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Epson Introduces PowerLite 975W Projector with Ultra-Long Lamp Life for K-12 ClassroomsNew Projector Delivers Widescreen, Vivid Images and Long-Life Lamp for Reduced Maintenance and Downtime
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Dec. 13, 2016 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced the PowerLite® 975W projector – Epson's first classroom projector to offer up to a 10,000-hour lamp life in Bright Mode(1). Featuring 3,600 lumens of color brightness and 3,600 lumens of white brightness(2) and WXGA resolution, the new projector delivers vivid, widescreen images, even in well-lit classrooms. It also offers enterprise-level security via an included wireless module, and teachers can wirelessly share content simultaneously from multiple devices, providing a classroom experience that is brighter and more connected.
“Technology has enabled a new breed of teaching strategies, and Epson is focused on developing cutting-edge display products that maximize image quality while minimizing maintenance and down time so teachers and students can focus on learning” said Veronika Knight, product manager, Projectors, Epson America Inc. “The PowerLite 975W introduces the latest advancements in education technology with features such as ultra-brightness for good quality display images, long lamp life in Bright Mode for minimized maintenance, wireless connection for easy projection, and screen mirroring capabilities for classroom collaboration.”
Epson 3LCD projectors have 3x Higher Color Brightness than competing models(3), offering extraordinary vivid image quality. The Epson PowerLite 975W offers a 16:10 aspect ratio ideal for widescreen computers or to display HD video, providing 30 percent more usable area than a regular 4:3 image and 10 percent more than a 16:9 image. The projector still offers the flexibility of displaying 4:3 and 16:9 images, as needed. In addition, teachers can wirelessly share content simultaneously from multiple devices with the Epson iProjection™(4) wireless display solution, including content from Chromebooks™, PCs and Mac® computers, as well as iOS® and Android™ devices. Miracast® offers wireless HD screen mirroring for displaying a variety of content, or for comparing students’ work side-by-side.
More about Epson’s New PowerLite 975W Projector
Widescreen Images – native WXGA resolution (1280 x 800) and 16:10 format
Ultra-Long Lamp Life – Epson’s first classroom projector offering up to a 10,000-hour lamp life in Bright Mode(1)
Wireless Networking – Enterprise-level security for peace-of-mind; wireless HD screen mirroring with Miracast; display Chromebook, iOS, Android, Mac and PC screens(4)
Simultaneously Display and Control Multiple Device Screens – Wirelessly share content from up to four devices, including Chromebooks, using Moderator software(5)
Split Screen(6) Feature – Simultaneously project two images (video or still) from different sources side-by-side up to 280-inches
Image Sharpness and Detail – 15,000:1 contrast ratio for added clarity
Versatile Connectivity – 2x HDMI® ports support multiple high-definition A/V devices, with MHL® support(7)
Remote Management – Easy network connectivity; software included
As a leader in innovation and partnership, Epson also offers the Brighter Futures® program, a unique sales and support initiative available specifically for schools. Designed to help educators select and implement the best products for their classrooms while making the most of their budgets, Brighter Futures offers special pricing, extended Epson limited warranty coverage for a total of three years, dedicated education account managers, and toll-free technical support for all Epson projectors and associated accessories.
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Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 91 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.
Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), YouTube (youtube.com/EpsonAmerica), and Instagram (instagram.com/EpsonAmerica).
* Brighter Futures pricing
1) The projector has a single lamp mode, rated to last up to 10,000 hours. Lamps are warranted for 90 days.
Note: EPSON and PowerLite are registered trademarks, Epson iProjection is a trademark, and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Brighter Futures is a registered trademark of Epson America, Inc. Mac and iOS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android and Chromebook are trademarks 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.
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