Epson recently announced that the PowerLite 1750, 1760W, 1770W, and 1775W are currently shipping. Introduced at InfoComm in June, these new models weigh less than four pounds and at 1.7-inches tall, are as thin as a laptop. Designed for mobile professionals and corporations, the PowerLite 1700-series offer 3LCD image quality, high brightness, and hassle-free features.
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The PowerLite 1750 ($799) and 1760W ($899) offer 2600 lumens of color and white light output, and the PowerLite 1770W ($999) and 1775W ($1,199) offer 3000 lumens of color and white light output. The PowerLite 1750 features XGA resolution, while the PowerLite 1760W, 1770W and 1775W all feature WXGA resolution (16:10 aspect ratio) for use with widescreen laptops and DVD content.
These projectors also offer a variety of connectivity and setup features designed for use in a wide range of meeting spaces, including USB Plug 'n Play and the ability to access files directly off a USB device. The 1760W, 1770W, and 1775W also feature the ability to connect to a PC via a wireless USB key, wireless networking, and HDMI connectivity options.
All four models feature automatic vertical keystone correction, the PowerLite 1750, 1760W and 1770W have manual horizontal keystone correction, and the PowerLite 1775W adds automatic horizontal keystone correction, which squares the image even if the projector is placed off-center from the screen.
A 1.2x zoom requires a shorter throw distance, allowing for the projection of large images in smaller rooms; a 60-inch image can be projected from a distance of approximately four feet away
When connected to a network the PowerLite 1760W, 1770W and 1775W offer monitoring and control, virtual remote control, and presentation via IP network capabilities.
Built-in closed captioning decoder makes presentations accessible to viewers with hearing impairments.