FETC 2012 NEWS: Ultra-Short Throw Projector Portfolio Expanded

Epson today introduced the Epson® PowerLite® 470, 475W, 480, and 485W – four bright, affordable and easy-to-install ultra-short throw projectors designed for the K-12 classroom.

The PowerLite 470 ($1,399*), 475W ($1,499*), 480 ($1,499*), and 485W ($1,599*) provide solutions for teachers in need of a wall-mounted short throw projector for use with their standard dry erase or interactive whiteboard. The PowerLite 470 and 475W deliver 2,600 lumens color and white light output, the PowerLite 480 delivers 3,000 lumens color and white light output and the PowerLite 485W delivers 3,100 lumens color and white light output. The PowerLite 470 and 480 offer XGA resolution and can project 4:3 content up to 93-inches diagonal, while the PowerLite 475W and 485W deliver WXGA resolution for widescreen content and can project a 16:10 image up to 100-inches diagonal.

All four models offer HDMI digital connectivity, RJ-45 or optional wireless network connectivity, monitoring and controlling projectors remotely, virtual remote control via projector IP address, and broadcasting messages to an entire school.

Other features include:

  • Internal 16-watt speaker
  • Extended Lamp Life
  • +5 degree horizontal and vertical keystone correction
  • Four pre-set line and graph pattern
  • Direct Power On and Off
  • USB Plug ‘n Play Instant Setup
  • PC-Free slideshows
  • 3LCD Technology

Epson also offers the Brighter Futures ® program, a sales and support initiative that offers special pricing, extended Epson limited warranty coverage for three years, dedicated education account managers, and toll-free technical support for all Epson projectors.

The Epson PowerLite 470, 475W, 480, and 485W will be available in February 2012.