EPSON Launches Latest Multimedia Storage Viewer Line Up in Middle East
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Epson America, Inc.
20770 Madrona Ave., P.O. Box 2842
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Press release date: March 22, 2007
Versatile devices combine robust processing power with sleek aesthetics to appeal to professionals and aficionados alike
EPSON has announced the launch of its latest multimedia storage and viewing solutions - the P-5000 and P-3000 - in the Middle East. Both models features a large 4.0" EPSON Photo Fine Ultra LCD viewer and the world's first four-colour filter system for unrivalled image quality and an increased colour gamut.
Boasting long battery lives coupled with vibrant displays, the multimedia devices are versatile tools to store and view photos, listen to songs and watch the latest movies. The P-3000 comes equipped with a 40 GB hard drive while the P-5000 carries an extensive 80 GB of storage capable of housing thousands of multimedia files.
Khalil El-Dalu, General Manager, EPSON Middle East, said, "Epson's latest multimedia storage viewers cater to steadily increasing demand for multimedia organizers that offer flexibility and processing power coupled with broad based compatibility. The P-3000 offers a balanced package in a sleek design, and is a must-have for gadget lovers and music and video aficionados. The P-5000 addresses the storage requirements of professional photographers and multimedia authors who demand the utmost of reliability and enhanced functionality from their devices."
The P-5000 and P-3000 feature a 4.0" LCD viewer with EPSON Photo Fine Ultra technology ensuring it provides the highest image viewing quality in its class. The multimedia storage viewers are the first on the market to incorporate a four-colour filter system and support Adobe RGB colour space, for ultra-sharp images.
The storage devices offer incredibly fast backup speeds from cameras and other gadgets, with a transfer rate of approximately 155 seconds for 1GB of data from a Compact Flash card. The multimedia viewing solutions support all major multimedia formats, including JPEG, MP3, AAC and WMA formats for photos and music, and DiVX, MPEG 1/2/4, AVC, WMV9 and Motion JPEG formats for videos. The devices are equipped with new Link2 software that optimizes multimedia management and offers an automatic file conversion function for most music and movie formats to ensure compatibility. Editing capabilities put the user in full command of play lists and content.
The P-5000 has a strong zoom function of up to 400%, allowing users to view images in the greatest of detail. The powerful processing unit makes the viewing of full-frame images and thumbnails incredibly fast. The P-5000 also enables photographers to check all the metadata stored including exposure, colour and composition of images, which is ideal for storage on location.
"EPSON's new multimedia devices cement the brand's reputation as technology leader. With pioneering technology such as the four-colour system coupled with simple to navigate interfaces, the P-3000 and P-5000 offer intuitive yet highly powerful processing in sleek designs," El-Dalu concluded.
About EPSON: EPSON is a global leader in imaging products including printers, 3LCD projectors and small- and medium-sized LCDs. With an innovative and creative culture, EPSON is dedicated to exceeding the vision and expectations of customers worldwide with products known for their superior quality, functionality, compactness and energy efficiency.
EPSON is a network of 90,701 employees in 120 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and to the communities in which it is located. Led by the Japan-based Seiko EPSON Corp., the Group had consolidated sales of 1549.5 billion yen in fiscal 2005.