Epson has announced their latest Multimedia Photo Viewer offering 80GB and 160GB of hard drive capacities. The P6000 and P7000 also feature Exclusive 4-inch Epson Photo Fine® Premia LCD which displays 16.7 million colors, up to 35% faster download speed than previous models, Audio/video output and it supports both JPEG and RAW files.
The P6000 & P7000 will be available in September 2008 and you’ll need to spend $599.99 for the P6000 (80GB) and $799.99 for the P7000 (160GB)
EPSON ANNOUNCES THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEXT GENERATION MULTIMEDIA PHOTO VIEWERS – THE P-6000 AND P-7000
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Aug. 5, 2008 – Epson’s long-standing relationship with professional photographers has inspired its engineers to create a powerful, new generation of multimedia photo viewers that push the boundaries of screen quality, security and portability. The new P-6000 and P-7000 bring the award-winning line to new heights with impressive hard drive capacities, faster download speeds and an advanced LCD screen with brilliant color precision. Whether on assignment in the tropics or the Arctic, the Epson P-6000 and P-7000 provide photographers with a compact, premium on-location back-up and viewing solution.
“Over the years, Epson has established enduring relationships with world-renowned photographers,” said Paul Warren of product management, Epson America, Inc. “This dialogue gives us insight on how to improve our technology to better meet pro photographers’ needs in the field. The Epson P-6000 and P-7000 are products of this relationship and cater not only to professional photographers, but also advanced amateurs and photo enthusiasts with a range of valuable features.”
More than ever, the Epson multimedia photo viewer is the ideal companion for the digital SLR. Epson’s exclusive Photo Fine® LCD technology has advanced to a new benchmark in screen quality with the introduction of Photo Fine Premia. Encompassing an unprecedented 94 percent of the Adobe RGB color gamut, Photo Fine Premia surpasses the high standards of discerning professionals. Download speeds are up to 35 percent faster than previous models for added productivity. With 80GB (P-6000) and 160GB (P-7000) hard drive capacities, thousands of the largest RAW image files can be backed up wherever images are captured for peace of mind and security.
“Epson’s multimedia photo viewer is critical to my work. The screen is gorgeous; the fidelity, color and brightness are superb. Knowing my images are backed up helps me sleep at night – halfway around the world,” said Bob Krist, professional travel photographer for magazines including National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian and Islands.
Epson’s powerful new LCD technology uses an innovative, four-color filter system that embeds color elements within one imaging pixel for greater dynamic color range than a conventional LCD. Images are displayed at a higher pixel density for smoother gradations and better color transitions. Each shot can be viewed as it was originally captured – with superior resolution, brilliant detail and vibrant color on a large, four-inch 640×480 (VGA) LCD screen.
With an intuitive, user-friendly interface, Epson’s multimedia photo viewers give on-the-go photographers the ability to zoom in on RAW and JPEG images, confirm histogram data and create custom folders – all without the risk of bringing a laptop to often remote and hostile locales. Both models also support video and audio file storage and playback. The new Epson P-6000 and P-7000 are essential tools for achieving a more efficient, on-location workflow.
Available in September for an estimated street price of $599.99 (P-6000) and $799.99 (P-7000), the Epson multimedia photo viewers offer the following key features:
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