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Epson PowerLite X12

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of Epson PowerLite X12. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Opinions about the design and noise are on the whole positive. The price and image quality also get good feedback, but opinions are divided on the reliability.

usability, image quality, price, noise, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Epson PowerLite X12 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Epson PowerLite X12


alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 user reviews of Epson PowerLite X12 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Reviewers really like the design and noise. The price and usability also get good opinions, whereas the reliability and size get mixed reviews.

image quality, usability, price, noise, design

97% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson PowerLite X12 Business Projector (XGA Resolution 1024x768) (V11H429020)Epson PowerLite X12 Business Projector (XGA Resolution 1024x768) (V11H429020)

Jul, 2018

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Jan, 2012

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download software unavailable


nice projector, lite, works with camera, numerous ports, however download software NOT included. unable to download manually from site. so frustrating. Dissapointed

Oct, 2013

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Exactly what I needed!


This projector is bright, easy to use, quiet and light. It has high audio and video quality. I'm so excited to take it on the road. Great product.

Aug, 2013

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Quality projector. Using it in classroom and it projects well in light and having a built in speaker helpful for showing videos, etc.

Aug, 2013

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A wonderful LCD ...


A wonderful LCD projector. Great for projection for in daylight even with lights on. Easy to set up and connect. Great value. Look forward to future use.

Aug, 2013

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PowerLite X12 XGA 3LCD Projector


We have only had the PowerLite X12 XGA 3LCD Projector for a few months but “So far so good�.

Aug, 2013

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PowerLite X12


This projector has great video and once I figured out with help from Epson, it has great audio. I was very surprised by the audio quality as I have used LCD projectors in the past where the audio was an after thought, Price is reasonable and I...

Jul, 2013

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X12 - Good Projector


Good projector.

Dec, 2012

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Excellent value for the money


Needed a projector for occasional use for our office, and this one had a good price. Used for a week long series of meetings, and it worked great. Even in a lit meeting room, image was easily viewable by all.

Nov, 2012

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Epson PowerLite X12 - LCD projector - GREAT VALUE


This projectror is a great value for the price! It provides a lot of featuers in a very portable and small foot print unit. Crisp image with a great amount of control for keystoning and odd image angles.

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Colour of product:White


Bulb power:200
Lamp Type:UHE
Lamps quantity:1
Service life of lamp:4000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):5000

Lens System

Focal length range (f-f):16.9 - 20.3


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:2


Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Storage temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Other features

Aspect Ratio:4:3
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):295 x 79 x 229
Input type:USB
Lens focal range:1.5 - 1.72

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC, USB
Handheld remote control: Yes


Noise Level:37
Noise level (economic mode):29

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB connector type:USB Type-A, USB Type-B


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.4
Power Consumption (Standby):2.9
Power consumption (typical):283
Voltage tolerance:10


Contrast ratio (typical):3000:1
Keystone correction, horizontal:30
Keystone correction, vertical:30
Matrix type:3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Number of Colours:16.78 million colours
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:2800
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)
Screen size compatibility:762 - 7620
Zoom capability:Manual


3D: No
Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL 60, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM
Full HD: No
Supported graphics resolutions:1280 x 960, 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1366 х 768, 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)

Weight & Dimensions