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Epson Expands Line of PowerLite Large Venue Projectors

New PowerLite 5000-Series Projectors Deliver Bright Output, Robust Digital Connectivity, and Lens Shift for Easy Installation

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Educause, Booth #1609) – Oct. 25, 2016 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today introduced the PowerLite® 5000-Series large venue projectors. The next-generation PowerLite series features 5500 lumens of color brightness and 5500 lumens of white brightness(1), to deliver bright, uncompromising images even in well-lit environments. Featuring robust digital connectivity options and vertical and horizontal lens shift for easy installation, the PowerLite 5000-Series is an ideal solution for classrooms, lecture halls, auditoriums, retail spaces, and commercial spaces, in corporate, houses of worship and museum applications.

“Projection technology is rapidly advancing and many consumers are now familiar with the importance of color light output and ambient lite. The PowerLite 5000-Series shines bright, even in rooms with high ambient light such as lecture halls, classrooms, and restaurants,” said Phong Phanel, product manager, Projectors, Epson America, Inc. “This new series is an affordable line of large venue projectors that offer customers advanced features for easy installation, connectivity, and exceptional image quality.”

The PowerLite 5000-Series includes several advanced connectivity features that allow it to connect to virtually any system. Built-in HDBaseT™(2), Dual- HDMI®, VGA, BNC, and LAN digital inputs allow for easy installation. With HDBaseT specifically, users only need one CAT-6 cable to carry full HD video, audio, network, and control commands for installation. In addition, the PowerLite 5000-Series can integrate with Creston®, Extron®, and Control4® systems for added networking capabilities. Featuring the Epson EasyMP® monitoring tool, the PowerLite 5000-Series has built-in remote access to Epson Monitor software, which provides added control, and the ability to troubleshoot and monitor up to 1,024 Epson networked projectors. In addition, EasyMP allows access to view the status, including input sources, power on/off, lamp life, and more of all networked projectors and schedule filter and lap timer settings, ideal for school districts, and corporate or enterprise environments.

Wireless screen mirroring with Miracast®(2) allows PowerLite 5000-Series users to stream Full HD movies, videos, photos, and music from Android mobile devices or Windows® PCs to the projector. Advanced wireless security helps keep personal information safe, by leveraging a wireless LAN module (sold separately).

More about Epson’s New PowerLite 5000-Series Projectors

Epson projectors offer 3x higher color brightness(3) than competitive 1-chip DLP models to ensure vivid, colorful images. The PowerLite 5000-Series 3-chip 3LCD projectors are ideal for large venues with high levels of ambient light and include the following additional features:

-Installation Flexibility – Up to ± 58 percent vertical and ± 38 percent horizontal lens shift; also features lens shift lock
-Wireless screen mirroring with Miracast(2) – Stream Full HD 1080p content and mirror your wireless Android device screen
-Enterprise-level wireless security – The optional wireless LAD module supports robust wireless security network protocols that help keep information safe
-Remote Network Monitoring and Control – Plus Message Broadcasting and built-in scheduling functions
-Long-Lasting Lamp Life – Up to 10,000 hours in ECO Mode(4)

Availability and Support
The Epson PowerLite 5000-Series projectors will be available in January, 2017 through pro audio/visual dealers. Epson’s projectors come with a three-year limited warranty that includes a Road Service projector replacement program for projector exchange in one business day with paid shipping(5) and a 90-day limited lamp warranty. For additional information, visit www.epson.com/largevenue.

About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 67,000 employees in 90 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

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1.Color brightness (color light output) and white brightness (white light output) will vary depending on usage conditions. Color light output measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4; white light output measured in accordance with ISO 21118.

2. Feature not available on PowerLite 5510

3. Color brightness (color light output) measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4. Color brightness will vary depending on usage conditions. Leading Epson 3LCD business and education projectors compared to leading one-chip DLP projectors, based on NPD data for June 2013 through May 2014 and PMA Research data for Q1 through Q3 2013.

4. ECO Mode is up to 10,000 hours. Normal mode is up to 5,000 hours. Lamp life will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions and usage. Lamp brightness decreases over time.

5. Expedited shipping not available in all areas. Road Service orders must be in by 3 p.m. Eastern Time for Next-Business-Day delivery.

Note: EPSON, EasyMP and PowerLite are registered trademarks, EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Miracast® is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.