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Epson Debuts Sub-$600 LCD Classroom Projector
Epson's PowerLite X9 is expected to ship in April for $599.
Epson recently introduced a 2,500-lumen classroom projector that's expected to come in at about $600 when it ships next quarter.
The PowerLite X9 is an LCD-based projector that offers a resolution of 1,024 x 768 (XGA) and a contrast ratio of up to 2,000:1, according to the company. It projects a 30-inch image at a distance of 2.9 feet and a 350-inch image at a distance of 34.4 feet.
Other features include:
- 1.2x optical zoom lens (manual focus, f/1.44);
- ±30 degree vertical keystone correction (manual);
- Integrated 1 watt speaker; and
- 5,000-houir lamp life in economy mode (4,000 hours in regular mode).
AV inputs include component/RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin connector); S-video; composite video; and stereo minijack (3.5 mm). AV outputs include RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) and stereo minijack. The unit also includes a USB port.
The PowerLite X9 is expected to ship in April for $599. Further details can be found here.
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