Epson offers eight new PowerLite projectors

Epson today introduced two new projector series for the K-12 classroom. The Epson® PowerLite®S17, X17, and W17 are three affordable projectors with features including HDMI connectivity and optional wireless connectivity. The Epson PowerLite 97, 98, 99W, 955W, and 965 classroom projectors offer advanced network connectivity for simplified control of classroom content, and high image quality for bright, vivid images.

More about the PowerLite S17, X17 and W17

Available in SVGA, XGA and widescreen WXGA resolutions, this series includes HDMI connectivity, wireless functionality with an optional network module (sold separately), including projecting content wirelessly from most handheld mobile devices with the free Epson iProjection™ app.

More about the PowerLite 97, 98, 99W, 955W and 965

This PowerLite series features a range of networking choices including RJ-45 or optional wireless (sold separately), as well as HDMI connectivity. And, as BYOD becomes more commonplace, Epson has incorporated new moderator software into these projectors, which allows teachers to present up to four different device screens to the class.

The PowerLite 955W and 965 also offer 1.6x optical zoom, HDMI connectivity and premium audio features, and allow teachers to manage their projector and present remotely.

Additional features of the new PowerLite series include:

  • 3LCD Technology
  • Setup/Positioning Flexibility
  • Advanced Networking
  • iProjection
  • USB Plug ‘n Play
  • Teaching Aids
  • Extended Lamp Life

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 brightness without conducting a side-by-side shootout.

Availability and Support

The Epson PowerLite S17 ($399), X17 ($449), W17 ($599), 97 ($549), 98 ($599), 99 ($749), and 965 ($899)* will be available in November 2013, and the PowerLite 955W will be available in January 2014, through national resellers, pro audio/visual dealers, mail order, distribution, and For more information, visit