Canon announces LV-8320 high-performance Portable LCD Projector

Canon U.S.A., has added the LV-8320 to its line of affordable high-performance portable multimedia LCD projectors. Providing advanced user-friendly features and lightweight mobility, the projector features WXGA-resolution (1280 x 800) and is designed for value-conscious users in education, traveling sales and small business markets. New features include a 1.6x manual zoom lens for easy projector placement, extended lamp and filter life and an HDMI digital input for projection of 1080p video from Blu-ray players and other HD sources.

Featuring a built-in 10-watt speaker, the projector can also relay audio to external speakers via a stereo audio mini-jack output. An RJ-45 Network Connection and RS-232C Serial Connection provide for full LAN control and remote PC control. The Canon LV-8320 multimedia projector has an estimated retail selling price of $8991. It is expected to ship in early July.