Eiki International’s new line of LCD conference projectors is comprised of the EK-500U, EK-501W, and EK-502X. The flagship Eiki EK-500U projector has WUXGA resolution and is 5,100 lumens. It also features vertical and horizontal power lens shift, and digital keystone correction. The EK-500U supports HDMI with MHL to support HD video display from smartphones and tablets.
The Eiki EK-501W projector features WXGA resolution and offers 6,000 lumens. The system supports both analog and digital video input in all color standards up to 1080p, and provides vertical and horizontal power lens shift and digital corner keystone correction. The XGA resolution EK-502X delivers 6,500 lumens and also vertical and horizontal power lens shift and digital corner keystone correction.
In terms of connectivity, all three models in the new EK-500 Series offer a full set of analog and digital computer and video inputs, including 15-pin D-Sub, DVI-D, and HDMI. The EK-500 provides dual HDMI ports. Additionally, all three models are equipped with a wired LAN connection for monitoring and control. The projectors also feature support for Crestron and AMX automation.
Recent findings from the PMA Research Pro AV Projector Tracking Service found that sales of 4000+ lumen models in June countered the overall market and rose by double digits over May.