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Epson PowerLite 685W WXGA 3LCD Presentation Display

Epson’s new Powerlite 685W 3LCD projector is a wall-mounted, short throw model with a brilliant, 100-inch display in 16:10 ratio.
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Epson’s new Powerlite 685W 3LCD projector is a wall-mounted, short throw model with a brilliant, 100-inch display in 16:10 ratio. It can simultaneously display four inputs from most devices and operating systems, including Android, Chromebook, iOS, and Windows. The lamp has an extended life of 10,000 hours in ECO, Epson’s energy-saving mode.

Ease of Use: The projector comes with step-by-step instructions and a 15-foot power cord, and was simple to install and connect to the LAN or wireless system.

Creative Use of Technology: The Epson PowerLite 685W 3LCD projector was designed especially for school classrooms. With 3,500 powerful lumens, enormous 100-inch display, a microphone, and a 16W speaker, this Epson projector will command everyone’s attention and encourage external communication with authors, designers, and other teachers and students.

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Suitability for Use in a School Environment: This Epson projector can be smoothly and easily integrated into one classroom or the whole school. It is easy to install and use, making it a winner for tech personnel and teachers. It is also designed for long life, low-cost replacement lamps ($49), and low energy use, which administrators will appreciate.

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The Epson 685W 3LCD projector has a crisp, clear 100-inch display to see from anywhere in the classroom. It is easy to install and connect to various devices. The lamp has a very long life at 10,000 hours in ECO, an energy-saving mode.

TOP FEATURES

 Epson’s 685W 3LCD short throw projector has 3500 lumens, which produces a vivid and large 100-inch display from as close as 11 inches with up to four devices.

 This Epson short throw projector is easy to install and use.

 The Epson 685W 3LCD projector has long lamp life (10,000 hours in ECO mode), three HDMI input ports, and multiple choices to resize the display from practically any device: 640 x 480 (VGA); 800 x 600 (SVGA); 1024 x 768 (XGA); 1280 x 960 (SXGA2); 1280 x 1024 (SXGA3); 1366 x 768 (WXGA 60-2); 1440 x 900 (WXGA+); 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+); 1600 x 900 (WXGA++); 1600 x 1200 (UXGA).

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