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Optoma HD27 Home Theater Projector packs long life lamp

Optoma HD27 Home Theater Projector packs long life lamp

Optoma has announced a new home theater projector for the users out there who want a 1080p projector that has lots of color, contrast, and a lamp with a long life. The new projector is called the HD27 and it is an upgrade to the top selling Optoma HD26. One of the big features of the HD27 is an improved lamp life that is good for up to 8,000 hours.

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Optoma 3D-XL converter box to ship in December

Optoma 3D-XL converter box to ship in December

If you are a home theater fan looking to get into 3D movies and gaming you may be expecting some cool gear for Christmas. Optoma has an interesting converter box that will connect your HDMI 1.4a gear like your Blu-ray player, PS3 and other stuff to the 3D ready Optoma projectors or to any other 3D ready projector.

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Scosche iClops iPod/iPad webcam and Optoma Neo-i pico-projector dock incoming

Scosche iClops iPod/iPad webcam and Optoma Neo-i pico-projector dock incoming

The market for iPhone accessories is huge, but it's also 99-percent full of nasty cases we wouldn't want anywhere near our shiny Apple hardware.  However, glancing through iLounge's preview of 2011 products and two stand out: the provisionally-titled Scosche iClops webcam, which gives camera-free iOS devices a 2.1-megapixel CMOS of their own, and the Optoma Neo-i pico-projector iPhone dock.

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Optoma GameTime Projectors Available Now

Optoma GameTime Projectors Available Now

Optoma is one of those projector manufacturers that keeps popping up in our stream, and we're kind of glad about that. Sure, they've stuck to their pico-projectors like they were the last projectors in the world more often than not, but there's nothing small about these GameTime Projectors. And, what's best of all, is that they're actually under $1,000! Score one for the rest of us, right?

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Optoma PK201 & PK301 HDMI pico-projectors hit preorder

Optoma PK201 & PK301 HDMI pico-projectors hit preorder

Aching for some new pico-projectors in your life?  If you've a reasonably stuffed wallet and a little patience, you'll be pleased to hear that Optoma's two newest pico's are up for preorder on Amazon.  The Optoma PK201 and PK301 each use Texas Instrument's latest WVGA 854 x 480 DLP chip, and certainly update the connectivity we're used to seeing on this mini-projectors: as well as the reasonably common A/V port there's USB, VGA and even HDMI.

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Optoma PK-100 Pico-Projector hits virtual shelves

Optoma PK-100 Pico-Projector hits virtual shelves

Optoma's PK-100 pico-projector may not be, at $196.99, exactly a small-change purchase, but the entry-level model does at least bring the ownership hurdle a little lower.  Announced at the start of the month, and now up for sale on Amazon, the PK-100 promises up to a 60-inch image (albeit at a maximum 480 x 320 resolution) and 11 lumens brightness.

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Optoma PK-100 pico-projector scrapes under $200 barrier

Pico-projectors have managed to grudgingly convince quite a few people – ourselves included – that there’s a time and place for a tiny, portable cinema; our big issue is still the relatively high prices they command.  Optoma have stepped up their game on that front, however, with the launch of the PK-100, an entry-level model promising 480 x 320 resolution, 11 lumens brightness and a maximum image size of 66-inches.

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Optoma HD20 projector announced

Optoma announced a brand new projector today that actually dips below the $1,000 mark. It’s called the HD20 and is a DLP-based front projector with a 1080p resolution and targeted at computer and home theater users.

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Optoma Pico Projector PK101 gets dedicate iPod/iPhone AV cable

Optoma Pico Projector PK101 gets dedicate iPod/iPhone AV cable

The ultra compact Optoma Pico projector PK101 with TI-DLP technology has been available from amazon online (listed as EP-PK-101) for quite some time now. The package bundled with an iPod/iPhone/iTouch enabled docking to enable video and audio to the Optoma, the manufacturer has today announced a new breed of much dedicated A/V cable with similar function for the use of Apple products.

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Optoma DLP Pico-Projector to launch later in 2008

Optoma have announced their latest pico-projector, a cellphone-sized portable presentation device that is the first to use the DLP Pico chipset.  The company has been pretty coy with details – projected size, for instance, is quoted as “up to 100 times larger” than the 2 to 3-inch display on the source device – and aside from what we can glean from the images the connections it uses are similarly vague.

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