Epson EB-S02 2600 Lumens SVGA Projector (discontinued by manufacturer)
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- 3-in-1 USB display for image, audio and presentation control
- 3000:1 contrast ratio
- Automatic vertical keystone correction
- 3LCD technology
- Video and PC inputs
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Affordable, easy-to-use, SVGA projector
If you're a first–time projector user or simply want a fuss–free SVGA projector that's easy-to-use, then the Epson EB–S02, packed with user–friendly smart features, is ideal.
The EB–S02 is equally at home in a meeting room and in your living room. This makes it a great choice if you're looking for a multi–purpose projector that's suitable for both watching movies and giving presentations. As the EB–S02 compact and lightweight, you have the flexibility of installing it on the ceiling, or using it as a mobile projector.
USB Display Function 3 in 1: Image / Mouse / Sound. Interfaces: S-Video in, Component in, VGA in, USB 2.0 Type B, USB 2.0 Type A, Cinch audio in, Composite in.
Plug in, connect one cable, and start. It's that simple. Thanks to Epson's unique features, setting–up couldn't be easier.
- Direct power on/off: Once the projector is plugged in, it's on. No switch needed.
- Instant on/instant off: You don't have to wait around for the EB–S02 to warm up or cool down. Start watching or presenting without delay, and pack up and go as soon as you're done.
- 3–in–1 USB Display: You only need one cable for picture, sound and mouse control. Just connect a USB cable to your laptop or PC, plug the other end into the projector, and you're ready to start.
- Automatic vertical keystone correction: Simply press the button, and the projector cleverly aligns the picture for you. No more fiddling around to get the picture straight.
- Built–in speaker: Instant sound without any hassle.
Perfect picture – even with the lights on
Whether you want to watch films in the daytime, or present with the lights on so your audience can take notes, the EB–S02 is bright enough to handle it. With a White and Colour Light Output of 2,600 lumens and a high contrast ratio of 3,000:1, you'll enjoy perfect picture quality, natural–looking colours and excellent brightness.
Low running costs
You can use the EB–S02 for 5,000 hours in eco mode before you have to think about replacing the lamp. Saving you even more money, Epson's unique E–TORL lamp produces more light while using less energy than most other lamps.
Digital Projector Colour Light Output (CLO)
Epson had a bright idea -- measure the the colour light output (CLO) instead of just the white. High CLO means colours are up to 3 times brighter than 1-chip DLP projectors, meaning you don’t need to worry about your presentation displaying dark, dull images -- with an Epson projector you’ll get maximum impact.
Colour is an important part of image quality, which is why a projector’s colour brightness, given in lumens, is important to know. If it’s not as high as the white brightness, images are duller and colours may appear washed out. Measure the brightness of the red, green and blue light and the resulting value is your Colour Brightness or Colour Light Output (CLO).
Digital projectors produce colour in different ways, resulting in big differences in colour brightness. Many manufacturers only quote the brightness in lumens of their projectors’ white light. This just shows how bright a projector is when showing a plain white image; it doesn’t give the full picture.
Why choose a 3LCD projector?
As the number one projector manufacturer in Europe1, Epson leads the market in the development of projector technology. Epson projectors use a 3LCD projection engine to deliver bright, clear images that are rich in detail and colour.
Many other projectors use 1-chip DLP2 projector systems, which create thousands of pulses of coloured light per second. They do this by shining lamp light through red, green, blue and white3 parts of a rotating colour wheel. These light pulses are then reflected by a DMD4 device, which is on a hinge and has a tiny mirror for each pixel of the image.
The series of rapid colour bursts is then projected onto the screen. The viewer's brain can't pick out the individual flickers - it mixes the basic colours that appear in succession in each pixel to come up with the final colour the viewer sees.
Epson’s 3LCD system works differently, using a combination of dichroic mirrors to separate the white light from the projector lamp into red, green and blue light. Each of the three light colours is then passed through its own LCD panel and recombined using a prism before being projected onto the screen.
With 1-chip DLP technology, colour break-up or the ‘rainbow effect’ can sometimes be seen. This occurs when the eye perceives the individual colours, and is a result of the colours being projected sequentially by the colour wheel. Epson’s 3LCD technology avoids this by including all three basic colours in each pixel of the projection, delivering superior Colour Light Output that’s easier on the eyes.
Why choose E-TORL lamp technology?
Epson E-TORL lamps deliver exceptional brightness while using less energy. They do this by using a unique configuration of reflectors to capture light that can be lost with other models’ lamps. This improved efficiency means that Epson E-TORL lamps are good for both budgets and the environment
1. Source: Futuresource Consulting Limited, 2. DLP (Digital Light Processing) is a trademark of Texas Instruments Incorporated, 3. Some 1-chip DLP projectors do not contain white but contain other colours, 4. DMD (Digital Micromirror Device) is a trademark of Texas Instruments Incorporated.
Epson Projector Comparison Table
|Resolution||SVGA, 800 x 600, 4:3||SVGA, 800 x 600, 4:3|
|Brightness||2,600 lumens Colour Light Output||2,600 lumens Colour Light Output|
|Projection Ratio||1.45 - 1.96:1||1.45 - 1.96:1|
|Image Size||30 inches - 350 inches||30 inches - 350 inches|
|Lamp||200W E-TORL||200W E-TORL|
|Lamp life||4,000 hours (normal), 5,000 hours (eco mode)||4,000 hours (normal), 5,000 hours (eco mode)|
|Zoom||Digital x1.35||Digital x1.35|
|Keystone Correction||Auto vertical ±30°||Auto vertical ±30°|
|Energy Use||270W (normal), 223W (eco), 0.47W (standby)||270W (normal), 223W (eco), 0.47W (standby)|
|Inputs||VGA, Composite Video, S-Video, USB B, RCA audio pair||HDMI, VGA, Composite Video, S-Video, USB A, USB B, RCA audio pair|
|Carry Case Included||No||Yes|
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Top Customer Reviews
I wanted to be able to to just plug it in and it work immediately without having to do technical wizardry. All I did was put in the cd, run the installation program and Bob's your uncle my laptop screen was projected onto the wall. It was a sunny day and the room was light but still the picture was very clear and bright with great colour quality and a very sharp image. I was more than happy with it. I must say that I was also very impressed with the delivery too. I ordered on the Friday and it came Monday morning a day earlier than stated. Excellent.
Only one negative thing to say and I write this as a message to Epson. I suggest they include a USB connector with the product. It did come with a SCART connector but not a USB (b) connector. Luckily I had a spare one so that was OK. But if I did not have a spare one I would have been disappointed at having to order one. In the future all will be using USB as it is so much easier. Even if I had to pay another £10 I would still recommend doing that. There is nothing more disappointing than not having all the cables. With that said the machine itself is outstanding. I have been buying Epson products for more than 25 years and they did not let me down on this one either. If you buy this I suggest you just order the USB to USB (b) cable at the same time. You cant't go wrong with this. ASIN:B0062H6JNW Epson EB-S02 2600 Lumens SVGA Projector
This one didn't take any time to warm up and just worked, with one of the clearest displays I've experienced.
this is a great projector...vibrant...bright...works in proper daylight...i have around a 100 inch screen size with the projector around 10 foot away..picks up a signal as soon as you turn it on
i have my sky hd box connected via phono av cable.... my laptop via vga and both work perfect
at first i thought this was one of those pocket projectors ... but it isnt !! :)
i had an infocus x1 ( i think it was ) a few years ago and the picture i get on this is just as good ! and it cost 1/3 of the price !!
i guess the only gripe i had about this is that it only comes with a standard vga cable...so if you want to connect it to your blu-ray or sky box then you have to purchase seperate av cables etc....i think it also takes the same usb cable as a standard printer... still not too bad considering the price has dropped to 209 quid !!!
if you are after something simple and easy to use, with great qualities then this is for you!
EDIT : OK OK .. as i expected 24 hours on and i discover a fault ..DAMN IT !!! dead pixels....i didnt even know a projector could get dead pixels...damn damn damn...why cant companies test these things before giving the customer hassle..
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great projector! Reasonably priced, great quality for presentations at work or watching movies at home.
It's light and easy to set up and move around. Read more
Amazing projector. It's been a while since I purchased it and i must say I do not use it quite often, but I am so pleased with the effect. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Alex
Really quality and easy to install and to use
The price was worth