Ideal for wall-mount installations in classrooms or conference rooms, the PowerLite 480 Multimedia Projector from Epson offers the perfect solutions - all at the perfect price. This budget-friendly ultra-short-throw projector minimizes shadow interference and glare, to ensure optimum viewing of your presentations.
But what does the short-throw part of its name mean? A short throw lens, simply put, can project a larger picture at a shorter distance from the screen than a conventional lens can. They're ideal for smaller conference rooms, classrooms and living rooms. Its many benefits include optimizing available space, flexibility for intimate or large environments, more room for presenter and audience, shadow free presentations, and no direct glare from the projector's light. The 480 is also great for rear projection setups where space behind the screen may be at a premium.
The projector is equipped with a microphone input and a premium 16W speaker to enhance any lesson with captivating audio. Convenient microphone input allows you to connect a microphone to the projector and amplify your voice through the projector's built-in speakers. HDMI digital connectivity and advanced networking capabilities offer even more flexibility for teaching scenarios today and in the future.
Built-In 16W Speaker and Microphone Input: Captivate your entire classroom with 16W of powerful sound, without purchasing external speakers, Convenient microphone input allows you to connect a microphone to the projector and amplify your voice through the projector's built-in speakers, The microphone can even be used while the projector is in standby mode, which saves energy and costs, Audio pass-through feature enables you to use the audio out port with external speakers, even when the projector is in standby mode, saving lamp life and energy.
Easy Setup Using 3-in-1 USB Plug 'n Play - for PC and Mac: Three features, all with one standard USB connection, Display your presentation / Transmit audio / Control your presentation via remote control / Eliminate the need for three separate cable connections.
Present Remotely via RJ-45 Network Connectivity: Transmit both audio and video with a single connection, Display material from any networked location, or in up to four different classrooms simultaneously, Present remotely to support distance learning applications, Connect wirelessly, via a network access point or optional wireless module, to give teachers the freedom to move around the classroom and interact with students for a more engaging learning environment
New, Improved Wall Mount Included: Flexible wall mount makes installation in a wide variety of classroom environments easy for adjustments vertical installations, Large, color-coded dials provide intuitive guidance on adjustments.
Ultra-Short-Throw Projection: A leader in ultra-short-throw projection, Epson designed these projectors to ensure the following benefits:- Large images to engage any audience - project an 80" (2 m) image from approximately 8" (0.2 m) away, Minimal shadow interference - no need to worry about obscuring the screen with shadows cast by the presenter, Minimal glare - unlike traditional front-projection technology, these projectors make it more comfortable for presenters since they do not have to deal with light shining in their eyes, Wall mount installation makes these projectors ideal for use with interactive or standard dry-erase whiteboards.
Spectacular Quality and Color with 3LCD Technology: 3 chips for full-time, vibrant color, 25% less electricity required per lumen of brightness when compared to 1-chip DLP projectors, Over 20 years of road-tested reliability built into every projector.
Versatile Image Projection: Improved mount and short throw distance allows 90" (2.3 m) WXGA image projection, even in rooms with ceilings as low as 8' (2.4 m) - like portable classrooms.
Amazing Color and White Light Output: Whether you're projecting images with deep, dark colors or a white screen with minimal text or graphics, you get rich, colorful images with: 3100 lumens.
Long-Life Lamp: High-efficiency lamp life provides a low total cost of ownership - up to 3000 hours in normal mode and up to 4000 hours in eco mode, Easy replacement - top-loading lamp means you don't have to uninstall the projector from the wall mount.
HDMI for High-Definition Video and Audio: Delivers both audio and brilliant HD video content with just one cable, Future-ready connectivity ensures compatibility with the latest laptop, Blu-ray and media playing devices.
Virtual Remote Control on Your Computer: Convenient projector remote control via a Web browser (when projector is connected to the network), Control power on / off, source, volume, page up / down functions and more from your computer, No special applications or software necessary; simply use your Web browser in Windows or Mac.
Convenient Control and Energy-Saving Features: Instant off - no cool-down time required; it's ready to shut down when you are, A/V mute - pause your presentation to direct focus elsewhere or take a quick break, Sleep mode - set from 1 to 30 minutes to save energy when no signal is detected, Direct power on / off - power the projector on / off with the flip of a wall switch.
Monitor / Control Projectors Remotely: Easily monitor / control Epson networked projectors remotely, using the RJ-45 connection and EasyMP monitor software, Save time and maintenance costs - power classroom projectors on and off without having to go to each individual classroom; set schedules for automatic events, Receive e-mail alerts when attention is required, Crestron RoomView enabled - monitor / control your projector with RoomView software, without the need for an A/V control box Broadcast your message - advertise events or broadcast instructions to all networked Epson projectors.
Easy Picture Adjustments: 1.35x digital zoom - for positioning flexibility- for screen, +/- 5 degrees horizontal keystone correction - allows for off-center positioning, so you can still present a rectangular image.
Quick Corner: This innovative feature allows you to move any of the four corners of an image independently, for a perfectly rectangular picture.
Eco Features: Energy-efficient 3LCD light engine, Designed to be recycled, Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWay Transport Partner.
Remote Control: Features: Source search, Video, LAN, Computer, USB, Power, Aspect, Color mode, Volume, E-zoom, A/V mute, Freeze, Menu, Page up and down, Help, Auto, Mouse functions, User, Esc, Operating distance: Front / Rear: 19.7' (6 m).
Built-In Closed Captioning: Essential for education - helps meet ADA508 requirements for students with hearing impairments, Helps save money - no need to pay for an additional decoder and installation, Effective and easy to use - easily enabled or disabled through the projector remote or menu.
Versatile Connectivity for The Classroom: HDMI, VGA inputs (computer / component), audio inputs, USB, audio out, monitor out, microphone input, RS-232c and RJ-45: Fast wireless 802.11 b/g/n connectivity - with the optional wireless module via either:- Included software (Mac and PC) or optional quick wireless connection USB key for fast, ad hoc, wireless connectivity (PC only), High efficiency filter - 2x the surface area of previous filters for better protection against dust; cleaning schedule up to 5000 hours.
Built-In Teaching Aids Save Time: Choose from four pre-set templates to project lines or grids onto whiteboards or chalkboards, or create a custom template such as a map or other image used frequently. Simply display the template by selecting the customizable user button on the projector remote control.