.
Wireless connectivity is available with the optional InFocus LiteShow module. LiteShow is platform-independent and works with all InFocus projectors with a standard M1-DA connector.
The latest version of LiteShow Manager (version 1.2) improves Mac performance for quicker transitions and image renders; improves LiteShow adapter for low-resolution streaming video, animations, and image transitions; enhances networking support (ad-hoc, infrastructure, WEP security support, Auto-IP, Static-IP, Zero configuration change); and offers improved Factory Restore Sequence, as well as an embedded updater application for LiteShow Adapter.
LiteShow is priced at $500; check with your reseller for rebates or special offers.
Additional optional accessories include a Presenter Remote, Presenter RF Remote, Conductor Plus Remote, LiteShow Wireless Connection, Digital Computer Cable, M1 to Component Adapter, ProjectorNet Software, ATA Roller Case, Organizer Soft Case, Ceiling Mount Kit, PC Guardian Projector Cable Lock, 50-inch (127.0 cm) Portable Projection Screen, 60-inch (152.4 cm) Deluxe Insta-Theatre Screen, 84-inch (213.4 cm) Pull-Down Screen, and Replacement Lamp.
Kathie Felix, MMIS Managing Editor/News and Reviews Editor