Epson Powerlite S4 Projector Review – Overview
|Epson Powerlite S4 Specs|
|Brightness (Manufacturer Claim)||Yes|
|Zoom Lens Ratio||None, digital zoom out|
|Lamp Life||2000 hours (full power) 3000 hours (eco-mode)|
|Warranty||2 years parts/labor, with an overnight replacement program|
|View Full Specifications Here >>|
The Epson Powerlite S4 recently replaced their S3. For years, Epson’s entry level projector entries, have been the top, or close to the top, selling entry level projector. This is not likely to change anytime soon, with the introduction of the S4, a low cost LCD based projector that is a low resolution projector (SVGA). There are far, far more XGA projectors out there, but the nature of “entry level” is that the Epson and other entry level SVGA models, have impressive sales numbers. I’ll discuss issues of choosing SVGA projectors over XGA models (to save a few bucks) elsewhere in this review and also in our Seven projector comparison review that includes the S4.
The EpsonS4 image shown above, is of the front of the projector, with the sliding door protecting the lens, in the closed position.
Tthe Epson is a $699 list price projector, although dealer prices will vary slightly, don’t expect a large discount off of that price. You are not likely to find any competitors for significantly less money, unless it is a discontinued model, or a refurbished projector. The S4, like it’s predecessor should be extremely popular with the K-12 education crowd, as well as for thrifty businesses on a really tight budget.
You May Also Like
#3 in our 4-Way Comparison: BenQ W7500 Home Theater Projector
Sony VPL-VW600ES 4K Home Theater Projector
BenQ W7500 Home Theater Projector Review
Casio XJ-UT310WN Ultra Short Throw Projector Review
Ask Proxima C3327W-A LCD Projector Review
Epson PowerLite 99W 3LCD Projector Review
Sony VPL-HW40ES Home Theater Projector Review
Optoma HD141X Projector Review