The Pondering Pixel

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Two New Epson Projectors for Education and Business

Budget conscious businesses and universities will soon take note of two new projectors announced by Epson last week. The PowerLite 1880 and 1850W (W denoting widescreen) are bright, lower cost portables that still offer advanced functionality. Unfortunately, determining the value of that functionality it is not always easy for every projector shopper as user applications vary so widely.more

Mitsubishi adds to Classroom Projector Lineup

Mitsubishi recently announced its contribution to the classroom projector release season with the wide-screen WXGA WD570U. Widescreen is important for a lot of new classroom applications and hi def video. Since the projector has LAN display, four computers can be connected to the device at the same time to divide the screen into fourths in support of a move toward more collaborative learning in the classroom. With its 3500 lumen output and 3000:1 contrast ratio, I don’t see this projector being limited to the classroom—it should find solid footing in the business market as well. We look forward to receiving a product sample and reviewing this projector in the coming weeks.

Feature Search for Classsroom Projectors

I think we at Projector Central need to learn to toot our horn a bit better. I was talking with someone who makes a living selling projection systems and was shocked to learn that he had no idea about our "Feature Search" tool. When I showed it to him, he rolled his eyes and lamented the number of weeks he’d spent working on a project comparing projectors that could have been handled with a few clicks on our site.more