Casio to expand LampFree projector range
Electronics manufacturer Casio America has announced that it will expand its popular series of laser and LED LampFree projectors, while vowing to keep prices in the affordable range.

The Core Series will be expanded with three additional models, while the company also plans to release four brand new Advanced Series projectors, all of which will feature 1.5X optical zoom.

The new models comprise of four WXGA and three XGA units, with all models attaining maximum brightness within five seconds of being turned on and offering up to 20,000 hours of use, eliminating the need for lamp replacement. The new Advanced Series models will also be able to power a range of other devices with HDMI terminal connections.

Joe Gillio, senior director of Strategic Planning and Marketing of Casio's Business Projector Division, said: “Produced in our premium manufacturing facility, Casio's new Advanced LampFree projectors have all of the features and performance that our customers have come to rely on, in a compact design at a more affordable price point.

“We are pleased to be at the forefront of the industry in bringing unprecedented value to users with the new Advanced series. As our expansion continues and technology enhances, we are able to introduce feature rich next generation laser & LED light source projectors that have increased TCO."

Casio is a major player in the industry. In fact the company claims that to hold 80 per cent of the global SSI market when the stats are focused in on projectors with a brightness of 2,500 lumens or more. This dominant position within the sector has enabled Casio to develop a strong lineup of LampFree projectors, which is now being expanded with the seven new models. The manufacturer is keen to promote its LampFree light source technology, as it hopes that mercury-based lamp projectors will become a thing of the past.