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Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America Brings Cinema-Quality Size, Picture, and Sound to 2012 DLP Home Cinema TV Lineup.

New models deliver big screens, more features, and better value that fit any home theater

IRVINE, Calif. -- Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc., the leader in large-screen television and digital displays, introduced today its 2012 large screen television line, giving consumers even more options for creating fully-immersive, cinema-like home theater experiences. Mitsubishi has built even more value into its new 73-inch, 82-inch, and 92-inch class DLP([R]) Home Cinema TV models with enhanced features, delivering a vivid HD picture and high-quality sound. New models include two DLP Home Cinema TVs at 92-inch class and four models at 82-inch class.

"Consumers crave large screen televisions that deliver the most immersive home entertainment experience available, which has made the large screen TV market the fastest growing TV segment," said Max Wasinger, Executive Vice President, Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America. "There is no question that 'bigger is better,' so we're introducing large screens that give consumers an unmatched viewing experience for movies, sports, gaming, and 3D content. As we maintain our size advantage in the television market, we've also built in more value and features for consumers who demand TVs with bigger screens and better sound at prices that meet their budget."

Mitsubishi DLP Home Cinema TVs are powered by DLP technology, which also powered most of the digital cinemas in theaters all over the world. It offers unparalleled picture quality. DLP Mirrors switch faster than other display technologies for a smoother picture with less blur. The 92-inch class DLP Home Cinema TV offers four times the viewing area of a 46-inch class.

Mitsubishi's new 842 Series, which includes its flagship 92-inch class DLP Home Cinema TV, conveys the most immersive home theater experience available, combining HD or 3D video and sound delivered through a massive screen and built-in 16-speaker immersive sound technology (IST). "Sound bars and home theater audio are the fastest-growing consumer electronics segment because consumers want to match great video with great audio. By integrating theater-quality sound with cinema-like screens, Mitsubishi raises the bar for home theater viewing," continued Wasinger. This powerful array includes center channel mode, surround preouts and variable subwoofer outputs that put viewers directly in the action of any sporting event, action movie, or video game. The 842 Series also includes models in 73-inch and 82-inch class screen sizes.

Mitsubishi will also introduce in its 2012 product line a new 75-inch class LaserVue television model, the L75-A96, the latest television in Mitsubishi's laser TV line. The only consumer laser TV on the market, the LaserVue offers stunning Cinema Color in HD and 3D and is powered by Mitsubishi's exclusive laser light engine. The L75-A96 is a highly energy efficient television, operating at less than 85 watts, below the 2012 Energy Star 5.3 requirement of 108 watts.

StreamTV[TM] movies and apps from Mitsubishi, available on the 742 and 842 Series, provide instant access to an extensive library of high-quality online entertainment and social media content. StreamTV, powered by VUDU(TM), streams movies in HDX, the highest quality streaming content available. The Internet-connected platform offers HD movies and television titles, crisp 3D streaming, and over 100 different streaming applications, including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and the New York Times.

As part of the 2012 product line, Mitsubishi has added enhancements to its 3D TV capabilities in the 842 Series. A new built-in Bluetooth RF transmitter, which uses new "Full HD 3D Glasses"(TM) format, provides a seamless and vivid 3D experience and increases the number of models and brands of 3D glasses that can be used with the TV.

"More Americans are enjoying 3D movies at home as more content becomes available and the experience becomes more affordable. Televisions with 3D and 3D eyewear are much more affordable now, and we're giving consumers who want to add that extra dimension to their home entertainment more options than ever," said James Chan, Vice President, Marketing, Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America.

This year the 742 Series adds its own 92-inch class model, which includes a Clear Contrast Screen that mitigates ambient light through a specially formulated screen material to deliver deep blacks, bright whites, and a wide range of colors in between.

Mitsubishi is debuting two new high value big screens at 82-inch class in the 642 Series and the C12 Series. The C12 Series is the most cost-efficient DLP Home Cinema TV in the line, offering consumers a large screen at an unbeatable price--perfect for consumers who want the biggest bang for their buck. The 642 Series also adds an 82-inch class model, providing an immersive HD and 3D experience at a great value.

Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America's 2012 line-up, including the C12, 642, 742, and 842 Series:

Mitsubishi C12 Series DLP Home Cinema TV. Offers great value and high quality performance in a 73-inch or 82-inch class screen size for $1,599 and $2,599 respectively. Features include:


Brilliant, Bright, Natural, and Game


6-Color Processor(TM)


modes


2 HDMI(TM) inputs


120Hz Sub-Frame Rate


HDMI(TM)-PC Compatibility


Plush1080p([R])


Mitsubishi 642 Series 3D DLP()Home Cinema TV. Offers an immersive 3D experience at a great value in 73-inch or 82-inch class screen sizes for $1,599 and $2,599 respectively. Features include:


The 642 Series adds:


Built-in 3DTV--able to receive,


3 HDMI inputs


decode, and process 3D signals


Advanced video calibration


3D emitter (DLP link & VESA jack)


2D + Depth


Mitsubishi 742 Series 3D DLP()Home Cinema TV. A built-in 3D IR emitter, StreamTV with high-def and 3D movies from VUDU, as well as a large library of VUDU apps for sports, news, social media, and entertainment make this the perfect model for serious TV lovers. The 742 Series comes in 73-inch, 82-inch and 92-inch classes with prices of $1,799, $3,099, and $4,999 respectively. Features include:


The 742 Series adds:


iPhone, iPod Touch([R]), iPad remote


Built-in 3D IR emitter


control app


Wireless Internet capable


Remote PC Desktop--VNC


StreamTV Internet media, including


Clear Contrast Screen (92-inch class


VUDU apps


only)


Mitsubishi Diamond 842 3D DLP()Home Cinema TV. The ultimate in large-screen home entertainment, the 842 Series includes 73-inch, 82-inch and 92-inch sizes. The 92-inch model also features a Clear Contrast Screen to further enhance the high-quality viewing of 3D and high-definition programming content. Priced at $2,199 (73-inch), $3,599 (82-inch) and $5,999 (92-inch), features include:


The 842 Series adds:


16-speaker integrated IST


Bluetooth([R]) A2DP Audio Streaming


Center channel mode


PerfectColor[TM]/PerfectTint[TM]


Surround Preouts


ISFccc([R]) Advanced Video Adjustments


Variable sub-woofer output


4 HDMI inputs


Internal 3D Glasses Bluetooth([R]) Emitter


Mitsubishi 75-Inch LaserVue TV. The LaserVue combines cinema color with the Clear Contrast Screen for the best home theater experience delivered by Mitsubishi. Priced at $5,999 the L75-A96 features include:


The A96 Series key features include:


Cinema Color


RS-232C over IP Control Capability


Mitsubishi Exclusive Laser Light


PerfectColor[TM]/PerfectTint[TM]


Engine


USB JPEG/MP3 Media Player


Plush 1080p 56 12-bit video processor


2 Component/Composite Video Inputs


Super Brilliant/Brilliant/Bright/Natural/


ISFccc([R]) Advanced Video Adjustments


Cinema/Game Mode


Meets Energy Star 5.3 Qualifications


Clear Contrast Screen


Blue Accent Lighting


Deep Field Imager/EdgeEnhance


3D Depth Control


Variable Smooth120 Film Motion


(Frame rate conversion w/film


dejudder)


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About Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc.

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc. is a U.S. subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation of Tokyo, Japan. Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America manufactures and markets a complete line of display products including large-screen 3D DLPtelevisions, the world's first laser TV, LaserVue, projectors, data wall display systems, LCD digital signage monitors and players, industrial printers, photo kiosks and digital photo printers. For additional information about Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, visit www.MEVSA.com or www.Mitsubishi-tv.com.

* Features, specifications and dimensions are subject to change without notice.

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