Epson Announces Availability of Classroom and Meeting Room Projectors for Dynamic Lesson Plans and Engaging Presentations
Eight Affordable PowerLite Projectors Offer Advanced Connectivity and Widescreen Viewing with Exceptional Image Quality
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Sept. 2, 2020 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today announced availability of eight new projectors designed for K-12 classrooms and small to medium-sized conference rooms. The PowerLite® E20, X49, W49, 118, 119W, 982W, 992F, and 1288 range from budget-friendly, network-ready classroom projectors to wireless, portable meeting room solutions. The new lineup offers premium audio, enhanced connectivity, and widescreen options with most models for enriched presentations and increased engagement in today’s virtual sessions and more spread out classes and conference rooms. Combining high-quality visuals with flexible display capabilities, the projectors support versatile and captivating projection in a variety of environments without the commitment to one location, unlike permanent flat panel options.
“As educators look for new ways to enhance virtual lessons and companies explore how to provide better visibility in more spread out conference rooms, Epson focuses on designing accessible technologies that adapt to current display needs and help drive productivity and engagement,” said Veronika Knight, product manager, Epson America, Inc. “Compatible with a wide range of devices and widely-used software, the new models deliver big, bright, easy-to-read presentations and offer simple projection tools for easy integration into today’s corporate and education environments.”
Leveraging Epson’s 3LCD technology and up to 4,200 lumens of equal color and white brightness,2 the new models project up to 350 inches of dynamic content with split screen capabilities for side-by-side viewing. Designed with convenience and durability in mind, the projectors include advanced network connectivity options for remote management and multi-device integration and deliver up to 17,000 hours of lamp life3 for less maintenance.
Select models feature the Epson iProjection™ app4 with a built-in moderator5 function that allows up to 50 users to connect and simultaneously display content from up to four devices.4 With Miracast® technology and built-in wireless with enterprise-level security, the PowerLite 992F and 1288 models can easily connect with a laptop, tablet or smartphone and mirror Full HD content for convenient and flexible on-the-go projection.
Availability and Product Details
The PowerLite E20, X49, W49, 118, 119W, and 982W are available now. The PowerLite 1288 will be available in late September and the PowerLite 992F will be available in October. All models can be purchased through national resellers, pro audio/visual dealers, mail order, distribution, Epson.com, and the Brighter Futures® program. For additional information, please visit www.epson.com/projectors-education.
|Product||Color & White Brightness2||Miracast||Resolution||Built-in Moderator||Price (MSRP)|
|PowerLite E20||3,400 lumens||No||XGA||No||$379|
|PowerLite X49||3,600 lumens||No||XGA||Yes||$419|
|PowerLite W49||3,800 lumens||No||WXGA||Yes||$579|
|PowerLite 118||3,800 lumens||No||XGA||Yes||$519|
|PowerLite 119W||4,000 lumens||No||WXGA||Yes||$649|
|PowerLite 982W||4,200 lumens||No||WXGA||Yes||$849|
|PowerLite 992F||4,000 lumens||Yes||WUXGA||Yes||$1,049|
|PowerLite 1288||4,000 lumens||Yes||WUXGA||No||$799|
As a leader in innovation and partnership, Epson’s Brighter Futures program is a unique sales and support initiative available specifically for schools. Designed to help educators select and implement the best products for their classrooms while making the most of their budgets, Brighter Futures offers special pricing, extended Epson limited warranty coverage for a total of three years, dedicated education account managers, and toll-free technical support for all Epson projectors and associated accessories.
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1 Epson is the #1 projector brand worldwide and in the U.S. according to most recent quarterly data from PMA, a leading high-tech market research and publishing firm specializing in the display market
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 Lamp life will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions and usage. Lamp brightness decreases over time.
4 For wireless functionality, including via the Epson iProjection App, the projector must be configured on a network, either through the Ethernet port on the projector (check model specifications for availability) or via a wireless connection. Check your owner’s manual to determine if a wireless LAN module must be purchased separately to enable a wireless connection. Not all Epson projectors are able to be networked. The Epson iProjection App does not support all files and formats. See www.epson.com for details.
5 Moderator control, Connecting via QR code and Projector Remote are not available on Epson iProjection™ for Chromebooks.
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