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Epson MegaPlex MG-50 520p 3LCD Portable Digital Dock Projector and Speaker Combo For iPod, iPhone and iPad (V11H445020)

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  • One measurement of brightness is not enough-look for both high color brightness and high white brightness. The MegaPlex 50 has 2200 lumens of color brightness and 2200 lumens of white brightness
  • Project digital content from Apple devices
  • Project images up to 12X larger than a 40" screen
  • Connects to smartphones, PCs and more
  • Bright Images - up to 2200 lumens
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Product Information

Technical Details
Brand NameEpson
Item Weight8.6 pounds
Product Dimensions13.4 x 11.5 x 4.6 inches
Item model numberV11H445020
Batteries:2 AA batteries required. (included)
Color NameBlack
Special FeaturesCable Lock Slot, Screen Size compatibility: 30 - 350
Item Display Height10.50 inches
Frequency Response Curve50/60
  
Additional Information
ASINB005SN3I7Q
Shipping Weight13 pounds
ShippingThis item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
Shipping Advisory:This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
Date First AvailableOctober 5, 2011
  
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Technical Details

  • Cable Lock Slot
  • Screen Size compatibility: 30 - 350

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Product Description

From the Manufacturer

Easy Home Entertainment, Anywhere

Delivering 2200 lumens of color brightness (color light output) and 2200 lumens of white brightness, the MegaPlex 50 Easy Home Theater 3LCD Projector uses 3LCD, 3-chip technology for brilliant images with true-to-life color. Share your favorite content anywhere in ways you never imagined. Just connect and project — on a sheet, a wall, the garage door or a big screen — wherever. The MegaPlex 50 super sizes movies, games, TV shows, sporting events, family slide shows and more. Connect your Apple or Android smartphone, tablet, gaming console, PC or other device. Or, place your Apple device in the built-in dock for an instant home theater. Ultra-bright performance lets you project vibrant, colorful images for big-screen movie nights, pool parties, camp outs and more. MegaPlex even features built-in stereo speakers for lifelike sound. Use your device’s touchscreen or the projector remote control to easily access various functions. From your living room to your backyard block party, now it’s easier than ever to take fun home entertainment anywhere.

One measurement of brightness is not enough — look for both high color brightness and high white brightness. The MegaPlex 50 has:

  • Color Brightness – 2200 lumens (color light output)
  • White Brightness – 2200 lumens (white light output)
  • Project larger-than-life movies and more — easily super-size content from your smartphone, gaming console or DVD; supports Apple devices with built-in dock
  • Take it anywhere — lightweight; easy setup; includes HDMI and USB Plug ‘n Play to instantly project audio and video

Amazing color brightness for brilliant image quality

With today’s high-definition content, you want your movies to appear with show-stopping quality in both darkened home theaters and brighter environments. One brightness measurement (lumens) is not enough. Look for both high color brightness and high white brightness to have a truly impressive image.

High color brightness also enables an even better image for larger screen sizes and for a larger variety of screen materials. Without sufficient color brightness, images may be muddy, soft and lose detail, even in a dark room. If not provided, be sure to ask for a projector’s color brightness specification. Get consistent, true-to-life color with Epson projectors, whether you’re watching movies, playing video games, or watching a family slideshow.

3Chip and 3LCD

Advanced 3LCD technology

  • Up to three times brighter colors
  • All 3LCD projectors have 3 chips
  • 25% lower power consumption for lower energy costs
  • 20 years of road-tested reliability

A projector for every situation

Epson offers a wide range of high-quality projectors to meet almost any need. Built with image quality and reliability in mind, Epson projectors enhance communication and inspire collaboration, while offering a low total cost of ownership. From ultraportable projectors designed for educational settings to boardroom-ready business projectors, Epson has a model that’s perfect for you.

25x Larger

Super-size your movies, games and more

Brilliant, awe-inspiring projection lets you display content from virtually any digital device with stunning clarity and color, up to 300”, the equivalent of twenty-five 60" images. Project larger-than-life movies, games and more on your garage door, the kids’ bedroom wall, or a screen. The possibilities are endless.

Versatile connection

Versatile connectivity

Plug in your smartphone, PC, gaming console or other digital device and share your favorite content. Use your Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Xbox, Sony Playstation, PC, Mac, TV receiver, DVD player, Android, smartphone and more. (Cables not included). Or, use the built-in dock to play content from your iPhone, iPad or iPod for instant home entertainment, anywhere.

Content at your fingertips

Whether you use the projector remote control, the control pad of your digital device, or the touchscreen on your docked Apple device, the MegaPlex 50 makes it easy to instantly share your movies, games and more.

Music Notes

Built-in, big sound from a go-anywhere projector

The MegaPlex 50’s two built-in 10 W stereo speakers deliver lifelike sound for your music, movies and games. Enjoy karaoke nights, audio files and more (includes mic input).

Key Features

  • Color Brightness – 2200 lumens
  • White Brightness – 2200 lumens
  • Super-size content from entertainment devices — easily enlarge movies, games and more (up to 25 x a 60" TV screen)
  • Versatility for a wide range of devices — simply connect and share your favorite content
  • Built-in dock for instant home entertainment — perfect for your Apple iPod, iPhone and iPad; also charges devices while docked
  • Lifelike sound — two built-in 10 W stereo speakers; includes mic input; perfect for karaoke nights
  • Lightweight, go-anywhere design — integrated handle makes it easy to take camping, on vacation, to the living room, basement or even your backyard (electrical outlet required)
  • Share your favorite music — can be used as a speaker dock without displaying video
  • Dimensions (W x D x H) — Including feet: 13.4" x 11.5" x 4.6", Excluding feet: 13.4" x 11.5" x 5.1" and Weight 8.6 lb
  • Recyclable product
  • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWay Transport Partner

What's in the Box

  • MegaPlex MG-50 Projector
  • Power cord
  • Remote control and AA batteries
  • CD ROM with user guides
  • iPad docking bracket

Accessories

  • Genuine Epson lamp (V13H010L67)
  • Replacement air filter set (V13H134A37)
  • Remote control (1556256)

Product Description

Epson MegaPlex MG-50 LCD Projector - 540p V11H445020 Projectors

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23 of 26 people found the following review helpful By John Doe VINE VOICE on December 16, 2011
Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
This is absolutely a fantastic product the hits a perfect niche. Plug in your iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone, etc.; and watch movies, stream youtube videos, stream Netflix, photo slideshows with music (perfect for graduation parties) and listen to music - anything you can do on your apple product, you can now do on the projector. The integrated speakers are great because you don't have to carry extra stuff (speakers, a laptop, connector cables, etc). So, if I am completely in love with it, why only 4 stars?

At this price, I feel the product falls short in three areas:
1. No carrying case? Sheesh ... even a cheap one would be better than nothing. Safely lugging it around with a power cable and remote clearly needs a bag, why make me find one that doesn't fit just right? If you are going to use a "handle" instead of a bag, then it needs internal compartments to hold the power cord and remote so they don't get separated. It is inexcusable at any price to not to include a carrying case for a product that is clearly designed to be portable.
2. The product is not HD (not even 720i) ... at 480 pixels of resolution, it is standard DVD quality, and in today's market; at this price tag, it should be HD.
3. The speakers could/should be higher quality. Bose has proven (many years ago) that big sound can come in small packages. 10 watts of sound just isn't loud enough for an audience of more than 5 - again this greatly detracts for its overall ability to serve as as a one solution portable device.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By L. Granite on December 26, 2011
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I bought this for my family, to use in our basement, on one of the big white walls. I can't say enough how easy it was to set up; it took all of 5 minutes to get it running. I have experience working with multimedia projectors (am a teacher)... it might take first-timers longer.

So far, I have used it with my iPad, iPhone and my daughter's iPod Touch. I have used Netflix and streamed video from Amazon. Later today, I'll connect the Wii, and I am confident that I'll be just as thrilled.

Things I love and/or are better than the barebones projectors that I use at work:
- charging my iPad/iPhone while using is a huge convenience. I wish I had one of these at school, so I wouldn't have to bother with extra cords/adapters.
- built in speaker is, as another described, good quality & great volume. I have a set of Altec Lansings with a woofer that I like better, so I have them hooked up for TV/movie-watching. The built-ins would be fine for anything else that I want to do, and are better than what I have at work.
- Being able to have so much flexibility with image adjustment is FABULOUS. I don't know what the correct term for this is, but you can project on an angle (like NOT from the center of the room, like from the side) and simply slide a lever to adjust the image into a perfect rectangle. That is really great in a home, or a crowded classroom, when one simply can't setup dead center.
- it is a little heavy for carrying, but what projector of this size/features isn't? The handle is nice and I don't mind that there isn't a carrying case. Personally, I don't like the carrying cases that I have seen in other projectors. They don't provide much protection, and I'd rather just be very careful with the projector, while using its handle.
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28 of 34 people found the following review helpful By William D. Curnutt TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on October 27, 2011
Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
I just received my MegaPlex MG-50 and unwrapped it and set it up. Then I plugged my iPad into it and fired it up and I am in heaven. I easily was able to show a photo slide show and played music from my iTunes during the show. Then I moved on to Keynote Presentation and was able to show one of my Keynote (PowerPoint) presentations. This is what I have been looking for. I needed to be able to do Keynote (PowerPoint) from my iPad when I teach, but I had found no other projection device that would allow me to do that.

I then got on the internet, went to YouTube and opened a video there and projected it from my iPad through the Epson MegaPlex. It was fun.

The picture quality is excellent, and at 2200 lumens the brightness works well. I had it in my office with the light on and there wasn't any distortion from the overhead light with the projection. The clarity was great. So, then I went to a classroom and tried it in there. It gave me good size from the front desk to the wall behind that. If I turned off half of the lights it was even better, if I turned off all the lights it was amazing.

I also found that the quick set up guide was well written, it walked me through the steps of setting the product up, installing the iPad holder onto the projector and getting everything fired up and started.

I then moved on to looking at the user manual. It was well laid out, the table of contents was easy to read and got me to where I needed to go quickly and easily so that I could find the answers to the questions I had. The Problem Solving section is well done and will answer most questions. If you can't find your answer in the manual it then on Page 72 gives you further directions on where to go to solve your issue.
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