Need a new projector for your boardroom? What about your work-at-home basement? Epson
has just the thing, with their newly introduced VS200 being one of the brightest and cheapest in its class. The projector provides SVGA resolution and a whopping 2300 lumens of light output, not to mention USB Plug 'n Play instant setup for Windows and Mac that instantly displays images on both the projector and computer by simply connecting a USB cable.
It utilizes 3LCD 3-chip technology and requires, on average, 25 percent less electricity per lumen of brightness compared to 1-chip DLP technology. Other features include Instant On/Off, Direct Power On and Off, and Epson's exclusive E-TORL lamp technology which enables the lamp life to last up to 5,000 hours in economy mode. The device is expected to ship this month for just $449, which is pretty impressive. Now, if only it were HD, it'd be one of the hottest sellers of the holidays.
New Epson VS200 Projector Delivers Ultra Bright Images for Under $450
Affordable VS200 Offers 2,300 Lumens for Small and Medium Sized Businesses
LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide(1), today announced the newest high-brightness, low-cost projector in the VS-series. The VS200 provides SVGA resolution and 2,300 lumens of color and white light output(2) for bright presentations and vibrant color in any business setting, at a price point of $429*.
"The Epson VS200 is designed to deliver proven performance at an incredible value," said Jason Meyer, product manager, Epson America. "By combining 2,300 lumens of light output with exceptional productivity features and a portable design, the VS200 makes it easy to deliver a brilliant presentation without impacting your budget."
The Epson VS200 offers easy-to-use features, including USB Plug 'n Play instant setup for Windows and Mac that instantly displays images on both the projector and computer by simply connecting a USB cable. And leveraging the latest 3LCD, 3-chip technology, the Epson VS200 delivers amazing, true-to-life color and detail for powerful presentations. 3LCD technology provides an energy efficient light engine which creates stunning images, and in contrast to 1-chip DLP technology, 3LCD requires, on average, 25 percent less electricity per lumen of brightness(3).
The Epson VS200 offers quick and convenient control features, including Instant On/Off® which enables presenters to avoid delays by instantly powering on and off the projector with no cool down time, and Direct Power On and Off allows an installed projector to be powered with a wall switch. In addition, the convenient 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. The projector also features Epson's exclusive E-TORL lamp technology which enables the lamp life to last up to 5,000 hours(4) in economy mode.
Availability and Support
The Epson VS200 will be available in October 2010 and comes with a one-year limited warranty that includes two elite technical support services – Epson PrivateLine® phone support where projector owners can directly access an expedited support telephone line by using a phone card that is included with the product, and a Road Service projector replacement program that includes projector exchange in two business days. For additional information, visit www.epson.com/projectors.
About Epson America, Inc.
Epson America, Inc. is a leading provider of an extensive range of printers, 3LCD projectors, scanners and point-of-service printers that are renowned for their high quality, functionality, innovation and energy efficiency. Epson America is a U.S. affiliate of Seiko Epson Corporation, which employs more than 70,000 people in 106 countries around the world. To learn more about Epson America, please visit: www.Epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/EpsonAmerica), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica) and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonTV).