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Epson today announced its newest line of installation projectors comprised of three bright models—the PowerLite 4650, 4750W, and 4855WU. These powerful projectors offer industry-leading brightness and vivid images in full HD resolution and are designed for a wide range of venues – from conference rooms and schools to sports bars and home theaters.
Epson Introduces PowerLite 4000-Series Installation Projectors for Large Venues
Three New Projectors Deliver up to 5,200 Lumens, Full HD resolution and
Advanced Features for Bright, Vivid Images in Large Venues
LONG BEACH, Calif. – May 28, 2013 –
Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1
, today introduced the ultimate projection solution for a wide range of venues – the PowerLite®
4000-Series installation projectors. Whether for a conference room, school auditorium, house of worship, sports bar, or home theater, the PowerLite 4650, 4750W and 4855WU projectors deliver industry-leading color brightness and vivid images in full HD resolution2
. With advanced features including Faroudja DCDi®
video processing, a centered lens design, up to two times optical zoom, and lens shift for flexible installation, the PowerLite 4000-Series are a robust and powerful solution for any meeting space.
“The Epson PowerLite 4000-Series projectors provide leading edge performance with brilliant color, bright image quality and DCDi video processing to ensure images look their best,” said Phong Phanel, product marketing manager, Corporate & Higher Education Projectors, Epson America, Inc. “Whether in the boardroom or living room, these multimedia projectors display bright, vivid images with flexible installation options for an easy fit into nearly any environment.”
The PowerLite 4000-Series is competitively priced yet loaded with features, including advanced connectivity, brightness and resolution options to accommodate any meeting space:
More about the PowerLite 4000-Series
The PowerLite 4000-Series offer advanced features that give them the versatility to be installed in any room, including:
- Clear, Crisp Resolution
: XGA, WXGA, WUXGA for high image quality
- Lens shift
: Align images easily with horizontal and vertical lens shift
- Digital Connectivity:
Easily integrate into any system with HDMI and Display Port
- Split Screen:
two images side-by-side and with three layout options; video and presentation materials run simultaneously for added convenience; supports two digital inputs
- Faroudja DCDi:
Video processing technology enhances video quality with deinterlacing, noise reduction and improved sharpness
- DICOM Simulation Mode4:
Specialized imaging uses standardized grayscale to reproduce medical images, such as x-rays, for medical training and education
- Networking Tools:
Epson Easy Management®
allows for content delivery over network, network monitoring, maintenance scheduling, and email alerts to be sent via LAN
Leveraging the Epson iProjection
™ app, presenters can project from most iOS Apple devices running iOS 4.2 or later and most Android devices running Android 2.3 or later
- 3LCD Technology:
Features the latest, 3LCD, 3-chip technology to deliver amazing, true-to-life color and detail for powerful presentations; 3LCD technology provides an energy efficient light engine which efficiently uses available lamp light to create stunning images; in contrast to 1-chip DLP technology, 3LCD requires, on average, 25 percent less electricity per lumen of brightness5
Epson’s Brighter Futures®
sales and support education initiative is 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.
Color Brightness Specification and Projector Performance
The new color brightness specification (measuring red, green and blue) published by the Society of Information Display (SID) allows consumers to compare projector color performance without conducting a side-by-side shootout. With today’s high definition content, presenters can display content with higher quality in brighter environments. For a truly impressive image, projectors need to offer both high color brightness and high white brightness. High color brightness is important for larger screen sizes and provides flexibility for a variety of screen materials. Without sufficient color brightness, images may be muddy, soft and lose detail, even in a dark room. For more information, visit http://www.colorlightoutput.com.
Availability and Support
The Epson PowerLite 4000-Series will be available in July 2013 through distribution, VARs and resellers, and direct on Epson.com. 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 and a two-year Road Service projector replacement program that includes projector exchange in one business day with paid shipping. For additional information, visit www.epson.com/projectors.
Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and 3LCD projectors to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 81,000 employees in 97 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.Epson.com.
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* Estimated street price; Brighter Futures education pricing available
Based upon Q4 2012 worldwide front projection market share estimates from Pacific Media Associates.
Epson PowerLite 4750W and 4855WU only.
White and color light output will vary depending on mode selected. White light output measured using ISO 21118 standard.
This projector does not meet the DICOM standard Part 14 and should not be used as a medical diagnostic device
Data source: ProjectorCentral.com Jan. 2012. Average of 1,122 shipping models for which the manufacturers provided lumens and total power data, all resolutions and brightness levels. Energy efficiency was measured as wattage per lumen. It was measured for both 3LCD and 1-chip projectors in each of five brightness segments. 3LCD projectors averaged less required electricity per lumen in each of the five segments.
Note: EPSON, PowerLite, and Easy Management 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.