September 21, 2017

Epson Home Cinema LS100 Laser Display Wins AVS Forum Best of CEDIA 2017 Award

Epson, the number-one projector manufacturer in the world, today announced the Home Cinema LS100 Full HD 3LCD Ultra Short-Throw Laser Display was named 'Best Budget Ultra Short-Throw (UST) Projector' by the new AVS Forum Best of CEDIA Awards. The Home Cinema LS100 brings bright, big-screen projection in a smart ultra-short throw design to living rooms for life-size movies, video, TV, and gaming with or without a screen. AVS Forum selected the LS100 for its innovative laser light source, ultra-short throw design and optimal price.

"The AVS Forum editorial team selected super-cool, knock-your-socks-off products based on our honest impressions of performance, technology and value represented by the demos we experienced ourselves," said Scott Wilkinson, editor, AVS Forum. "Epson broke the mold of expensive ultra short-throw projectors at CEDIA 2017 with the new Home Cinema LS100, which sports laser-phosphor illumination for only $3,000. Try finding a 100-inch flat panel for $3,000 – you won't."

The Home Cinema LS100 features an ultra-short throw lens, enabling users to place the projector mere inches from the wall for sharp, life-size images in, full HD up to 10 feet diagonal. With or without a screen and with the lights on and the shades open, the LS100 laser projector delivers a transcendent, immersive viewing experience and blends seamlessly into any decor. Additionally, viewer shadows and glare do not disrupt the viewing experience or detract from décor.

"We are honored to be recognized with this AVS Forum Best of CEDIA 2017 Award for Epson's Home Cinema LS100 Ultra Short-Throw Laser Display," said Rodrigo Catalan, senior product manager, Projectors, Epson America. "Epson remains committed to driving the future of laser display technology and delivering premium home theater picture quality at an accessible price point."

Powered by Epson's innovative laser technology, the Home Cinema LS100 features an incredible 4,000 lumens of equal color and white brightness[1], and an extraordinary contrast ratio of up to 2,500,000:1 for incredibly deep blacks. 100 percent color brightness delivers extraordinary image performance in a variety of lighting conditions. With Instant Off® performance, experience almost no lag time for warm-up or cool down with the projector reaching maximum brightness or turning off within 5 seconds. Epson's laser technology offers up to 10 or more years of worry-free operation[2].

Availability and Support

Designed for both the mass consumer and custom installer markets, the Home Cinema LS100 will be available for $2,999 MSRP this Fall through Amazon, CEDIA and Magnolia. Epson projectors come with a two-year limited warranty, toll-free access to Epson's PrivateLine® priority technical support, and free two-business-day exchange with Extra CareSM Home Service.

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[1] 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.

[2] Based on an estimated projector life of 20,000 hours when used in Normal Mode, operated 4 hours per day. Actual hours may vary depending on mode and usage environment. The projector comes with a 2-year limited warranty.