Epson PowerLite 1900-Series Projectors Deliver High Brightness and Connectivity to Corporate, Higher Education and House of Worship Environments
Six New Models Offer Flexibility and Expansive Connectivity for Meeting Rooms, Classrooms and Sanctuaries
LONG BEACH, Calif., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide(1), today reinforced its leadership in the projector market with the expansion of the EPSON® PowerLite® 1900-series. Designed for small- to medium-sized boardrooms and classrooms and houses of worship, the six new PowerLite 1900-series projectors provide outstanding image quality, a wide range of connectivity options, and up to 5,000 lumens of brightness(2). In addition, the new models deliver several collaboration features including split screen capability and multi-PC projection.
The PowerLite 1940W, 1950 and 1960 are designed specifically for users who want a bright projector at an affordable price, and offer features such as split screen, DICOM simulation mode(3), Faroudja DCDi for a home cinema-like experience, and diverse digital connectivity with HDMI and DisplayPort. The PowerLite 1945W, 1955 and 1965 are designed for users that need additional features such as Wi-Fi connectivity, advanced wireless security, automatic vertical and horizontal keystoning, and focus assistance.
"Epson is committed to offering projection solutions with the highest image quality and flexibility to meet the needs of all environments, and the PowerLite 1900-series was designed with small-to-medium sized boardrooms, classrooms and houses of worship in mind," said Phong Phanel, product manager, Epson America, Inc. "The advanced image enhancement features, connectivity options and brightness available with the PowerLite 1900-series ensures customers can deliver powerful presentations that will captivate and motivate their audiences."
The entire EPSON PowerLite 1900-series delivers a range of color and white light output lumens, features and functionality to meet a variety of presentation needs:
The EPSON PowerLite 1900-series projectors offer several easy-to-use and versatile features designed for the classroom, boardroom and sanctuary, including:
-- DisplayPort: Digital display interface for transmitting audio and video
supports up to four data lanes and 1080p resolution; fiber optic cables
offer longer distances than copper cables without signal degradation
-- Split Screen: Gives presentation flexibility with two side-by-side
windows and three layout options; video and presentation materials run
simultaneously for added convenience
-- Multi-PC Projection: Allows up to four computers to simultaneously
project via the network with a four-way split-screen; another 28
computers can be on stand-by for amazing collaboration flexibility
-- DICOM Simulation Mode3: Specialized imaging uses standardized grayscale
to reproduce medical images, such as x-rays, for medical training and
-- Image Adjustment and Movie Reproduction: Leveraging home cinema
technology, new Gamma and RGB image adjustments allow for brightness and
color tone adjustments; Faroudja DCDi chipset enhances video quality
with deinterlacing, noise reduction and improving sharpness
-- Monitor and Control: EPSON Easy Management® allows for network
monitoring, maintenance, and email alerts to be sent via LAN
-- EPSON iProjection(TM): Leveraging the new EPSON iProjection app,
teachers and executives can present from most iOS Apple devices running
iOS 4.2 or later, including the iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®
Additional Features for the PowerLite 1945W, 1955 and 1965:
The PowerLite 1945W, 1955 and 1965models offer additional functionality, including:
-- Secure Wireless Connection: Advanced wireless network security protocols
including WEP, WPA, WPA2
-- Screen-Fit: Fits the image into a framed screen automatically
-- Real-time Keystoning: Projector detects and adjusts both vertical and
horizontal keystoning to display a rectangular screen
-- Focus Assistance: Projector displays striped pattern to assist with
focus and auto-detects and displays optimum focus for installer
-- Schedule Function: Projector has internal clock that can be set when the
projector turns on and off or switches to ECO mode, saving money and
Epson also offers the Brighter Futures® program, 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 three years, dedicated education account managers, and toll-free technical support for all EPSON projectors.
Availability and Support
The EPSON PowerLite 1900-series projectors will be available in May 2012 through national resellers, pro audio/visual dealers, mail order, and distribution. Epson's projectors come with a two-year limited warranty (three years for Brighter Futures customers) that includes two elite technical support services - Epson PrivateLine® phone support with direct access to an expedited support telephone line via a phone card included with the product, and a two-year Road Service projector replacement program that includes projector exchange in one business day with paid shipping. For additional information, visit http://www.epson.com/projectors or http://www.epsonbrighterfutures.com.
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(1) Based upon Q4 2011 worldwide front projection market share estimates from Pacific Media Associates.(
)(2) White and color light output will vary depending on mode selected. White light output measured using ISO 21118 standard.
(3) This projector does not meet the DICOM standard Part 14 and should not be used as a medical diagnostic device.
Note: EPSON, Easy Management and PowerLite are registered trademarks, EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark and EPSON iProjection is a trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Brighter Futures and PrivateLine are registered trademarks of Epson America, Inc. All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.
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