Seven New Models Give Teachers Advanced Connectivity Options and Exceptional Image Quality to Engage their Students
Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide,1 today expanded its impressive classroom projector lineup with seven new PowerLite® projectors built specifically for the K-12 education environment to increase student engagement and collaboration. The PowerLite E20, X49 and W49 are powerful, budget-friendly classroom projectors; the PowerLite 118, 119W, 982W, and 992F are networkable classroom projectors with premium connectivity and audio. The PowerLite 992F also comes equipped with Miracast® and built-in wireless with enterprise-level security for enhanced connectivity and flexibility. Epson’s new PowerLite projectors will be on display at FETC 2020 in Miami, Fla. from Jan. 15-17, 2020 at Epson’s booth, #2507.
“We standardized on Epson projectors because of the quality of their images, affordability, and incredible customer service,” stated Danny Warren, director Technology, Print Shop, Central Stores, Des Moines Public Schools. “We are continually impressed by Epson’s ability to design projectors that meet the evolving needs of classrooms.”
The new PowerLite projectors are designed to meet the specific needs of today’s educators and students, and offer convenient and affordable classroom solutions with advanced connectivity, high brightness and long lamp life for less maintenance. Merging diverse wired and wireless options with Epson’s 3LCD technology and up to 4,200 lumens of equal color and white brightness,2 the PowerLite projectors deliver big, bright images for easy-to-read presentations and offer multi-device tools that enable students to engage in collaborative learning environments. They also allow educators to simultaneously display content from up to four devices with the Epson iProjection™3 wireless display solution with a built-in moderator function. Plus, with Miracast technology the PowerLite 992F allows educators to easily connect with a laptop, tablet or smartphone and mirror Full HD content including movies, videos, photos and music – all without a single cable.
“In today’s tech-forward world, it is imperative that classrooms are equipped with the right tools to captivate students and encourage engagement,” said Veronika Knight, product manager, Projectors, Epson America, Inc. “We go into classrooms to garner feedback and insight from educators and keep this in mind when designing new classroom presentation tools. Understanding the need for enhanced innovation, we aim to provide teachers with flexible, low-maintenance and high-quality display solutions that meet their presentation needs and encourage student involvement.”
The new PowerLite projectors come equipped with flexible display capabilities and allow teachers to utilize wall space while the projector is not in use, unlike permanent flat panel options. Additional features include:
Ultra-bright, vivid images – Varying from XGA to Full HD resolution and up to 4,200 lumens of equal color and white brightness,2 the projectors deliver big, bright images even in well-lit rooms
Low-priced, long lasting lamp life – Get up to 17,000 hours of lamp life in ECO Mode4 at an affordable price
Advanced network connectivity – Includes HDMI, RJ-45 (excludes PowerLite E20), and optional wireless for easy classroom collaboration. Integrated wireless networking with enterprise-level security and Miracast is available on the PowerLite 992F.
Epson iProjection3 with built-in moderator function – Connect up to 50 devices, including Chromebook™, iOS, Android, Mac® and PC screens3 and simultaneously display content from up to four devices3
Easy setup with flexible positioning – Be up and running in no time with easy image adjustments and convenient controls, and get wall space back when the projector is not in use
About Epson Education Products
Designed with educator input, Epson’s advanced presentation display and projector technologies make bright, collaborative learning environments a reality. Compatible with a wide range of devices and widely-used software, Epson presentation displays make it easy for teachers to share content to engage students, no matter where they sit in the classroom. Epson’s unmatched technology, service and support ensure educators are confident that vivid, bright images and multimedia are available in the classroom every day.
As a leader in innovation and partnership, 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 a total of three years, dedicated education account managers, and toll-free technical support for all Epson projectors and associated accessories.
The PowerLite E20 will be available in April 2020; the PowerLite X49, W49, 118, 119W and 982W will be available in June 2020; the PowerLite 992F will be available in July 2020. All projectors will be available through national resellers, pro audio/visual dealers, mail order, distribution, Epson.com, and the Brighter Futures program. Epson PowerLite 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, and a Road Service replacement program that includes product exchange in one business day with paid shipping. For additional information, please visit www.epson.com/projectors-education.
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