Need a decent projector? Then how about one that can pretty much do everything including charge and play from your iDevices! There’s two of them in 720P or 540P resolutions, both have HDMI, USB and VGA inputs along with 10 Watt speakers built-in. Pricing is $700 for the 540P versions and $800 for the 720P version.
Epson America today announced its innovative new line of portable, combo projectors, the MegaPlex MG-850HD and MegaPlex MG-50. Equipped with a high-quality, high-brightness projector, stereo speakers and a built-in dock for iPod®, iPhone® and iPad®, the versatile MegaPlex family delivers easy-to-use, big screen viewing to home theater enthusiasts and professionals virtually anywhere – whether inside for a movie-like setting, at the office in a conference room or even outdoors.
MegaPlex MG-850HD and MegaPlex MG-50 make it easy for consumers to watch movies, view presentations, share photos, or enjoy content saved on portable devices on a big screen. Easily project, play and charge an iPod, iPhone, or iPad, or share high quality imagery from a variety of other media devices, including smartphones, PCs, tablets, gaming consoles, and more.
Both solutions are powered by 3LCD technology to deliver reliable performance and rich, vibrant colors. The flagship MegaPlex MG-850HD offers 720p high-definition resolution and high brightness of 2,800 lumens of color and white light output (1) – ideal for big screen viewing in both dark and lighter settings – while the MegaPlex MG-50 features 540p resolution and up to 2,200 lumens of color and white light output.
Featuring two built-in 10W stereo speakers, the MegaPlex MG-850HD and MegaPlex MG-50 deliver great audio sound and can even be used separately as a speaker dock with four optimized audio modes. And with the microphone input, users can narrate photo and business slideshow presentations, or sing karaoke. Both models also feature USB Plug ‘n Play instant setup, enabling users to instantly project from a PC or Mac or show slideshows via USB. The portable projectors also include HDMI and VGA inputs for versatile connectivity and flexibility, and are compatible with Nintendo® Wii™, Sony® PlayStation® 3 and Microsoft® Xbox 360®. In addition, MegaPlex projectors are equipped with a built-in handle, making portable big screen viewing easy for consumers.
Availability and Suppor t
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD ($799) and MegaPlex MG-50 ($699) will be available in September 2011through select retailers nationwide and the Epson online store. The projectors come with Epson’s top-of-the-line service and support, including a two-year limited warranty with toll-free access to Epson’s PrivateLine® priority technical support and free two-business-day exchange with Extra Care(SM) Home Service.