Epson Introduces PowerLite 83V+ projector

Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today introduced the Epson PowerLite 83V+ projector. Delivering brilliant visual clarity, powerful audio capabilities and seamless classroom connectivity, the $649 PowerLite 83V+ is a feature-rich, easy-to-use and affordable projector benefitting students, teachers and school administrators.

The PowerLite 83V+ features 2,200 lumens white light output, 2,200 lumens color light output and XGA resolution for vibrant and engaging classroom lessons. This projector offers robust sound and communication tools with a built-in 10 watt speaker, delivering clear and crisp audio without requiring external speakers, and a closed captioning decoder to accommodate students with hearing impairments. Meeting the growing environmental requirements of schools across the country, Epson’s energy-efficient E-TORL lamp delivers more lumens per watt than competitive models and lasts up to 4,000 hours, providing a lower overall cost of ownership.

"As schools continue to be impacted by a tough economy and shrinking budgets, it is imperative that administrators balance cost-conscious technology buying decisions with ensuring that digital learning tools provide real benefits to both teachers and students," said Sara Kim, associate product manager, K-12 Education Projection, Epson America. "The Epson PowerLite 83V+ provides tremendous value for schools by offering a wide range of classroom-centric features that you won’t find on competing models at this price point, making it a winning solution for school districts, teachers and students."

The PowerLite 83V+ provides several advanced and convenient features for the
classroom, including:

  • Flexible Communication: Powerful internal 10-watt speaker and
    built-in closed captioning decoder make presentations accessible to viewers with
    hearing impairments at no added cost, and help meet ADA section 508 compliance
  • Advanced Connectivity: RS-232c control protocol allows for
    connectivity with popular third-party education control systems; audio out and
    monitor out connectivity provide the ability to connect to an external audio
    device and external monitor; dual VGA inputs for versatile connectivity to
    multiple computers
  • Setup Flexibility: 1.2x optical zoom and +/-30 degree automatic
    vertical keystone correction provide easy and convenient operation in multiple
    classroom settings
  • Direct Power On and Off: Powers an installed projector on and off
    with a flip of a light switch
  • Instant On/Off: Enables teachers to avoid delays when starting and
    finishing lessons and allows them to be up and running in only five seconds
    between pressing the "Power" button and the appearance of the start-up screen
  • 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 enters A/V Mute mode when the lens cover is closed and
    returns to normal mode automatically and immediately upon reopening the lens
  • Extended Lamp Life: Using Epson’s exclusive E-TORL lamp technology,
    the lamp life can last up to 4,000 hours in economy mode helping to maximize
    presentation time
  • 3LCD Technology: Features the latest, 3LCD, 3-chip technology to
    deliver amazing, true-to-life color and detail for powerful presentations; 3LCD
    technology provides an energy efficient light engine which efficiently uses
    available lamp light to create stunning images; in contrast to 1-chip DLP
    technology, 3LCD requires, on average,  25 percent less electricity per lumen of


Epson also offers the Brighter Futures program, a unique sales and support
initiative that is 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 three years, dedicated education
account managers, and toll-free technical support for all Epson projectors.

Availability and Support

The Epson PowerLite 83V+ will be available in February
through national resellers, pro audio/visual dealers, mail order,
and distribution. Epson’s PowerLite projectors come with a two-year limited
warranty (three years for Brighter Futures customers) that includes two elite
technical support services – two-year 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 two-year Road
Service projector replacement program that includes projector exchange in one
business day.


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