LONG BEACH, Calif. – April 10, 2012 – Epson America, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today introduced the EPSON® PowerLite® X15, delivering bright images and advanced connectivity to small- and medium-sized classrooms and conference rooms for $599. Replacing the popular PowerLite 92, this new projector offers 3,000 lumens color and white light output2, XGA resolution and advanced connectivity for today’s budget conscious schools and small businesses.
The PowerLite X15 delivers an advanced feature set, including HDMI digital connectivity to connect to the latest devices for high-quality video and digital audio. The projector also features USB Plug ‘n Play for instantly projecting video and audio from a PC or Mac®computer via a USB connection. In addition, the projector offers easy setup with Easy-Slide technology, an intuitive horizontal keystone adjustment slide control bar that allows teachers to place the projector off-center from the screen and easily make the necessary horizontal image adjustments with the touch of a finger.
“The PowerLite X15 delivers a huge bang for the buck,” said Heather Litus Johnston, product manager, K-12 Projection Marketing, Epson America, Inc. “Designed with education in mind, the PowerLite X15 offers brightness, connectivity, reliability, and ease-of-use at a very affordable price – making it easy to enhance any classroom with high quality imaging.”
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The EPSON PowerLite X15 offers several convenient setup and operation features for the classroom, including:
-Setup Flexibility: +30 degree horizontal keystone slide and automatic vertical keystone correction provides easy and convenient setup in virtually any classroom setting; Quick Corner® allows the four corners of an image to be moved independently for a perfectly rectangular image; 1.2x optical zoom provides flexibility to suit the space without sacrificing image quality
-Extended Lamp Life: Using Epson’s exclusive E-TORL® lamp technology, the lamp life can last up to 5,000 hours3 in economy mode, helping to maximize presentation time
-Convenient Control: Direct Power On and Off allows for an installed projector to be powered on and off with a flip of a wall switch; Instant On and Instant Off® enables presenters to avoid delays when starting and finishing presentations and be up and running in only five seconds; A/V Mute Slide instantly turns off the sound and images to create a quick pause in the presentation, conserving lamp life and energy and helping to save costs
-Advanced Connectivity: Connect directly to the EPSON DC-06 document camera for added versatility via USB or multiple computers via the two VGA ports; audio out and monitor out ports connect to external speakers and monitors for enhanced sound and presenting ease; RS-232c support offers connection to an AV control device
-Closed Captioning: Built-in closed captioning decoder makes presentations accessible to students with hearing impairments at no added cost and helps meet ADA section 508 compliance
-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 brightness4
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