Epson America today announced the Epson MovieMate™ 60, the lightest, brightest and most versatile offering in Epson’s innovative line of “all-in-one” home theater projectors. By combining a high-quality, high-brightness projector, a CD/DVD player, microphone input, and stereo speakers in one portable unit, MovieMate 60 offers families and home theater enthusiasts an affordable, easy-to-use and versatile solution for home entertainment in any room of the house, in the backyard, or on vacation.
With MovieMate 60, consumers can enjoy their favorite DVDs, sporting events, TV shows, gaming consoles, and even karaoke up to 8 times larger than a 40-inch widescreen TV. MovieMate 60 features a bright, energy efficient lamp that delivers 2,000 lumens of color and white light outputi, Dolby® Digital audio and big-screen image quality in a portable and convenient home theater solution. MovieMate 60 also offers easy plug ‘n play connectivity, including HDMI, allowing consumers to enjoy and share digital content from computers, camcorders, digital cameras, or MP3 players. With the performance and reliability of Epson’s three-chip 3LCD technology and energy efficient E-TORL® lamp, the MovieMate 60 delivers home theater enthusiasts brighter, natural colors for years to come.
“These days, families are looking for more affordable ways to entertain themselves and share good times,” said Marge Ang, senior product manager, Epson America. “Whether watching a movie, hosting a gaming night or singing karaoke, Epson’s unique MovieMate all-in-one projectors help bring families and friends together with a big screen entertainment experience anywhere – in any room of the house or in the backyard.”
Epson MovieMate 60
The Epson MovieMate 60 features a sleek, compact design with a built-in handle and cushioned carrying case for portable convenience. Additional features and benefits include:
Projecting a 16:9 widescreen 60-inch image from only six feet away or a 120-inch image from just 12 feet away
Built-in progressive scan standard definition 540p resolution DVD/CD player
Great sound quality using two built-in ten watt 5.1 Dolby Digital DTS® speakers
Integrated microphone jack to allow for voice amplification – great for narrating a slide show, karaoke and more
Compatible with Apple® iPod, Nintendo® Wii™, Sony® PlayStation® 3 and Microsoft® Xbox 360®
New, brighter, energy-efficient E-TORL lamp with 2,000 lumens white and color light output to maximize brightness and uniformity so viewers can enjoy the projector even in well-lit rooms
No additional cables needed for easy set-up and portable flexibility
Availability and Support
The Epson MovieMate 60 will be available in October through national resellers for an estimated street price of $699. The projector comes with the service and support only Epson can offer, including a two-year limited warranty with toll-free access to PrivateLine®, Epson’s priority technical support, and free two-business-day exchange with ExtraCareSM Home Service.
About Epson America
Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation (SEC) and is a leading provider of digital imaging products that exceed the vision of its customers. The company is a global manufacture and supplier of an extensive range of high quality printers, 3LCD projectors and small- and medium-sized LCDs which were designed for functionality, compactness, and energy efficiency. The Seiko Epson organization is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and was recently added to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an indicator for leading companies in economic, environmental and social criteria.
i Light output varies depending on modes (color and white light output). White light output measured using ISO 21118 standard.
ii Lamp life will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions and usage. Lamp brightness decreases over time.