LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to kick off this year's Halloween festivities with some spooky fun? With the help of the Epson® PowerLite® Home Cinema 2000 3LCD projector, Epson offers tips and tricks for making this year's monster bash a ghoulish good time with spine-chilling HD 1080p performance and haunting images projected at up to 300-inches indoors and out, guaranteed to stop trick-or-treaters in their tracks.
"Filled with ghost stories, eerie Jack-o-lanterns, crazy costumes, bags of candy, and horror flick marathons, Halloween marks a time of year that's fun for grownups and kids alike," said Jason Palmer, marketing manager, Epson America. "As you gear up for this year's spooky, spine-tingling Halloween, the Home Cinema 2000 offers a hassle-free way to add another level of fun and fright to your decorations, activities and more."
The Home Cinema 2000 offers several ways to boost the fear factor this Halloween:
- Frightfully Entertaining Digital Decorations: Using the Home Cinema 2000, project an image onto almost any surface of your home – a wall, the garage door or the front window – and watch as it thrills and haunts visitors this Halloween. Offering a variety of themes ranging from a zombie infestation to singing and storytelling pumpkins and spooky living portraits that transform before your eyes, AtmosFEARfx's DVD collection converts your walls and windows into a living decoration. Pair a DVD player with the projector and enjoy!
- Giant Halloween Film Marathon: The horror film has been a classic genre for decades. Whether you are hosting a marathon party of Tod Browning's Dracula (1931) and James Whale's Frankenstein (1931) or projecting Casper (1995) for trick-or-treaters on the front of your garage door, the Home Cinema 2000 delivers up to 300 inches of big-screen Halloween entertainment. You don't need a screen, just shoot the image onto your house and kids and grown-ups alike will flock.
- Spine-Chilling MHL-Streaming: With the MHL-enabled HDMI port1, plug in a MHL device, such as the Roku® Streaming Stick, and start the all-night stream of your favorite horror flicks from sources such as Netflix, Hulu, Crackle, and more2 to host a one-of-kind Halloween slumber party.
More about the Home Cinema 2000
The Home Cinema 2000 comes equipped with an MHL-enabled HDMI port providing instant access to the latest movies, TV shows, live sporting events, and videogames from MHL-supported devices. In addition, the projector features built-in sound with the capability to add speakers, enabling users to enhance any movie experience. Delivering 1,800 lumens of color brightness (color light output) and 1,800 lumens of white brightness3, the Home Cinema 2000 uses 3LCD, 3-chip technology for brilliant images with true-to-life color. Six pre-set color modes allow users to play their favorite video games or watch their favorite TV programs.
Availability and Support
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 ($899 MSRP) is available now through select e-tailers and the Epson online store. The projector comes with Epson's top-of-the-line service and support, including a two-year limited warranty with toll-free access to Epson's PrivateLine® priority technical support, 90-day limited lamp warranty, and free two-business-day exchange with Extra CareSM Home Service.
Epson is a global innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and printing systems, 3LCD projectors and industrial robots to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry.
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1Includes one Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) HDMI port
2 Requires power to projector and Internet connection
3 Color brightness (color light output) and white brightness (white light output) will vary depending on usage conditions. Color light output measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4; white light output measured in accordance with ISO 21118
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