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Epson BrightLink 485Wi

Epson BrightLink 485Wi
alaScore 86

5 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Epson BrightLink 485Wi. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size. The usability also gets good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the price.

usability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Epson BrightLink 485Wi is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Epson BrightLink 485Wi from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on People are impressed by the size.


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This summary is based on the products: V11H452520W Brightlink 485Wi 3100 Lumens 1280 x 800 WXGA 3000:1 Interactive Projector with MountV11H452520W Brightlink 485Wi 3100 Lumens 1280 x 800 WXGA 3000:1 Interactive Projector with Mount

Mar, 2018

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Expert review by : M. David Stone (

Epson BrightLink 485Wi


The Epson BrightLink 485Wi business projector is more expensive than the competition, but the price includes two pens, a mount, and the ability to use the interactive whiteboard with any image source.

Ultra short throw. Interactivity works at full brightness. Can use interactive feature with any input, not just computers

Have to touch screen to interact, which means screen has to have a hard backing. No 3D support

Jun, 2012

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3100 rated lumens and produced 2644 in testing, Comes with two interactive pens, MAC and Windows compatible, Interactivity is not restricted to just VGA input. Can be used with HDMI and other sources, Interactive tools are built-in and also a software...

A few educators in the science and mathematics area, might find the interactivity and software tools limiting out of the box. Although, I am sure functionality could be expanded, with other software tools, Lamp and filters will need to be figured into...

The Epson BrightLink 485Wi is a native 1280×800 resolution, ultra short throw projector, that has really turned out to be a really impressive. Of course, don’t let me forget its most important feature, interactivity. If you have read this review in its...

Apr, 2012

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Epson BrightLink 485Wi Review


New top of the line third generation ultra short-throw interactive projector, the Epson BrightLink 485Wi makes earlier models look like design prototypes...

Product Specifications


Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Ceiling mountable: Yes
Ceiling mounting supported:Y
Colour of product:White
Form factor:Desktop / Portable
LED indicators: Yes
Product Type:Desktop projector / Portable projector


Built-in Display: No


Bulb power:215
Lamp Type:UHE
Lamps quantity:1
Service life of lamp:3000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):4000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 1.8
Digital Zoom:1.35
Focal length range (f-f):3.71 - 3.71
Throw ratio:0.27 - 0.37:1


Built-in speaker(s):No / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:16


Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Wi-Fi: No
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Other features

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 4:3, 16:9, 16:10
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Power LED: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:USB, VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mounting brackets included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote control type:iR
User guide: Yes


Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:15-pin D-sub connector / Yes
Noise Level:35
Noise level (economic mode):28
Noise Reduction: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Yes

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1 / 2 / 3
Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
Serial interface type:RS-232
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB connector type:USB Type-A, USB Type-B
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:2


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Auto power off: Yes
Power Consumption (Standby):7.5
Power consumption (typical):313
Power Source:AC
Voltage tolerance:10


Colour light output:3100
Contrast ratio (typical):3000:1
Keystone correction, horizontal:5 / ±5
Keystone correction, vertical:5 / ±5
Matrix type:3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Maximum analog resolution:1280 x 800
Native Aspect Ratio:16:10
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours / 16.78 million colours
Projection distance:1.34 - 2.54
Projection Technology:3LCD / LCD
Projector brightness:3100
Projector native resolution:WXGA (1280x800)
Screen size compatibility:1346.2 - 2235.2 / 1346.2 - 2540
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9, 16:10
White light output:3100
Zoom capability:Manual
Zoom ratio:1.35:1


Card reader integrated: No


3D: No
Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL 60, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM
Full HD: No
HD-Ready: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:37.5 / 37.6 / 37.8
Height :14.4 / 14.5
Weight:5.39 / 5.4