LONG BEACH, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big content and big screens come together this Father's Day with the Epson® PowerLite® Home Cinema 2000 3LCD projector and the newest crop of media streaming devices. Whether dad is a TV binge-watcher, sports fanatic or casual gamer, the versatile Home Cinema 2000 can bring an immersive, full HD 1080p big-screen experience to the living room with effortless connection to today's popular media streaming devices including the Amazon Fire TV, Apple® TV, Google Chromecast, or Roku® Stick.
"Big screens are no longer just for viewing Blu-ray® movies in dedicated home theater rooms," said Jason Palmer, marketing manager, Epson America. "It's easier than ever for dad to stream his favorite content with a Home Cinema 2000 projector and a set-top or plug-in streaming device no matter what part of the house or yard he's in. With two HDMI connections, one of which is MHL-enabled, users can seamlessly connect their device to watch and play on screens up to 300-inches for a unique and amazing experience."
The Home Cinema 2000's compact design and built-in adjustment tools help dad enjoy his favorite streaming media this year:
- Big-Screen Sports and Gaming: Dad can stream sports live from hundreds of network channels and root for his team on a giant screen with 1,800 lumens of color brightness (color light output) and 1,800 lumens of white brightness[i] for stunning color in any genre. And even if Dad may have lost a step or two, he can still show his kids that he's got game on the court, rink or gridiron with the Home Cinema 2000 and a Wii™, Xbox® or PlayStation®.
- Barbeques and Blockbusters: Father's Day kicks off the summer in mid June, along with a season full of afternoon barbeques, picnics, and other outdoor festivities with family and friends. Equipped with built-in sound, easy set-up tools and HDMI inputs, the Home Cinema 2000 makes setup easier than ever for backyard or rooftop movie nights the entire neighborhood can enjoy.
- Binge-Watching Marathons: Whether it's "Game of Thrones," "House of Cards," "Breaking Bad," or any other guilty pleasure, Netflix, HBO Go and Amazon Instant are fueling binge-watching habits across platforms. Using the Home Cinema 2000, families can hunker down with dad to enjoy hours upon hours of their favorite shows, and catch never-before seen details on an immersive big-screen.
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. The Home Cinema 2000 uses 3LCD, 3-chip technology for brilliant images with true-to-life color and includes six pre-set color modes to optimize clarity on specific content.
Availability and Support
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 ($849 estimated retail price) is available 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.
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[i] 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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