EPSON PowerLite 1700 Series Projectors | from US$649.99 | www.epson.com
we don’t usually talk about projectors here and the times that we do, you can be sure that the featured projector is worthy for some time with us. the new EPSON PowerLite 1700 Series Projectors are just one such example. currently, there are four models in this series: the 1751, 1761W, 1771W and 1776W. each of this projector boast a slim form factor of just 1.7-inch (43 mm) tall and weighs less than 1.8 kg (4 lbs). the ‘W’ followed by the model number indicates that the projector is equipped with wireless capability. common features include EPSON 3LCD, 3-chip technology for vivid and detailed projection, 230 W UHE lamp that last up to 4000 hours, projection distant of between 30″ to 300″ (0.76 m to 7.6 m), USB Plug ‘n Play compatible with both PC and Mac computers, up to 2000:1 contrast ratio, 16.77 million of colors, automatic vertical keystone correction and a whole bunch of connectivity including Mini D-sub HD 15-pin, RCA, stereo audio in, USB Type B for your USB display with audio, mouse or keyboard, as well as HDMI port. on the brightness department, the PowerLite 1751 and 1761W offer 2,600 lumens of color brightness and 2,600 lumens of white brightness, while the PowerLite 1771W and 1776W offer 3,000 lumens of color brightness and 3,000 lumens of white brightness. resolution-wise, the entry level 1751 features XGA resolution (1024 x 768), while the rest features WXGA widescreen resolution (1280 x 800). of course, there are more features than what we could detail here but the important things to us are, its portability and the sleek look that comes with it, and the option to use USB connection instead of VGA cable. the EPSON PowerLite 1751 and 1761W Projectors are available now and retail for $649.99 and $799.99, respectively. the PowerLite 1771W and 1776W will be joining in soon with stickers of $999.99 and $1,099.99.