New Epson P-3000 And P-5000 Handheld Multimedia Storage Viewers

Epson has introduced its latest multimedia storage viewers, the Epson P-3000 and Epson P-5000. With Epson's exclusive Photo Fine Ultra technology, the P-3000 and P-5000 feature the world's first four-color filter system displaying 16.7 million colors to deliver Adobe RGB color support.[i] The new P-3000 and P-5000 provide a fast, convenient way to download, store and view photos in superior resolution and detail on-the-spot.

The P-3000 and P-5000 offer 40GB and 80GB hard drive capacities (respectively) for storing and sharing thousands of digital photos, videos and music files. The P-3000 and P-5000 are designed to be the ultimate companions to any digital camera, featuring a high-quality, four-inch LCD for industry-leading precision, clarity and color, wider file support (including RAW), faster download and processing speeds, built-in memory card slots, and longer battery life than previous Epson models.

The Epson P-3000 and P-5000 Multimedia Storage Viewers offer many new and innovative features that give both professionals and enthusiasts a fast, convenient way to download, view and store photos and videos, and store and listen to music on-the-spot. Product highlights include:

· Large Four-inch LCD: View and share images and videos with precise clarity and detail in 640 x 480 high-resolution
· World's First Four-Color LCD: New Photo Fine Ultra technology offers the world's first four-color filter system of red, blue, emerald green and yellow green, rather than the standard three-color LCD technology; capable of displaying over 16.7 million colors, enabling images to be reproduced more accurately than ever before
· High Capacity Hard Drive: Download, view and store thousands of JPEG and RAW photos, or videos and music with either a 40GB (P-3000) or 80GB (P-5000) hard disk drive
· Adobe RGB Color Space Support: Supports images taken in Adobe RGB and a wide color gamut reproduces 88 percent of Adobe RGB color space
· Expanded File Support: Supports image files (JPEG, EXIF and select RAW files), video files (MPEG4, Motion JPEG and DivX) and audio files (MP3 and AAC)
· Faster Download Speeds: New processor provides speeds up to 250 percent faster than previous models
· New Interface: An improved interface and three viewing modes enable users to quickly organize files, create albums and slideshows and assign file ratings for easy access
· Long Battery Life: Rechargeable lithium ion battery delivers up to three hours worth of power to run in continuous slide show or video modes
· Built-in Memory Card Slots: Two built-in slots for Compact Flash I/II and Secure Digital memory cards; many other cards supported via third-party adapter
· Direct Printing: Print photos directly to select Epson printers via USB 2.0 connection

Pricing and Availability
The Epson P-3000 and P-5000 are currently available for a price of $499 and $699, respectively. The product carries a one-year limited warranty and is supported by the EPSON Connection, a customer support and technical assistance line. For more information on Epson and its products, call 1-800-GO-EPSON (1-800-463-7766) or visit the company's Web site at