Epson Offers Unprecedented Value with New Lamp Pricing for Short-Throw and Ultra Short-Throw Projectors

Now Under $50, Lower Lamp Costs Reduce Overall Cost of Ownership for Schools

Jan 14, 2016, 03:01 ET from Epson

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- (FETC, Booth #135) -- Epson, the number-one projector manufacturer in the world, today announced $49 replacement lamps* for its current line of PowerLite® short-throw and ultra short-throw projectors and BrightLink® interactive projectors. This unprecedented price for genuine Epson lamps reduces the overall cost of projector ownership and increases cost-efficiency for classroom projection technology. 

"With this new reduced pricing, Epson is providing schools with the best overall value in display technology," said Jason Meyer, senior product manager, projectors, Epson America, Inc. "The $49 lamp cost marries with our affordable projectors to provide thousands of hours of high quality projection. We strive to provide extraordinary reliability, service, support, and tools at a low cost of ownership to enable an equal opportunity for success in all classrooms."

Epson projectors expand the educational capabilities of flat surfaces, transforming any 2D surface, such as a whiteboard, into an educational work space. Epson 3LCD projectors deliver three times brighter colors than leading competitive projectors to deliver amazing, true-to-life color and detail for powerful, educational lessons1. With genuine Epson lamp life lasting an estimated 6,000 to 10,000 hours depending on the projector model2, educators can engage students in seemingly endless learning opportunities by projecting directly from a variety of devices utilizing advanced connectivity options while supporting easy readability for everyone in the room.

About Epson Education Products

Designed with educator input, Epson's advanced interactive display and projector technologies make bright, collaborative learning environments a reality. Compatible with a wide range of devices and widely-used interactive software, Epson projectors 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 high quality, bright images and multimedia are available in the classroom every day.  

About Epson PowerLite Projectors

Epson's extensive line of affordable short-throw and ultra short-throw projectors provide a reliable design for the connected K-12 classroom that minimizes glare and shadow interference to deliver brightness and resolution options to accommodate a diverse range of educational needs. With models that offer a Moderator functionality that allows a network of up to 50 personal devices to connect to the projectors, teachers can wirelessly control which personal devices are displayed, with up to four student screens shown simultaneously. In addition, many projectors feature two HDMI ports, one with MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) support for connecting multiple digital devices, including mobile phones, tablets and other portable devices, for enriched high definition viewing capabilities.

About Epson BrightLink Projectors

Epson's award-winning line of BrightLink interactive projectors offers advanced connectivity options to project onto any existing whiteboard, wall or other smooth, light-colored, hard surface. BrightLink interactive projectors offer dual pen support and PC-free annotation with a range of devices including document cameras, DVD and Blu-ray players as well as tablets and mobile devices, or no source at all. The cost-effective BrightLink models deliver a large interactive learning area with variable image sizes and include HDMI connectivity. Epson BrightLink projectors utilize 3LCD, 3-chip technology for brilliant images with vivid color.

Availability and Support

Epson short-throw and ultra short-throw lamps are now available for $49. For additional information, visit www.epson.com/education

About Epson

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in printing, visual communications, quality of life and manufacturing. Epson's lineup ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 72,000 employees in 93 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental burdens.

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: epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), YouTube (youtube.com/EpsonAmerica), and Instagram (instagram.com/EpsonAmerica).

* Brighter Futures Pricing

1 Color brightness (color light output) measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4. Color brightness will vary depending on usage conditions. The projectors used by a third-party lab for measuring color brightness were leading Epson 3LCD business and education projectors and leading 1-chip DLP projectors, based on NPD sales data for June 2013 through May 2014 and PMA Research sales data for Q1 through Q3 2013.
2 Lamp life will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions and usage. Lamp brightness decreases over time.

Note: EPSON and PowerLite are registered trademarks and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. BrightLink is a 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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