Epson Ships MegaPlex Combo Projectors

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Long Beach, Calif. - Changing with the times,

Epson America

introduced this week its latest pair of portable, combo 3LCD projectors that swap a built-in DVD from past approaches for an iPod/iPhone/iPad dock.

Shipping now, the MegaPlex MG-850HD ($799 suggested retail) and MegaPlex MG-50 ($699) are both bright portable projectors, featuring stereo speakers with iPod, iPhone and iPad docks.


MegaPlex MG-850HD offers 720p HD resolution while the MegaPlex MG-50 offers 540p images.

Both can be used to watch movies, view presentations, share photos or enjoy content saved on portable devices.

 "MegaPlex is the ideal big-screen projector for the new digital lifestyle. Enabling consumers to share multimedia content from their iPod, iPhone, iPad and a wide assortment of other digital devices, MegaPlex is changing the way movies, gaming, slideshows, presentations, music and more are viewed by eliminating the confinement of a smaller screen," said Jason Palmer, Epson America product manager. "With the high-quality, versatility and portability of Epson's MegaPlex solutions, consumers can literally dock their iPad, iPhone or iPod, click, and immediately share multimedia content on a big screen wherever they may be."

The MG-850HD outputs 2,800 lumens of brightness while the MG-50 boasts a level of 2,200 lumens.

In addition to the 10-watt stereo speakers, the projectors add a microphone input so users can provide narration to photos and business slideshows.

Both models also feature USB plug-and-play setup, and HDMI and VGA inputs.


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