Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD Easy Home Theater 3LCD Projector for iPhone, iPad, iPod Review
17 April 2014
Summary: The Epson MegaPlex is a solidly built projector that produces amazing picture quality and with its ability to dock an iDevice, watching movies, looking at pictures or giving a presentation is easily doable. We also enjoyed the fact that the dock doubles as a pretty decent speaker dock, allowing us to play music and movies without having to add a secondary speaker.
Pros: Set Up In Minutes:, Digital Dock:, Beautiful Image:, Auto Adjustments:, Great Connections:, Speaker Dock:, Cheaper Than A TV:
Epson Megaplex MG-850HD WXGA LCD Home Entertainment Projector Review
23 November 2011
Conclusion: WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Epson MegaPlex MG-850 “Projector Reviews TV” Video Summary The Epson Megaplex MG-850HD should find its way into a lot of families. The MG-850HD has the traditional Epson good color balance in any mode and its brightness enables it to be used successfully in almost any lighting condition. It’s also compact, lightweight and easy to move with its built-in carrying handle.
Pros: Very good brightness – over 2500 measured lumens, Good readability with any resolution, Very good color rendition in any mode, Excellent support via Home Service program and PrivateLine tech support, Quick power up and can be unplugged immediately after powered down, Built-in stereo speakers with multiple sound modes, Built-in iPod dock for presentation from an iPod, iPhone or iPad, Ability to present from a computer via USB
Cons: Has dust filter that must be maintained, Can be a bit noisy in Normal lamp mode, Manual horizontal keystone adjustment can be cumbersome, Minimal zoom range makes quick setup more difficult
Conclusion: Additionally, this projector comes with a remote control and carry handle making it easy to move or transport. The recommended retail price of Epson’s MG-850HD is a steep R10 009, which could also afford a 1080p-class projector. You do get a very decent lamp life of up to 5 000, which should ensure a long movie viewing experience.
Excerpt: Epson (@EpsonUK) has developed the Epson MG-850HD with inbuilt 10W stereo speakers & iPod docking. The MG-850HD is able to play music, videos and photos, as well as TV programmes and feature-length films previously download...
Conclusion: If you’re looking to watch the video on your iPad or iPhone on a screen up to 320ines across, the MegaPlex MG-850HD can accommodate. The direct mirroring of your Mac’s desktop with audio to the projector over USB is handy, but the speed of the connection seems too slow to provide smooth motion in full screen movies.
Pros: Lots of connection options; iOS device dock
Cons: Loud fan; iTunes video must be fully loaded to iOS device; Choppy video when mirrored from Mac over USB