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Epson PowerLite 1222 Projector

10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 37dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Sep 2013
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The PowerLite 1222 always ensures bright, compelling presentations. Epson's 3LCD projectors have 3x Brighter Colors than leading competitive projectors. And, this projectors delivers 3000 lumens... More
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8 Reasons For

Epson Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

On average Epson 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors have good reviews compared to other brands as do all data projectors manufactured by Epson.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the PowerLite 1222 which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Epson PowerLite 1222 supports WiFi connectivity.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative data projectors which support WiFi connectivity currently available including the Benq W1500[plb_1561671_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type, the Epson PowerLite 1222 has a built-in speaker.

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1400 X 1050 (SXGA+) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the PowerLite 1222 is 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+). That's over four times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this projector. In addition, this multimedia projector support graphics resolutions of 1152 x 864 (XGA+) and 1280 x 800 (WXGA) and 1440 x 900 (WXGA+). The best resolution of all projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PowerLite 1222 is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) and the worst is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Fairly Bright Lamp Power in Economic Mode

The PowerLite 1222 has one of the brighter lamp powers in economic mode (6,000 Watts) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the multimedia projectors of this age and spec the lamp powers in economic mode range from 130W to 30,000W, and the average lamp power in economic mode is 2,300W.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The PowerLite 1222 is a two USB 2.0 port multimedia projector. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the PowerLite 1222 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Long Lamp Service Life

The PowerLite 1222 has a fairly long lamp service life (5,000 hours) compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age. Similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago have lamp service lives of between 500h and 30,000h, and the average lamp service life is 6,300h.

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Very Light

The Epson PowerLite 1222 is one of the lighter comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the PowerLite 1222 (only 2.4 kilograms) amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age. Across all the multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PowerLite 1222 the weights range from 360g to 54kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The Epson PowerLite 1222 does not support 3D image projection. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years also do not support 3D image projection.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a 3D image projection and we think the Epson EX6220[plb_3076989_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The PowerLite 1222 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the PowerLite 1222 also do not support Full HD projection.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support Full HD projection including the Epson 1980WU[plb_2746486_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Low Number of Colours

The number of colours of the Epson PowerLite 1222 of only 1 million is one of the lowest amongst multimedia projectors of this type and age. The numbers of colours of similar spec data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerLite 1222 range from 1M to 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 480M.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 37 decibels, the PowerLite 1222 has one of the louder noise levels amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The noise levels of projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerLite 1222 range from 28dB to 49dB.

We compared all the other 37dB noise level multimedia projectors to this projector and we think the Epson EB-X24[plb_2017451_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Lamp Power

The average lamp power of data projectors that have been available for more than two years is 240W, and the lamp power range from 15W to 470W. With a lamp power of only 200 Watts, the PowerLite 1222 has one of the smaller lamp power amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 2 Watts, the PowerLite 1222 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors that are a similar age to the PowerLite 1222. The lowest RMS rated power of projectors of this age and type is 1W and the highest is 20W.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerLite 1222 have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports, including the PowerLite 1222 which has one VGA (D-Sub) port.

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Only One HDMI Port

The PowerLite 1222 is a one HDMI port projector.

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Only One Audio in Port

The PowerLite 1222 is a one audio in port multimedia projector. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years have between one and two audio in ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Epson PowerLite 1222

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this data projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

The PowerLite 1222 has a fairly average projector brightness (3,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the PowerLite 1222.

If this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to look at the Panasonic PT-TW340E[plb_3140214_price] (3,200 ANSI lumens).

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XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the PowerLite 1222 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) data projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Number of Colours
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Graphics Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Cable Lock Slot Type
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption During PowerSave
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Cable Included

User Reviews

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Reviewed 4 June 2015 by Mrs.s
Mrs.s would recommend the Epson PowerLite 1222 (Verified Purchase)

As the Executive Director of a very small nonprofit, our funding is so, so tight. We were blessed to receive three grants, back-to-back, to update our old technology. This projector was part of... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2015 by Willie

This product is tremendous good Caldad on what's image recommend...

Reviewed 7 January 2015 by TechGuy
TechGuy would recommend the Epson PowerLite 1222 (Verified Purchase)

Good item, easy to set up. The wireless conecting works very well...

Reviewed 10 December 2014 by State Gov User
State Gov User would recommend the Epson PowerLite 1222 (Verified Purchase)

Working in state government that utilizes a projector daily for presentations and interactive demonstrations this equipment is a real work horse. It has auto cool down that eliminates a waiting... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2013 by KB
KB would recommend the Epson PowerLite 1222 (Verified Purchase)

I used this projector, along with a Da-Lite Insta-Theater Projection screen, and the Bose SoundLink Mini Speaker for a presentation at my client's home. The colors are vibrant and the projector is... Read more…

Easy to use
Great picture quality
Small Footprint
Vivid Colors
Durable

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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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