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Epson PowerLite 1221

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Epson PowerLite 1221. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the noise and size. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Epson PowerLite 1221 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Epson PowerLite 1221 from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Views about the noise and size are overall positive. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably.

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This summary is based on the products: Epson PowerLite 1221 XGA 3LCD Projector V11H429320Epson PowerLite 1221 XGA 3LCD Projector V11H429320

Mar, 2018

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Epson PowerLite 1221 LCD Projector


The PowerLite 1221 breaks the mold for portable business projectors, delivering spectacular image quality and ease of use. The ultra-bright 2800 lumens of color/white light output1, sharp XGA resolution and 3LCD, 3-chip technology transform...

Product Specifications


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Colour of product:Black


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

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1.2
Focal length range (f-f):16.9 - 20.3
Throw ratio:1.48 - 1.77:1


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


Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Other features

Aspect Ratio:4:3
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):294.6 x 228.6 x 78.7
Lens system:F = 1.58 - 1.72

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:USB, VGA
Carrying case: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes


Noise Level:37
Noise level (economic mode):29
Plug and Play: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB connector type:USB Type-A, USB Type-B
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.4
Power consumption (typical):238


Contrast ratio (typical):3000:1
Horizontal resolution:560
Keystone correction, horizontal:±30
Keystone correction, vertical:±30
Number of Colours:16.78 million colours
Projection distance:0.9 - 10.8
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:2800
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)
Screen size compatibility:762 - 7620
Zoom capability:Manual
Zoom ratio:1.2:1


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
Supported graphics resolutions:1440 x 1050, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 640 x 480 (VGA)

Weight & Dimensions

Height :7.87