LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced the Pro Cinema 6040UB was named the Best New Home Entertainment Projector by the prestigious rAVe 2016 Best of CEDIA Awards. The rAVe editorial team considered over 500 CEDIA EXPO exhibitors and selected the Epson® Pro Cinema 6040UB for its premium performance, design, features, and overall value. This award honors Epson's first projector with 4K UHD signal input and high dynamic range (HDR) support, recognizing Epson's premium, optimally priced 4K Enhancement1 solutions for home theater enthusiasts and creative professional installers.
With mesmerizing resolution and up to 1,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, the newly designed Epson Pro Cinema 6040UB with 4K Enhancement1 technology delivers up to 2,500 lumens of color brightness and 2,500 lumens of white brightness2 with an expansive color gamut to display 100 percent of the sRGB and DCI-P3 color spaces3. The projector supports high dynamic range (HDR) content, with brilliant colors and Ultra Blacks for an elite home entertainment experience.
"Epson's Pro Cinema 6040UB 4K Enhancement technology delivers unbelievable 4K content at an extremely affordable price point," said Gary Kayye, founder and editor-in-chief, rAVe. "Epson continues to be the sales leader and consistent in market trending. First they enter a market, and then they rise to the top of it."
Engineered for accurate, color-rich performance, the premium Epson Pro Cinema 6040UB offers leading-edge projection technologies. With 4K signal input, this professional theater projector supports 4K streaming devices and Ultra HD Blu-ray content. For maximum installation flexibility, the projector's powered lens position memory enables users to preset up to 10 positions for motorized zoom, focus, and lens shift for both standard projection and wide cinema ratios. The Pro Cinema 6040UB also features an enhanced optical engine and a new, all-glass lens for sharpness, color uniformity and remarkable clarity across the entire screen.
"Epson is committed to developing the highest quality solutions available, and it is an honor to receive recognition from rAVe for the completely redesigned Pro Cinema 6040UB," said Rodrigo Catalan, senior product manager, Projectors, Epson America. "By pairing our proprietary 4K Enhancement technology with HDR and an advanced 3LCD light engine, the Pro Cinema 6040UB delivers picture quality virtually indistinguishable from any native 4K projector – at a radically more accessible price point."
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1 4K Enhancement Technology shifts each pixel diagonally by 0.5 pixels to double the resolution and surpass Full HD image quality. Resolution is 1920 x 1080 in 3D Mode.
2 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.
3 The entire DCI-P3 color space can be displayed in Digital Cinema Mode only.
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